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Shortlist for Singapore Fintech Awards Revealed

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have revealed the 40 finalists have been shortlisted for the Fintech Awards to be presented at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SFF x SWITCH)…. Read More

Fintech Abu Dhabi Gains Participation of Eight Fintech Unicorns

Fintech Abu Dhabi, an annual gathering organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – the international Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has announced the participation of eight separate Fintech unicorns for their upcoming event later this month. Fintech Abu Dhabi has announced that; Kraken, Airwallex,… Read More

Ownera Digital Securities API Plans Launch in Partnership with Amazon

Ownera, an emerging digital securities network for the issuance of blockchain-based securities, says it will be releasing its “Digital Securities API” utilizing the Amazon Managed Blockchain service running HyperLedger Fabric. A recent research report noted that Hyperledger Fabric appears to be the clear winner for… Read More

City of Los Angeles Partners with Goren Holm Ventures to Host BlockTankLA

The Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Budget & Innovation (MOBI) and Information Technology Agency (ITALA) have partnered with Goren Holm Ventures (GHV) to host “Block Tank” – a Shark Tank-like pitch event which will coincide with CIS taking place in Los Angeles next month. GHV… Read More

The Largest Equity Crowdfunding Event in the World: OurCrowd Plans Global Investor Summit

Leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has had a stellar year. Multiple portfolio companies have IPOed’ or been acquired providing positive outcomes for platform investors. As Crowdfund Insider reported earlier this year, OurCrowd has topped USD $ 1 billion in committed capital making perhaps making it… Read More

UK Department for International Trade Schedules Fintech Mission to Latin America

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will venture across the Atlantic to visit with and perhaps form partnerships with Latin American Fintech firms. Along for the ride are six UK based Fintech firms which have been selected to participate in Finnosummit taking place in… Read More

Global Fintech Conference LendIt Adds Latin America to List of Targeted Events

LendIt, best known for its roving events targeting the online lending industry plus other aspects of the emerging Fintech industry, has added Latin America to its list of targeted regions with a new event. FinnoSummit, taking place in Miami this coming December, is being produced… Read More

OurCrowd Boosts Presence in Latin America with SYNC

OurCrowd, a digital investing platform, is expanding its presence in the Latin America market. According to a release, OurCrowd will host an invite-only event in Sao Paulo later this fall. Labeled “OurCrowd Sync” the crowdfunding platform has joined up with Rodrigo Monteiro and the team… Read More

SEC Chair Jay Clayton Schedules Meet Up for Main Street Investors in Chicago on the 15th

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton has booked an event for “Main Street investors” to be held in Chicago on Thursday, August 15. The event will come a day after the SEC’s annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation taking place in Omaha…. Read More

Blockchain Startup Pitch Contest Announced for Crypto Invest Summit

Goren Holm Ventures (GHV), a member of the Draper Venture Network, will be hosting a pitch contest for its biggest event this year, Crypto Invest Summit (CIS) taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center. GHV states that with the help of at least 40+… Read More

Forthcoming European Alternative Finance Research Conference Issues Call for Papers

The 3rd European Alternative Finance Research Conference is scheduled to take place this October. In advance of the event, organizers have issued a call for academic papers on Fintech/alternative finance. The conference is organised by the European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF) based at Utrecht… Read More

Security Token Academy Crosses the Atlantic with London Meetup

The Security Token Academy (STA), a company covering and facilitating the emerging security token industry, has crossed the Atlantic and landed in the UK with its first Security Token London Meetup Kickoff Event. The event is scheduled for June 12th in London. Aubrey Chernick, founder… Read More

The Monetary Authority of Singapore Partners with Central Bank of Kenya on “Afro-Asia Fintech Festival”

Following the success of the state-sponsored Singapore Fintech Festival, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has partnered with the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to launch a new event – the inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival. The conference will take place in Nairobi this coming July…. Read More

SEC Shares Agenda for May 31st Fintech Forum, Blockchain to be Hot Topic of Discussion

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has posted the agenda for the upcoming Fintech Forum scheduled to take place on May 31st. The event, entitled the 2019  Fintech Forum, will take place at SEC headquarters in Washington, DC. It will simultaneously be live-streamed on the… Read More

LendIt Fintech USA – Seven Years of Fintech Innovation

It’s hard to believe that the most attended Fintech conference LendIt Fintech USA had its 7th birthday in the Mecca of Fintech, San Francisco this past week. Thousands of attendees from all over the world descended into San Francisco’s Moscone Center for this once a… Read More

SEC and FINRA Schedule Broker Dealer “Outreach Program.” Will Discuss Digital Assets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) have scheduled their 2019 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers. The event, taking place in Chicago, is designed to provide an open forum for regulators and industry professionals to discuss topics such as… Read More

The European Centre for Alternative Finance Calls for Papers in Advance of its Annual Conference

The European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF) based at Utrecht University School of Economics, has announced the 3rd European Alternative Finance Research Conference scheduled to take place in October in the Netherlands. ECAF said this year’s keynote speaker is Armin Schwienbacher (SKEMA Business School), an… Read More

Crypto Valley Association Books Big Names for Annual Event, IBM, European Commission Representatives Plan Attendance

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), Switzerland’s advocacy group for the advancement of digital assets, has announced the speakers for this year’s Crypto Valley Conference. The Association reports that representatives from IBM, Dfinity, University College London, LiquidityNetwork, ConsenSys, NEO, R3, the European Commission, Swiss National Bank,… Read More

Super-Size: Hong Kong Fintech Week Plans Bigger Event for 2019

Hong Kong Fintech Week - Media Briefing_Event Photo

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) has announced a “significant expansion” of its annual Hong Kong Fintech Week. Hong Kong has emerged as a leading center for financial innovation. Supported by government officials, Fintech disruption has gained velocity.  Just recently, Hong Kong announced the approval of the… Read More

SEC Schedules Fintech Forum, Including Digital Assets, for May

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled a public forum focusing on distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) and digital assets (or crypto assets). Topics will include initial coin offerings (ICOs), digital asset platforms, DLT innovations, and how these impact investors and the markets…. Read More

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