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5 Exciting Fintech Startups We Saw in Asia in 2015

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Shanghai-based Dianrong is a peer-to-peer lending platform, crowdsourcing loans from individuals to satisfy the lending needs of other individuals and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

SOURCE LINK to the full article: https://www.techinasia.com/cool-fintech-startups-asia-2015/

Tags: asia, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, dianrong, fintech, lending-club, peer-to-peer-lending, startups

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Lis 28

Philippines Hopes Website Will Help Find Art Owned by Imelda Marcos

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The Philippine government is starting a crowdsourcing website to try to find some 200 prized pieces of art – by Picasso, Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Rembrandt and others – last believed to have been in the collection of Imelda R. Marcos, the country’s profligate former first lady known for owning 3,000 pairs of shoes and inspiring an Off Broadway musical.

SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/27/philippines-hopes-website-will-help-find-art-owned-by-imelda-marcos/?_r=0

Tags: crowdsourcing, imelda-r-marcos, missing-artwork, philippine-government, prized-art

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Lis 27

JD Finance Crowd-funding Platform Becomes 'Ecosystem'

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China crowd-funding platforms are transforming to incubators, as JD Finance, the largest crowd-funding platform in China, on Nov 26 integrated its resources into an innovative ecosystem at its annual „Bigger“ crowd-funding meeting in Shenzhen.

SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/tech/2015-11/27/content_22524536.htm

Tags: crowd-funding, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, ecosystem, jd-finance, jianhuo

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Lis 27

5 African Crowdfunding Startups to Watch

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Crowdfunding has become a global fundraising phenomenon over the last half decade, and increasingly, the trend holds true in Africa. In fact, crowdfunding holds a special role in Africa – with the potential to solve the continent’s lack of access to finance challenges. Africa’s startup ecosystem has, of course, responded, with crowdfunding platforms catering to every niche springing up.

SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://disrupt-africa.com/2015/11/5-african-crowdfunding-startups-to-watch/

Tags: abrecfinanceutile, africa, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, fundraising, lelapa-fund, realty-africa, startups, thundafund, usizo

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