Posts Tagged: finance

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings?

In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. I was wondering what could Bitcoin/Blockchain technologie do for the savings of the financially underserved?

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings?

In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. I was wondering what could Bitcoin/Blockchain technologie do for the savings of the financially underserved?

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M?

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M? According to Wall Street Journal, secretive bitcoin startup 21 Inc. raised $116 million in funding from high-profile investors on Tuesday, a record amount by a startup in the digital-currency sector. For the past

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M?

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M? According to Wall Street Journal, secretive bitcoin startup 21 Inc. raised $116 million in funding from high-profile investors on Tuesday, a record amount by a startup in the digital-currency sector. For the past

Why crowdfunding and Amsterdam belong together

Crowdfunding Day 2015, the largest EU crowdfunding event, will be held in Amsterdam Crowdfunding is growing very fast. Douw&Koren recently published a report showing that in 2014 €63 Million is raised by the Dutch crowdfunding platforms. Being twice as much

Why crowdfunding and Amsterdam belong together

Crowdfunding Day 2015, the largest EU crowdfunding event, will be held in Amsterdam Crowdfunding is growing very fast. Douw&Koren recently published a report showing that in 2014 €63 Million is raised by the Dutch crowdfunding platforms. Being twice as much

EU Alternative Finance Market Could Top €7 Billion in 2015

This week the first pan-European benchmark report of alternative finance market was published: The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m. The top markets in mainland Europe by volume of alternative finance are France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands

EU Alternative Finance Market Could Top €7 Billion in 2015

This week the first pan-European benchmark report of alternative finance market was published: The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m. The top markets in mainland Europe by volume of alternative finance are France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands