Crowdfunding

Estonian Investment Marketplace Secures License in Singapore

Estonian fintech startup Funderbeam announced today that it has secured the Capital Market Services License and Recognise Market Operator license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, marking the startup’s entrance into the Singaporean market. Funderbeam’s marketplace enables investors to buy

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Philippines’ Regulators Issues New Crowdfunding Rules

Philippines’ regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released its rules and regulations on crowdfunding as its way of providing certainty in the market so that startups and SMEs can access funding, while the public is given more investment options.

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Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Says It Will Be Piloting P2P Lending Soon

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue announced during a ministerial meeting recently that the Vietnamese government will soon issue a decision to allow a pilot implementation of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending before officially developing a regulatory framework for the new fundraising

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This Singaporean Team Wants to Combat Crypto-Scams with a Board Game

Cryptocurrency has been the subject of a huge amount of interest by the populace, yet if you pulled someone off the street to ask them specific questions, there’s a very high chance that they’ll draw up a blank. The crypto-world

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FundedHere Launches FundedX, a Blockchain Powered Secondary Market for Startups

[Update] FundedX to cease operations, no authorisation to run a private exchanges/secondary market read more here Singapore-based crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, announced the launch of FundedX, a new private stock exchange to facilitate the trading of shares of high-growth startups and privately-held

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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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