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Toronto Financial Services Alliance Welcomes Fintech Support from Ontario

Toronto Financial Services Alliance Welcomes Fintech Support from Ontario The Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) released a statement this week welcoming Ontario’s support for the Fintech sector. The announcement by TFSA followed Ontario releasing its budget containing a strategy for advancing Fintech in the region.  The TFSA is a private/public partnership whose goal is to… Read […]

Update: Snapshot Games’ “Phoenix Point” Nears $450,000 Just Days After Fig Campaign Debut

Update: Snapshot Games’ “Phoenix Point” Nears 0,000 Just Days After Fig Campaign Debut Just a few days after launching on crowdfunding platform Fig, Snapshot Games’ Phoenix Point project is currently nearing $450,000 thanks to 6285 backers. The initiative is seeking $500,000. As previously reported, Phoenix Point is described as a turn-based tactics and world-based strategy scifi game. The […]

Golf Technology Program VPAR Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

Golf Technology Program VPAR Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding VPAR, a UK-based golf technology platform, has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs and has secured over £1.2 million from investors. The campaign was launched in January, and the platform was seeking £1 million. VPAR was founded in 2007 and is seeking to change […]

PledgeMe Announces New Pricing For CrowdfundingU Program

PledgeMe Announces New Pricing For CrowdfundingU Program On Friday, crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced the new pricing for its CrowdfundingU program. This news comes less than two months after the funding portal revealed it was providing tiered CrowdfundingU programs for equity and lending campaigns.  CrowdfundingU offers a structured 6-week program for equity campaigners…. Read More The […]

SEC & NYU Partner on Event Tackling Moribund IPO Market

SEC & NYU Partner on Event Tackling Moribund IPO Market The Securities and Exchange Commission is partnering with New York University on an event tackling the topic of the declining initial public offering market (IPO). Organized under the auspices of the SEC’s Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA), the half day dialogue is being held… […]

Crowdfunder UK: Surge in Crowdfunding Helps More Political Candidates Run in Snap Election

Crowdfunder UK: Surge in Crowdfunding Helps More Political Candidates Run in Snap Election This week, Crowdfunder UK reported that more political candidates are excepted to crowdfund their election campaign in the snap general election. The crowdfunding platform revealed that just a little over a week since the election, projects on its website have raised £200,000 in […]

London’s Redchurch Brewery Returns to Crowdcube: Seeks £400,000 to Continue Expansion

London’s Redchurch Brewery Returns to Crowdcube: Seeks £400,000 to Continue Expansion Just a little over a year after securing nearly £500,000 through its first Crowdcube campaign, London-based Redchurch Brewery has made its return to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £400,000. Since its establishment six years ago, the Redchurch Brewery has grown from a single […]

Kickstarter Debuts Creators-in-Residence Pilot Program

Kickstarter Debuts Creators-in-Residence Pilot Program On Friday, Kickstarter announced as part of its mission to bring creative projects to life, it has launched the pilot of its new Kickstarter Creators-in-Residence program. The crowdfunding giant stated that during the pilot, it will open its Brooklyn headquarters doors to various campaign alumni… Read More The post Kickstarter […]