Late last month, the US Department of the Treasury announced that it?s seeking comments on online marketplace lending, also known as peer to peer lending. If you’ve got an opinion on the subject, make sure to submit a comment — only three have been published thus far.
Two of UK’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms, Seedrs and Crowdcube, announced that they’ve raised capital of their own last week. We take a look at the deals, after the jump.
To date, a handful of platforms have had crowdfunded startups make a successful exit. We?ve looked around, spoken with platform operators, and compiled a list of startups that raised money via the crowd and went on to deliver a positive return to these investors (via an acquisition, a share buyback, or an IPO). See the list, after the jump.