Thursday, August 17, 2017
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTING & TRADING

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTING & TRADING

Why VCs invest in ICOs

Some VC firms may see a short-term money making project in cryptocurrencies while many VC firms and angel investors truly believe in, Read more: cointelegraph.com

Fidelity brings Bitcoin tracking to traditional investors

Fidelity Labs has partnered with bitcoin startup Coinbase. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Stox nabs $30m in ICO which lasts two days

Financial data provider Stox.com has raised $30m in its ICO after just two days raising and makes it the ninth biggest ICO to date. Read more: fintech.global

Reciprocal pulls in up to $25m for FinTech fund

New York-based venture capital newcomer Reciprocal Ventures has pulled in at least $25m towards its debut FinTech-focused fund. Read more: fintech.global

investFeed rolls cryptocurrency social investment platform

investFeed, a community-powered stock trading network, announced on Friday it is rolling out the first version of its cryptocurrency-based social investment Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Former Deutsche Bank COO invests in Cobalt

Cobalt has received an undisclosed investment from former Deutsche Bank COO Henry Ritchotte, who also joins as strategic advisor. Read more: fintech.global

ID Finance, Da Vinci Capital launch $200m FinTech fund

Da Vinci Capital has teamed former Elbrus Capital fund manager Yuri Popov and ID Finance to launch a $200m FinTech-focused debt finance fund. Read more: fintech.global

Absa gets real with virtual investor launch

South African heavyweight Absa Bank has unveiled its own artificial intelligence (AI)-powered online investment platform, Virtual Investor. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Canada-based CoPower lands $2m financing round

Canada-based CoPower has landed a $2m financing round to help scale its investment platform reach more people. Read more: fintech.global

OpenInvest launch investing to end forced labor, human trafficking

OpenInvest, an impact investing platform empowering individuals to drive social change with their dollars, today announced the launch of the first impact Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com