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Venture Capital and the Art of the Deal: More of the Same

Imagine a Baskin Robbins where you can get any flavor you want, as long as it is vanilla. Based on recent data provided by the National Venture Capital Association in partnership with Aumni, the market for venture capital deal terms seem to be that kind… Read More

James Wo: CEO at Digital Financial Group Discusses Future Impact of CeFi, DeFi, NFTs, Polkadot

We recently connected with James Wo, the Founder and CEO at Digital Financial Group, an investment company empowering Web 3.0 applications and blockchain or DLT -enabled platforms. Wo discussed the different products and services that his company supports. He also discussed the long-term impact that… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Digital RMB Used in China’s Futures Market for the First Time On August 24th, the Dalian Commodity Exchange had paid the fees to Dalian Liangyun Group Storage and Transportation Co., Ltd in the form of digital RMB, making it the first use of digital RMB… Read More

Sumit Gupta: CEO at India’s CoinDCX, a Fast-Growing Crypto Exchange and Liquidity Aggregator, Shares Business Strategy

Sumit Gupta, Co-founder and CEO at CoinDCX, one of India’s largest and most established cryptocurrency exchanges and liquidity aggregators, recently shared important insights exclusively with Crowdfund Insider. Notably, CoinDCX recently finalized a $90 million investment round, becoming India’s first crypto-focused Unicorn. During our conversation, Gupta… Read More

Senator Patrick Toomey Asks for Feedback for Legislation on Crypto, Blockchain Tech

Senator Patrick Toomey, a member of the Senate Banking Committee, has issued a call for feedback regarding legislation that impacts cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Toomey has been supportive of financial innovation and more recently had attempted to mitigate the impact of the Infrastructure legislation that… Read More

Binance Not Capable of Being Supervised by the UK FCA: Two Attorneys Comment

Earlier today, the UK Financial Conduct Authority posted the “First Supervisory Notice” related to a statement by the FCA in June that Binance Markets Limited is not permitted to undertake any regulated activity in the UK. Binance Markets is part of the Binance Group. Binance… Read More

Caleb James DeLisle: Co-founder at PKT Explains how they’ve Used Blockchain Tech to Pay Users for Contributing Unused Internet Bandwidth

CJDNS SASU, a French software R&D start-up in the PKT ecosystem, recently announced its funding agreement with NGI-LEDGER, a European Commission’s initiative that aims “to shape the development and evolution of the Internet.” The agreement secures funding for SafePKT, an initiative that aims to bring… Read More

Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley Talks Real Estate, Property Investment During the Time of COVID

In the past, investing in real estate has been relegated to the very wealthy or very determined. Sure, there have been REITs for ages, but these securities lean towards the opaque. Innovation in financial services has democratized access to a host of non-traditional asset classes… Read More

CFTC Posts 10 Points as to How They Regulate Digital Assets: Is it a Commodity or a Security?

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has created an infographic outlining how the agency regulates digital assets. The CFTC seeks to clarify “the fallacy of the question ‘Is it a commodity or a security’.” Posted by CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump, the Commissioner says the… Read More

Biden Administration Plans to Increase Taxes on 2.1 Million Small Businesses

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is warning that the Biden Administrations’ tax plan would raise taxes on 2.1 million small businesses – in contrast to the Administrations’ claims. Last week, the White House issued a Fact Sheet on the plan claiming the… Read More

Connie Gallippi: Founder and Exec Director at BitGive Reveals that Bitcoin as a Store of Value and Currency Is Highly-Valued in Latin America

Connie Gallippi, Founder and Executive Director at BitGive, a non-profit organization that aims to bridge the gap between practical philanthropic solutions for nonprofit and humanitarian work globally made possible through emerging blockchain technology, recently shared some noteworthy updates with Crowdfund Insider. Established in 2013, BitGive is… Read More

Circle: USDC Stablecoin is Just Another Set of Payments Rails but Better

Circle is a Fintech that is best known for its dollar-based stablecoin, USDC, that has grown rapidly in recent months. Today, USDC is the second most popular stablecoin following Tether, with a market cap of over $27 billion. While about half the size of Tether… Read More

Bob Reid: CEO at Everest Explains How They Offer DeFi Services, Cross-Border Payments, ID Verification, Seamless Account Creation

Bob Reid, CEO at Everest, a company focused on providing identity verification, account creation, and DeFi-related financial services, has shared key updates with Crowdfund Insider. Bob Reid talked about how his company successfully partners with established tech industry participants in order to provide seamless decentralized… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Sends Letter to Investment Crowdfunding Platforms Pointing at Investment Risk

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has sent a “Dear CEO” letter to the management of the UK investment crowdfunding platforms. Signed by Debbie Gupta, Director of Consumer Investments Supervision, the missive cautions platforms on ensuring that investors fully understand the nature of the risk affiliated… Read More

Ximena Alemán: Co-CEO at Prometeo, the LatAm Fintech Leading Open Banking Adoption, Reveals how They’re Enabling Financial Inclusion

Ximena Alemán, Co-CEO at Prometeo, the Latin American (LatAm) Fintech firm that’s leading Open Banking adoption throughout the region, recently shared key industry insights with Crowdfund Insider. Prometeo recently announced the launch of Spark, which is a free-of-cost program for high-potential startups, Fintechs, as well… Read More

Rialto Markets Alternative Trading System Looks to Provide Secondary Trading in Reg A+, Reg CF Securities

Rialto Markets, a regulated alternative trading system (ATS), is looking to provide liquidity to the crowdfunding sector by enabling retail investors to sell or buy shares in securities issued under the Reg CF and Reg A+ exemptions. Rialto Markets CEO Shari Noonan says it is… Read More

Two Congressmen Tell the SEC and CFTC to Form Digital Assets Working Group Now

US House of Representative Patrick McHenry and Representative Glenn Thompson have sent a letter to both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) telling them to form a working group on digital assets. The letter arrives at a time when… Read More

Steve Pinado: President at Billtrust, a B2B Accounts Receivable Automation Firm, Explains how They Streamline B2B Payments

We recently caught up with Steve Pinado, President at Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable (AR) automation and integrated payments provider. Pinado explained how automation trends have been accelerating at warp speed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, the team at Billtrust had shared… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Shenzhen to Pilot Chief Data Officer System According to a notice released on its official website on August 11th, Shenzhen municipal government, governments of Futian District, Nanshan District, Baoan District, Pingshan Districts, and eight city-level bureaus (including the public security bureau and human resources bureau)… Read More

Neil Bergquist: CEO at Coinme Explains How their Company Makes Bitcoin (BTC) Accessible for Everyone

We recently connected with Neil Bergquist, CEO at Coinme, a crypto firm that’s focused on serving retail investors. Coinme offers on-the-ground access to purchase/sell Bitcoin (BTC) with cash through the Coinstar and MoneyGram. During our conversation, Neil talked about what people should consider when looking… Read More

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