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Bermuda Spotlights Fintech Innovation at Consensus 2019

Financial Post | Bermuda Development Agency Release | May 15, 2019 NEW YORK — Bermuda highlighted its world-respected regulatory and legal framework for fintech business, as a delegation of government and industry experts returned for a second year to “Blockchain Week” in New York for Consensus 2019. Bermuda promoted its pioneering legal & regulatory framework

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Kickstarter Fulfillment Tips for Board Games

Thinking of making a board game or tabletop game?

How about raising money for it on Kickstarter?

In today’s podcast episode, we explore how to actually go out there and do the ...

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Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks

Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall.

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Advisors need to know the pros and cons of annuities

Annuities are a long-term play for both the client and the advisor. Think about these key considerations when you recommend a fixed, variable or indexed annuity to an investor.

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2019 Disruptor 50: No. 14 Kabbage

Quick money for small businesses

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IPO Lock-Up Period: What is it, and Why Does it Matter?

Also known as a “locked-up,” “lock-in,” or “lock-out” period, a lock-up period is the timeframe in which existing shareholders, such as corporate insiders, employees, owners, founders, and private investors, are prohibited from selling or redeeming their shares in a company … Continue reading

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Canadian fintech KOHO raises $42 million in Series B funding round

Koho Release | May 15, 2019 TORONTO, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KOHO announced today that it has closed a $42 million fundraising round led by Portag3 Ventures (“Portag3”), including Greyhound Capital and other strategic investors. The announcement comes as KOHO, a fintech company that offers Canadians an alternative to their traditional banking experience,

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Energy-saving solutions let homeowners cut costs while helping the environment

New tools let you better monitor your home's water and energy usage, even when you're far from home.

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Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer

Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas.

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Fintech Fridays Episode 31: Blockchain Law with Jason Saltzman

NCFA Canada | May 14, 2019 JOIN US ON A STORYTELLING JOURNEY EVERY FRIDAY. Ep31-May 14:  Blockchain Law with Jason Saltzman About this episode: On this episode of the Fintech Friday's Podcast, our host Manseeb Khan sits down with Jason Saltzman partner at Gowlings WLG law firm. They chat about how to make your ICO

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Wholesale importer: Our family business, like others, pays Trump's tariffs — not China

We are importers of Christmas decorations. The vast majority of the items we import are made in China. China is the only country that can produce many of the items we buy.

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The socially responsible investing movement is hot and there are no signs of it cooling off

Socially responsible investing has exploded across the globe and interest in it has never been higher. But there is a real chance the business and financial communities will let slip opportunities to fully capitalize on the demand.

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Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks?

As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach.

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Crowdfunding Expert Reveals Kickstarter Strategies for Comic Books

Ever want to raise money for a comic book on Kickstarter?

Have you been wondering how to do this whole crowdfunding thing?

On this episode of the podcast, Tyler James, the host ...

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1 year ago

Understanding Terms: Liquidation Preference

While we touched briefly on this topic in our recent blog on reading term sheets, liquidation preferences are a term that’s worth taking a second look at for early-stage investors. In fact, after a company’s valuation, liquidation preference may arguably … Continue reading

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