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The Daily Dig for Tuesday, May 12

Today’s Daily Dig illustrates what a truly global phenomenon alternative finance has become.   LendMe becomes first first New Zealand P2P to specialize in secured lending LendMe has received a licence from the Financial Markets Authority and will offer loans ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, Feb. 20

Stripe to integrate Bitcoin payments This provides the cryptocurrency with much wider access. Anthony Cuthbertson reports. Canadian banks with global aims need to simplify: report A new Ernst and Young report suggests Canadian banks who want to expand their global ...

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Online lender Borro garners $16 million funding round

Online lender Borro has announced the successful completion of a $16 million Series E funding round. The backers are OurCrowd, Canaan Partners, Rocket Internet AG and Augmentum Capital. OurCrowd is a hybrid venture capital/equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors looking ...

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The six waves to watch in the world of crowdfunding

One of the outcomes of the 2008 global financial crisis was the “funding gap.” Banks were less willing to provide loans and investors moved capital into more stable platforms. In general, the market tolerated less risk. In this new environment, ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, April 30

After taking a day off to recover from all the regulation talk, the Daily Dig is back with a great list of stories on everything that we love about alternative finance – companies raising funding, sites continuing to innovate, and ...

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