Post Tagged with: "IPO"

Elio shows that Crowdfunding wins when it focusses on real world innovation

Elio shows that Crowdfunding wins when it focusses on real world innovation

by September 7, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source Elio Motors is the poster boy for Reg A+ Crowdfunding in America and Reg A+ could fundamentally change how capital formation takes place. The Elio story shines a light on crowdfunding, but it also shows that Crowdfunding wins when it focusses on real world innovation. Traditional FinServ doesRead More

ID Tree is Raising $1MM To Track Private Companies

ID Tree is Raising $1MM To Track Private Companies

by July 1, 2016 at 10:16 am 1 comment

At a time when startups stay private longer, and fintech investment is at its peak (maybe), where do investors look? Private companies. However, those are known  for being, well, “private” about their financials. Enter ID Tree. The New York-based startup allows investors to discover private companies and track their financial progress.Read More

Three’s a Crowd – 3 Fintech IPOs to Hit ASX in Coming Weeks

Three’s a Crowd – 3 Fintech IPOs to Hit ASX in Coming Weeks

by June 29, 2016 at 3:42 am 2 comments

It’s fintech IPO season down under, with three companies planning to list on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in the next few weeks; ChimpChange, Kyckr and Coassets. The last two plan on leveraging the services of another Australian fintech startup, OnMarket BookBuilds, to attract investors. OnMarket BookBuilds claim to beRead More

KoreConx: a Global Re-bundling Fintech Case

KoreConx: a Global Re-bundling Fintech Case

by June 7, 2016 at 2:00 am 3 comments

Crowdfunding is real. Whether it is equity or debt platforms, the trend is very much alive with regional variations and adapting regulations. A real global market opportunity The simple explanation is “Capital continues searching for investment opportunities, as deposit rates remain low” & “Companies continue searching for funding as “normal”Read More

Fintech Opens IPO Window with BATS and Says ‘Sorry’ About Earlier IPO Fluffs

Fintech Opens IPO Window with BATS and Says ‘Sorry’ About Earlier IPO Fluffs

by May 30, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image courtesy Westwick Partners The IPO window has been shut down for a while. The January crash put a padlock on that window. According to Renaissance Capital, 22 IPOs raised about $3.5 billion up to mid-May, which is down 63% by deal count from the same period last year. TheRead More

Is Online Lending Ignoring Big Data Risks?

Is Online Lending Ignoring Big Data Risks?

by March 28, 2016 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Elevate Credit Inc., which is pining to get to an IPO, today announced that it hired a new chief information officer. Joan Kuehl, who is the online lender’s first CIO, has extensive experience, having worked at Travelers and Bank of America — so it deserves notice when her first pronouncementsRead More

If Warren Buffet Was a Digital Native, What Would He Invest In?

If Warren Buffet Was a Digital Native, What Would He Invest In?

by January 15, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

Investing used to mean buying shares in a company where you knew and liked the product, with an expectation of a return many years later. That formula was used by a generation of investors who revere Warren Buffet as the master of the art. He has always avoided tech, despite beingRead More

Striking Fintech Gold

Striking Fintech Gold

by December 2, 2015 at 10:29 pm 1 comment

If you invested in the S&P 500 at the start of 2015, by the end of trading today, you would have enjoyed a return of … 1.04%. Yeah, not impressive. But had you invested in the portfolio of fintech stocks Bank Innovation tracks, you would have scored a return of 39%. Yeah,Read More

Key Square Preorders Masked by NYSE Debut [VIDEO]

Key Square Preorders Masked by NYSE Debut [VIDEO]

by November 19, 2015 at 11:52 am 0 comments

Mobile payments company Square began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today under the ticker SQ. And that’s likely not the most important news out of Square today. CEO Jack Dorsey disclosed to CNBC from the floor of the NYSE that Square has 350,000 preorders for its EMV-enabled reader, eachRead More

Square Cash Volume Tops $1 Billion, IPO Doc Shows

Square Cash Volume Tops $1 Billion, IPO Doc Shows

by October 15, 2015 at 12:06 pm 2 comments

Square Cash has processed $1 billion since its launch in nearly two years ago, Square disclosed yesterday. You may have heard that Square filed the public documents for its IPO with the SEC yesterday. Inside the S1 was a wealth of information that the fintech community had been speculating about for years.Read More