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Seedrs Has Great June with Most Deals Funded in 2016

Seedrs Has Great June with Most Deals Funded in 2016 Seedrs sent out a note earlier today that June is going to close on a high note. According to the crowdfunding platform; “June has seen the most funded deals of 2016 with 17 businesses hitting their investment targets. The biggest deal this month was independent brewer of award-winning beers West… […]

Kiva Debuts New Direct to Social Enterprise Program

Kiva Debuts New Direct to Social Enterprise Program Earlier this week, microfinance platform Kiva announced the launch of its new direct to social enterprise program, which is described as a pilot program that aims to raise capital for social enterprises in a new and more efficient way. Kiva revealed in a blog post:… Read More […]

Brookstone Explains How to Get Crowdfunded Projects on Their Store Shelves

Brookstone Explains How to Get Crowdfunded Projects on Their Store Shelves Chief innovative officer of Brookstone, Lauren van Heerden, recently sat down at a panel hosted by Indiegogo to discuss how campaign organizers can bring their innovative projects to the retail brand’s stores. van Heerden revealed the following tips for three consumer categories: For Healthy […]

JustUs Sets Ambitious Plan to Disrupt Peer to Peer Lending

JustUs Sets Ambitious Plan to Disrupt Peer to Peer Lending JustUs, a new peer to peer lending platform focusing on the IF ISA space, is preparing to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1 million. According to the company, this is part of a larger “ambitious” funding round to raise a total £5.35… […]

Singapore: “We are Fully Committed to Building Up the Fintech Ecosystem”

Singapore: “We are Fully Committed to Building Up the Fintech Ecosystem” During a wide-ranging speech this week at the DBS Institutional Investor Symposium, Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), made the statement; “As a progressive and innovative financial centre, Singapore has much to offer to global investors in opening the […]

Communications and publicity by issuers prior to and during a “Regulation CF” offering

Communications and publicity by issuers prior to and during a “Regulation CF” offering By Sara Hanks , CrowdFundBeat  Sr.contributing Guest Editor  CEO/Founder, CrowdCheck, Inc. The idea behind crowdfunding is that the crowd — family, friends and fans of a small or startup company, even if they are not rich or experienced investors — can now invest in […]

Kreditech Announces Online Point-Of-Sales Financing Launch: Reports Beta Phase Integration with Naspers’ E-Payments Division

Kreditech Announces Online Point-Of-Sales Financing Launch: Reports Beta Phase Integration with Naspers’ E-Payments Division On Wednesday, consumer finance technology company Kreditech announced the launch of its new business line, Online Point of Sales (POS) Financing. The first client, PayU Global BV, is a payment services provider and the e-payments division of Naspers Ltd., deploys Kreditech’s […]