Crowdfunding is not here to replace venture capital but syndicate it

Crowdfunding has moved on from being derided as a weakness by venture capital firms to instead becoming an emblem of confidence, according to Equityfor...

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.

OurCrowd launched 13th investment fund, just weeks after previous fund close

Crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has launched its 13th fund on $50m, just weeks after the launch of its previous vehicle.

Seedrs sees £85m invested in record year

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs is reporting a record year for the company with more than £85m invested into 158 deals on the platform.

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.

Accel-KKR buys non-profit fundraising platform Salsa Labs

Accel-KKR acquires non-profit fundraising and marketing software platform Salsa Labs, for an undisclosed amount.

Seedrs, Portugal Ventures partner to support Portuguese FinTechs

Seedrs and Portugal Ventures have formed a partnership to support the Portugal ecosystem.

Crowdfunding platform picks Onfido to combat fraud

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

Real estate crowdfunding platform Duocaitou bags $10m for Series A

China-based crowdfunding website Duocaitou has reportedly bagged $10m for its Series A funding round.

Crowdfunding platform Charity Checkout bags $1m in funding

Online fundraising platform Charity Checkout has bagged $1m in a funding round to help boost its services. This equity round was led by Octopus Group...

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What wealth managers should look for when digitising client relationship management

Digitalisation of client relationship management is now a critical part of wealth management and firms need to automate admin tasks to foster engagement, according to WealthObjects CEO and founder Uday Bhaskar Nimmakayala.

Payments platform PPRO reaches unicorn status after funding round

Local payments platform-as-a-service PPRO has hit the unicorn status, after a $180m funding round puts its valuation to more than $1bn.

Australian FinTech funding set a new record despite deal activity plummeting amid extended lockdowns

Australian FinTech achieved another record year, but medium-sized businesses found it harder to attract investors as Covid-19 swept across the nation.

Accounting platform Trovata collects $20m in its Series A funding round

Open banking platform Trovata has reportedly collected $20m in its Series A funding round, which was led by Wells Fargo Strategic Capital.

Don’t forget to update your permissions warns the FCA

The UK's top financial watchdog has warned firms to not forget to regularly reviewer regulatory permissions or risk having their licence to operate cancelled.
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