Cashless donations platform goodbox surpasses £1m crowdfund target

Cashless donation technology developer goodbox has hit its £1m crowdfunding target, which it is raising on the Seedrs platform.

Despite Brexit: Crowdcube’s growth has risen for the seventh consecutive quarter

In the third quarter of 2019, crowdfunding platform Crowdcube’s revenues rose to £2.2m despite the UK's upcoming divorce from the EU.

Ethical crowdfund platform Yielders said to close Series A round

Yielders, an ethical property crowdfunding platform, has reportedly closed a Series A investment round as it looks to expand in Asia and the Middle East.

Seedrs has agreed terms for £4.5m funding round

UK-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs has confirmed that it has agreed to terms of a £4.5m funding round.

13 FinTech startups from Y Combinator’s latest batch to take note of

Seed accelerator Y Combinator has just announced its latest batch of startups. And there are some FinTech ventures that piqued our interest.

UK’s FCA releases rule changes to P2P platforms

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released the new rules for the peer-to-peer sector, in a bid to better protect investors while not hindering the ecosystem.

PIR Equities races to €275m Fund III hard cap close on strong prior performance

Employee-owned private equity house PIR Equities has taken just four months to hit a €275m hard cap close for its third flagship fund, after strong performance from its predecessor 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.

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Foreign exchange firm owner charged with fraud and misappropriation

A man operating out of a California and Tennessee-based company has been accused of wire fraud, fraud and misappropriation.

CFTC charges foreign exchange firm with fraud in a bitcoin-linked Ponzi scheme

A foreign exchange firm used its investors’ money for personal expenses such as buying a BMW, according to charges brought out against it by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

FINRA lists MirrorWeb on its compliance vendor directory

MirrorWeb, a web archiving and monitoring solution, has been listed in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Compliance Vendor Directory (CVD).

SumUp launches new business payment card in partnership with Mastercard

UK-based FinTech startup SumUp has unveiled its first business payment card to give merchants smoother access to funds and clearer oversight of their finances.

FIS has signed up German Opel Bank as its first European client for its...

Hot on the heels of having extended its partnership with PayPal, FIS has now signed its first European banking client to use its core banking system.