The Spanish government has drafted a regulatory proposal for crowdfunding, and has included so many restrictions for projects, potential funders and platform operators that it seems to want to kill it.
TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus, who was the first employee at Skype, shares his thoughts on disrupting the banking industry, Bitcoin and what’s next for the company.
There’s a new player at the European equity crowdfunding table. Berlin-based Companisto is opening up to non-German speaking markets today, aiming to boost startups continent-wide.
Oradian aims to disrupt micro-financing, with a broader vision of serving the “bottom billion”. Tech.eu contributor Ivo Spigel is the first to report on the project as it comes out of stealth mode.
The makers of messaging app Telegram say its protocol is so secure that nobody will be able to break it, and they’re willing to pay $200,000 to anyone who proves otherwise. But really, who wins?