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TontineTrust Lifetime Income Pensions Aim to Deliver Increasing Monthly Payouts to Europeans Through a Secure Blockchain-Based Platform

TontineTrust Lifetime Income Pensions Aim to Deliver Increasing Monthly Payouts to Europeans Through a Secure Blockchain-Based Platform

In a Nutshell: Tontines are a centuries-old investment system through which individuals pay into a collective pool of money and receive periodical payouts. As individuals die, their payout entitlements transfer to the remaining participants, and so the value of each subsequent payout increases. Through TontineTrust, a disruptive digital pension provider, the tontine pension framework, once considered a relic, is slated to make a comeback. With defined benefit pensions continuing their... read more »

ByteTree Measures Digital Asset Economies to Help Crypto Investors Make Informed, Value-Based Decisions

ByteTree Measures Digital Asset Economies to Help Crypto Investors Make Informed, Value-Based Decisions

In a Nutshell: ByteTree is a blockchain data analysis engine that crunches more than 80 data points on several popular cryptocurrencies to project current and future values. The platform’s terminal is currently free to access, with a premium blog and customizable user accounts planned for mid-2020. The internet has created opportunities for people to make substantial sums of money. Not only have e-commerce platforms -- namely Amazon, whose founder's net worth is over $1.6 billion... read more »

Cryptowatch is an All-in-One Solution for Technical Analysis, Trading, and Portfolio Management

Cryptowatch is an All-in-One Solution for Technical Analysis, Trading, and Portfolio Management

In a Nutshell: Cryptowatch is a pioneer in the development of a multi-currency, multi-exchange cryptocurrency trading terminal. The platform allows users to track portfolios, analyze price charts, and place trades. The three-tier pricing plan -- from $0 to $75/month -- accommodates all types of traders from novice to expert. Cryptowatch is built for security, with multi-factor authentication and data encryption, among many other features. Pity the beleaguered cryptocurrency trader. To... read more »

United Income Leverages Technology, Human Expertise, and High Ethical Standards to Provide Quality Wealth Management Advice

United Income Leverages Technology, Human Expertise, and High Ethical Standards to Provide Quality Wealth Management Advice

In a Nutshell: Planning for retirement can come with distinct challenges that supposed one-size-fits-all advice doesn’t always cover. United Income from Capital One takes on these challenges with its innovative platform that helps those planning for retirement get the most out of their money. The company uses Efficient Investing to help clients avoid costs that can drag down investments in other plans. United Income combines new technology with an experienced wealth management team... read more »

Wealthcare for Women Offers Personalized Consultations to Teach Women How to Take Control of Their Financial Futures

Wealthcare for Women Offers Personalized Consultations to Teach Women How to Take Control of Their Financial Futures

In a Nutshell: Financially independent women often need comprehensive retirement planning services that meet their unique needs. Russ Thornton has helped clients address their earnings and financial futures for more than a decade through his Atlanta-based platform Wealthcare for Women. Thornton offers consulting services that aim to help clients close financial gaps after losing a spouse, prioritize their economic well-being as they care for parents or children, and adjust to other... read more »

Roobee: A Platform that Makes it Easy and Affordable for People to Invest in Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Real Estate, and Other Assets

Roobee: A Platform that Makes it Easy and Affordable for People to Invest in Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Real Estate, and Other Assets

In a Nutshell: Until recently, investing in stocks, ETFs, cryptocurrency, and other assets was largely limited to businesses and the most affluent individuals in society. Technology has made it much easier for the average person to invest and grow their money. Roobee is an international investment platform that’s making it even more convenient and accessible. The company will allow users to invest in an array of assets starting with as little as $10, using any payment method they... read more »

EquityMultiple Uses Technology to Make Commercial Real Estate Investing More Accessible for Individuals

EquityMultiple Uses Technology to Make Commercial Real Estate Investing More Accessible for Individuals

In a Nutshell: The world of commercial real estate investing was once limited to large companies and the wealthiest individuals. But, thanks to companies like EquityMutliple, this alternative asset investment is becoming more readily available to a broader range of individuals. The company uses a combination of technology and human expertise to remove barriers to entry into this valuable investment class. MultipleEquity conducts multiple rounds of due diligence on its investment... read more »

Equitise Brings an Intuitive, Simple, and Inclusive Equity Crowdfunding Platform to Australia and New Zealand

Equitise Brings an Intuitive, Simple, and Inclusive Equity Crowdfunding Platform to Australia and New Zealand

In a Nutshell: Equitise is a pioneering equity crowdfunding platform in Australia and New Zealand. The company provides a marketplace in which unlisted startups and small businesses can raise capital from the general public rather than from large investors or venture capitalists. With an investment as small as $250, retail investors can work with Equitise to own a stake in promising and innovative new firms. That’s a win-win for small early-stage firms struggling to secure capital... read more »

Fossil Free Funds From As You Sow Helps Investors Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies with High Carbon Footprints

Fossil Free Funds From As You Sow Helps Investors Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies with High Carbon Footprints

In a Nutshell: Fossil Free Funds is one of six mutual fund search tools offered by 501(c)3 nonprofit As You Sow. Investors can research thousands of mutual funds, fund managers, fund families, and other options to see where the companies embedded in their mutual funds stand on social, environmental, and governance issues. Each fund has a proprietary grade given to it based on several key metrics, including carbon emissions, coal mining, oil drilling, and renewable operations, among... read more »

Timvi Launches One-Stop-Shop DeFi Market That Allows Users to Maximize Profits and Minimize Security Risks

Timvi Launches One-Stop-Shop DeFi Market That Allows Users to Maximize Profits and Minimize Security Risks

In a Nutshell: Timvi launched its Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Market in December 2019 to rave reviews and eager participation. The TMV stablecoin targets a $1 valuation and allows users to trade cryptocurrency and accept zero-fee, termless, collateral loans that they can use to boost potential investment profits. The startup’s P2P service allows investors to issue and store TMV with no fees. Many cryptocurrency enthusiasts lean on the digital token economy as a way of separating... read more »