Raise is a loan marketplace that connects individuals with investment opportunities primarily in emerging countries.

Joined August 2019 36 Followers


Why we use Crypto instead of Fiat to fund our loans?

1 day ago 3 minute read Raise $0.33 tipped

Since Raise was founded, we've fielded several questions from lenders and borrowers as to why we decided to launch our platform based on blockchain technology. As a team, we all share the belief that this technology will bring security and transparen...

2019 Highlights: The Hero that Raised it's idea to production.

20 Dec 2019 3 minute read Raise $0.15 tipped

2019 may have been the final year of a decade but it became the most defining year for our project so far. This year started with a major challenge. We returned from the Christmas holidays to find that Hero Tokens had been removed from both Liquid an...

The Top 5 industries that Blockchain technology will disrupt

2 Dec 2019 4 minute read Raise $1.85 tipped

Since the world was introduced to Bitcoin, the media have regularly been discussing how blockchain technology can change the future. For sure, this is the first technology since the internet was introduced in the early 1990’s that is making strides t...

Multi-Collateral DAI - What does it mean for Raise?

18 Nov 2019 1 minute read Raise $0.57 tipped

Today (November 18th 2019), MakerDAO is launching its new version of DAI - Multi-Collateral DAI (MCD). After hitting their $100 million market-cap, MakerDAO needed a solution to continue their growth and minimise risk so as a result, MCD has launched...

Raise - Our Smart Contract Audit Results ✔️

13 Nov 2019 1 minute read Raise $0.39 tipped

Before we officially launched, the team at RaiseHQ needed to complete the most crucial stage for introducing the world to our marketplace. The audit of our smart contracts was imperative for a successful launch. As we at an early stage, we are regula...

WTF is DeFi and should I care? 🤔

6 Nov 2019 2 minute read Raise $0.34 tipped

We are living in a new world.The last few years have been instrumental in positive changes in both the financial and technological sectors. In the last few months, we’ve seen a major surge in ‘DeFi services’ and we want to help you understand why pro...

What even is a Dutch auction?🤦

31 Oct 2019 2 minute read Raise $0.21 tipped

Dutch auctions have re-appeared and are regularly discussed within the crypto space. Raise uses a ‘Dutch auction’ as part of it’s bidding process, but what on earth is it? It’s quite complicated, especially the understanding of the mechanics with mod...

Raise a toast to the future! We're Live! 🥂

23 Oct 2019 3 minute read Raise $0.33 tipped

The Maze to Raise. 🚀 Our Story so far… The last few years have been dominated by technology advances and in particular, the growth of blockchain and the positive effects that it could potentially have for the whole world. Almost 2 years ago, we stud...

The Mid-Autumn Festival Lighting the Sky 🏮

17 Sep 2019 1 minute read Raise $0.38 tipped

As summer ends in the Northern Hemisphere, celebrations take place all over Asia to celebrate the 8th full moon of the lunar calendar.  The Mid-Autumn festival has been celebrated by the Eastern world since the Shang dynasty (1600 BCE) when harveste...

Crowdfunding - The Future of Finance 💸

5 Sep 2019 2 minute read Raise $1.73 tipped

  Crowdfunding loans are gaining in popularity. As traditional techniques to attain credit is regularly becoming more difficult, technology has brought alternatives to the market. Platforms such as Raise have been built with the vision of using crow...