Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Real estate crowdfunding marketplace hits $275m

Sharestates has originated $275 million in loans since the platform launched in 2015, making it one of the largest real estate crowdfunding platforms in regards to originations. Read more: www.prnewswire.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

The turn to crowdfunding: it’s too expensive to die

A study from NerdWallet.com finds campaigns to raise money for funeral and burial expenses are the fastest-growing cause in crowdfunding. Read More: time.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

Here’s how regulation crowdfunding performed in 2016

Regulation Crowdfunding, went into effect and 2016 ended with much promise for entrepreneurs seeking funding and our government seeking jobs. Read more: www.venturebeat.com

Canstar launches comparison portal WealthBricks

Start-ups are targeting this market with solutions that deliver advice, products and access to markets. The challenge, though, for start-ups and investors alike is discovering one another. Read more: www.finextra.com

France’s altfinance doubles – crowdfunding grows 40%

The French Crowdfunding Association (Financement Participatif France) released the 3rd edition of its annual industry Barometer. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Could crowdfunding be the next big investment scandal?

The UK’s crowdfunding industry is one of the great success stories of the so-called FinTech (financial technology) sector. Read More: www.independent.co.uk

P2P lender Silver Bullion passes $14m in secured lending

The peer to peer lending platform based in Singapore is a secured lender that backs up each loan with gold or silver bullion. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com