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Kiwi Taxi App Ingogo Sets Records On The (Crowdfunding) Racetrack: Update

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You might not expect a taxi to win on the racetrack, but Australian taxi app Ingogo is setting records for making the (funding) rounds. The company, launched in 2011, just announced that it closed A$12 million in a new funding round through crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd, which makes… Read More

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

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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

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

People Power Launches Indiegogo Campaign for a Modern Mobile Security Solution

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People Power, creators of Presence, a award-winning mobile app that transforms unused smartphones and tablets into free Internet security cameras, launched its Indiegogo campaign earlier this week. Presence Security is said to combine industry-leading security technology with its powerful software app to not only protect user’s home from intruders, but also monitor… Read More

WE’VE Links with Crowdfunder for Social Good(s): Campaigns for Translucent Global Supply Chain

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  WE’VE, a startup that connects consumers conscious design, enables anyone to design collaboratively with makers. Transparency is shared via artisans’ step by step “making” videos.  Having recently launched its Crowdfunder campaign, WE’VE has quickly secured $65K of its $300K goal for the convertible note.  Investors include from… 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

Trustpilot Closes $73.5 Million Series D Round

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Trustpilot, the leading review community for global online shoppers, today announced that it raised $73.5 million in a Series D investment round. The round was led by the private equity firm Vitruvian Partners. Previous investors DFJ Esprit, Index Ventures, Northzone and Seed Capital Denmark also contributed significantly to this round. Trustpilot will… Read More

CitizenShipper Closes $500,000 Funding & Joins Capital Factory

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CitizenShipper, the people to people online shipping marketplace, today announced it closed $500,000 funding including from investors such as Marvel Venture Partners and that it has joined the Capital Factory tech incubator. CitizenShipper has just completed its 30,000th shipment, moving nearly $15 million in total… Read More

Fit Gurus Secures £200K, One of the First UK Startups to Receive Investment from AngelList

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Fit Gurus is one of the first start-ups in the UK to receive investment from AngelList, securing £100,000 of backing from 37 investors. An additional £100,000 was invested into the company through the Finance for Business North East Proof of Concept Fund, managed by Northstar Ventures,… Read More

Restaurant Payment App Cake Raises £300,000 in First 24 Hours on Crowdcube

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London based startup Cake launched an £ 800,000  Series A crowdfunding round on Crowdcube and they are off to a solid start having topped £300,000 in the first 24 hours. As of today, 21 investors have funded the round with the largest committing £100,000. The offer… Read More

Notion Home Monitoring System Closes $2 Million Funding Round Following Kickstarter Success

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Notion, a home monitoring system that is benefitting from the boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) development, has closed a $2 million funding round.  Notion successfully raised over $280,000 on Kickstarter in the summer of 2014 and then transitioned into a pretail campaign.  The… Read More

French Crowdfunding Campaigns Are Live on Kickstarter

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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

Voters Have Hit Indiegogo With a Mission to Remove Alistair Carmichael From Parliament

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Following his unethical actions during the recent elections, UK voters have taken to Indiegogo to raise 60,000 to remove Alistair Carmichael from his position as Orkney and Shetland’s Member of Parliament. According to The Guardian, Carmichael admitted he was responsible for an election leak intended to discredit the… Read More

Former Developers of BioShock & DeadSpace Launch Kickstarter Initiative For New First Person Horror Video Game

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Ready to unleash their newest project, Boston’s The Deep End Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for horror-themed video game, Perception.  The team, which is made up of developers of BioShock and DeadSpace, revealed that Perception offers a bold and fresh take on first person narrative games. The description reads: “Perception is a first-person narrative horror… Read More

UNYTE Swiftly Secures Over 101K€ in Equity Crowdfunding on Companisto: Paulus Neef Believes Yoga Is for Everyone!

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UNYTE: Yoga for everyone! launched its Companisto equity crowdfunding campaign, quickly raising over 101,470€ of its 200,000€ goal with the help of over 73 backers. Funding will be used to open the first UNYTE flagship studio in Berlin. Additional funding will be tapped by several sources, including the initiators’ own… Read More

Partech Ventures Leads €10MM Financing Round For Foreign-Exchange Platform Kantox

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Partech Ventures announced on Wednesday it has co-led a new €10MM financing round in Kantox, a foreign exchange services provider for SMEs and mid-cap companies. Philippe Collombel, Managing Partner at Partech Ventures and Kantox board member, stated: “With our 2nd significant investment in 18 months, Partech Ventures… Read More

London’s Mouldable Glue Company Sugru Launches Crowdcube Campaign To Raise £1M for New Market Expansion

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Ready to bring its products to consumers everywhere, London-based mouldable glue company, Sugru has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1M for complete global expansion. Surge is described as mouldable glue that makes fixing things easy. Simply stick it, shape it and it turns… 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

Seahawks Fans Gather on GoFundMe to Unrealistically Help the Team Re-Sign Quarterback Russell Wilson

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Taking a page or two from New England Patriot fans, Seahawks admirers have gather on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to raise $5 million dollars for the team. The funds from the campaign will go towards re-signing quarterback Russell Wilson. Sharing details about the situation, the campaign’s… Read More

Kickstarter Success Good & Proper Tea Gains Over 140,000 on Crowdcube to Build New Shops

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Turning to the crowd for the second time, Good & Proper Tea recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £140,000 for expansion. The UK startup first appeared on rewards-based platform Kickstarter back in October 2012 and took home £14,682. This amount has helped the company create… Read More