Update: CapitalRise’s Latest Crowdfunding Round Secures More Than £1.9 Million During the Final Week on Seedrs

Property crowdfunding platform CapitalRise has raised more than £1.9 million through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, which is set to close later this week. The funding round was launched last month, originally seeking £1 million. The initiative made its debut just a little over a year after raising £2,395,250 through its first Seedrs … Read more

Blockchain-based IP Protection Application Gets Investment

Blockchain venture capital fund NEM Ventures has reportedly invested in SharpShark, a Chilean startup leveraging the Symbol blockchain platform to offer timestamping solutions for content creators to protect their intellectual properties. It will also allow them to tokenize or transfer their creations.  Content creators and blockchain digital protection  According to the report, SharpShark is designed … Read more

Bitcoin Suisse Completes a $48 Million Series A Financing Round

Swiss crypto financial services provider, Bitcoin Suisse completes its first financing round of $ 48 million (CHF 45 million). The completed Series A financing round now has Bitcoin Suisse’s 2019 pro forma equity totaling around $108 million. The financing round includes 16.4% of shares of BTCS Holding AG, consisting of 6.4% treasury shares and 10% … Read more

Wyoming Digital Asset Bank Avanti Said to Open in October

Avanti, Wyoming’s first bank focusing on digital assets is scheduled to open this coming October. According to Avanti Financial Group, Inc. the aspiring bank received formal notice from the Wyoming Division of Banking that Avanti’s application for a bank charter was accepted as complete on July 15. Additionally, its application timeline has been accelerated. Avanti … Read more

New Zealand: PledgeMe Reports First Dividends Paid from Crowdfunded Issuer

PledgeMe, an investment crowdfunding platform operating in New Zealand, is reporting the first dividends paid from a crowdfunded securities offer. According to PledgeMe, Wellington-based payroll intermediary company, Thankyou Payroll, announced their first dividend payment at their AGM last night. “We understand that we’re not only… Read More The post New Zealand: PledgeMe Reports First Dividends … Read more

Birchal Publishes Update on Crowdfunding in Australia

Birchal, the top investment crowdfunding platform in Australia, has published a report updating on progress being made in Australia regarding “crowd sourced funding” (CSF) as it is called in Australia. According to Birchal, since the commencement of Australia’s CSF industry in 2018, over 80 Australian… Read More The post Birchal Publishes Update on Crowdfunding in … Read more

Grayscale Investments’ Bitcoin Cash Trust Approved for Public Trading

Grayscale Investments’ Bitcoin Cash Trust and Litecoin Trust have been approved by the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for public quotations. The two add to Grayscale’s four existing publicly traded investment products: Bitcoin Trust, Ethereum Trust, Ethereum Classic Trust, and the Digital Large Cap Fund. Grayscale’ Publicly Traded Offerings Grayscale Investments announced Monday that … Read more

Russia Shelves Plans to Criminalize Bitcoin Transactions – For Now

Russia has dropped plans to criminalize bitcoin transactions – for now, according to local media reports. The Digital Financial Assets Bill (DFA), due to be read for the second time in the Russian parliament – or State Duma – on July 21, has removed references to administrative and criminal liability for dealing in bitcoin (BTC). … Read more