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Bitbond Meets with Government of Bermuda on Possible Digital Bond Issuance

Bitbond, a Germany based global peer to peer lender, is visiting Bermuda this week. Bitbond recently closed on a BaFin approved security token offering raising €2.1 million for a digital bond. Investors from 87 different countries participated in the offering (minus the US and Canada)…. Read More

Bitbond, a Fintech Lender and Security Token Issuer, Looks to Partner with Gibraltar Stock Exchange

Bitbond, an online lender that is in the midst of a security token offering (STO), is in discussions with the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX). Bitbond manages a lending platform that describes itself as “the first cryptocurrency based lending platform for business loans that operates globally…. Read More

Bitbond CEO Says FATF is Going Too Far with Global Guidelines for Crypto Industry

Bitbond, a Germany-based global online lending platform that is in the process of issuing one of the first security tokens, says guidelines issued by FATF impacting “virtual asset service providers” or VASPs – has gone too far. Bitbond, licensed by BaFin, is in the midst… Read More

Bitbond Security Token Offering Now Open to Asian Investors

Bitbond, one of the very first regulated security token offerings (STOs) in Europe, is now offering an STO to Asian investors. According to a release from the company, Bitbond is raising €3.5 million in an STO to continue supporting SMEs in Asia with business loans…. Read More

Bitbond BaFin Approved Security Token Offering, Seeks €100 Million, chooses BitGo Wallet

Bitbond, an online lending platform, has launched one of Germany’s first Security Token Offerings (STO). The Bitbond STO has published a BaFin approved Prospectus in conjunction with the offering representing an important step in the validation of the emerging digital asset ecosystem. The Bitbond STO… Read More

Germany: Bafin Approves Bitbond to Issue Digital Securities “Tokenized Bonds”

Bafin, Germany’s securities regulator, has given the green light to Bitbond to issue digital bonds. Bitbond is an online lending platform that operates globally. In business since 2013, Bitbond provides access to capital for small businesses. The Fintech boasts a peer to peer lending network… Read More

Seen and Heard at LendIt Europe: The Future of Finance

LendIt Europe took place in London earlier this week with around 1000+ attendees participating including a good showing of regular suspects and an emerging group of early stage, aspiring Fintech firms. For both presenters and attendees the backdrop of the Brexit decision and the uncertainties… Read More

Bitbond & BitPesa Announces New Partnership: Seeks to Improve Financing of SMEs in Africa

German-based SME lending platform Bitbond and African payment services provider BitPesa announced on Monday they have formed a new partnership to improve access to African SMEs financing.  Bitbond stated that by working with BitPesa, borrowers who receive funding on its lending platform can now have their loan… Read More

Bitbond Raises $1.2 million to Fuel Global Expansion of SME Lending

Bitbond has raised $1.2 million in equity capital to help boost global expansion. The Berlin-based online lending platform has now raised total funding of $2.3 million. The funding round was led by mobilike founder Şekip Can Gökalp, plus several angels investors including, Fyber founders Janis Zech… Read More

Bitbond is the World’s First P2P Lender Using Digital Currency

Bitbond is one of the most interesting SME lenders around today. Launched in 2013, the online lender eschewed dollars and euros to focus on digital currencies, specifically Bitcoin. The global peer to peer lender provides access to capital for small business around the world. As… Read More

Brief: German Bitcoin Startup Bitbond Receives BaFin License

Bitbond, a Berlin-based startup that connects small business owners who need a loan with investors and uses the Bitcoin blockchain for payment processing, announced on Tuesday it received its BaFin license. Sharing details about the new license Radoslav Albrecht, founder and CEO of Bitbond, stated: “With our own… Read More

Bitbond Joins SME Finance Forum

On Thursday, marketplace lender for small business loans, Bitbond, announced that it has joined the SME Finance Forum. This membership will help the company exchange SME knowledge with other financial institutions.  Bitbond reportedly provides inclusive microfinance on a global scale. It has over 1,200 loans with borrowers… Read More

Bitbond Launches Bitcoin Purchasing Power Index: BitcoinPPI

Taking a page out of the august Economist, Bitbond has launched BitcoinPPI; an index that measures bitcoin purchasing power measured in Big Macs.  Yes, that eternal benchmark of consumable wealth is put to use once again. The hamburger. The Big Mac index was launched by the… Read More

Bitbond Receives € 600,000 in Angel Funding to Grow Lending Platform

Berlin based global bitcoin lending platform Bitbond has received a cash infusion to grow its lending platform. The angel round of € 600,000 now brings total capital raised for the site to €800,000. The new funding was led by Bitbond’s earlier seed investor Point Nine Capital, along with a… Read More

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