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Innovate Finance Releases UK Fintech Report: Very Big Deals

According to Innovate Finance‘s new report 2018 FinTech VC Investment Landscape, investment in UK Fintech rose by 18% to $3.3 billion in 2018. Some additional highlights from the report include: Growth private equity investment rose 57% to $1.6 billion, while venture capital dipped to $1.7 billion… Read More

$13.8B for Global Funding for VC-Backed Fintech Firms; Payments, Lending & Blockchain Lead Way

2015 was the year that financial technology entered the mainstream, claims the new report “Pulse of Fintech” from KPMG and CB Insights (see also the University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance  seminal benchmarking surveys last year), which estimates that VC-backed fintech firms around the world secured $13.8 billion in… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: My Dream RPG, Energy DNA, OSCAR Portable LED Screen & Timesulin

We have four great crowdfunding campaigns this week to share.  Before I get on with sharing these projects, I want to remind everyone of a video of Slava Rubin talking about crowdfunding tactics when he presented at Disrupt last year.  It is a crowdfunding rule… Read More

Kickstarter’s Oscar victory spells tough road for Asia’s crowdfunding scene

If there’s an Oscars-related story more fascinating than Anne Hathaway’s unsurprising win for Best Supporting Actress in Les Misérables, it has to be this: a Kickstarter-funded short film has won an Oscar. Inocente — which tells the tale of a 15-year-old girl in pursuit of her dream… Read More

Crowdfunded Film Inocente Wins Oscar for Best Documentary Short

There were three crowdfunded films up for an Academy Award last night and one of them came home with an Oscar:  Inocente won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short.  Crowdfunding on Kickstarter the project raised $52,527 on a goal of $50,000. The team behind Inocente… Read More

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