Tagged: women changing finance

Meltem Demirors: CSO at CoinShares Says Cryptocurrency Is “Inevitable” and We Might See Many Bad Policies from Lawmakers

  We recently spoke to Meltem Demirors, the Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, a digital asset treasury management firm that manages over $1 billion in assets. Demirors talked about how financial markets reacted after US President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19. She also discussed… Read More

Kokila Alagh: Founder of KARM Legal, Member of MENA Fintech Board, Discusses Role of Emerging Tech in Streamlining Middle Eastern Businesses

Kokila Alagh, Founder of KARM Legal and a member of the MENA Fintech board, recently shared the latest updates from the Middle East region, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Crowdfund Insider. Alagh works closely with the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), the Dubai International… Read More

Switzerland based Digital Asset Firm Smart Valor Partners with Republic, a Leading Crowdfunding Platform

SMART VALOR, a Switzerland based regulated digital asset exchange, has partnered with Republic Advisory, affiliated with leading investment crowdfunding platform Republic – a sister firm of AngelList and CoinList. According to SMART VALOR, this partnership will enable companies raising funds through most regions to gain blanket… Read More

5th CrowdCamp of the European Crowdfunding Network Focusing on Sustainable Finance

In mid-June the 5th CrowdCamp of the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) took place virtually from Prague in cooperation with Deloitte. For three days, crowdfunding platforms and representatives of the European institutions, such as the European Investment Bank, exchanged views on the topics of sustainable financing… Read More

Online SME Lender Kabbage Acquired by American Express

Kabbage, one of the best known online lenders in the US, has signed an agreement to be acquired by American Express (NYSE:AXP). Rumblings of a potential deal between the two parties have been circulating for some time now. In a public statement, American Express said… Read More

Nausicaa Delfas Delivers Speech on Building a Suitable Financial Regulatory System for a New UK

On July 1st, Nausicaa Delfas, Executive Director of International and member of the Executive Committee at the FCA, delivered a speech for a series of webinars offered by City & Financial Professional Virtual Roundtables. The focus of the speech homed in on Brexit, Covid-19 and a suitable… Read More

Mexican Fintech Zenda.la Introduces New Insurance Package for Millennials, Gen Z Freelancers, Acquires Investment from Angel Ventures, Others

Companies from the insurance sector continue to develop products and services for tech-savvy younger clients including millennials and Generation Z consumers. Mexican Fintech firm Zenda.la has introduced an insurance product with pricing that adjusts to each individual consumers’ specific requirements and financial status. Zenda recently… Read More

DTCC Processed $2.15 QUADRILLION in Securities in 2019 and its Looking at Distributed Ledger Technology

  The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is an enormous operation providing the vast majority of clearing and settlement services for securities in the US. To put this in perspective, DTCC processed $2.15 quadrillion (a quadrillion is a thousand trillion) in securities during 2019…. Read More

Connie Gallippi: Founder at BitGive Talks About How Bitcoin (BTC) Donations Will Provide Financial Relief to Individuals Affected by COVID-19

Connie Gallippi, founder and Executive Director at BitGive, recently shared her views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. BitGive is 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. Established… Read More

Binance.US CEO Catherine Coley: Speed & Fees Will Help Us Compete

Last summer, Binance, the largest digital asset exchange in the world, announced a partnership with “BAM Trading Services” to launch crypto trading services for users in the United States. That same week, Binance updated its terms of service to exclude “any U.S. person.” Binance explained:… Read More

Tuhina Singh, Founder of Digital Securities Platform Propine, Shares Vision for the Future of Digital Assets

Propine Seeks to Power the Future of Digital Assets Singapore has long been a leader in Fintech. Innovative financial services have benefited from a supportive regulatory regime and an entrepreneurial population. Singapore is also a highly business-friendly, low tax jurisdiction and has emerged as a… Read More

Funding London Backs 26 Female Founders

Funding London, an investment vehicle provided by the Mayor of London, has backed 26 female founders, according to a note from the fund. Founded in 2004 by Maggie Rodriguez Piza on behalf of the Mayor of London, since inception Funding London has backed 673 SMEs… Read More

Innovate UK to Fund 10 Female Entrepreneurs with Up to £50,000

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, will be offering a “Women in Innovation Award” that will provide up to 10 women with £50,000 each to help them scale their business ventures. The Women in Innovation program was first launched in 2016 and since then the… Read More

Women in Fintech Powerlist 2019: Innovate Finance Highlights 200 Women Shaping the Future of Finance

Innovate Finance, the leading voice in the UK advocating on behalf of the global Fintech industry, has published its annual Women in Fintech Powerlist highlighting 200 women shaping the future of finance. Innovate Finance received over 650 applications for this year’s list. The 2019 list… Read More

PledgeMe Announces New CEO

Investment crowdfunding platform PledgeMe has announced a new CEO. The platform revealed its intent to select a new Chief Executive in a blog post last September. The platform was founded by Anna Guenther in 2012 and remains the only female-led crowdfunding operating in New Zealand… Read More

Women in Fintech: Paris Fintech Forum Takes Hold of Gender Diversity Issue

Every year, the Paris Fintech Forum (PFF) makes a special effort to invite as many female Fintech founders and CEOs as possible to share the stage at its CEO-only conference. However, Laurent Nizri, the CEO of Altéir and PFF organizer, admits that he struggles to… Read More

Accenture’s UK-based Fintech Innovation Lab to Encourage Female Entrepreneurs to Establish Financial Technology Firms

It’s been eight years since Accenture’s London-based Fintech Innovation Lab was launched. The innovation lab is now welcoming a new group of 20 Fintech companies, with reportedly a 50% increase in the number of women founders when compared to last year. The Lab has been… Read More

Study: Crowdfunding Investors More Inclined to Support Female Founded Startups

A new study produced by prominent UK investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs and London-based law firm Joelson indicates the investors are more inclined to support female-founded startups that issue securities on crowdfunding platforms. The report states that 100% of female-founded businesses and 90% of male and… Read More

Legaltech: Bootstrap Legal and Sosnow & Associates Merge

Legaltech platform Bootstrap legal has merged with Sosnow & Associates, the law firm launched by Robin Sosnow. Bootstrap Legal is a Legaltech platform that streamlines the process of drafting legal documents for real estate offerings. Bootstrap Legal is the creation of its affiliate, the Law… Read More

NYC FinTech Women’s Inspiring Fintech Females 2019 List

NYC FinTech Women has published its list of Inspiring Fintech Females 2019. NYC FinTech Women serves over 2,000 members through mentorship, sponsorship, and networking opportunities and publishes their annual list to recognize the achievements of women in financial technology. According to NYC FinTech Women, the… Read More

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