Tagged: u.s.

MASECO Private Wealth Selects InvestCloud to Provide Client & Advisor Portals For UK/U.S. Clients

Global fintech firm InvestCloud announced on Thursday it was selected by MASECO Private Wealth to provide client and advisor portals to the company’s UK/U.S. customers. InvestCloud reported it would deliver comprehensive client communication and reporting capabilities, which includes the automation and consolidation of client reports online…. Read More

RealtyShares’ Latest Survey Reveals: Americans May Not Know Which Investment Types Have Performed Best in Real Estate

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares, announced on Thursday findings from its new Real Estate Investing Survey, which was conducted online among over 2,000 U.S. adults in March 2017 by Harris Poll on its behalf. The report revealed Americans’ interest in real estate investing. According to… Read More

Fifth Third Bank Expands Partnership With Accion U.S. Network to Fuel Small Business Growth in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, & Ohio

Fifth Third Bank announced on Thursday an investment and expanded partnership with nonprofit small business lender network, Accion U.S. Network, to support lending to underserved small businesses in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio. The bank revealed that the partnership highlights its focus on championing… Read More

Overfunding: BrewDog’s DogHouse Hotel & Sour Beer Facility Quickly Secures $75,000 Funding Target on Indiegogo

Just days after launching its reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its Doghouse Craft Beer Hotel and Sour Beer Facility at its Columbus, Ohio location, UK-based brewery BrewDog has successfully secured its $75,000 funding target and is nearing $100,000 thanks to more than 575 backers. As… Read More

BrewDog Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Doghouse Craft Beer Hotel & Sour Beer Facility in Columbus

A little over a week after opening its taphouse in the Columbus, Ohio area, UK-based brewery BrewDog has launched a reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise a minimum of $75,000 for its Doghouse Craft Beer Hotel and Sour Beer Facility. The brewing company has raised over… Read More

Funding Circle Receives Additional $100 Million From CIM Through U.S. Business Multi-Year Agreement

SME lender Funding Circle announced on Wednesday that Community Investment Management (CIM), an investment firm focused on marketplace lending, will finance an additional $100 million in loans to businesses originated through Funding Circle in the U.S. According to the online lending platform, the multi-year agreement… Read More

Vaping Company Vaportronix Launches Fundable Campaign For Vaporizer Smartphone Case

Vaportronix has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fundable. The Miami-based vaping company is seeking funds as it prepares to expand business operations and continue growth in the U.S. for its premium portable vaporizer smartphone case, VQ. The company, which was founded in 2014 by Steven Stanimirovic… Read More

Kickstarter Joins Amicus Brief to Stand Up For America’s Welcoming Immigrants Tradition

Kickstarter announced on Monday it has joined an amicus brief, alongside nearly 100 American companies, to stand up for America’s welcoming immigrant traditions. According to Kickstarter, the brief reads: “Immigrants make many of the Nation’s greatest discoveries, and create some of the country’s most innovative and… Read More

Kickstarter On President Trump’s Immigration & Refugee Order: We Stand With Those Harmed By This Order

Less than a week after President Trump signed an immigration and refugee executive order on seven countries in the middle east (Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen), crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced it is going against the new President’s decision and siding with those… Read More

Indiegogo CEO Responds to President Trump’s Immigration Restrictions & Announces Refugee Crowdfunding Campaign

Following President Trump’s now infamous immigration and refugee restrictions going into effect for seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia and Yemen), Indiegogo CEO, Dave Mandelbrot, announced he and his team have launched a crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the refugees that are currently in the… Read More

SoFi Makes Debut on “The Ellen Show” (Video)

  Last week, SoFi, one of the largest online lenders in the US, made a special appearance on the hit talk show The Ellen Show and offered the audience a bit of a surprise. As previously reported, SoFi describes itself as a “modern finance company.” Its mission has… Read More

Innovate Finance Reports: Global VC investment in Fintech Up 27% to $15.2 Billion to 2016 Third Quarter While UK VC Investment Drops 26%

Innovate Finance, an association for the global Fintech industry founded in 2014, announced on Wednesday its latest report through Pitchbook revealed over global investment for fintech has increased by 27 % to $15.2 billion to 2016’s third quarter with 839 deals in total. The organization… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Launches New Collection of Political Creations Called “Election Issues”

With the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election nearing its final weeks, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced the launch of its Election Issues, which is described as a collection of political creations that are to spark conversation and action. The Kickstarter team stated: “Elections aren’t just about the… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Teams Up With TurboVote to Increase Voter Participation for 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

On Wednesday, Kickstarter announced it has teamed up with TurboVote to help increase voter participation for the upcoming 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, which will be taking place this November. Kickstarter revealed that its team believes in the power of personal expression and that is why… Read More

iFunding Selects The Bruckal Group For Denver Senior Bridge Loan

Over the weekend, real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced it had raised a total of $750,000 for a senior bridge loan in Denver, Colorado. The website confirmed that this loan is structured to accommodate a dynamic real estate strategy. The Bruckal Group was selected for the loan… Read More

Brewdog’s Head of Production Shares Details About the Brewery’s Third Site

This week, head of production at BrewDog, Matt Licklider, shared details about crowdfunded brewery’s third site, which was funded through the Equity for Punks campaign. Originally started out in the back of a van by two guys and dog, BrewDog is now recognized globally for… Read More

Brief: LendingHome Funds Over $550M in Loans & Launches Investor Platform

On Monday, mortgage marketplace, LendingHome, announced at LendIt 2016 that it has funded over $550 million in mortgage loans and grew loan originations six times in 2015 vs. 2014. LendingHome notably serves borrowers looking for financing to purchase or refinance residential real estate properties. At the same time, it serves… Read More

Seedrs’ Jeff Lynn: “I Have A Lot Of Respect for the Way Crowdcube Has Done Some Things”

This week, CEO of Seedrs, Jeff Lynn, sat down with The Memo to share details about the crowdfunding industry’s growth and his opinion on competitor, Crowdcube. During his interview, Jeff discussed Crowdcube: “I have a lot of respect for the way Crowdcube [has] done some things, they have… Read More

Brief: Real Estate Crowdfunding Software Provider Katipult Establishes Compliant Solutions in the UK, Singapore, Australia & Canada

Real estate crowdfunding software provider, Katipult, announced this week it is looking to establish its compliance solution in various countries outside the U.S. including UK, Singapore, Australia & Canada.  The announcement came at a private investor event facilitated by the Global Fintech Group, where the company… Read More

Lending Club Unveils More Details About U.S. Small Business Financing (Infographic)

Lending Club (NYSE: LC), the largest marketplace lending platform in the U.S., recently released a new infographic that shares details about small business financing. The platform revealed that out of 28 million U.S. small businesses 44% of owners want financing but can’t get the right… Read More