Capital markets insights

Katipult selected as a finalist at Singapore Fintech Awards 2018

Katipult selected as a finalist at Singapore Fintech Awards 2018

Nov 8, 2018

Katipult, an industry leading fintech company, has been selected as one of the finalists in this years Fintech Awards at the Singapore Fintech Festival by an expert panel of judges.

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ICOs, blockchain, and securities tokens Webinar

ICOs, blockchain, and securities tokens Webinar

Oct 24, 2018

Large majority of top executives are expecting blockchain to change the way they operate. The question that everyone is asking is “How?”. This webinar aims to help you learn how to leverage Securities Tokens and Blockchain to revolutionize your business and disrupt your industry.

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A Guide to Secondary Market Regulations in the US

A Guide to Secondary Market Regulations in the US

Oct 8, 2018

Providing investors liquidity through a secondary marketplace is a valuable capability to firms in private capital markets, especially with the rise of ICOs and tokenization of assets.

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Katipult finalist for “Best Tailored Crowdfunding Solution” Award

Katipult finalist for “Best Tailored Crowdfunding Solution” Award

Sep 13, 2018

Katipult, an industry leading fintech company, has been shortlisted for “Best Tailored Crowdfunding Solution” by the Capital Finance International (CFI) readers and judges.

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U.S. Crowdfunding: Tips to navigate the regulatory framework

U.S. Crowdfunding: Tips to navigate the regulatory framework

Sep 11, 2018

 

Crowdfunding platforms in the US are providing entrepreneurs and innovative companies with a new way of raising capital, though the number of companies that take advantage of it is still relatively small. The main reason is the legislation process and different regulations surrounding the crowdfunding platform registration.

This webinar will provide you with actionable tips on registering your crowdfunding platform in the US, and navigating Title III and FINRA.

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10 Must-Have Features for Successful Debt Crowdfunding Platforms

10 Must-Have Features for Successful Debt Crowdfunding Platforms

Aug 22, 2018

[Updated in August 2018] With global transaction value set to go above US$9bn in 2018 according to Statista, the huge growth in the popularity of crowdfunding seems unlikely to end. A predicted 29% CAGR will see the industry hit US$25bn by 2022.

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Katipult nominated for Kamloops Business Excellence Awards 2018

Katipult nominated for Kamloops Business Excellence Awards 2018

Aug 20, 2018

After debuting in 2017 with a nomination for Technology Innovator Award, in 2018, Katipult has been nominated in four different categories.

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Best practices for investor verification

Best practices for investor verification

Aug 15, 2018

One of the biggest challenges firms are facing when raising capital with accredited investors is determining their investor status quickly, reliably, and confidentially.

Recent federal laws require companies raising money through private placement capital raises where they generally solicit to verify that their investors are “accredited investors”. A simple questionnaire isn’t enough – companies must take further “reasonable steps” to prove their investors are “accredited investors” with potentially serious consequences for failing to do so.

This is why we joined forces with Jor Law, a co-founder of VerifyInvestor.com and Principal at Homeier Law PC and one of the leading authorities on the topic of investor verification, to discuss:

  • What is an accredited investor and why you should care
  • How to successfully navigate the 506(c) and accreditation legislation
  • Best practices in finding the accredited investors
  • Staying compliant with global regulations
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Benefits of Starting Your Own Crowdfunding Platform

Benefits of Starting Your Own Crowdfunding Platform

Jul 25, 2018

Crowdfunding has proven to be a great way to fund businesses looking to get off the ground, and assist established investment firms to diversify their sources of capital. Not only does crowdfunding bring in new investors, but it also helps to spread brand awareness and stimulate discussions.

Capital raising has been a painstaking exercise associated with lots of regulatory hurdles and barriers. It has, therefore, become apparent that the traditional financing methods are simply not suitable for fast growing modern businesses.

Fortunately, starting a crowdfunding platform can help to overcome some of the many problems associated with traditional capital raises and investor management.

If you are still unsure of what crowdfunding type is right for your business, you can check our article discussing different types of crowdfunding.

Here we will discuss some of the benefits of starting your own crowdfunding platform and why this solution may be right for your business.

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