Monday, January 23, 2017

Activehours pockets $22m for paycheck app

Consumer financing app Activehours has raised $22m in a new round of funding led by Martix Partners. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

GoFundMe has acquired CrowdRise, may extend to charities

GoFundMe may take a leaf out of its book and expand to introduce funding for charities and non-profit organizations to its platform. Read more: www.thetechportal.com

Indiegogo’s equity crowdfunding platform surpasses $1 million

Less than two months after Indiegogo teamed up with MicroVentures to launch its equity crowdfunding platform, campaigns on the platform have successfully secured $1 million in funding. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

MobileCause grabs $15m for non-profit fundraising

Digital fundraising and communication platform for non-profits MobileCause has picked up $15m in a Series B round. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Seedrs sees £85m invested in record year

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs is reporting a record year for the company with more than £85m invested into 158 deals on the platform. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

P2P lender Silver Bullion passes $14m in secured lending

The peer to peer lending platform based in Singapore is a secured lender that backs up each loan with gold or silver bullion. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Kapilendo pockets €7m for crowdfunding platform

German crowdfunding platform Kapilendo has raised €7m in a Series B round of funding led by a pension fund. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

PaidUp helps Philippine SMEs crowdfund working capital

PaidUp also turns your phone into a prepaid digital wallet, enabling you to find, order and instantly pay for food, drinks and services. Read more: www.e27.co

Indiegogo forms partnership with Riverwood Solutions

Indiegogo announced it teamed up with manufacturing and supply-chain advisory firm, Riverwood Solutions. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

A first-time investor’s guide to equity crowdfunding

Many will get drawn into the tempestuous world of startup investing without a plan, If you’re new to startup investing here are a few things you should know before going in. Read more: www.venturebeat.com