Friday, September 18, 2020

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter debuts in Asia

Kickstarter, one of the world's largest crowd funding platforms, is launching in Hong Kong and Singapore making it easier for creators there to launch projects. Read more: thetechportal.com

A first-time investor’s guide to equity crowdfunding

Many will get drawn into the tempestuous world of startup investing without a plan, If you’re new to startup investing here are a few things you should know before going in. Read more: www.venturebeat.com

Crowdcube announces partnership with AWS

UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Amazon Web Services. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

PwC announces partnership with crowdfunding platform

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), announced on Monday that it has formed a partnership with a German equity crowdfunding platform. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

GoFundMe passes $3bn milestone in crowd donations

Charitable crowdfunding platform GoFundMe is experiencing rapid growth and announcing that the total raised through the platform now exceeds $3bn. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Flender secures £500,000 on Seedrs

Social peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Flender has secured more than £500,000 in a equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Crowdo gets licence for P2P lending and equity crowdfunding

Crowdohas received its CMS licence from the MAS for securities crowdfunding to deliver both peer-to-peer and equity crowdfunding. Read more: www.dealstreetasia.com

Crowdfunded Pebble will sell to Fitbit for just $40m

Crowdfunded smartwatch maker Pebble is being acquired by fitness tracker Fitbit for as little as $40m. In total the company raised more than $43m through crowdfunding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Chinese FinTechs link supply chain financiers via blockchain

Supplier financing company FnConn and marketplace lending platform Dianrong have announced the launch of Chained Finance. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Singaporean crowdfunding platform raises $5m on ASX

Singaporean crowdfunding platform CoAssets has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) raising $5m. Read more: www.techinasia.com

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