Finding the fintech phenomenon

Blockchain technology has leapfrogged robo-advisers when it comes to the finance industry’s perception of its potential influence as an agent of change in the years ahead, a survey from CFA Institute reveals.

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Christian Catalini: “VC slowdown means a test for equity crowdfunding” [VIDEO]

Christian Catalini, Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, explains how venture capital investment has slowed down in many of the verticals since the end 2015. He says that if this is a trend rather than a blip, it will be a good test for the nascent market of equity crowdfunding. Many different models have emerged and platforms have adopted different types of solutions to solve for the problem of information asymmetry. Christian Catalini talks about those models and which ones are seeing the most success.

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10 biggest Fintech Crowdfunding Platforms of all Time (According to Tech Bullion)

In 2014, more than US$16 billion were raised through crowdfunding worldwide, which increased to over US$34 billion in 2015 and is estimated to increase in 2016. Crowdfunding has proven itself very popular in the world in its short history. All the signs show that crowdfunding is poised to be the next big investment trend. Here are the 10 biggest fintech crowdfunding of all time.

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