As companies are entering the concept of serial crowdfunding questions on having the first European internet lion begin to arise.
Fintech Innovators announced the third annual Fintech 100 list of the world’s leading innovators for 2016.
The annual study by advisory firm KPMG and investment company H2 Ventures shows that four of the top five global innovators in financial technology now come from China, reflecting the “indisputable” growth of fintech in the country, the FT reports.
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.
Still, Alex Fray, group chief executive of Boston Multi Family Office is convinced this fintech challenge can be met. “Digital disruption and innovation will undoubtedly transform financial services in the coming years, including the family office sector.” Until then, there’s always the corkscrew.
Oliver* met up with Crowd Valley Inc., the leading global digital finance platform provider, to discuss about fintech, current challenges, future scenarios, and a partnership with the European business angels association. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW.
A crowd-funded project to prosecute politicians for “lying” during the EU referendum campaign has raised over £175,000 and now wants to see dishonest politicians jailed, the project’s founder has told The Independent.
Interviewed by Crowdfund Insider, Luke Davis, CEO of the London-based private equity house IW Capital, said the Bank of England’s actions had caused a “ripple effect” for people across the UK.
According to the latest study from Business Insider, Nesta, and KPMG, equity crowdfunding is one of the fastest-growing areas in the booming alternative finance industry as it is starting to threaten legacy players in the investment industry.
European crowdfunding platform Seedrs is planning to set up shop in Berlin, having already opened offices in Amsterdam and Lisbon within the last year.