Crowdfunding

FundedHere Raises Capital for F&B Mobile Ordering and Payments App Waitrr

Local crowdfunding platform FundedHere has raised a significant amount of capital for homegrown Waitrr – a first-of-its-kind ‘mobile waiter’ app which automates food orders to eliminate users’ wait times when dining in restaurants or ordering takeaway food – in an

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OurCrowd and Bangkok Bank Announce Strategic Alliance

OurCrowd, an Israel based global equity crowdfunding, announced its further expansion in Asia, with an innovative partnership with Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited. OurCrowd and BBL have already launched their cooperation in support of Thailand’s tech ecosystem which will create key

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CoAssets Reports Half-Year Results With 471% Increase In Revenue

CoAssets, a crowdfunding platform and Fintech lender specialising in facilitating funding for businesses,  reported its financial and operating results for the half year ended 31 December 2017, together with an update on the Group’s growth and capital strategy to the

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Newly Licensed Crowdfunding Player Kickstarts Platform To Serve Smes And Investors in Singapore

Local start-up, FundTier, has launched its crowdfunding platform officially after obtaining the Capital Market Services license last December. Founded by five former bankers, FundTier aims to connect local SMEs seeking alternative funding with investors who have an interest in funding

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The State of ICOs Around The World

We all know what China thinks of ICOs and Cryptocurrency – the country pretty much banned it all, outright. To catch up, read What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies? While some say it’s reasonable and necessary,  it

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What You Should Say, and Not Say to Attract Crowdfunding

Kickstarter campaign creators should take note: The community does not view claims of product novelty and product usefulness as congruent. While the total amount pledged is boosted when a product is said to be useful (or alternatively, novel), claiming that it

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Interns from Funding Societies introduce Miyu, the friendly Crowdfunding Chatbot

Funding Societies, Singapore’s and Southeast Asia’s leading crowdfunding platform, has announced the launch of its chatbot Miyu. This is the first such chatbot created by a crowdfunding company in Southeast Asia. Miyu works round the clock to answer queries that

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Top 11 Donation and Reward-Based Crowdfunding Platforms in Asia

In Asia, online alternative finance is developing rapidly, notably in China but also in the overall Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. China has been the world’s largest online alternative finance market by transaction volume, registering US$107 billion in 2015 or almost 99%

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Peer-to-Peer Lending in China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has become a global phenomenon. In Asia in particular, alternative financing has experienced an explosive growth. Asia’s large population of smartphone-savvy and unbanked makes it a prime market for alternative lenders. These leverage digital platforms and technology

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OurCrowd an Equity Crowdfunding Opens Singapore Office and Appoints new MD

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding, announced that it has opened an office in Singapore, its seventh worldwide, to serve the growing community of Asian investors interested in funding early stage high-growth companies. It has appointed Denes Ban, a successful entrepreneur and

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