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Germany: Crowdfunding Barometer 2017

Germany: Crowdfunding Barometer 2017 The team at Crowdfunding.de is out with their 2017 Barometer report for the crowdfunding market in Germany. Started two years ago, the Barometer interviews approximately 1000 people in Germany to gauge their exposure and understanding of the crowdfunding market. For this year’s Barometer, the report… Read More The post Germany: Crowdfunding […]

Downing Crowd is Crowdfunding £2.8 Million for UK Data Center

Downing Crowd is Crowdfunding £2.8 Million for UK Data Center Downing Crowd is raising £2.8 million for a data center based in Birmingham. Downing Crowd is part of Downing LLP, an FCA authorized and regulated investment manager with over 20 years of experience. The first tranche of the offer has already secured £1.9 million. The… […]

NCFA in Midst of Annual Alternative Finance Crowdfunding in Canada Survey

NCFA in Midst of Annual Alternative Finance Crowdfunding in Canada Survey Last year, the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) published their industry-led research in the 2016 Alternative Finance Crowdfunding in Canada report. Their research benchmarked industry growth at 48% from 2013-2015 and predicted the 2016 market volume to be $190 million The NCFA has […]

Digital Challenger Bank Revolut Partners with PensionBee

Digital Challenger Bank Revolut Partners with PensionBee Revolut, the app-based digital only bank, has announced an “industry first” partnership with pension manager PensionBee. Revolut explains that the move allows their users to easily manage their pension plans by finding and combining into a single online plan. Of course this is all accessible… Read More The […]

Signicat Launches MobileID to Satisfy PSD2 Requirements

Signicat Launches MobileID to Satisfy PSD2 Requirements ID assurance provider Signicat, one of the largest identity assurance providers in the world, has launched MobileID, a mobile authentication product. In addition to offering financial service providers speedy onboarding and identity assurance using a number of digital identity plans, Signicat now also offers Strong Customer… Read More The […]

Seedrs Partners with NatWest to Fund British SMEs

Seedrs Partners with NatWest to Fund British SMEs Seedrs, the UKs “most active equity investor into private companies,” has announced a new partnership with NatWest to provide access to capital for British SMEs labeled “Capital Connections”.  Seedrs joins an existing group of alternative finance platforms in the initiative that includes Funding Circle, Assetz… Read More […]