Tagged: consumers

Lending Works Reports: Over a Quarter of Consumers Don’t Know How Much Interest They Pay on Their Debt

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On Thursday, peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works released a new report that revealed a large proportion (27%) of its customers didn’t know how much interest they were paying on their debt before taking out a debt consolidation loan with the peer-to-peer lender. Of those respondents that were… Read More

MsGenuity Launches New Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to the Mom and Family Consumer

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On Tuesday (March 3rd), Florida-based MsGenuity launched a reward-based crowdfunding portal developed solely for the mom and family consumer. The site enables both funding and consumer input into the development of innovative product designs, creative projects and worthy community events. By serving an untapped market,… Read More

CircleUp, Virgin America Announce Food & Beverage Crowdfunding Partnership

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CircleUp, a crowdfunding platform for connecting investors with consumer brands, is partnering up with Virgin America in an initiative that hopes to generate some real-world business for consumer-facing brands and products that crowdfund on CircleUp. According to TechCrunch, Virgin America will use CircleUp as a… Read More

Vovation.com Launches New Crowdfunding Platform For Inventors

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Austin-based Vovation.com has launched a new crowdfunding platform with a focus on consumer products. The platform was created by Conley Giles and is billed as “crowdfunding for inventors,” which puts this platform squarely in competition with upstart platforms like HWTrek and Dragon Innovation. Giles explains… Read More