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Shroud of the Avatar: Equity crowdfunding passes $500K, studio plans monthly telethons

Bing equity crowdfunding - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:30
Shroud of the Avatar’s equity crowdfunding venture has gone rather well: Portalarium declared last night that it has “exceeded [its] SeedInvest target and [is] now reaching new heights,” meaning it’s raised $570,913 toward its original $500,000 ...
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Europe’s Peer-to-Peer Lending Market

Bing p2p lending - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 04:42
Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has become a popular alternative to traditional bank loans for both businesses and individuals. The global P2P lending market was valued at US$26 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach US$460 billion by 2022, growing at a ...
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Europe’s Peer-to-Peer Lending Market

Bing peer to peer lending - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 04:42
Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has become a popular alternative to traditional bank loans for both businesses and individuals. The global P2P lending market was valued at US$26 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach US$460 billion by 2022, growing at a ...
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What is the bitcoin fork? What happens now bitcoin has forked?

Bing FCA Authorisation - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 02:41
Dr Garrick Hileman, a research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, compared bitcoin to a tree and bitcoin cash to an offshoot. On Tuesday, he said: “That bitcoin tree is going to continue to grow like nothing happened today.
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Peer-2-Peer: A “win/win” for investors and local communities

Bing p2p lending - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 02:14
It’s over 12 years since P2P lending first appeared on the investment landscape as a bit part player and, since then, the sector has burst into the mainstream as investors eagerly explore new alternative ways to retain value, boost income and beat inflation.
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Bridging: How crisis situations become opportunities

Bing FCA Authorisation - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:57
It’s therefore no surprise that demand for bridging loans continues to rise as an increasing amount of property investors turn to alternative finance providers. More good news came from the ASTL’s latest sentiment survey, compiled from its bridging ...
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Thomson Reuters adds alternative finance data to Eikon with TAB ... - Finextra

Google alternative finance - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:15

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Thomson Reuters adds alternative finance data to Eikon with TAB ...
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TAB Dashboard has become the first alternative finance data intelligence app added to Thomson Reuters Eikon App Studio.
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What is bitcoin cash? Latest as bitcoin cash swings after cryptocurrency fork

Bing FCA Authorisation - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 03:00
The bitcoin price closed much higher at $2,729.51. Dr Garrick Hileman, a research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, said this data makes bitcoin cash the third largest cryptocurrency on paper. But he said: “I don’t believe that ...
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Shoosmiths advises on investment round for pioneering screen time limiting application

Bing EIS AND investment - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 02:50
The Shoosmiths corporate team was led by partner Rachel Turner, who has significant experience advising clients in the technology sector on SEIS and EIS investment rounds, particularly within the Thames Valley region. Jeremy Drayton, CEO of screenlimit ...
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“There’s a real thirst for it”: Businesses keen to get on board with equity crowdfunding as Pozible launches its Birchal platform

Bing equity crowdfunding - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:51
The founders of crowdfunding platform Pozible have taken their first step into the world of equity crowdfunding with the launch of the Birchal platform on Tuesday night, and they have an ambitious goal of creating “the next Australian consumer-based ...
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Check out loanDepot’s very SoCal plans for its ‘mello Innovation Lab’

Bing lending platform - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:46
LoanDepot’s “mello,” a proprietary end-to-end digital lending platform, is getting its own Irvine, California-based tech campus dubbed the “mello Innovation Lab.” Launched in March, mello came to life after 18 months of work and has been an $80 ...
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Lending Loop raises $2 million, launches automated investment platform

Bing lending platform - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:56
Toronto-based Lending Loop, a peer-to-peer lending platform, has raised $2 million in funding from the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund. The round also saw participation from a group of finance and technology investors. Lending Loop said the funding will ...
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Singapore's GIC leads $220 million funding round for Chinese P2P lender Dianrong

Bing lending platform - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:31
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Dianrong has raised $220 million from Singapore sovereign fund GIC Pte Ltd [GIC.UL] and other investors to fund R&D in China and potential ventures elsewhere in Asia. Other investors in the ...
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FundedByMe Malaysia Launches Peer to Peer Lending Platform AlixCo

Bing lending platform - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 06:41
FundedByMe Malaysia (FBM Crowdtech Sdn Bhd), one of the first approved crowdfunding platforms in the country, has created a peer to peer lending platform for SMEs. The new platform, entitled AlixCo, is designed to help finance Malaysian entrepreneurs ...
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How to incorporate peer-to-peer lending into your retirement planning

Bing peer to peer lending - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 02:44
Over the past ten years, peer-to-peer lending has taken the UK by storm and has become a viable option for many people looking for a potential retirement income. To date, more than £10 billion has been invested through UK peer-to-peer lenders, returning ...
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EPF to carefully consider any investment in technology stocks

Bing EIS AND investment - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 02:33
KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will carefully consider any investment in technology stocks moving ... Meanwhile, on the Employment Insurance System Bill (EIS), tabled in Parliament on Tuesday,Shamsudin said the move was timely as it ...
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International P2P Lending Volumes July 2017

Bing p2p lending - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 02:11
The table lists the loan originations of p2p lending marketplaces in June. Zopa leads ahead of Funding Circle and Lendinvest. The total volume for the reported platforms adds up to 491 million Euro. I added Iuvo Group and Dofinance to the table. I track ...
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Investment and funding for your business

Bing EIS AND investment - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 00:51
SEIS/EIS where you offer equity shares ... The costs of such a vehicle does mean this is something you would embark on only where you require millions in investment. You also need to be clear on who, where and how this will be distributed.
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Flexiti Financial raises $6.25 million to scale POS lending platform for retailers

Bing lending platform - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 21:19
Toronto-based Flexiti Financial, which provides point-of-sale financing and payment technology for retailers, has secured a $6.25 million investment from a group of undisclosed investors. Flexiti Financial said the round was oversubscribed. This round ...
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Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

Bing FCA Authorisation - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 17:00
research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. "A market seems to be emerging for Bitcoin Cash that looks to be relatively robust," he told the BBC. The fresh-faced crypto-currency was trading comfortably above $400 (£300) about 12 hours ...
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