• Rise Art Returns to Equity Crowdfunding Crowdcube: Now Seeking £650,000 in Funding July 16, 2018 6:07 pm
    Just a little over two years after securing £520,000 in funding through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, online gallery marketplace Rise Art has returned to the funding portal, seeking a minimum of £650,000. Founded in 2011, Rise Art is on a mission to revolutionize... Read More The post Rise Art Returns to Equity Crowdfunding Crowdcube: Now Seeking £650,000 in Funding appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    Samantha Hurst
  • LendingTree Acquires Student Loan Hero for $60 Million July 16, 2018 6:04 pm
    Online lending exchange LendingTree(NASDAQ: TREE) has announced it will acquire Austin, Texas based Student Loan Hero for $60 million in cash to be paid upon closing. The transaction is expected to close in Q3 of 2018. Student Loan Hero offers students financial comparison tools, educational resources, and personalized... Read More The post LendingTree Acquires Student Loan Hero for $60 Million appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    JD Alois
  • General Atlantic Invests $250 Million in Working Capital Platform Greensill to Fuel Lending Growth July 16, 2018 5:26 pm
    Leading non-bank finance firm Greensill has received an investment from General Atlantic in the amount of $250 million. This values Greensill at $1.64 billion. Gabriel Caillaux, Managing Director and Head of EMEA at General Atlantic, will be joining the Greensill board. Founded in 2011, Greensill provides... Read More The post General Atlantic Invests $250 Million in Working Capital Platform Greensill to Fuel Lending Growth appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    JD Alois
  • India Financial Service Company Bajaj Finserv Announces New Partnership With Plug and Play July 16, 2018 5:16 pm
    Bajaj Finserv, an India-based financial service company, announced last week it has formed a partnership with global innovation platform, Plug and Play, to tap into startups that will add value for their customers. Bajaj Finserv claims it is the first Indian company to partner with... Read More The post India Financial Service Company Bajaj Finserv Announces New Partnership With Plug and Play appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    Samantha Hurst
  • UK Fintech Scale Up Shieldpay Crosses Atlantic to Provide Services in the US July 16, 2018 4:18 pm
    UK based Shieldpay has expanded into the US by providing services to car classified site, AutoClassics.com. The Fintech scale up enables sites to become fully transactional marketplaces and offers an instant digital escrow payment solution.  Shieldpay can also accelerate multi-million-pound M&A deals and real estate transactions,... Read More The post UK Fintech Scale Up Shieldpay Crosses Atlantic to Provide Services in the US appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    JD Alois
  • OnDeck Appoints Stephen Klimas as New Head of Investor Relations July 16, 2018 3:41 pm
    Online lending platform for small businesses, OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), announced last week it has appointed Stephen Klimas as its new Head of Investor Relations. Prior to joining OnDeck, Klimas was Managing Director for Finance and Capital Markets of Avolon, a global commercial aircraft leasing company,  following the company’s acquisition of... Read More The post OnDeck Appoints Stephen Klimas as New Head of Investor Relations appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    Samantha Hurst
  • Whose Side Are You On? Crypto Industry Must “Step Up Game” After Bitcoin Accused of Abetting Russian Election Interference July 16, 2018 3:19 pm
    In the wake of Mueller indictment revelations showing that Russian spies used bitcoins to aid their hacks on the US Democratic Party leading up to 2016 US elections, US Congressman Emanuel Cleaver has once again called on the crypto industry to take responsibility for the misuse... Read More The post Whose Side Are You On? Crypto Industry Must “Step Up Game” After Bitcoin Accused of Abetting Russian Election Interference appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    Cali Haan
  • Coinbase is Looking to Add More Crypto to its Marketplace July 16, 2018 2:42 pm
    Coinbase, a marketplace for cryptocurrency, is “exploring” the addition of more digital coins. Specifically, Cardano (ADA) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Stellar Lumens (XLM) Zcash (ZEC) 0x (ZRX) Coinbase has never been shy about its intent to become the one cryptocurrency exchange to rule them all... Read More The post Coinbase is Looking to Add More Crypto to its Marketplace appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    JD Alois
  • Cross-Border E-Payment Specialist PPRO Group Secures $50 Million Through Investment Round Led By PayPal With Participation from Citi Ventures July 16, 2018 2:32 pm
    PPRO Group, a UK-based cross-border e-payment specialist, announced on Monday it secured $50 million through its latest investment round, which was led by PayPal with participation from Citi Ventures and return investor HPE Growth Capital. Founded in 2006, PPRO, which is an FCA authorized e-money institution, enables businesses to accept... Read More The post Cross-Border E-Payment Specialist PPRO Group Secures $50 Million Through Investment Round Led By PayPal With Participation from Citi Ventures appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    Samantha Hurst
  • Regtech Securrency Announces Partnership With SharesPost July 16, 2018 1:59 pm
    Securrency, a regtech firm that has created platform designed to streamline regulatory compliance for token offerings, announced on Friday it has formed a strategic partnership with SharesPost, a provider of private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research, to help drive tokenized securities trading to the... Read More The post Regtech Securrency Announces Partnership With SharesPost appeared first on Crowdfund Insider.
    Samantha Hurst

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