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Brexit threatens to derail UK’s fintech growth
Friday, May 6th, 2016

Article and analysis by Grow Advisors (a Grow VC Group company), originally published on Grow Advisors Blog. The UK celebrates an in-out EU referendum on June 23. The financial services sector is a major backbone for the UK economy, and fintech an emerging sector within it. Today, London is arguably the world’s premier fintech hub. How… Read more…

Title III Crowdfunding Approved – Auction Continues
Saturday, October 31st, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, on Friday morning voted 3-1 to approve equity crowdfunding rules, i.e. Title III of JOBS Act. It happened over three years after the Congress and President approved the JOBS Act. Some parties had already lost their hope to ever get the equity startup funding to the US. Some other markets,… Read more…

Startups By The Numbers: Growing Innovation One Small Business At A Time
Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Startups often represent excitement in the small business world, because of their ability to innovate with great new ideas. Some even grow into giants that become household names and many have created products and services that make our lives easier. Despite a major bump in the road with the recent recession, startups have still grown… Read more…

Grow Venture Community is now Startup Crowdfunding
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

We started Grow VC in 2009 to innovate the global financial market. The first service was officially launched under in 2010, a global equity crowdfunding marketplace for startups. At the time we knew there was a still long way to go until what we had envisioned would become more mainstream. Over the following few… Read more…

Pivot East Competition & Conference
Monday, March 10th, 2014

Africa Startup Ecosystem in on fire thanks to Pivot East, one of the most prestigious mobile startup competitions and conferences  held annually since 2011. PIVOT East aims to catalyze the growth of mobile startups, so as to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem. The PIVOT EAST competition is a six month long… Read more…