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

Cryptocurrency crowdfunding experiment ends in disaster

Wildly successful DAO crowdsourced venture fund using Ethereum currency will now shut down. Read more: www.inc.com

Invoice financing startup KredX secures $6.25m

Lending startup KredX has raised $6.25m in a Series A round led by Sequoia Capital India. The round also saw existing backer Prime Venture Partners participate. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

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

Businesses are turning to crowdfunding for finance

Entrepreneurs and start-ups are increasingly turning to crowdfunding to raise funds. Alternative finance is now a global phenomenon, with $34billion raised. Read more: business-reporter.co.uk

iFunded scores pre-Series A for real estate crowdinvesting

Real estate crowdinvesting platform iFunded has raised a seven-figure pre-Series A round. Creathor Venture is the only named investor. Read more: www.fintechroundup.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

WINGS Foundation adds angel investor Chandler Guo to board

Chandler Guo is an angel investor and a well known adviser in bitcoin and Ethereum Classic startups. Read more: www.bitcoinist.com

SyndicateRoom’s role in 3i Infrastructure placing

SyndicateRoom’s participation in 3i Infrastructure’s £385million share placing was interesting and ground-breaking for the world of crowdfunding. Read more: www.directorstalk.com

Crossflow Payments lands investment from Calibrate

Alternative finance platform Crossflow Payments has landed an investment from Calibrate Management. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

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