Tony Zerucha·Alt-Finance·February 17, 2015·1 min readThe Daily Dig for Tuesday, Feb. 17 ShareTweetShareSubmit Microsoft wants banks to toughen up cybersecurity Following a 2014 highlighted by major data breaches, Microsoft is calling on banks to take the offensive in 2015. Pedro Hernandez reports. First Michigan equity crowdfunding platform targets state SME’s MichiganFunders.com is the first equity crowdfunding platform to take advantage of new state crowdfunding laws. Amy Haimerl reports. Top 15 Kickstarter/Indiegogo earners of 2014 The Coolest Cooler is pretty sweet and that is only one of the 15 most popular crowdfunding campaigns from last year. Gil Press has the rest. Global growth role allows Chinese big banks to avoid capital buffer requirementsSee alsoJune 11, 2019Options available to the millions who can’t use apps like Venmo for electronic funds transfer Fears of larger buffers curtailing Chinese and, by extension, global growth have allowed China’s biggest banks to avoid capital rules meant specifically for them. Patrick Jenkins explains. Swedish crowdfunder has global aims FundedByMe wants to attract lenders from across the world. Trevor Clawson explains. Like this article? Take a second to support us on Patreon!