When you think FinTech you don’t think of paper checks, but do digital checks have a place in today’s world?
Venture Capitalist, Tim Draper, invested in Checkbook and businesses are saying “yes”.
Checkbook believes that by replacing paper checks, businesses have a payment method that solves very real problems and they are live on our Online Investment Platform after receiving investment from Tim Draper.
Checkbook have built a way to transmit checks (cheques) digitally via email. It provides a super easy, cheap and secure way to send funds to anyone without the sender or the recipient having to download any app or sign up for any services.
Qualifying investors can check out their pitch here.
In The News
Simon Dixon, CEO and co-founder of BnkToTheFuture interviews George Harrap – CEO and co-founder of Bitspark and discusses:
- The role of Bitcoin in the remittance market.
- Bitcoin scaling.
- Alternatives to Bitcoin and their challenges.
- Pegged fiat to crypto currencies.
You can watch the full investor update here:
Other BnkToTheFuture News
Company pages coming soon:
We have been busy working away on giving our Investor Members the ability to create Company pages and invest as a qualifying Company Member. Over the coming weeks you will start to notice the additional features for Company pages on the platform, we will be expanding the functionality of the Company pages one step at a time, permitting Investor Members to benefit from the additional features for their companies too.
More to follow.
New pitch, AnthemGold:
There have been many attempts to combine the properties of Gold with the benefits of digital currency, but this one comes from the family that were part of making gold legal in the US again and were part of the team behind Anthem Vault, Amagi Metals & GoldMoney Qualifying investors can check out their pitch here.
Congratulations to Brankas:
Brankas closed their over-subscribed seed round and is our first FinTech portfolio Company in Indonesia. Their goal is to give Indonesia access to online banking and payments from their mobile phones.
Congratulations to Bitcoin Romania:
Bitcoin Romania closed their over-subscribed round as they plan their expansion into the Canadian market.
Over $170,000,000 invested:
We have now passed $170m invested in funding rounds listed on our Online Investment Platform. We thank every investor who have contributed to an investment in the Future of Finance and Technology. More details can be found on our home page
We have now paid our BnkToTheFuture Professional Investor Members almost 695,000 dividends and over $4,000,000 has been returned through our dividend paying funds. More details can be found in our Year In Review video.
We are delighted to have over 38,000 (and counting) real active registered BF Professional Investor Members on our Online Investment Platform who are waiting for more Financial Innovation & Technology Investment opportunities to invest in. Click here to find an opportunity you like.
More financial innovation:
If you are involved in Financial Innovation & Technology then we would love to receive your application and explore if you can raise investment with us. 88% of companies that have listed on our Online Investment Platform so far have raised at least their minimum funding goal. You can see our live pitch statistics and success rates when you scroll down at the end of our home page. Once you have checked them out you may make a quick application for finance here and we will follow up.