By Date - 3 Abreast

05/23/2019 - 08:20

Meet The Four Projects selected for Harlow SOUP's next community crowdfunding event  Essex TV

Four community projects have been selected for the May Harlow SOUP the four projects are: • Pact for Autism: project to support older children and young adults ...

05/22/2019 - 21:23

Police in the Netherlands and Luxembourg have seized six servers hosting Bestmixer.io, “one of the three largest mixing services for cryptocurrencies.” The seizures, cooperatively executed by the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD), Europol and the authorities in Luxembourg, have resulted in the complete shutdown... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 20:11

Snapsheet, a U.S.-based insurtech that’s focused in virtual claims solution, announced earlier this week it raised $29 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by Tola Capital, a venture capital firm that focuses on enterprise software. It includes participation from new investors,... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 19:35

Securities custody is a challenging service even for analog firms. Crypto brings with it a whole host of nuanced hurdles when providing custody for digital assets. There are a few firms that have successfully launched custody for crypto – such as PrimeTrust. Fidelity is providing... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 19:11

On Tuesday, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Germany’s supervisor of banks, financial services providers, insurance undertakings, and securities trading, reportedly published an order for N26 to remove backlogs in IT monitoring in order establish process descriptions and workflows in writing. In response to the... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 18:34

Pension managing company PensionBee announced earlier this week that it has expanded its integration with digital banking group Starling Bank. PensionBee revealed that Starling Bank customers may now seamlessly combine all their old pensions into a new PensionBee plan, offering a pension consolidation product in... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 17:44

Portugal-based agriculture tech company, Agroop, has successfully secured its initial €500,000 funding target through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched in March, less than two years after Agroop obtained €514,000 on the funding platform.  As previously reported, Agroop was... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 16:41

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise has raised $292 million at a valuation of $3.5 billion. According to multiple reports, Transferwise has doubled its valuation in contrast to its last funding round. The round was said to be over-subscribed. Transferwise last raised capital at a... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 16:18

Having been a critic of all-format, all-source comics since 2012 or so – most notably as Editor in Chief at Women Write About Comics between 2017 ...

05/22/2019 - 16:00

Crowdfunding Spotlight - 32Blit: Retro-Inspired Handheld  TechRaptor

Game development can be pretty hard. Even trying to create a rudimentary pixel-art based game can be quite taxing if you're completely new at it. Over the years ...

05/22/2019 - 15:56

Read more: Nutmeg targets 'seven figure sum' in crowdfunding round. Wealthsimple said it will use the funding to develop its existing services while ...

05/22/2019 - 15:51

Loot had recently encouraged customers to sign up for a crowdfunding round, however, the fintech firm was forced to appoint Smith and Williamson to ...

05/22/2019 - 15:39

TicketGuardian, an insurtech startup that’s aiming to shake up the ‘no refunds’ standard of live events ticketing, announced earlier this week it has rebranded to Protecht. According to TicketGuardian, the name change is designed to streamline and simplify the Protecht offerings to partners, prospects, and... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 15:06

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with India’s government-owned company UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited (UTIITSL), to facilitate the issuing of physical and digital taxpayer identification cards, also known as PAN (Permanent... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 14:57

PeerStreet, a leading crowdfunding platform serving the real estate marketplace, is expecting “substantial institutional growth.” In the online capital formation world, institutional money is needed for a platform to effectively scale. Since platform launch, PeerStreet has done a pretty effective job as loan facilitations have... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 14:26

Loot's website is still prominently advertising a Crowdfunding effort on the Seedrs platform, although the link appears to have been taken down and ...

05/22/2019 - 14:08

The groups are crowdfunding to pay for lawyers to investigate whether there are grounds to bring a legal challenge against the education secretary for ...

05/22/2019 - 13:56

Digital asset firm Circle has let go 10% of its workforce or 30 individual employees. Circle founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire explained the move in a series of tweets. Allaire said: “We made these changes in response to new market conditions, most importantly, an increasingly... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 13:51

Released in 2013 after raising $8.5m via Kickstarter, the Ouya was one of crowdfunding's highest-profile success stories - with some analysts ...

05/22/2019 - 13:33

Challenger bank Tandem has formed a partnership with “social mobility charity,” Brightside, to educate the youth on financial management. According to Tandem, a pilot program has been launched to deliver a program to a North London school to students aged 16 to 18 “offering a... Read More

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05/22/2019 - 13:32

Four Youths Arrested for Vandalizing Thousands of Dollars Worth of Pristine Model Trains  The Drive

Some young'uns are in hot water after four of them allegedly vandalized a large model train exhibit at the Welland Academy in Stamford, England this past ...

05/22/2019 - 13:03

It's enough to raise eyebrows from private equity players such as Patrick Jensen, a partner at Prairie Capital in Chicago. "I think it's a direct correlation with all the states legalizing cannabis," ...