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Renaissance Brewing Equity Crowdfunding on Snowball Effect (Infographic)

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Equity crowdfunding rifled out of the gate in New Zealand with one of the most popular sectors to utilize the new form of raising capital:  Beer.  Renaissance Brewing, founded by iconoclastic Americans who decided to set up a brewery in the land of the Kiwi made NZ history when they launched their funding round on… Read More

Aussie Startup Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign For Ultimate GPS Pet Tracker; Raises Over $16,000 During First 24 Hours

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This past weekend, Sydney-based startup hit Indiegogo with a new crowdfunding campaign for its pet tracker known as Pod. Seeking only $50,000, the project already raised $16,286 from 25 backers. The Pod is described as being the world’s “smallest, lightest, fully waterproof GPS pet tracker.” It is a sleek little device that attaches to your… Read More

Beauhurst Asks Questions about easyProperty Valuation

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Beauhurst recently posted a comment about the successfully equity crowdfunding raise of easyProperty on Crowdcube.  After Private Equity Guru Jon Moulton” questioned the valuation of the not yet live platform quoted at £67 million it appears that research firm Beauhurst dug a bit further to do a comparison. Beauhurst stated; “… it’s notable that in return for… Read More

Projection Watch Ritot Finishes Its Run on Indiegogo; Raises $1.4 Million

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It’s finally over! Ritot, the world’s first “projection watch,” closed its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo on Friday (September 26th) after spending two months on the platform. Originally set to close on earlier in the month, the project’s creators decided to extend its stay for another few weeks. As previously reported, the Ritot team wanted to create not only… Read More

Creator of Potato Salad Kickstarter Holds PotatoStock 2014: Check Out Pictures!

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Over the past weekend, Ohio resident and creator the famous Potato Salad Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, Zach “Danger” Brown, hosted PotatoStock 2014 in the state’s capital to give back to the Central Ohio homeless community. The free event featured performances by five bands, food trucks, and over 3,000 pounds of potato salad. As previously reported, Brown launched… Read More

Brief: Popular Film Project “Blue Mountain State: The Movie” Secures Additional Investors

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Blue Mountain State:  The Movie, is based off the incredibly popular television series that ran on Spike TV for three years.  The project was reanimated by creator Eric Falconer by hitting the pages of Kickstarter where he crowdfunded $1.9 million.  Blue Mountain State is the 3rd most funded film ever on Kickstarter – just after… Read More

Realty Mogul & MHP Funds Successfully Crowdfund Another Mobile Home Park Fund

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Realty Mogul announced on Friday (September 26th) that it has successfully funded yet another mobile home park.  The crowdfunding platform’s accredited investors contributed more than $2.3 million to acquire an interest in Affordable Housing Community Fund 5, LLC, the eighth fund of this kind that has been offered by MHP Funds, LLC. CEO of Realty Mogul, Jilliene… Read More

Manchester-Based Company Turns to Indiegogo To Raise Funds For New Personal Cloud Sharing Device; Reaches £66,000 During First Week

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Ready to introduce a new way to enjoy the online sharing experience, Manchester-based company Wedg has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its self-titled personal cloud. Seeking only £71,000, the project has already received £66,000 during its first five days on the platform. Wedg is a self-hosted email and file storage solution that is… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Rock it like a Redhead, HOLT – find the truth & TriClops: HID Adaptive Lighting Technology

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Tip to those of you who are emailing in campaigns for us to feautre.  Many submitters are now sending us preview links prior to the campaign lunch. We love this and it is great!  But we get a ton of submissions and sometimes it is a bit tough to keep up.  Please be certain to… Read More

Scoop Films Seeks to Raise £75,000 on CrowdShed for New Indie Film That Stars Actor Luke Perry

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Earlier this month, Scoop Films producers Fiona Gillies, Raj Sharma and Michael Mueller launched a crowdfunding campaign on UK-based platform CrowdShed for their film The Beat Beneath My Feet. The film will star former Beverly Hills 90210 actor, Luke Perry. Per the synopsis, The Beat Beneath My Feet is about a teenager boy who uncovers… Read More

Update: Hullabaloo Steampunk 2D Film Nears $350,000 During Final Week on Indiegogo

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With just six days until its crowdfunding campaign comes to an end on Indiegogo, 2D film Hullabaloo has raised $345,304 thanks to 8,258 backers. The movie, which was created by former Disney animators, was not only save 2D animation but to prove it is still relevant to the film industry. As previously reported, the animated steampunk-themed film is about a… Read More

“Top Chef” Star Carla Hall Uses Kickstarter to Bring Her Southern Kitchen to New York City; Reaches $19,000 in Three Days

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On Tuesday (September 23rd), American chef and television personality, Carla Hall, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $250,000 to create her Southern Kitchen restaurant in New York City. Within the first three days on the platform, the project raised $19,139 from 306 backers. Hall stated on the campaign’s website, “At Carla Hall’s Southern… Read More

UK’s Rollasole Surpasses £150,000 Equity Crowdfunding Goal on Crowdcube; Nears £175,000

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Bristol-based Rollasole launched a Crowdcube equity crowdfunding campaign earlier this month to raise £150,000 for the expansion of its shoe company. Within a few weeks, the campaign reached well over its initial goal and has raised over £174,000 thanks to 87 investors. Rollasole is dubbed a “form of rolled footwear designed to be compact enough… Read More

UK Fans Launch Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring Foo Fighters to Birmingham; Hits Over £149,000 First Week

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Just a few weeks after Foo Fighters, took to the stage at their crowdfunded concert in Richmond, Virginia, a group of UK fans are taking matters into their own hands to bring the hit rock band across the pond. A crowdfunding campaign was launched on Kickstarter last Friday (September 19th) to raise £150,000 for a… Read More

Michigan Aerospace Engineer Turns to Kickstarter For New Ice Cream Scooper; Scores 376% of Its Initial Goal

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Ice cream lovers, rejoice! A Michigan resident by the name of Michael Chou has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for the the Midnight Scoop. The new ice cream appliance is dubbed the “easiest way to scoop hard ice cream.” Originally seeking only $17,500, the project has raised nearly $67,000 all thanks to over 1,250 backers…. Read More

VibeWrite Overfunds on Seedmatch: AppSolutely Versatile Pen for School, Work & Gaming

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VibeWrite, the digital pen that independently recognizes handwriting and in conjunction with a vast number of  applications, is set to close on Seedmatch today. Having raised over  € 565K over the course of its campaign, the startup surpassed its initial crowdfunding goal of € 184,750 by 565% with the help of 547 investors. Led by… Read More

Torch Bike Safety Gear 248% Overfunds on Seedrs: Ride Stylishly and Safely

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Creating stylish safety gear for cyclists, Torch Apparel has ignited investor interest on Seedrs, securing over £124K for the 21.66% equity offered.  The campaign is currently overfunding, surpassing its modest initial £50K goal. Torch Apparel focuses on stylish safety for cyclists, featuring its hugely-successful 2012 Kickstarter hit T1 helmet and upcoming FLUX backpack. Torch’s first product, the T1, pre-sold to 34 countries. Torch… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation to HUD Loan Sale Protestors: Community Stabilization Can Be Rewarding For All

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Protests broke out in Los Angeles and at least ten other cities nationwide earlier this month when community organizations voiced their opposition to HUD’s Distressed Asset Stabilization Program, which the Los Angeles Times reported on September 10th. Protestors are calling for HUD to stop the sale of distressed mortgages until bidders with a focus on homeowner preservation… Read More

The Oatmeal Launches Another Nikola Tesla Museum Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

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Back in 2012, The Oatmeal launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for the Nikola Tesla Museum with a funding goal of $850,000. By the end of its run, the project hit close to $1.4 million from over 33,000 backers. Two years later, the famed website has made its way back to the platform with a new… Read More

Stay Fit Housing Campaigns on AngelList, Partners with Soothe – Uber for Massage

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Stay Fit Housing LLC, a corporate housing and wellness company based in Los Angeles and New York City, announced a partnership with Soothe to be the official massage service for Stay Fit Housing guests.  Stay Fit Housing also recently began  its crowdfunding campaign on AngelList. Stay Fit Housing Chief Executive Officer Daniel Corridon commented,  “This… Read More