Tagged: women changing finance

Tuhina Singh, Founder of Digital Securities Platform Propine, Shares Vision for the Future of Digital Assets

Propine Seeks to Power the Future of Digital Assets Singapore has long been a leader in Fintech. Innovative financial services have benefited from a supportive regulatory regime and an entrepreneurial population. Singapore is also a highly business-friendly, low tax jurisdiction and has emerged as a… Read More

Funding London Backs 26 Female Founders

Funding London, an investment vehicle provided by the Mayor of London, has backed 26 female founders, according to a note from the fund. Founded in 2004 by Maggie Rodriguez Piza on behalf of the Mayor of London, since inception Funding London has backed 673 SMEs… Read More

Innovate UK to Fund 10 Female Entrepreneurs with Up to £50,000

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, will be offering a “Women in Innovation Award” that will provide up to 10 women with £50,000 each to help them scale their business ventures. The Women in Innovation program was first launched in 2016 and since then the… Read More

Women in Fintech Powerlist 2019: Innovate Finance Highlights 200 Women Shaping the Future of Finance

Innovate Finance, the leading voice in the UK advocating on behalf of the global Fintech industry, has published its annual Women in Fintech Powerlist highlighting 200 women shaping the future of finance. Innovate Finance received over 650 applications for this year’s list. The 2019 list… Read More

PledgeMe Announces New CEO

Investment crowdfunding platform PledgeMe has announced a new CEO. The platform revealed its intent to select a new Chief Executive in a blog post last September. The platform was founded by Anna Guenther in 2012 and remains the only female-led crowdfunding operating in New Zealand… Read More

Women in Fintech: Paris Fintech Forum Takes Hold of Gender Diversity Issue

Every year, the Paris Fintech Forum (PFF) makes a special effort to invite as many female Fintech founders and CEOs as possible to share the stage at its CEO-only conference. However, Laurent Nizri, the CEO of Altéir and PFF organizer, admits that he struggles to… Read More

Accenture’s UK-based Fintech Innovation Lab to Encourage Female Entrepreneurs to Establish Financial Technology Firms

It’s been eight years since Accenture’s London-based Fintech Innovation Lab was launched. The innovation lab is now welcoming a new group of 20 Fintech companies, with reportedly a 50% increase in the number of women founders when compared to last year. The Lab has been… Read More

Study: Crowdfunding Investors More Inclined to Support Female Founded Startups

A new study produced by prominent UK investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs and London-based law firm Joelson indicates the investors are more inclined to support female-founded startups that issue securities on crowdfunding platforms. The report states that 100% of female-founded businesses and 90% of male and… Read More

Legaltech: Bootstrap Legal and Sosnow & Associates Merge

Legaltech platform Bootstrap legal has merged with Sosnow & Associates, the law firm launched by Robin Sosnow. Bootstrap Legal is a Legaltech platform that streamlines the process of drafting legal documents for real estate offerings. Bootstrap Legal is the creation of its affiliate, the Law… Read More

NYC FinTech Women’s Inspiring Fintech Females 2019 List

NYC FinTech Women has published its list of Inspiring Fintech Females 2019. NYC FinTech Women serves over 2,000 members through mentorship, sponsorship, and networking opportunities and publishes their annual list to recognize the achievements of women in financial technology. According to NYC FinTech Women, the… Read More

Sara Hanks Comments on SEC Concept Release, Defends Reg A+, Advocates on Behalf of Companies in Need of Growth Capital

Last week, a meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) held a meeting. On the agenda was the topic of the SEC’s concept release on regulatory harmonization. The concept release was initiated in recognition of the current ecosystem of private… Read More

Northwestern Mutual’s $20 Million Allocation to Female-Founded Startups “Only the Beginning”

VC firm Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures (NMFV) is allocating $20 million USD to fund female-founded start-ups. According to the company, since its launch in 2017, Northwestern Mutual has invested in 18 startups and deployed $50 million in capital. As well: “In May this year, it… Read More

Global Funding & Trading Platform Funderbeam Receives Financial Services License in Singapore

Fintech Funderbeam has received a financial services license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). This means that Funderbeam will be able to provide funding options to the Singapore market thus representing a significant expansion from its European base. Singapore based Funderbeam Markets Pte Ltd…. Read More

Caribu Cruises to $1 Million Reg CF Cap on Wefunder

Caribu, an App-based tech firm that enables interactive video calls (think drawing etc.) with your kids (or grandkids), has cruised to its $1 million funding cap on Wefunder. Interestingly, Caribu says that company revenue saw double-digit month over month growth throughout the Reg CF campaign… Read More

Fintech P2Binvestor has Financed Over $1 Billion in Lending: A Discussion with Founder Krista Morgan

P2Binvestor (P2Bi) is an online lender providing access to capital for businesses which are typically not able to access traditional bank financing. The 5-year-old Fintech lender provides term loans and lines of credit based off of a borrowers assets – mainly accounts receivable. P2Bi explains… Read More

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce Visits Fintech Hotspot Singapore, Comments on Cross Border Regulation of Digital Assets

SEC Commissioner  Hester Peirce is in Singapore, a noted Asian Fintech hub, talking about digital assets. Peirce, speaking at the SUSS [Singapore University of Social Sciences] Convergence Forum, addressed the audience about innovation – something that frequently makes regulators nervous. Change is hard. Alluding to… Read More

Smart Valor Schedules Launch of Digital Asset Exchange in Switzerland & Lichtenstein for Next Week

Smart Valor, a licensed Financial Intermediary in Switzerland and registered crypto-fiat exchange  in Liechtenstein, will go-live next week on July 30, according to an email from the company. Smart Valor claims to be the “first to build a fully compliant security token exchange for alternative… Read More

Securities Attorney Joshua Klayman Joins Linklaters as US Head of Fintech plus Blockchain & Digital Assets

Global law firm Linklaters has announced the appointment of Joshua Ashley Klayman as US Head of Fintech and Head of Blockchain and Digital Assets. Klayman will be operating out of the New York office of the 175-year-old, UK based law firm. Klayman is well known… Read More

Allison Herren Lee Sworn in as SEC Commissioner

Yesterday, Allison Herren Lee was officially sworn in as an SEC Commissioner. Lee was nominated by President Trump and confirmed by the US Senate in June. Lee fills a term that expires on June 5, 2022. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton commented on Lee joining the… Read More

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