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

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

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Secures Over $700,000 First Day on Kickstarter

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On Wednesday, Larian Studios LLC launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its already highly anticipated video game, Divinity: Original Sin 2. Originally seeking to raise $500,000, the project captured over $700,000 within 24 hours. The original video game first hit the crowdfunding platform in spring 2013 and… Read More

Brief: FundedByMe Teams Up With Connect Sweden Region East to Create More Swedish Entrepreneurial Successes

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On Thursday, Connect Sweden Region East and FundedByMe announced that they have created a partnership that will help to further enhance the opportunities to companies in Swedish that are currently in the establishment phase. FundedByMe and Connect are considered well-known players in the Swedish ecosystem for growth…. Read More

Mission Crowdfund: Fundable Launches KSI Data Sciences Drone Software Campaign; Amazon & Verizon Team Up

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There are benefits to droning on and on… KSI Data Sciences has linked with Fundable for a private raise for its data transmission and management company.  Its mission to make transmitting, receiving and managing data easier and more efficient focuses on core products, MissionCaster.TV and MissionKeeper.  These SaaS… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Offers Up Tips & Tricks for Crowdfunding Success

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Always willing to give crowdfunding advice, Indiegogo‘s Slava Rubin sat down with CNN Money to offer up his very own tips and tricks for those looking to use the funding method successfully. During the interview, Rubin noted how important pitch videos are to campaigns: “Campaigns that… Read More

EarlyShares Links with Accordia Realty Ventures for Bergen County, NJ’s Shoppes at Godwin

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EarlyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform that gives accredited investors direct access to commercial real estate opportunities, has announced a new venture with Accordia Realty Ventures. Their second offering on EarlyShares, Accordia debuted the Shoppes at Godwin, an equity investment opportunity in the redevelopment of a… Read More