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Sole Society Secures $8M During Series B Funding Round Led By Nordstorm & Insight Venture Partners; Appoints New Executive Team

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Sole Society, a lifestyle brand of women’s shoes, bags and accessories, today announces $8M in Series B funding from Nordstrom and Insight Venture Partners and a newly appointed executive team to support operations and expand distribution. Previous COO and newly appointed CEO Andy Solomon will lead this strategic growth… Read More

Crowdcube Co-Founder Luke Lang Talks Crowdfunding & Its Benefits

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Offering up his insights about crowdfunding, Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang sat down with International Business Times to share details about the funding method and why so many are turning to it for their businesses/projects. While discussing the difficulties entrepreneurs have to finding angel investors to give to their… Read More

Update: Girl Scouts of Western Washington Secure Over $300,000 on Indiegogo to Support Transgender Girls

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Less than a week after it launched its #ForEVERYGirl Indiegogo campaign, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington have successfully raised $310,000 thanks to over 6,500 backers. The Girl Scouts of Western Washington launched the initiative after a donor decided to take away the $100,000 they gave due to… Read More

Plymouth Car Brand Wildcat Seeks £1.5M on Crowdcube For New Off-Road Vehicles

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Ready to expand its line of motorized vehicles, Plymouth-based Wildcat has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1.5 million for its new off-roadsters, the W22 and MV-LSV.  The raise represents a 15% equity stake in this 35 year old company.  There is also a tired reward program… Read More

Overfunding on SyndicateRoom, Fertility Focus Says Exit Could Deliver 10X Return to Investors, According to Company

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The UK company Fertility Focus  and its product Ovusense is said to deliver a 99% accuracy in predicting ovulation.  The company states that 30% of women have ovulatary issues – most of which are difficult to discern.  They also state that over 50% of women are… Read More

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Launches Patriot Pledge Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdrise

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Impacting the lives of military families across the nation, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (Fallen Patriots) seeks to bridge the gap in the cost of college education for children who lost a parent in the line of duty. Beginning today, Fallen Patriots is kicking off its… Read More

New Zealand’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform PledgeMe Seeks $250,000 During Second Funding Round

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On Friday, New Zealand’s equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced the launch of its second round of funding. It is currently seeking to raise a minimum of $250,000 so that it can continue its expansion. CEO Anna Guenther stated the crowdfunding platform has seen massive growth since its… Read More

Sister of Alleged Charleston Shooter Creates GoFundMe Campaign For Postponed Wedding & Honeymoon; Cancels After Four Days

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Amber Roof, sister of the alleged Charleston Church shooter, Dylann Roof, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $5,000 for her wedding to Michael Tyo along with honeymoon. Last month, Dylann walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and killed nine people, including the senior pastor, state senator Clementa… Read More

New York City-Exclusive Crowdfunding Platform CityFunders Seeks Investors For Long Island City Rental Project

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This week, New York-exclusive real estate crowdfunding platform, CityFunders, announced it is seeking investors for a new residential project located in Long Island City. The crowdfunding platform was founded by Jerry Swartz, Ayush Kapahi, along with brothers Albert and David Behin and launched last month. The platform is… Read More

olloclip Returns to Kickstarter With a Mission to Secure $100,000 For iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Photography System

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Just four years after finding success on Kickstarter for its original iPhone quick change camera lens system, ōlloclip, California start-up olloclip has returned to the crowdfunding platform with a brand new photography system for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Since its last funding round, ōlloclip is now… Read More

Indiegogo Backers Raise Over $1.4M to Help Greece During Financial Crisis (Infographic)

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Hoping to gather more backers to the cause, Indiegogo revealed how much a campaign supporting Greece has raised since the country missed its €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) payment due to the International Monetary Fund. The famous crowdfunding platform shared: “The debt crisis in Greece has been all over the news… Read More

AutoCycle Legislation Entered into House & House. May Help Elio Motors

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Elio Motors is one of the first companies nationwide to use Regulation A+ to “test the waters” and gauge investor interest in backing their company.  Launched on StartEngine, Elio Motors has designed a 3 wheel, enclosed “AutoCycle” but, according to Elio, regulations that apply to… Read More

Outdoor Product Designer FieldCandy Overfunds in Two Weeks on Crowdcube

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Earlier this week, Derbyshire-based FieldCandy recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £200,000 to continue growing its business. FieldCandy is described as an exciting design-led brand of outdoor lifestyle products. The company currently stocked in the UK, USA and Asia in leading retailers such as Harrods, Heal’s,… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Receives Recognition From the UK Business Angels Association

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Following its “Pitch to Rich,” equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced that its #FundedClub has been recognized by the UK Business Angels Association. The website shared: “The UKBAA Angel Investment Awards is a celebration of the acievements of some of the UK’s most exciting angel-backed businesses and angel investors. This… Read More

Brief: vitaminwater Announces Crowdfund-Inspired “Project Hustle” Finalists

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Project Hustle, the crowdfunding-inspired program by vitaminwater, held a nationwide search for aspiring entrepreneurs, artists-in-training, dreamers and future film directors to find the next idea that breaks the status quo, glass-ceiling, or simply, the Internet. Each finalist has the opportunity to see whether their dreams… Read More

Cloud Systems Management Blue Medora Secures $4.6M During Series A Funding Round

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Blue Medora, an innovator in the cloud systems management space, today announced a $4.6 million Series A round of venture capital funding. The round was led by Ann Arbor-based Michigan eLab, with participation from current investors Start Garden, Grand Angels and other equity holders. The investment brings Blue Medora’s total funding to $6… Read More

Kickstarter Success Edyn Launches General Availability of Garden Sensor and Digs Exclusive Retail Partnership With Home Depot

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Edyn, the smart garden system that allows you to interact with and nurture your garden like never before, today announced general availability in North America for its flagship product, the Edyn Garden Sensor. Edyn educates users about their garden by collecting real-time data through the… Read More

Beer Industry Innovator SYNEK Launches Nationwide Tour Following $2.5M Series Seed Round

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Following it’s $2.5 million Series Seed Preferred round funded by Arsenal Capital Management, SYNEK (‘sin-eck’), the developer of the FDA-approved SYNEK Draft System – a portable countertop beer dispenser that can be filled from any tap – today launched its four-month-long Great North American Expedition tour that will visit 35… Read More

Brief: Punakaiki Fund Moves Into Overfunding on Snowball Effect

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Snowball Effect has stated that successfully funded Punakaiki Fund’s offer has been extended. Originally the equity raise had set a low bar minimum target of $200,000 NZD.  Recently the offer neared $2 million NZD but today Snowball communicated that retail investors sill had time to… Read More