Crowdfunding Portals

Patch of Land Makes History By Closing Largest Residential 506c Crowdfunded Loan to Date

Patch of Land Featured

Patch of Land, a crowdfunding solution for real estate financing that brings together borrowers and lenders through an online platform, announces today that the largest ever, entirely crowdfunded residential home loan was fully funded on its website. The Covered Wagon Investment Group, boasting over 60… Read More

Corporate CrowdFund Establishes Strategic Alliances for the Crowdfunding Community

Corporate CrowdFund

Corporate CrowdFund (CCF) has entered into a set of strategic alliances to bring quality transfer agent and marketing services to the CCF community. Two of the most modern and respected transfer agents in the industry, ClearTrust and TransferOnline, have tailored their services to fit the needs of the Corporate… Read More

Kickstarter Film Projects Flock to the Brooklyn Film Fest

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This week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced some exciting news about certain films projects that have appeared on its platform. During a recent update, Kickstarter revealed: “One hundred and eight films across categories, from narratives to documentary shorts, from animation to experimental creations — it’s time… Read More

Equity-Based Residential Crowdfunding Platform CrowdLords Launches Second Seedrs Round

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CrowdLords, a two-sided equity based residential crowdfunding platform from the UK, has launched its second round of funding on Seedrs. They are aiming to raise £200,000 to extend the platform, expand their investor base and develop new products. Opening up the doors to new funders, CrowdLords… Read More

PeerRealty Appoints J.P. Morgan’s Amy Kirsch as Head of Investor Relations

Amy Kirsch

PeerRealty, a Midwest real estate crowdfunding platform, announced today that Amy Kirsch has joined the company as Head of Investor Relations. Kirsch brings to PeerRealty experience working with high net worth families on all financial matters, including investments, credit and general banking. Kirsch shared: “PeerRealty is… Read More

EquityNet’s Judd Hollas to Speak at Fintech Global Expo: Will Highlight Industry Trends in Crowdfunding

Judd Hollas

EquityNet founder and CEO Judd Hollas will speak today at the Second Annual Crowdfund Global Expo in San Diego, California.  The Expo will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the global crowdfunding industry. Hollas, the keynote speaker, will present interactive data that characterizes the types of companies… Read More

CrowdGather Announces Corporate Update: Intends to Enter Crowdfunding Space in 2016

Sanjay Sabnani

CrowdGather.com to serve as crowdfunding portal for cannabis and digital startups CrowdGather seeks to expand cannabis digital holdings beyond WeedTracker.com Company anticipates continued strong revenue performance and reduced costs CrowdGather, Inc. (OTCQB:CRWG) today announced a general corporate update in advance of the company’s anticipated June… Read More

LendKey Announces $8M Venture Debt Line from Silicon Valley Bank & $125M Commitment from Credit Union Network

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LendKey Grand Slam: Hits 35,000 Customers, Expands Management Team, $8M venture debt line from Silicon Valley Bank and Raises Additional $125M Commitment From Network of Credit Unions LendKey, the Lending-as-a-Service platform that connects borrowers with credit unions and banks, today announced several key growth milestones. The… Read More

Access Investors Forms New Partnership With WealthForge

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On Wednesday, Access Investors Network and WealthForge announced a collaboration to foster a new era of private investing by allowing Access members to invest online in deals previously only available to finance industry professionals and firms. Access Investors, an invite-only crowdinvesting platform that enables members to invest… Read More

French Crowdfunding Campaigns Are Live on Kickstarter

Kickstarter France

On Wednesday, famous crowdfunding platform Kickstarter debuted the first crowdfunding campaigns from French inventors. Kickstarter announced: “Our European expansion continues! A few weeks ago we announced that Kickstarter was coming to France, and now the day has come for French projects to launch. We’re so excited to… Read More

Canadian Financial Technology Platform FrontFundr Launches To Provide Investors & Companies Access to a New Capital Market

FrontFundr

Today, Canadian financial technology platform, FrontFundr launched with a  promise to unlock a new capital market and allow regular people to invest in private companies. FrontFundr uses technology to enable entrepreneurs to raise money from a broad investor community. This is an opportunity for the… Read More

CoAssets, FundedByMe & New Union form Crowdfunding Partnership in Singapore

Singapore Downtown

Three crowdfunding platforms have come together in a strategic alliance to boost market dominance in Southeast Asia.  CoAssets, FundedByMe, and New Union each based in Singapore, specialize in different aspects of Crowdfunding. CoAssets is targeting the real estate vertical.  New Union is a debt based… Read More

Now Live: PetFundr, One Of The World’s First Animal-Only Crowdfunding Platforms

Darcy Wintonyk

From lolcats to Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos, the cute, fuzzy and furry meowing at the door or loopily chasing their tails outside have a special draw on the Internet. Now, PetFundr, one of the first crowdfunding sites solely dedicated to animal welfare, is live, thanks to a successful partnership with… Read More

GoFundMe & YouCaring Pull the Plug on Former UK Model’s Campaigns After She Began to Offer Topless Photos to Donors

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Seeking to help those who are less unfortunate (and the organizations that support them), former UK glamour model, mother of two,and full-time blogger, Tracy Kiss, launched crowdfunding campaigns on GoFundMe and YouCaring to raise £10,000 for 10 amazing charities before her 28th birthday this October. Unfortunately, Kiss has… Read More

Cherry Picking of P2P Loans? Not So Fast

Black Cherry Peer to peer

As Crowdfund Insider covered recently, the FT wrote up an article that inferred that “Cherry Picking” of peer to peer loans presently posed an issue in allowing a level playing field between retail and institutional investors. Following the article, we had an enlightening conversation with representatives of… Read More

craigsconnect’s Craig Newmark Teams Up With CrowdRise For Third Annual Veterans Charity Challenge

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Craig Newmark and CrowdRise have launched the third annual Veterans Charity Challenge 3 to raise funds for nonprofit organizations benefiting veterans, military families, police and firefighters. The Veterans Charity Challenge 3 is a follow-up campaign to two previous campaigns run between the Memorial Day and Independence Day holiday periods.  Together, the… Read More

Crowdcube Announced: Scottish Firms Have Successfully Raised £1.5M Through Its Crowdfunding Platform

Champagne Celebration Celebrate Cork

Last fall, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced the launch its new office in Edinburgh, Scotland. The new location was help support existing clients in the region and due to the strong growth in number of new businesses being established in the country. CEO of Crowdcube,… Read More

SnowBall Effect has Raised Over $6 million Dominating the Kiwi Equity Crowdfunding Space

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According to Snowball Effect they are off to a solid start as leaders in the investment crowdfunding space in New Zealand.  In a recent statement Snowball Effect declares; “Of the $8 million+ raised through equity crowdfunding so far in New Zealand, over $6 million was… Read More

Peer to Peer Lending to Hit $22 Billion in Australia by 2020

Rocket Escape Velocity

According to research by Morgan Stanley, peer to peer lending is set to rocket to $22 billion within the next 5 years in Australia.  This is a country with a population of just 24 million.  This highlights the collision path between traditional finance and disruptive… Read More

GrowthFunders Receives FCA Approval for Crowdfunding Platform

FCA Approved

GrowthFunders, part of Growth Capital Ventures, has just received official approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate their investment crowdfunding platform.  GrowthFunders has been operating since March 0f 2014 using a provisionary status in association with Linear Investments. The process took GrowthFunders approximately… Read More