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Calling All Inventors: Kickstarter Launches New Invention Challenge

Calling All Inventors: Kickstarter Launches New Invention Challenge Reward-based crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced the launch of its new Invention Challenge. The funding platform currently offers inventors a chance to share their ideas and invent something to “share with the world” by creating something that completes tasks, solves a problem, or simply makes life… Read More […]

Overfunding: Online Personal Styling Service The Chapar Secures £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Overfunding: Online Personal Styling Service The Chapar Secures £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube With nearly one week until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, online premium personal styling service for men, The Chapar, has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target thanks to more than 570 investors. As previously […]

ZrCoin ICO Claims $7 Million Raised from 3955 Investors

ZrCoin ICO Claims Million Raised from 3955 Investors ZrCoin, based in Russia, says it has raised $7.07 million in cryptocurrency from 3,955 investors during their Initial Coin Offering (ICO). The offer was live from May 11th to June 9th and was hosted on the Waves platform. The company says the funds collected will… Read More […]

SoFi Teams Up With JetBlue to Help Customers Manage Student Loans While Earning Travel Rewards

SoFi Teams Up With JetBlue to Help Customers Manage Student Loans While Earning Travel Rewards Online lending platform SoFi recently announced it has formed a partnership with airline company JetBlue to help customers manage their student loans while also earning travel rewards. The companies claimed this is the first partnership between a direct lender for […]

Calgary-Based POS Lender LendingArch Expands into Quebec

Calgary-Based POS Lender LendingArch Expands into Quebec LendingArch, a Calgary-based online and point-of-sale lending platform, announced its expansion to Quebec. LendingArch has partnered with medical clinics and home improvement contractors in Quebec to offer POS financing options, enabling LendingArch to become a fourth in-store payment method by applying online to finance products… Read More The […]