Dear Real Estate Industry, Prepare for the Millennials

The Millennials are coming

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The traditional world of real estate needs to prepare for the next wave of investors – Millennials. Currently ranging in age from 18 to 34, and numbering roughly 77 million, Millennials make up about one-fourth of the U.S. population – and are far less interested… Read More

Giles Andrews Out as Zopa CEO. Replaced by Jaidev Janardana

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Leading peer to peer lending platform Zopa has announced an executive shake-up that has removed Giles Andrews as CEO. Effective immediately, Jaidev Janardana is the new CEO of Zopa. Andrews, a Zopa co-founder, will now be Executive Chairman of the fast growing direct lender. Janardana… Read More

Is the State of Washington Trying to Blow-Up Regulation A+?

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The finalization of rules regarding Title IV of the JOBS Act was a watershed moment in the history of securities law and a leap forward for investment crowdfunding.  Title IV, now commonly referred to as Regulation A+, not only allows issuers to raise capital in… Read More

Irish Self-Tanning Brand TanOrganic Announces Upcoming Seedrs Campaign

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Following the exciting news that it received the Enterprise Ireland’s High Fliers Innovation award, self-tanning brand, TanOrganic announced that it is preparing to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. TanOrganic, which was founded by organic lifestyle advocate Noelle O’Connor,  is considered the world’s first… Read More

Jide Technology’s Remix Mini Captures Over $1.6M During the Final Hours on Kickstarter

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With less than 24 hours until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, Jide Technology’s Remix Mini has successfully secured over $1.6 million thank to 21,500 backers. The Beijing-based startup described Remix Mini as a simple to use computer that connects to any screen, keyboard and mouse, allowing… Read More

Himachal Seeks Funds on Crowdcube to Expand Indian Cider Business

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Himachal, a Lancashire-based startup that creates Indian cider using Himachali apples and pure Himalayan mountain water, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to with a mission to raise £65,000 for expansion of its growing business. The company stated: “We are producing an authentic Indian… Read More

100% Funded: SyndicateRoom Introduces the Lift Round

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Typically investment crowdfunding platforms vet the issuer and then list the offer on its site. The issuer pounds the pavement to enlist investors to raise the capital they need. This is no field of dreams and is a lot of work. While raising capital online is… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Unveils Top Five New Features For Smartphone App

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  Ready for an upgrade, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the top five new features for its smartphone app. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, declared in a blog post: “Tilt Nation! We’ve taken your feedback over the last few months, and we’re excited to announce… Read More


Hasbro Teams Up With Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge

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Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to find the next hit face-to-face party game. As Hasbro continues to focus on connecting with the gaming community to discover and develop new games, the challenge will help identify one… Read More

Amanda Palmer: “Funds From My Patreon Campaign Will Not Go Towards My Baby”

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Hoping to clear the air of recent accusations concerning her Patreon campaign, former Dresden Dolls songstress, Amanda Palmer is ready set the record straight and put an end to the gossip. Back in 2012, singer and songwriter Palmer hit Kickstarter for not only her first… Read More

Bondora Announces Improvements for Investors in P2P Lending

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Peer to peer lending platform Bondora has announced forthcoming updates to its platform that marks a significant improvement for investors.  According to Bondora, coming this fall a new passive investing feature will be incorporated into their site. This should make it easier for new investors to… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Heads to Paris Again for Annual Gathering

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After three highly successful annual events, the ECN Crowdfunding Convention is back this October in Paris. Organized by the European Crowdfunding Network, the gathering has been designed as a reference point for the pan-European crowdfunding ecosystem. Last year’s event saw participation across Europe including representatives… Read More

USI Affinity Forms Partnership With Marketplace Lender SoFi to Help Lawyers With High Student Loan Debt

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Insurance Provider, USI Affinity, announced on Thursday that is has formed a partnership with marketplace lending, SoFi, to offer members of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) the opportunity to consolidate and refinance their private and federal student loans into a single loan with a lower… Read More

Non-Profit Organizations & Businesses Team Up to Launch Crowdfunding Initiative to Fight Against California Fires & Droughts

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Earlier this week, a group of non-profit organizations has formed a partnership with local businesses to launch a crowdfunding campaign called The California Drought Relief Fund. The campaign was created by the Climate Relief Fund to help support local relief organizations that are assisting families who have… Read More

CoAssets Looks to Expand in Malaysia

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Real estate crowdfunding platform CoAssets is looking to set up shop in neighboring Malaysia.  Earlier this year Malaysian securities authorities announced the approval of 6 investment crowdfunding platforms but CoAssets, based in Singapore, was not on the list.  Denied at the time,  CoAssets is currently… Read More

Kickstarter Unveils Details About University of Pennsylvania’s “The Wharton Crowdfunding Study”

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Offering backers a closer look at its crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter has unveiled details about the new The Wharton Crowdfunding Study, which is conducted by University of Pennsylvania’s professor, Ethan Mollick. The Wharton Crowdfunding Study is considered the largest academic effort seeking to understand how crowdfunding works, how… Read More