Funding Portal Fundify Launches, Lists First Securities Offerings

Fundify has officially announced its launch as a FINRA regulated funding portal offering securities under Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding). In a company release, Josh Chodniewicz, founder and CEO of Fundify, stated: “This is an incredible time in the equity crowdfunding market. It’s growing by triple-digit… Read More The post Funding Portal Fundify Launches, Lists First … Read more

A perfect storm: cash collection and the rise of digital payments

Millions, maybe billions, of words have been written over recent months about how businesses have successfully morphed into virtual organisations, with remote workforces leveraging technology to carry on seamlessly delivering their services. The pandemic exposed a raft of inefficiencies in how payments are made For many, it’s also meant a significant adjustment in the exchange … Read more

StartEngine’s Security Offering Tops $7.3 Million

StartEngine’s self-crowdfunding round is cruising towards its goal of raising $55 million. Launched at the end of August, StartEngine has now raised $7.324 million backed by over 4200 individual investors. StartEngine is utilizing the Reg A+ securities exemption, a process that allows the company to… Read More The post StartEngine’s Security Offering Tops $7.3 Million … Read more

Dapper Labs and Flow Blockchain to Get a Boost From Big Tech as Studio Partners With Google

Google is joining forces with the blockchain firm Dapper Labs in order to help bolster Web3 development, blockchain gaming, and non-fungible token (NFT) technology. The blockchain company’s CEO Roham Gharegozlou tweeted about the deal on Tuesday noting that the firm was “amped to welcome Google to the Flow blockchain.” Google to Collaborate With Dapper Labs … Read more

Egypt B2B ecommerce platform Capiter raises $33M Serie A

Capiter, a Cairo-based B2B e-commerce startup has completed a $33 million Serie A in a round co-led by Quona Capital and MSA Capital which was accompanied by other investors such as Savola (a MENA food and retail sector strategic investor fund), Shorooq Partners (an Abhu Dhabi-based seed-stage venture capital fund), Foundation Ventures (an early-stage venture capital), … Read more

El Salvador’s bonds suffer as Bitcoin Law takes effect

Bond investors appear to be betting against El Salvador’s controversial Bitcoin Law, but other factors need to be taken into account. El Salvador’s move to embrace Bitcoin has ruffled the feathers of bond investors, with yields spiking as investors signal uncertainty for the emerging economy. A Sept. 8 report published by Bloomberg notes the yield … Read more

AMAS to launch digital agri-bank for Ethiopian farmers

Alliance Microfinance (AMAS) has signed a grant agreement with Norad, based on an application form submitted in partnership with Norwegian Church Aid, Norwegian tech company Bakken & Bæck, and a leading industrial conglomerate in Ethiopia East African Group. AMAS is the lead partner and grant manager running the project and aims to provide farmers across … Read more