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China’s Largest Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform Calling It Quits

Bing lending platform - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 05:06
China’s largest peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform — Hongling Capital — plans to get out of the online lending business within three years, citing a poor track record of people repaying loans. Analysts said the decision marks the end of big P2P deals.
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EQUITES PROPERTY FUND LIMITED – Increase in amount of equity capital raising by accelerated book build

Bing Equity Raise - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 03:26
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN OR ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH IT WOULD BE UNLAWFUL TO DO SO In light of the strong demand in response to the earlier announcement of an equity ...
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Crowdfunding restores ponds in drought-hit south India

Bing crowdfunding - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 00:49
NAGAPATTINAM, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The worst drought in more than a century in southern India has led to protests, farmer suicides, and clashes at the water taps as reservoirs and lakes dry up in the searing heat. It has also led to an ...
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Crowdfunding restores ponds in drought-hit south India - Daily Mail

Google crowdfunding - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 00:46

Crowdfunding restores ponds in drought-hit south India
Daily Mail
It has also led to an unusual crowdfunding campaign that helped restore a village pond in one of the worst affected areas, with a similar effort planned for a second pond. The effort, led by The Better India website, raised more than 1.1 million rupees ...

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Crowdfunding isn't about buying but about donating - Redding Record Searchlight

Google crowdfunding - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:12

Redding Record Searchlight

Crowdfunding isn't about buying but about donating
Redding Record Searchlight
Imagine you're an innovator with a big idea but not a lot of cash to bring the idea to fruition. You spend some of your own money up front to design a cool demo, and then you've got to figure out a way to come up with the rest. Enter crowdfunding. It's ...

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Peer-to-Peer Lending Market - Improved Interfaces Making Borrowing and Lending Simpler

Bing peer to peer lending - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 20:39
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/26/2017 -- The key trend likely to be adopted by leading players in the global peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market is to build strategic alliances to expand its small business loan divisions. For instance, Prosper Marketplace ...
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Faircent launches Auto Invest feature to make P2P lending easier

Bing p2p lending - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 20:13
P2P lending platform Faircent.com has launched a new feature for registered lenders on its platform. Poised to be a game-changer for the industry, the company claims that the Auto Invest feature will eliminate the need for lenders to browse through several ...
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Crowdfunding campaign for UK geothermal project getting off great ... - ThinkGeoEnergy

Google uk+crowdfunding - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 19:23

ThinkGeoEnergy

Crowdfunding campaign for UK geothermal project getting off great ...
ThinkGeoEnergy
UK geothermal project successfully kicks off one of the first crowdfunding campaigns for a geothermal project, having so far raised about 54% of its funding.

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PwC: When It Comes to Crowdfunding Female Entrepreneurs in the Middle East Are Ahead of Men - Startup MGZN (press release) (blog)

Google crowdfunding+data - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 19:06

PwC: When It Comes to Crowdfunding Female Entrepreneurs in the Middle East Are Ahead of Men
Startup MGZN (press release) (blog)
Philip Bahoshy, the CEO, and the founder of Magnitt, a Dubai-based website focused on entrepreneurs and investors, commented that the data was promising for the local women, although the crowdfunding industry in the region was still new. Bahoshy also ...

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YouCaring Selected as Preferred Crowdfunding Platform for Major ... - Markets Insider

Google crowdfunding - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:39

YouCaring Selected as Preferred Crowdfunding Platform for Major ...
Markets Insider
SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- YouCaring today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) to bring ...

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YouCaring Selected as Preferred Crowdfunding Platform for Major ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Google crowdfunding+data - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:32

YouCaring Selected as Preferred Crowdfunding Platform for Major ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- YouCaring today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) to bring ...

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Entrepreneur behind Manchester startup Cool Cold Brew launches crowdfunding campaign - Bdaily

Google equity crowdfunding - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:30

Bdaily

Entrepreneur behind Manchester startup Cool Cold Brew launches crowdfunding campaign
Bdaily
Chilled coffee drinks brand Cool Cold Brew is embarking on an equity crowdfunding campaign as it prepares to launch its new range. The Manchester-based startup hopes to raise funds through Crowdcube before bringing four new flavours – Black, Milk, ...

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Crowdfunding bid to save Brighton's seafront terraces

Bing uk+crowdfunding - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:54
A crowdfunding campaign is being launched to kick-start the repair and regeneration of a section of crumbling Victorian seafront arches. The entire Grade II listed cast iron structure that forms Brighton's Madeira Terraces is closed to the public over ...
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How to invest your money: The best UK digital investment apps, from robo-advice to crowdfunding

Bing uk+crowdfunding - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 07:16
In the UK, 'wealth management' is an idea culturally reserved for the super rich. High fees for brokers and wealth managers means people with four figures of savings don't tend to view investing as a viable option. Now a whole host of fintech startups are ...
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Ongoing DryShips Equity Raise Almost 80% Finished Now

Bing Equity Raise - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 04:31
Company issues update on its ongoing equity raise, progress is approaching the 80% mark. 8th reverse split within 15 months just executed. Expect traders and speculative investors starting to position in the stock as the offering moves closer to the finish ...
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Money Laundering And A $7.6 Bn Scam: A Grim Look At The Dark Side Of P2P Lending

Bing p2p lending - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 03:33
One December morning in 2015, thousands of people took to the streets of China with placards and slogans. Why? They had all gathered in front of the defunct Ezubao headquarters to demand their money back. A week before the protest, the Ding Ning-founded ...
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Money Laundering And A $7.6 Bn Scam: A Grim Look At The Dark Side Of P2P Lending

Bing p2p lending - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 03:33
One December morning in 2015, thousands of people took to the streets of China with placards and slogans. Why? They had all gathered in front of the defunct Ezubao headquarters to demand their money back. A week before the protest, the Ding Ning-founded ...
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UK's first geothermal power plant launches crowdfunding drive

Bing uk+crowdfunding - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 23:09
A project to build the UK's first geothermal electricity site in Cornwall is now open for investment on crowdfunding site Abundance, with a target of raising £5m to kickstart construction. The United...
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Civic Engagement App Startup, 'Hear My Voice,' Begins Crowdfunding Effort Through SeedInvest - Markets Insider

Google equity crowdfunding - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:38

Markets Insider

Civic Engagement App Startup, 'Hear My Voice,' Begins Crowdfunding Effort Through SeedInvest
Markets Insider
ORLANDO, Fla., July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear My Voice (HMV), a civic engagement platform and mobile app, has partnered with SeedInvest to launch their first equity crowdfunding campaign. Through the campaign, HMV users can invest in the ...

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Over 600 get debt forgiveness after Attorney General settles with Virginia Beach credit lender

Bing FCA Authorisation - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:53
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced that his office has reached a settlement with Alternative Finance Company, providing refunds and debt forgiveness to nearly 600 consumers. Alternative Finance is an open-end credit ...
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