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Irish Fintech Company Fenergo Appoints Former HSBC Vice Chairman Spencer Lake to Board of Directors

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 16:36:59 +0000
Earlier this week, Ireland-based fintech company Fenergo announced Spencer Lake, a former Vice Chairman of HSBC Global Banking and Markets, has joined its Board of Directors as its new Vice Chairman.Â

Update: “Gloomhaven” Board Game Second Printing Kickstarter Surpasses $2 Million

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 16:10:59 +0000
With nearly two weeks until the Gloomhaven second printing Kickstarter campaign is set to close, Isaac Childres’ latest board game project has surpassed $2 million thanks to more than 22,000 bac

Success: Floom Finishes Crowdcube Round With £520,000 in Funding

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:12:06 +0000
Online florist marketplace, Floom, successfully completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The platform successfully secured its initial £390,000 funding target last week and finished t

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:33:01 +0000
Wecash Nails Down Series C Funding with $ 80 million Big Data Company Wecash raised $ 80 million in series C funding led by China Merchants Capital, Fore Bright Capital and SIG. Two new investors 

IBM Teams Up With Hejia to Launch Blockchain-based Supply Chain Financial Services Platform for Pharmaceutical Procurement

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:33:56 +0000
Earlier this week, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Sichuan Hejia Co., Ltd. (Hejia) announced they have collaborated to launch a new blockchain-based supply chain financial service platform specifically for pharma

We proudly invite you to 4th Annual Crowdfunding USA on May 4-5, 2017 National Press Club Washington, DC.

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:49:49 +0000
Crowdfund Beat Media Presents:  4th Annual Crowdfunding USA on May 4-5 2017 @ National Press Club Washington, DC.     The Important gathering will discuss what’s new on State

GROUNDFLOOR Launches Tax Deferred Real-Estate Investing

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:08:53 +0000
ATLANTA, GEORGIA  GROUNDFLOOR, the first and only U. S. real estate lending platform open to non-accredited investors and IRA Services Trust Company, the leading innovator of hi-tech Self-Directe

Top 6 Reasons Investment Platforms Fail

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:11:48 +0000
BY Brock Murray Chief Executive Officer katipult.com, CROWDFUNDING BEAT GUEST POST. Private capital markets are plagued with compliance requirements and operational inefficiencies, and softw

SEC, NASAA Sign Info-Sharing Agreement for Crowdfunding

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:39:08 +0000
See the Press Release NASAA President Mike Rothman (L) and SEC Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar sign MOU.

Political Crowdfunding: Building a Community Instead of a Campaign

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:46:04 +0000
By Anum Yoon, Crowdfund Beat Media Guest Editor, Throughout the past few years, crowdfunding has become a source of fundraising for charities, life-saving surgeries, new products, individual travel go