Crowd Valley is glad to have the opportunity to speak at the World Funding Summit & Capital Expo, a premier event in entrepreneurial investing and fundraising, uniting traditional and alternative sources of capital since 2012, that will take place on November 17 and 18, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in Los Angeles, California. Crowd Valley’s Chairman Jouko Ahvenainen will represent the company at the event.
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be speaking at the “Disrupt or Be Disrupted” event, hosted by Protiviti, in San Francisco, California, on Investing in Partnerships to Drive Innovation.
We’re excited to announce that we are speaking at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, MGCS, Coulter Investment Forum 2017, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on how to empower the local growth with Fintech.
Thomson Reuter’s Practical Law division published an article that provides a comprehensive review of the 60 crowdfunding offerings that were filed within the first two months of Regulation Crowdfunding becoming effective on May 16, 2016. This publication contains highlights and a more detailed analysis of a nascent, but promising sector.
A ‘Fintech Sandbox’ is a technology environment where companies/firms would work in close partnership with regulators to develop their ideas and technology without the red tape that may inhibit their potential growth. In the UK, France, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, regulators have already or are currently laying the groundwork for a such a Sandbox environment that gives the firms the ability to test a new product or business model with a limited launch, without going through the full regulatory process.
According to the World Bank’s Global Financial Inclusion Database, only 51% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean has a bank account. This figure varies greatly between countries, with more than 80% of the adult population remaining ‘unbanked’ in Nicaragua for less than 35% in Brazil and Costa Rica.
The US House of Representatives passed a new bill on securities law, the “National Securities Exchange Regulatory Parity Act of 2016” (H.R. 5421) , on Tuesday 12th of July, just a week after successfully passing other two bills related to investing, the “Supporting America's Innovators Act” and the “Fix Crowdfunding Act”.
The US House of Representatives passed two bills on Tuesday 5th of July, aiming to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise money and to improve conditions for SME and startup investing.
According to a report published by Accenture Strategy and the Partnership Fund for New York City, Q1 2016 was the first quarter ever that New York passed Silicon Valley in fintech venture financing.