The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published multi-firm review findings indicating the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive’s (MiFID II) research unbundling rules have improved asset managers’ accountability over costs, saving millions for investors.
Curve is a banking app that allows you to collate all of your bank cards onto one smart card. Think a wallet which is not a wallet, but is also kept in your wallet. Since its launch in April 2018, the fintech product has proved popular, with the company citing over 500,000 users to date, … Read more
Reg CF [Regulation Crowdfunding], the smallest of the three crowdfunding exemptions created by the bi-partisan JOBS Act of 2012, became officially actionable in May of 2016. In that time, hundreds of issuers have raised money on FINRA regulated “funding portals” taking advantage of the internet… Read More The post Reg CF: In More than 3 … Read more
Mobile wallets were once a niche service for tech-savvy customers, but not anymore: digital wallets…
Crypto is not illegal in China, but it is illegal for banks and financial institutions to deal in crypto. It’s also illegal for nationals to send over $50,000 in fiat money in a day, without government permission. Restrictive banking regulations, international trade wars, and a surveillance state in the midst of political unrest mean that … Read more
In the landlocked nation, credit is in short supply and few have bank accounts. Foreign lenders, development banks, microfinance institutions and fintechs want to solve its woes – it’s just not clear that Laos wants them back.
OurCrowd, Israel’s most active venture investor and leading global crowdfunding platform, has partnered with Finistere, Tnuva and Tempo to launch a NIS 1 billion (~ USD $ 283 million) Foodtech incubator in Israel. “Fresh Start” was officially launched at an event this week. OurCrowd announced… Read More The post OurCrowd Partners wtih Finistere, Tnuva & … Read more
Italy-based cryptocurrency exchange platform, Young Platform, has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a total of €787,480 in funding secured. The funding round was launched on the equity crowdfunding platform earlier this summer and quickly secured its initial €500,000 funding target while attracting… Read More The post Update: Italian Crypto Exchange Young Platform … Read more
Blockstack, the first token issuer to have a Form 1-A approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised $23 million in their offering. The final tally was revealed by Blockstack in a blog post. Blockstack used the Reg A+ exemption to issue tokens they preferred not to label as securities although by using … Read more
Blockstack PBC, a decentralized computing network, announced that it managed to raise more than $23 million in the first-ever U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-approved token offering. Muneeb Ali, co-founder and CEO of Blockstack PBC wrote in a blog post on Sept. 10 that the blockchain-based startup Blockstack has raised more than $23 million in … Read more