Saturday, November 18, 2017

Funderbeam said to close $5.8m funding round

Startup stock exchange platform Funderbeam has reportedly closed a $5.8m funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Crowdlending platform WeShareBonds secures €12m

France-based crowdlending platform WeShareBonds has secured a €12m financing round. Read more: fintech.global

Britain’s small businesses bank on alternative finance options

With more than half of small business owners in the UK concerned about their ability to get bank loans, many are turning to other alternatives. Read More: www.finextra.com

Pitfalls for funding platforms raising capital under Rule 506(b)

Rule 506(b), unlike its newer counterpart Rule 506(c), does not permit general solicitation. Read More: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Crowdfunding platform Charity Checkout bags $1m in funding

Online fundraising platform Charity Checkout has bagged $1m in a funding round to help boost its services. Read more: fintech.global

Seedrs raises £6m through crowdfunding, valuing business at £50m

UK-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs has closed a £10m financing round by raising £6m from its own crowdfunding platform. Read more: fintech.global

Singapore crowd-funding platform Miyu launches chatbot

Funding Societies, Singapore’s and Southeast Asia’s leading crowdfunding platform, has announced the launch of its chatbot Miyu. Read more: www.finextra.com

Crowdfunding platform Patreon nabs $60m Series C

Crowdfunding platform Patreon has nabbed a $60m Series C financing round to help scale its team and platform. Read more: fintech.global

SyndicateRoom sees opportunity in larger funding rounds

SyndicateRoom is one of the "big three" investment crowdfunding platforms in the United Kingdom. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

PledgeMe plans Australia move as crowdfunding rules improve

PledgeMe, has announced an expansion into Australia just as equity crowdfunding regulations are scheduled to change. Read more:: www.crowdfundinsider.com