Ronco Seeks the Help of P2Binvestor to Accelerate Distribution of Summer Season Products

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P2Binvestor (P2Bi), a crowdlending platform that provides asset-based financing to the fastest-growing businesses, announced on Tuesday it will provide ongoing working capital to Ronco Holdings, Inc., a resource for foodies and at-home chefs worldwide, as the organization looks to scale its business to meet growing customer… Read More

Darren Westlake Talks Crowdcube Success & Crowdfunding Growth

Darren Westlake CEO Crowdcube

Giving others an insight on the crowdfunding industry, Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake sat down with Business Money to discuss the UK platform and the funding method’s growth. During the interview, Westlake revealed that he is on a mission to bridge the gap between old school investors and new… Read More

Londoner Seeks to Raise €1.6BN on Indiegogo to Save Greece From Debt Crisis

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In order to save Greece from its bad financial situation, a young Londoner named, Thom Feeney, has launched a nine-day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise €1.6 billion so that the small country’s residents can be free of the crazy debt. Last week, the country missed its €1.6 billion ($1.8… Read More

United We Conquer: Alternative Business Funding Provides Single Platform to Match SMEs to Sources of Capital

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Alternative Business Funding (ABF) has a growing portfolio of members each with a service to provide access to capital for SMEs. The internet finance providers range from debt to equity, short to long term loans, and more.  The list of collaborators is a who’s who… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Italian Wine Cafe Veeno Turns to Funding Tree With a Mission to Raise £150,000 for Seven New Cafe Locations

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Going a different direction when it comes to its latest funding round, Crowdcube alum and Italian Wine Cafe, Veeninvest Ltd. (trading as Veeno) has launched a Funding Tree campaign to raise £150,000 for seven new locations. Veeno is described as a chain of premium Italian wine bars… Read More

Sydney’s Poor Toms Gin Sells Out First Batch in One Day on Pozible

Poor Toms Gin

A new craft gin distillery has opened in Sydney and its first batch was snapped up on Australia’s crowdfunding platform, Pozible. Poor Toms Gin, Sydney’s only distillery dedicated purely to making gin, has just begun production in Marrickville. The young business raised $25,000 in one day. It… Read More

Social Good Tech Classy Secures 18M During Series B Funding Round

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Classy, the leading cloud-based fundraising platform that helps nonprofits and social enterprises mobilize and empower communities, today announced several major milestones, including an $18M growth round of funding led by Mithril Capital Management, the leading technology growth capital firm founded Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel…. Read More

CircleBack Securitizes $106 Million as Marketplace Lending Grows

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CircleBack Lending has completed its first securitization of consumer loans. The company reported $106 million was completed by Jefferies, an investment banking firm.  CircleBack revealed an agreement with Jeffries in 2014 to securitize up to  $500 million in loans in the coming years.  CircleBack stated… Read More

Interview with Property Partner CEO & Founder Daniel Gandesha: Highlights Team Synergy, Real Estate & Internet Finance

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  UK-based Property Partner, the residential real estate crowdfunding investment platform, allows people to invest in individual residential properties at the click of a button. Investors receive a monthly rental income and benefit from any capital growth, in direct proportion to their ownership.  Identifying locations and individual properties that are likely to be… Read More

StartEngine’s Gigmor Among First To Carry Out Crowdfunding Campaign Under Regulation A+

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On an equity crowdfunding platform that launched the day that Regulation A+ allowed anyone to invest in early stage companies, Gigmor, Inc., a social networking platform for musicians, is among the first to carry out a crowdfunding campaign under the new regulation.  The “LinkedIn for the music industry,” Gigmor has… Read More


Kickstarter Wins Crowdfunding Patent Lawsuit Against ArtistShare

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Kickstarter has achieved a major victory in federal court today, marking the end of a four-year-long patent dispute. In 2011, ArtistShare, which was founded Brian Camelio, was issued a patent for “Method and Apparatuses for Financing and Marketing a Creative Work,” claiming “a system and method for… Read More

SoFi is the Fastest Growing Marketplace Lender

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Sofi, a marketplace lending platform, has been on a roll lately.  The direct lending platform closed a new securitization of  $411 million, all backed by student loans.  This was the largest securitization by a marketplace lender to date.  SoFi expects to $1 billion in securitization in Q3… Read More

GoFundMe Valuation Reportedly Soars to $600-$650M During Latest Funding Round

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Following the announcement of its latest funding round, sources at TechCrunch revealed that the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe’s value is now at around the range of $600 to $650 million. As previously reported, GoFundMe confirmed that it has received some high-profile attention during its round: “Our mission at GoFundMe is to change… Read More

BrewDogs Announces First Brewery Outside of the UK & U.S. Crowdfunding Campaign

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Ready to start expanding, BrewDog announced on Monday its plans to open its North American headquarters and first production facility outside the UK in Canal Winchester, which is located in the Columbus, Ohio region. This news comes just weeks after the brewery revealed its keen interest… Read More

Indiegogo’s Anastasia Emmanuel Shares Details About Her Career in Technology (Video)

Anastasia Emmanuel

Ready to open up about her career in a male-dominate industry, Indiegogo’s director of UK technology and design, Anastasia Emmanuel sat down with Marketing Magazine to weigh in on topics, including her presence in technology world and women’s workplace rights. During her interview, Emmanuel shared details… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Exploding Kittens Announces Delivery Schedule (Infographic)

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Exploding Kittens backers, get ready! This weekend, Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman along with Xbox’s Elan Lee and Shane Small, shared an update about when everyone can expect the highly anticipated card game. Exploding Kittens is a highly strategic kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players take turns drawing cards until someone… Read More

Lance Wiggs’ Punakaiki Fund Secures $1.9M During Snowball Effect Campaign

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Earlier this month, independent investment and business advisor Lance Wiggs and his team launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Snowball Effect to raise funds for their growing venture, Punakaiki Fund. Punakaiki Fund revealed that it invests in premier high-growth companies from New Zealand. The company has investments in… Read More

RealtyMogul Appoints Wedbush’s Ryan Sakamoto As In-House General Counsel

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RealtyMogul, the online peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate investing, announced today the addition of Ryan Sakamoto as its in-house general counsel. Sakamoto will be responsible for overseeing all key legal affairs for the company including investment and securities transactions, contracts and compliance matters for RealtyMogul. Jilliene… Read More

Real Estate Investment & Crowdfunding Platform ENDVEST Launches; Seeks to Raise $15 Million

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ENDVEST, a real estate investment and crowdfunding platform, officially launched earlier this month. The founding partners, a New York-based team with a combined eight decades of real estate experience, aim to revolutionize the process of global real estate investment. By pairing developers with investors looking… Read More

SeedUps Canada is Self-Crowdfunding as Market Heats Up Around the World

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SeedUps Canada, a leading equity crowdfunding platform operating out of Calgary, is joining a growing number of platforms that are leveraging their own technology to self-crowdfund their company. SeedUps is reaching out to their growing number of users, and beyond, to capitalize on their first… Read More