Equity Capital Markets Blog

Hong Kong to Launch “Sandbox” To Facilitate Fintech Development

Hong Kong to Launch “Sandbox” To Facilitate Fintech Development

Sep 12, 2016

A major announcement was unveiled at The Treasury Markets Summit 2016, jointly organized by the  Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) on September 6th, 2016.  Two initiatives including a Fintech Innovation Hub and Fintech Supervisory Sandbox, effective immediately, will be launched for financial technology innovation in the banking sector to ensure the city doesn’t lose ground to regional rivals including Singapore and Tokyo.

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Platform of the Month - Intro Crowd

Platform of the Month - Intro Crowd

Aug 15, 2016

Company Name: Intro Crowd

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Platform of the Month - We Are Starting

Platform of the Month - We Are Starting

Jul 27, 2016

WeAreStarting  www.wearestarting.it (also accessible at www.wearestarting.com)

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New Licensing Regime Outlined for Singapore Crowdfunding

New Licensing Regime Outlined for Singapore Crowdfunding

Jul 5, 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) makes its move after public consultations to provide industry direction and safeguards for retail investors. 

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Build versus Buy White-label crowdfunding platforms Part 2

Build versus Buy White-label crowdfunding platforms Part 2

Jun 29, 2016

Katipult is cloud-based software infrastructure that allows firms to design, setup, and manage an investment crowdfunding platform. As a crowdfunding software provider we talk to private equity, asset management, banks, and entrepreneurs on a daily basis who are looking for investment crowdfunding, private placements, and investor management solutions.

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Katipult to represent Calgary in Canada’s Fintech Cup

Katipult to represent Calgary in Canada’s Fintech Cup

Jun 15, 2016

From June 15th-17th Calgary based Katipult will attempt to put Western Canada on the map as a Fintech leader, and highlight the digital trends in private capital markets within Canada. Leaders in financial technology (fintech) from across Canada will be at the Westin Calgary & Metropolitan Conference Center for the largest payments conference. More than 90 speakers are set to take the stage to discuss payments disruption, policy, innovation and opportunity.

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FCA Balancing Act in the UK Crowdfunding Industry

FCA Balancing Act in the UK Crowdfunding Industry

Jun 14, 2016

The UK crowdfunding rules are governed by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). However the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) has come up with a code of practice that is worth noting. 

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