Feds take action against dubious Kickstarter project
You knew it was only a matter of time before the feds took action against a failed crowdfunding campaign. Looks like they found a good guinea pig. Joe Mullin reports.
Many New Yorkers unbanked
New York City residents are twice as likely to be unbanked as the national average, many within the shadow of Wall Street, writes Kate Gibson.
Canadian capital platform raises seed funding
Lending Loop aims to be the first Canadian platform to link startups with funders. Knowlton Thomas reports.
Irish P2P firm profiled
Grid Finance is one of two “crowdlending” platforms currently operating in Ireland. Peter Bodkin reports.
Students in India having a harder time getting education loans
People in India who borrow to finance their studies are having a harder time doing so because of a growing default rate, writes Apoorva Puranik.
Equity crowdfunding off to solid start in New Zealand
Three equity crowdfunding platforms have helped 15 New Zealand businesses raise $8.7 million. Tom Pullar-Strecker reports.