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Is Miami the Next Startup Hub? OurCrowd Pushes South.

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Miami has been in the news as becoming the next hedge fund hot-spot – and it is not only about the weather and glitzy background. Granted when it is minus 18 below in Midtown Manhattan the sun-kissed beaches of Miami start to look pretty enticing… Read More

Fund Wisdom: Equity Crowdfunding Public Offerings Drove $278M in Angel Investing for 2014

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Fund Wisdom, an equity analytics firm analyzing online equity offerings, released its first annual Investment Insight report for 2014. The report details industry-wide online private equity offerings from top investment platforms including AngelList, SeedInvest, WeFunder, Onevest, Fundable, EquityNet, Return On Change, CrowdFunder, and EarlyShares for… Read More

Interview with EarlyShares Joanna Schwartz: Finance Maven Examines Entrepreneurship, Webinars & Media

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Joanna L. Schwartz, the CEO and Co-Founder of EarlyShares, enables individuals and companies to leverage the JOBS Act to capitalize on new investing and capital raising opportunities. An award-winning executive, Schwartz has over 20 years of experience as a successful leader, advisor, and entrepreneur. Prior to… Read More

Four Additional Crowdfunding Platforms Join The PENSCO Marketplace; Unlocking Alternative Investment Opportunities for Self-Directed IRA Investors

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PENSCO has expanded The PENSCO Marketplace with the addition of four new crowdfunding portals – LendZoan, Equity Round, EarlyShares and SilverPortalXchange. The new participants join the original five sites, which are CircleUp, HealthiosXchange, I-Bankers Direct, RockThePost and Zanbato, in the online marketplace, a first-of-its-kind network of crowdfunding providers, products and services, giving individual accredited investors unparalleled access to… Read More

Electric Vehicle Technology Company Brammo Chooses Equity Crowdfunding Platform EarlyShares for its $3 Million Capital Raise

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Equity crowdfunding platform, EarlyShares, announced on Thursday (September 25th) the launch of a $3 million convertible debt investment offering for Brammo, an electric vehicle technology company seeking to scale the business and execute on international expansion plans through its equity crowdfunding campaign. CEO and chairman at Brammo, Craig… Read More

Saglo Lists Real Estate Crowdfunding Offer on EarlyShares

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EarlyShares investment crowdfunding platform, has listed an equity investment opportunity for Saglo Development Corporation, a Miami-based retail shopping center investment and management company.  The new offering allows accredited investors the opportunity to purchase equity ownership in Central Plaza, a prominent shopping center in a high-traffic… Read More

EarlyShares CEO Joanna Schwartz Discusses Title III & Future of Equity Crowdfunding

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Joanna Schwartz, CEO of the Miami-based equity crowdfunding platform EarlyShares, recently sat down with the Miami Herald Newspaper to discussing the crowdfunding industry and which direction she believe its heading. Founded in 2011, EarlyShares is an equity crowdfunding platform that is ready to transform how… Read More

EarlyShare’s CEO Discusses Real Estate Crowdfunding (Video)

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CEO of EarlyShares Joanna Schwartz spoke to CNBC’s Realty Check to discuss real estate crowdfunding. Ms. Schwartz states that the real estate funding option is “really taking off” in the U.S. and that is outpacing other sectors in equity crowdfunding. EarlyShares is a equity-based crowdfunding… Read More

Thorobid Stays on Track with EarlyShares’ Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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Crowdsourcing, innovation and technology platform for the $100 billion horse industry ThoroBid, has listed its equity crowdfunding campaign on EarlyShares. The site is an online community for Thoroughbred racing fans and social handicapping tool that analyzes the behavior of the betting public and categorize races… Read More

An Evening at the Omphoy – Palm Beach

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An exclusive invitation for Accredited Investors, registered investment advisors, employees of broker dealers/FINRA/SIPC firms and GCVCA Silver, Gold and Platinum Level Sponsor firms only. An entrepreneur pitch event featuring three firms hosting investment offerings on the EarlyShares platform. IMPORTANT: This is a limited admission event. Attendees… Read More

Don’t Miss the Boat: BoatSetter Sails to over $1M in Funding on EarlyShares

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EarlyShares launched its first equity crowdfunding campaign with Miami-based BoatSetter, a pier-to-pier boat rental and boat services venture. To date, seventeen investors have provided anchor funds totaling just over $1 million of BoatSetters’ $2,225,000 equity and rewards-based campaign goal. Similar to Boatbound which connects renters to boat… Read More

One Spark 2014: Crowdfunding Gets Creative at Festival Attended by 235,000+

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Take your favorite local street fair, cross it with a creative conference, add a “vote for your favorites” fundraising competition, and throw in nearly a quarter million people. Take all of that together and you have the makings of One Spark, the major crowdfunding event… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Locally – Webinar

EarlyShares, the funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer Mark Gillanders will serve as a panelist for a Financial Poise/Accredited Investor Markets webinar on Sunday, March 9 at 11 am EST. The webinar on “Equity Crowdfunding… Read More

EarlyShares Partners with Crowdnetic

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EarlyShares, the funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced the expansion of the distribution network for its investment offerings. Through a new partnership with Crowdnetic, EarlyShares’ investment offerings in private companies will be published on MarketWatch.com, an online resource for business… Read More

EarlyShares Offers Rewards, Equity in Singer / Songwriter Erika Cole

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Country artist Erika Cole is launching  a unique crowdfunding campaign on EarlyShares.  Erika, managed by Capri Nashville, has announced a hybrid funding campaign for both equity in her business and rewards for her fans. Erika is an acclaimed songwriter and vocalist, formally trained at Berklee… Read More

Heather Schwarz-Lopes of EarlyShares to Judge Miami Herald Business Challenge

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Heather Schwarz-Lopes, the co-founder and Chief Strategy Office of Miami based EarlyShares, has joined the judging panel of the 2014 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. EarlyShares. launched in 2011, is a crowdfunding platform that connects accredited investors to “unique opportunities”.  The platform hopes to move… Read More

PaletteApp Looks to Crowdfund $750,000 in Equity on EarlyShares

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Online tool for designers, architects and manufacturers PaletteApp is looking for capital and they are crowdfunding on EarlyShares.  The Chicago based company wants to revolutionize the way the industry has managed the business and they are looking to raise $750,000 in equity on the investment crowdfunding… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform EarlyShares Boosts Leadership Team with New Hires

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Crowdfunding platform EarlyShares, announced that it has added two executives to its senior leadership team. The new hires are Salomon Wancier, Chief Marketing Officer, and Jonatan Alava, Director of Engineering. Wancier joined EarlyShares as Chief Marketing Officer on January 2, 2014. An accomplished, creative senior executive… Read More

AARP Magazine Runs Crowdfunding Feature, Cites Cautionary Letter

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AARP The Magazine recently ran an article on crowdfunding dealing with the possibilities (and perils) of the evolving means of capital formation. Kickstarter, RocketHub and EarlyShares all get mention in the piece alongside Sherwood Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors. Rockethub’s Alon Hillel-Tuch and EarlyShares’s Heather Schwarz-Lopes… Read More