Kyushu Financial Group, Inc. will launch a crowdfunding business this February. In collaboration with Music Securities, Inc., the group will establish a new company ‘Glocal Crowdfunding,’ in which local tourism, agriculture, and other organizations can raise money online. In addition to investment-based crowdfunding, donation-based and reward-based crowdfunding will also be available options. The new service is scheduled to start in April 2020. Source: Nikkei Newspaper 01/09/2020
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