PopMuse: Crowdfunding http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Fintech Investments Surge in 2020 while Venture Capital Investments have More than Doubled Since 2014: Report https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162254-fintech-investments-surge-in-2020-while-venture-capital-investments-have-more-than-doubled-since-2014-report/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162254-fintech-investments-surge-in-2020-while-venture-capital-investments-have-more-than-doubled-since-2014-report/ Thu, 04 Jun 2020 01:54:00 UTC Omar Faridi at Crowdfund Insider Venture capital investments have been increasing steadily in Latin and South America, Southeast Asia, and India. Last year was particularly notable because of considerably more venture investments allocated towards emerging private capital markets, including Southeast Asia, Latin and South America, India, Central Eastern Europe, and... Read More The post Fintech Investments Surge in 2020 while Venture Capital Investments have More than Doubled Since 2014: Report appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ New Zealand’s Fintech Zeeco Partners with Salt Edge, an Open Banking Solution Provider, to Access Users’ Bank Data and Automate Eco-contributions https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162258-new-zealands-fintech-zeeco-partners-with-salt-edge-an-open-banking-solution-provider-to-access-users-bank-data-and-automate-eco-contributions/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162258-new-zealands-fintech-zeeco-partners-with-salt-edge-an-open-banking-solution-provider-to-access-users-bank-data-and-automate-eco-contributions/ Thu, 04 Jun 2020 01:45:06 UTC Omar Faridi at Crowdfund Insider New Zealand-based Fintech firm Zeeco has partnered with Salt Edge, a company that provides Open Banking solutions, in order to access users’ financial data and automate certain eco-contributions. As mentioned in a blog post published on Salt Edge’s official website: “With [rising] awareness [about] the... Read More The post New Zealand’s Fintech Zeeco Partners with Salt Edge, an Open Banking Solution Provider, to Access Users’ Bank Data and Automate Eco-contributions appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ U.S. Insurtech Hippo Set to Acquire Spinnaker Insurance https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162279-u-s-insurtech-hippo-set-to-acquire-spinnaker-insurance/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162279-u-s-insurtech-hippo-set-to-acquire-spinnaker-insurance/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:27:35 UTC Samantha Hurst at Crowdfund Insider Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Wednesday it is set to acquire Spinnaker Insurance Company, a national property and casualty insurer. Hippo reported it has partnered with Spinnaker as its largest carrier platform since 2017, with Spinnaker-backed Hippo products currently available to consumers in nearly... Read More The post U.S. Insurtech Hippo Set to Acquire Spinnaker Insurance appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ U.S. Banking App For Freelancers Lili Secures $10 Million Through Seed Funding Round https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162278-u-s-banking-app-for-freelancers-lili-secures-10-million-through-seed-funding-round/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162278-u-s-banking-app-for-freelancers-lili-secures-10-million-through-seed-funding-round/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:37:44 UTC Samantha Hurst at Crowdfund Insider Lili, a U.S.-based mobile banking app specifically for freelancers, announced on Wednesday it secured 10 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Group 11 with participation from Foundation Capital, AltaIR Capital, Primary Venture Partners, and Torch Capital. Founded in 2018, Lili reported... Read More The post U.S. Banking App For Freelancers Lili Secures $10 Million Through Seed Funding Round appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ QuantmRE Raises Capital on Republic, Start-up Offers Home Equity Agreements to Generate Funds from Your Home https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162277-quantmre-raises-capital-on-republic-firms-offers-home-equity-agreement-to-generate-funds-from-your-home/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162277-quantmre-raises-capital-on-republic-firms-offers-home-equity-agreement-to-generate-funds-from-your-home/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:18:24 UTC JD Alois at Crowdfund Insider QuantmRE, a real estate finance platform that originates and funds Home Equity Agreements, is raising growth capital on Republic. According to the offering page, QuantmRE is seeking up to $1.07 million under Reg CF for a Crowd SAFE at an $8 million valuation cap with... Read More The post QuantmRE Raises Capital on Republic, Start-up Offers Home Equity Agreements to Generate Funds from Your Home appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Tink Announces Extension of Open Banking Support For PayPal; Scores Strategic Investment https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162274-tink-announces-extension-of-open-banking-support-for-paypal-scores-strategic-investment/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162274-tink-announces-extension-of-open-banking-support-for-paypal-scores-strategic-investment/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:16:33 UTC Samantha Hurst at Crowdfund Insider Tink, a Sweden-based fintech that provides APIs to create next-generation banking services, announced on Wednesday it has extended its open banking support for PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL). According to Tink, the expanded relationship is supported by a second strategic investment from PayPal, carried out in connection... Read More The post Tink Announces Extension of Open Banking Support For PayPal; Scores Strategic Investment appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Crowdcube Investing Metrics Continue to Show Resilience During Coronavirus Crisis https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162276-crowdcube-investing-metrics-continue-to-show-resilience-during-coronavirus-crisis/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162276-crowdcube-investing-metrics-continue-to-show-resilience-during-coronavirus-crisis/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:20:27 UTC JD Alois at Crowdfund Insider Crowdcube, a top European investment crowdfunding platform based in the UK, is reporting that even during the COVID-19 crisis investment metrics remain strong. In a blog post today, Crowdcube stated: “May [2020] saw an increase in investment activity at Crowdcube, with it reaching a lockdown... Read More The post Crowdcube Investing Metrics Continue to Show Resilience During Coronavirus Crisis appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Invesdor Completes First Austrian Securities Offering for Biogena https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162273-invesdor-completes-first-austrian-securities-offering-for-biogena/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162273-invesdor-completes-first-austrian-securities-offering-for-biogena/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:57:00 UTC JD Alois at Crowdfund Insider � Invesdor, an equity crowdfunding platform that merged with an Austrian debt-funding platform Finnest in 2019, has completed its first equity round in the DACH region (Germany-Austria-Switzerland). Biogena Group GmbH raised almost �2 million, according to reports by Invesdor. Biogena, founded by CEO Albert Schmidbauer,... Read More The post Invesdor Completes First Austrian Securities Offering for Biogena appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ FIS Introduces Chargeback Indemnification Service For Cryptocurency Brokers & Exchanges “Fraud Freedom” https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162271-fis-introduces-chargeback-indemnification-service-for-cryptocurency-brokers-exchanges-fraud-freedom/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162271-fis-introduces-chargeback-indemnification-service-for-cryptocurency-brokers-exchanges-fraud-freedom/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:49:03 UTC Samantha Hurst at Crowdfund Insider FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Tuesday the launch of Worldpay’s Fraud Freedom, a new chargeback indemnification service designed for cryptocurrency brokers and exchanges.� According to FIS, Fraud Freedom service helps crypto brokers and exchanges optimize payment conversion, and authorization rates... Read More The post FIS Introduces Chargeback Indemnification Service For Cryptocurency Brokers & Exchanges “Fraud Freedom” appeared first on Crowdfund Insider. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ First Security Token Trading Marketplace Openfinance Network May Be in Transition https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162270-first-security-token-trading-marketplace-openfinance-network-may-be-in-transition/ https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2020/06/162270-first-security-token-trading-marketplace-openfinance-network-may-be-in-transition/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:49:55 UTC JD Alois at Crowdfund Insider Security token trading platform Openfinance Network may be in the midst of an executive transition. While the company has not issued any public statements, LinkedIn profiles of founder and co-CEO Juan Hernandez and co-CEO James Stonebridge have recently changed. Stonebridge’s LinkedIn profile has been updated... 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