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Rialto Markets CEO Says Calls NFTs “Unregulated Securities,” Optimistic on Investment Crowdfunding Under Reg CF, Reg A+

Shari Noonan, CEO of Rialto Markets, has issued a positive statement on investment crowdfunding while warning of “choppier waters” in the crypto sector and labeling NFTs [Non-Fungible Tokens] ” unregulated securities.” Rialto Markets is a FINRA regulated broker-dealer that offers securities under Reg CF (Regulation… Read More

UK Fintech Moneybox Appoints Laurel Powers-Freeling as Independent, Non-Executive Chairperson

Laurel Powers-Freeling has reportedly joined saving and investing app provider, Moneybox, as an “independent” and non-executive chairperson. Powers-Freeling will aim to offer strategic counsel and governance oversight across key aspects of the business which currently offers services to over 700,000 clients and earlier this year… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Zopa Appoints Helen Beurier as Chief People Officer Ahead of 2022 IPO

Digital bank Zopa has confirmed the appointment of Helen Beurier as its first Chief People Officer. With more than 25 years of professional experience across some of the largest FMCG, retail, and pharma household names, Helen brings “a wealth of experience to the digital bank… Read More

BlueVine, Provider of Digital Financial Services to Small Businesses, Appoints Mira Srinivasan as CRO

BlueVine, the provider of financial services for small businesses, has appointed Mira Srinivasan as its Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Mira will be expected to build on the solid foundation of BlueVine’s Risk team and enhance various policies, customer experience, and risk models as… Read More

Stefany Rojas: Head of Business Development at Kahuna Explains Benefits of Using their Blockchain based Social Media Network

We recently connected with Stefany Rojas, Head of Business Development at Kahuna, a blockchain-based social media network that will aim to engage celebrities with their fans in a democratized manner. It’s worth noting that most blockchain-enabled social media projects such as Voice and Steemit have… Read More

Galina Likhitskaya: VP, Operation and Product at HashEx Discusses Importance of Online Security, Smart Contract Use-Cases

We recently connected with Galina Likhitskaya, Vice president, Operation & Product at HashEx, an audit and consulting firm for blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-enabled projects. Galina talked about the importance of following the best or highest online security standards. She also discussed how smart… Read More

Azimo and United Payment Partner on Transfers to Turkey

Azimo, a digital money transfer service, has announced the launch of an instant remittance service to Turkey. The feature is being made available by a partnership with United Payment, a leading payments service provider in Turkey. The new service will allow Azimo customers living in… Read More

Led by Goldman Sachs, Working Capital Provider Timelio Raises $270 Million Debt Facility

Timelio, a platform that provides working capital solutions so merchants get paid immediately, has raised $270 million in a debt facility led by Goldman Sachs. According to a company release, Timelio has successfully transitioned long-term marketplace investors, to offer them a position in the warehouse… Read More

Robo-Advisor Betterment Raises $160 Million in Debt and Equity

Betterment, a leading Robo-advisor, has raised $160 million in growth capital. The investment includes $60 million in Series F equity capital and $100 million credit facility. Betterment received a valuation of over $1.3 billion. According to a company release, the equity investment was led by… Read More

Switzerland: Crypto Finance Receives Approval from FINMA For First Crypto Asset Fund

FINMA, the Swiss financial regulatory, has approved Crypto Finance to become the first regulated crypto asset fund. Crypto Finance’s fund will be administered by PvB Pernet von Ballmoos AG with custody handled by SEBA Bank AG. As was previously reported, SEBA has just received approval… Read More

Fintech Facet Wealth Appoints Shruti Joshi as COO, Liz Shader as Director of Growth Marketing

Facet Wealth, a fast-growing Fintech offering customers with services tailored to meet individual requirements and enhance quality of life via a no-minimum, flat-fee model, reveals that it has appointed Shruti Joshi as its Chief Operating Officer. Joshi, a “proven” Fortune 15 senior management professional with… Read More

JP Morgan Acquires College Financing Platform Frank in Latest Fintech Move

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) has acquired Frank, a popular college financial planning platform founded by prominent entrepreneur Charlie Javice. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. JP Morgan said it will acquire Frank’s entire business and verticals. Jennifer Piepszak, co-CEO of Chase, said… Read More

Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder of Kabbage Discusses Amex Acquisition: “We are coming from a position of strength”

In mid-2020, Kabbage, one of the best-known online lenders for SMEs in the US, was acquired by American Express (NYSE:AXP). At that time, co-founders Rob Frohwein and Kathryn Petralia said this was their first time sitting in the seat of the entrepreneurs selling a company… Read More

Transact, Provider of Payment and Credential Services for a Connected Campus, Appoints New EVP for Payments

Transact, the provider of payment and credential services for a connected campus, reveals that it has appointed Laura Newell-McLaughlin as Executive Vice President, Payments. Recently, Newell-McLaughlin worked as Chief of Staff to the CEO and was responsible for leading payments strategy, helping to implement and… Read More

TomoCredit Raises $10 Million Series A Funding

TomoCredit has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Kapor Capital and KB Investment Inc. (KBIC), a subsidiary of South Korea’s leading consumer bank. TomoCredit is a Fintech that seeks to build a credit history for first-time borrowers. The company… Read More

SupraFin Launches First App Providing Sophisticated Crypto Trading Algorithms to the Masses

  SupraFin is democratizing sophisticated crypto trading for the masses. Launched this week and available for download via the Apple App Store, SupraFin has announced the first app with smart crypto investment algorithms that assess the relative value of thousands of cryptocurrencies and recommends the… Read More

Women Returners and Innovate Finance Establish Cross-Company Return Program for Fintech Professionals

Women Returners and Innovate Finance have teamed up to establish a cross-company returner program, which aims to encourage professionals to try re-entering the Fintech industry after long-term or extended career breaks. UK’s digital bank Starling, Fintech Unicorn Klarna and PrimaryBid will reportedly take part in… Read More

Lisa Sun: CEO at Mogul Productions, a Decentralized Platform “Democratizing” Film Industry, Says Transparent Script-to-Screen Process is Vital

Mogul Productions claims to be a “decentralized” platform working towards “democratizing” the film financing industry. In what they consider to be a new concept, Mogul aims to bring decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible tokens or NFTs as the “focal point” for the traditional movie industry…. Read More

Assetz Capital Says they’ve Seen More Commercial, Investment Mortgages from Borrowers Not Being Served by Traditional Lenders

Lucie Martin, Relationship Director at Assetz Capital, a marketplace lending platform originating secured loans, reveals that she joined the company in November 2019. Martin shared in a blog post by Assetz Capital that she provides term and developments loans to borrowers across Scotland. While commenting… Read More

Connie Gallippi: Founder and Exec Director at BitGive Reveals that Bitcoin as a Store of Value and Currency Is Highly-Valued in Latin America

Connie Gallippi, Founder and Executive Director at BitGive, a non-profit organization that aims to bridge the gap between practical philanthropic solutions for nonprofit and humanitarian work globally made possible through emerging blockchain technology, recently shared some noteworthy updates with Crowdfund Insider. Established in 2013, BitGive is… Read More

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