Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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

Largest single day of giving in GoFundMe history

On this year's Giving Tuesday, GoFundMe campaigns raised more than $7.4 million, showing a 46% increase from 2015. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

FinTech Australia approves crowdfunding legislation

FinTech Australia lauded the Australian Parliament’s vote to support the Corporations Amendment Bill. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Regulation crowdfunding: What We See Day to Day

The new avenues of fundraising enabled by The JOBS Act will forever change the landscape of small business capital formation. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Crowdfunding in the Netherlands grows by 33%

In 2016 a total of €170 million was raised through crowdfunding in the Netherlands. This sets a new all-time high for the crowdfunding market. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

The OCC FinTech charter is a key first step

The technology transforming the financial sector is creating a historic opportunity to make financial services better and more accessible for all Americans. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

FundersClub says it’s beating pros

FundersClub Inc., says it's beating the pros. Its returns outpaced the median venture capital fund and much of the industry's top quartile of investors. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

Asian B2B FinTechs raise top VC

B2B FinTechs across Asia secure the most venture capital for their solutions in eProcurement, logistics and SaaS. Read more: www.pymnts.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

A look at the savings tech horizon: crowdfunded savings

This is part four of a six part blog series about savings technology. Read more: finovate.com

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