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Non-Profits Wishbone & Uncommon Schools Launch Crowdfunding Initiative to Send More Than 100 Low-Income, High School Students to Top Summer Programs

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Wishbone, a non-profit that gives students the chance to pursue their passions through online crowdfunding and program coordination, and Uncommon Schools, a network of 42 public charter schools, are teaming up to raise $90,000 to send 104 low-income, high school students to a summer program of their… Read More

Hip Hop Group De La Soul Reveals Why They Decided to Turn to Kickstarter For Upcoming Album

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Earlier this spring, hip hop group De La Soul took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter with a mission to raise only $110,000 for their new album. Within only hours of its launch, the initiative successfully secured its initial goal and by the end of its round… Read More

Catalan BioTech ZeClinics Secures Record Funding on Capital Cell, 2015’s Largest Spanish Biotech Crowdfunded Investment

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The Catalan company ZeClinics, supported by the University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona and and Barcelona Biomedicine Research Park (PRBB) reached its crowdfunding campaign goal  on Capital Cell,  a campaign that set the record for the the year’s largest biotech crowdfunding investment in Spain.  The company is prevalued at 1M€.  After 88… Read More

Glowforge Raises $9 Million During Series A Funding Round to Bring 3D Laser Printer to Consumers

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Glowforge announced a $9 million Series A funding round to bring their 3D Laser Printer to market this year. The round was led by Foundry Group and True Ventures, with participation from Bre Pettis, cofounder and former CEO of MakerBot, and Jenny Lawton, former CEO… Read More

PledgeMusic Joins Forces With American Idol David Cook to Release His Fourth Album

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PledgeMusic, a crowdfunding platform for music, is happy to announce its partnership with platinum selling recording artist and American Idol season seven winner, David Cook, to release his 4th studio record and give fans a pre-order experience they will not soon forget. David Cook rose to… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender Mintos Expands into Lithuania

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The Latvian P2P lending marketplace Mintos announced its both its expansion and new offering of  P2P loans, secured by cars as collateral to borrowers in Lithuania,  the third country Mintos operates in addition to Latvia and Estonia. Mintos is open to international investors from Europe.  The platform’s website… Read More

FreeAgent Swiftly Raises £324K+ on Seedrs to “Democratise Accounting”: Relax about Tax

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FreeAgent, the multi-award winning cloud accounting provider, today launched a £1M crowdfunding round with Seedrs to accelerate its vision of “Democratising Accounting” for UK micro-businesses and freelancers. The cloud accounting pioneer will use funding to to accelerate development of its  product and introduce more micro-businesses and freelancers to… Read More

Adzuna Launches £1.5M Crowdcube Campaign: Job Site “Gets Britain Working”

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Adzuna, the UK-based job search engine today launched its £1.5 million crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube for its mission to “get Britain working.” In just a few hours, the campaign has raised over £659,330 of its £1,500,000 targeted goal for 5.89% equity offered. Nearly 70 investors helped Adzuna hit 43% of its goal…. Read More

Indiegogo Forms Partnership With Spotify to Support Musicians Through Crowdfunding

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In an effort to help musicians make their way to the spotlight, Indiegogo announced that Spotify is now supporting multiple music projects on its crowdfunding platform. Earlier this week, Indiegogo revealed: “As a global platform focused on bringing people together to make big things happen, our… Read More

Loyalzoo Surpasses Goal, Raises over £251K for Loyalty App on Seedrs

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Retailer loyalty App Loyalzoo has raised over £251,395 in funding on its equity crowdfunding on Seedrs, having raised £170,000 in just three days in late April. To date 157 investors have helped the small company exceed its £250,002 goal for 12.15% equity in the company.  This campaign marks the second time… Read More

¡Bienvenidos! Kickstarter Opens For Spanish Inventors

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Earlier this week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced that it was ready to open its doors to Spanish inventors that are looking to crowdfund for their projects. The platform revealed in its blog: “We’re so excited to announce that Kickstarter is now open to Spanish makers,… Read More

Avatar Airlines Seeks $5M in Crowdfunding; Campaign is Quickly Met With Criticism

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Ostensibly hoping to become a low cost alternative, Avatar Airlines has launched a self-crowdfunding campaign at www.HelpAvatarFly.com. The funding project allows the public to give as much, or as little as they like, with donations ranging from $5 to $9,750 for perks.  If you want a T-Shirt though you will have… Read More

P2P Lender LandlordInvest Raises Capital on Seedrs

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Seedrs has carved out a nice little niche in becoming the crowdfunding site of choice for crowdfunding platforms.  Seedrs recently added another funding platform to their growing list; LandLordInvest. Described as the UK’s first “near prime property peer to peer lending” LandlordInvest is hoping to… Read More

OurCrowd Sets Australian Crowdfunding Record for Global Kinetics, Medical IT Startup

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OurCrowd set a new Australian funding record, closing out a $1.5 million round of funding for Global Kinetics Corporation (GKC), an Australian medical IT company . To recap from an earlier post, GKC was established in 2007 to commercialize innovative technology developed by Professor Malcolm Horne, from the Florey… Read More

Ideas Britain Quickly Secures over £186K Crowdcube: Creative Director Dave Stewart & Mobile Platform Connects Entrepreneurs

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Ideas Britain, a mobile platform wherein people submit an idea in less than a minute and compete for support, expert advice and real world commercial backing, has chosen Crowdcube to power its next phase of growth. Aiming to raise £300,000 on Crowdcube, Ideas Britain has already secured over… Read More

Smartphone Phone App For Health KIJINI Quickly Gains Funding Momentum on Indiegogo

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On Monday, mobile phone app startup KIJINI, INC. debuted its Indiegogo campaign to finalize the development of its eponymous KIJINI, an iOS and Android program with a set of apps capable of deciphering the user’s voice to provide highly accurate information about critical aspects of… Read More

Novalogy Hits Indiegogo With New Wearable Technology that Helps Improve Sleep & Increases Energy

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Novalogy, a wearable tech company, unveiled AYO, an advanced, scientifically backed wearable device which uses clinically backed lighting technology to actively improve sleep, increase energy levels and minimize jet lag. In tandem with its U.S. debut at Wearable World Congress 2015, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has launched to… Read More

Retail App Octer Makes Mobile Shopping Simpler: Exceeds £508K on Seedrs

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Following a successful Seedrs round last Spring, London-based Octer (formerly called Shareight) has returned to Seedrs to raise a second round of funding. The company, previously known as Shareight, raised £600,000 in just 24 hours on Seedrs back in May 2014.  The campaign seeks raise £700,000, in exchange… Read More

CommonTime Exceeds 83% SyndicateRoom Crowdfunding Goal for Cross-Platform Mobile Apps

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That most people keep their mobiles with them at all times is not a surprise.  As one might expect, the mobile market is enormous and growing rapidly. Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company, has estimated that there will be 20 billion connected mobile… Read More

Carlson Wireless Announces Third-Generation TV White Space Radio & Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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Carlson Wireless Technologies, a global leader in TV White Space (TVWS) technology, announced the development of the newest generation of its TVWS radio, the RuralConnect. With three times the speed and at half the cost, RuralConnect Generation 3 will be superior to other products currently… Read More