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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 must self-identify as either an Accredited Investor, registered investment advisor,… Read More

Mark Cuban Backed Company Offering Equity on EarlyShares

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LinguaSys has launched an equity crowdfunding round on EarlyShares and the company has already captured some high profile interest from well known investor Mark Cuban. The small company is currently looking to raise $250,000 in equity but in a prior funding round Mark Cuban jumped in and invested $750,000.  Sure Cuban has a lot of… 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 Locally” will focus on the potential of general solicitation and… 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 news and personal finance information that is owned by Dow… 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 College of Music, who was discovered by Grammy award winning… 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 into “retail” crowdfunding contingent upon final regulations. The Miami Herald… Read More

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


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 platform.  The offering is for accredited investors only.  The minimum… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform EarlyShares Boosts Leadership Team with New Hires


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 with more than 17 years of experience, Wancier was previously… Read More

AARP Magazine Runs Crowdfunding Feature, Cites Cautionary Letter


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 are both quoted in the article. Neiss predicts that the… Read More

EarlyShares: Title III Crowdfunding Infographic


Equity crowdfunding platform EarlyShares provided the following infographic outlining some of the facts and estimates behind Title III of the JOBS Act. Title III aims to legalize equity crowdfunding for non-accredited investors. Rules for the new exemption (Seciton 4(a)(6) of the Securuties Act) were proposed in October of this year. RELATED | THEY’RE HERE: SEC’s Proposed… Read More

Miami-Based EarlyShares Goes Live With Equity & Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Deals


EarlyShares is a crowdfunding platform based in Miami, Florida. The operation is poised to be one of the leaders in the nascent equity crowdfunding space in the United States, and in light of the implementation of Rule 506(c) that took place in September the platform has now officially launched with a handful of live deals… Read More

UPDATED: The Top 10 US Equity Crowdfunding Platforms


UPDATE: At least one crowdfunding platform has stepped forward saying they were left off the list. iFunding emailed Crowdfund Insider to clarify that they have raised about $3 million on their platform since launch. RockThePost has shared a top-ten list of equity crowdfunding platforms currently operating in the US. The post clarifies that the source isn’t being shared… Read More

SEC Small Business Forum: Takeaways From A Crowdfunding Perspective


The SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation took place last week at the Securities and Exchange Commission Headquarters in Washington, DC. I will admit that I was very excited to attend this event. This was the first event we attended last year shortly after we founded Crowdfund Insider, and it was my first… Read More

Domingo Zapata Launches Art4Crowd Crowdfunding Campaign on EarlyShares

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International Artist Domingo Zapata will restore the Bowery Mission HQ Building Façade in New York City Funded by “Art4Crowd” Campaign on EarlyShares Crowdfunding plaftorm EarlyShares has announced a partnership with artist Domingo Zapata and The Bowery Mission to launch Art4Crowd. The project is to crowdfunded outdoor mural project in New York City.  Zapata, a personal supporter of… Read More

WATCH – Temes: EarlyShares Has 2K Companies & 50K Investors Preregistered


EarlyShares Chairman and co-founder Stephen Temes was on Bloomberg TV in a segment entitled “The Future of Crowdfunding.” In the clip below, Temes examines the economic impact of Titles II and III of the JOBS Act. He also discusses the success that EarlyShares has had to date, including the fact that the platform has over… Read More

Breaking Down General Solicitation For Private Placements In The US


Mark your calendar. July 10th was a big day in the fight for increased access to capital in the United States, as well as the overarching timeline of the fledgeling crowdfunding industry. Title II of the JOBS Act mandated a lifting of the ban on general solicitation for private placement offerings, creating a new class… Read More

EarlyShares to Offer Expanded Regulation D Offerings Platform, Partners with National Holdings

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Crowdfunding platform EarlyShares  to Offer Expanded Regulation D Offerings Platform, Partners with National Holdings – Broker / Dealer.   EarlyShares has announced a partnership with National Holdings Corporation, a  hybrid broker dealer. The partnership will allow EarlyShares the opportunity to enhance its crowdfunding platform and participate in Regulation D (“Reg D”) offerings in advance of… Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association, EarlyShares Founder Attend Champions of Change Event Hosted by the White House


Founders of different crowdfunding platforms, including EarlyShares and organizations like the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) will attend event celebrating America’s entrepreneurs and thought leaders, Champions of Change, hosted by the White House on June 4th, 2013. The event is expected to bring together the many leaders of the Crowdfunding industry who have made an impact in defining… Read More

EarlyShares Initiative to Support Bella Rodriguez, Girl Battling Cancer


In an effort to assist with the expenses for Bella Rodriquez, Steve Temes, Founder and Chairman of EarlyShares, and DJ Laz of radio station 106.7  have created  HelpForBella.com. DJ Laz told Temes that Sushi Sake had generously donated their 16-seat luxury suite at the American Airlines Arena for the Heat/Pacers playoff game being played tonight. Immediately,… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding: Next Generation of Angel Investors Is Not Sorry to Disrupt


Nikola Tesla wrote once, “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” I can see this being quoted by any supporter of equity based crowdfunding (or crowdinvesting) — an innovative online tool that would give you a legitimate right to own a stake in a company you choose to invest… Read More