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Fundable Owner Acquires Zana, Educational Platform for Startups

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Over the past several years equity crowdfunding platform Fundable has migrated from an investment listing service to a portfolio of applications and services designed to deliver a complete ecosystem for early stage companies. Now leading under the banner of Startups.co,  the company states it is… Read More

Is Goji Gone? After Successful Funding on Both Indiegogo & Fundable, Goji May Be Done

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Goji first hit the radar when it ran a successful campaign on Indiegogo raising over $313,000 from more than 1250 backers back in 2013.  An entrant into the semi-hot smart lock category, Goji soon launched an equity crowdfunding campaign looking to raise $500,000.  The Fundable… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum Atlas Fulfills Backer Perks

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On Friday, wearable startup, Atlas Wearables, announced the completion of shipping Indiegogo orders. In January 2014, the Atlas Wristband secured over $638,000 through the global crowdfunding platform. The Atlas Wristband enables athletes and trainers to focus their time and resources on maximizing their workouts by… Read More

The First Investment Crowdfunding Fraud. What Does this Mean for the Industry?

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During the buildup to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement regarding the final rules on Title III retail crowdfunding, the Commission filed a fraud case in the US District Court of Nevada.  The SEC accused Ascenergy, a company ostensibly in the oil and gas industry,… Read More

SEC Calls Fraud on Ascenergy Oil & Gas Crowdfunding Scheme

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Lost in all of the excitement of last weeks’ announcement from the SEC on Title III crowdfunding rules was a case of crowdfunding fraud.  According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency halted a “fraudulent oil and gas crowdfunding scheme”.  The SEC has frozen… Read More

Fundable Operator Acquires Zirtual Virtual Assistant Startup

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Fundable founder Will Schroter has announced a new company to its growing portfolio of businesses and services. Fundable is a software as a service crowdfunding provider that offers both investment and rewards services. According to Schroter, they have just acquired Zirtual, a virtual assistant platform… Read More

Goji Smart Lock Stumbles. Only Delivers Refunds to Early Supporters.

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Goji jumped on the crowdfunding bandwagon back in 2013.  Raising over $300,000 on Indiegogo for the Goji smart-lock, the company become an early entry into the internet connected door lock space – one that has now seen many entrants as the Internet of Things (IoT)… Read More

Staples Debuts Entrepreneur Store Featuring Crowd2Shelf Contest Winning Products

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The winners of the inaugural Crowd2Shelf Contest debut on Staples’ new entrepreneurial store. Created by Fundable and sponsored by Staples, the Crowd2Shelf Contest drew thousands of startups across the country competing for a chance to crowdfund their way to Staples. Contestants demonstrated demand for their innovative… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Korner Debuts Fundable Initiative to Expand Security Services

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Last summer, Washington startup Korner hit Indiegogo to raise funds for its security system. During its funding run, the project raised over $420,000 from 3,100 backers. Now, just a year later, Korner is seeking more funds through equity crowdfunding platform, Fundable. Korner’s system is designed for apartments… Read More

3D Printing Community Pinshape Seeks $500,000 on Fundable For 3D Printable Model Repository Expansion

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Pin shape, a 3D printing community and marketplace, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Fundable to raise $500,000 so that it may continue expansion of its printable model repository. Pinshape provides a global platform that is dedicated to any consumer that is looking to find and download… Read More

Brief: Instagram for Kids Kuddle Opens Second Round of Funding on Fundable to Secure $1.3M

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Kuddle, a Norwegian-based picture sharing app for kids, has opened a second equity crowdfunding campaign on Fundable to raise $1.3 million dollars to continue its global expansion. This new campaign comes nearly six months after its first initiative surfaced on the platform. As previously reported, Kuddle… Read More

Workplace Fitness Gadget Cubii Captures $350,000 During Funding Round on Fundable

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FitnessCubed, a startup dedicated to bringing exercise to the workplace, recent closed its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable for its product, Cubii. During its time on the platform, the new device gained $350,000. Cubii is described as the “world’s first” under-desk elliptical trainer that is designed… Read More

Brief: Fundable Acquires Clarity.fm and Launches Startups.co

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Wil Schroter,  Startups.co Founder and CEO, today announced what’s in store for Fundable in 2015: the acquiring of Clarity.fm and launching of Startups.co. Clarity was founded by well-known serial entrepreneur Dan Martell to help Founders get personal advice from startup experts in every field, from marketing to fundraising to… 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

Norway-Based Kuddle Announces New Fundable Campaign; Seeking to Raise $4.7M

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Picture sharing app for kids, Kuddle, announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable. The Norwegian company revealed it is aiming to raise $7.4 million so that it may continue to expand. According to Reuters, Kuddle launched last August and allows parents to monitor… Read More

Kickstarter-Success FreeWavz Debuts New Campaign on Fundable

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On Tuesday (January 13th),  smart wearable technology developer, FreeWavz, launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable to raise funds so that it will be able to expand to accelerate the build of production capacity. This new campaign comes after the company received over $325,000 on Kickstarter last… Read More

Updated: Bankrupt New Zealand Businessman is Equity Crowdfunding on Fundable [Now Removed]

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According to a report in Stuff.co.nz, a bankrupt New Zealand businessman is raising capital on equity crowdfunding platform Fundable even though he has allegedly left earlier investors empty handed. Crowdfund Insider published an article regarding the investment opportunity on Fundable this past November.  Time3 Global,… Read More

Founder of Nashville Smart Lock Startup Haven Reveals How Failing on Kickstarter Didn’t Stop It From Finding Funds

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Last September, Nashville-based Haven launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for its smart lock system. The self-titled device is described as a new smart lock that is anchored at the strongest point of the entryway, inside at the base of the door, preventing… Read More

2015 Crowdfunding Trends: Mergers, Acquisitions & Extensive Collaborations

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The crowdfunding industry in 2014 has experienced immense growth. In the last three years crowdfunding has tripled according to Clearity, and according to NESTA the growth percentage even was an amazing 400%. The expectations of a $10 billion crowdfunding industry are hardly a month away… Read More