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The Key to Monzo’s Digital Banking Success

The Key to Monzo’s Digital Banking Success Traditional banking is facing tough times ahead. It’s easy to see why. The UK has lost 40% of its banks and building societies since 1989, considering usage of online banking has more doubled since 2007. After all, who wants to queue for an hour to see… Read More The […]

Lending Club Shareholders Approve Election of Directors

Lending Club Shareholders Approve Election of Directors Lending Club (NYSE:LC) has filed an 8-K with the results of the Annual Meeting including the election of Directors. Present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy were holders of 313,460,225 shares of common stock, representing 77.7% of the shares of common stock… Read More The […]

Myomo Will Become First Reg A+ Issuer to Trade on NYSE MKT

Myomo Will Become First Reg A+ Issuer to Trade on NYSE MKT Myomo, a medical robotics company that has developed powered brace to support a weak arm, will become the first Regulation A (Reg A+) issuer to immediately go from crowdfunding to actively trading on an exchange. Myomo will begin trading on the New York […]

Flipkart to Add Online Loans to its Marketplace

Flipkart to Add Online Loans to its Marketplace Flipkart, one of the largest e-commerce platforms in India sales topping $2 billion each year, is getting into Fintech. Just like all other e-commerce platforms the combination of providing credit to customers is just too compelling of a business to pass up. Flipkart states that… Read More […]

SEC Names Stephanie Avakian & Steven Peikin as Co-Directors of Enforcement

SEC Names Stephanie Avakian & Steven Peikin as Co-Directors of Enforcement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that Acting Director of the Division of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and former federal prosecutor Steven Peikin have been named Co-Directors of the Division of Enforcement. The SEC’s Division of Enforcement is the agency’s largest unit with […]

Tåpped! Seedrs Investors Pour £155K+ into Birch Water Startup

Tåpped! Seedrs Investors Pour £155K+ into Birch Water Startup In Nordic countries tapping trees is a centuries old springtime ritual, with people enjoying the vitamin and mineral rich birch sap as a cleansing and rejuvenating post winter tonic. True to tradition, during this spring Tåpped has sought to tap into the crowd to help grow… Read […]

Monetary Authority of Singapore Signs MOU on Fintech with ASBA

Monetary Authority of Singapore Signs MOU on Fintech with ASBA   The Monetary  Authority of Singapore (MAS) has inked another Fintech agreement. This time MAS as signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA). The ASBA helps to develop and promote bank supervisory practices throughout the… […]

NextGen Crowdfunding to Live Stream Pitch Event

NextGen Crowdfunding to Live Stream Pitch Event NextGen Crowdfunding has announced a live crowdfunding pitch event where entrepreneurs will take to the stage to present their investment crowdfunding campaigns. The event is free to watch or attend in person if you happen to be in Los Angeles. Live streamed on the NextGen… Read More The […]

Lykke Exchange Announces Availability of Ethereum Cryptocurrency

Lykke Exchange Announces Availability of Ethereum Cryptocurrency Lykke, a blockchain-powered wallet and marketplace, has announced that Ethereum is now available on the Lykke Exchange. Lykke users are now able to trade ether against all other tokens and currencies in the Lykke exchange. Lykke reports that its engineers are now working on tokens. By… Read More The […]