Lending Club, Funding Circle investor USV raises more than $428m across new funds

Union Square Ventures has pulled in more than $428m of new capital across a pair of vehicles.

FundedByMe becomes first regulated crowdfunding platform in UAE

FundedByMe has received approval to become the first regulated crowdfunding platform in the United Arab Emirates.

European Crowdfunding Network writes open letter to European Council for EU-wide crowdfunding reg

Members of the European Crowdfunding Network have written an open letter to the member states of the European Council in support of a pan-EU regime for crowdfunding platforms.

VentureCrowd has pulled in nearly $1.5m in crowdfunding round

Australia-based equity crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd has raised just under $1.5m in its own crowdfunding campaign, so far.

Crowdfunding platform picks Onfido to combat fraud

Indiegogo has partnered with Onfido, an identity verification provider, to prevent fraudsters from entering its crowdfunding platform.

LendInvest raises $39.5m in its ‘pre-IPO’ round

Online property financing and investing platform LendInvest has raised $39.5m in a Series C debt and equity round.

Non-profit crowdfunding platform GiveGab raises $1.5m

Non-profit crowdfunding platform GiveGab has raised $1.5m in a venture funding round.

EveryAction forms strategic partnership with Insight, to fund its next growth phase

EveryAction, a software developer for non-profits and campaigns, has formed a partnership with private equity firm Insight Venture Partners.

Crowdfunding platform GiveHope.com collects $500k seed

GiveHope.com, an online donation and crowdfunding platform, has collected $500,000 in a seed round.

Crowdfunding platform Pledge Me surpasses NZD $500,000 target in its own crowdfund

New Zealand-based crowdfunding platform Pledge Me has surpassed the target NZD 500,080 for its own crowdfunding campaign.