Tagged: fundable

Fundable Acquires LaunchRock (And Their Enormous User Base)

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If you happen to have used the Internet in the past year or two, chances are you’ve stumbled upon a page created and hosted by LaunchRock. It’s a service that allowed anyone with an idea to quickly and easily set up a landing page and capture email addresses from those interested in what’s to come…. Read More

Fundable: Crowdfunding Will Add 270,000 Jobs In 2014

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  Fundable is a crowdfunding platform based in Columbus, Ohio. The company released the following infographic, and it makes some pretty interesting claims regarding the economic impact crowdfunding is expected to have in 2014. It borrows data from the recent Fung Institute report, Massolution’s 2013 report and other sources. RELATED | It’s Here: The World… Read More

Kairos Transmedia Raising Equity with Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundable

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Kairos Transmedia, a media company that develops, distributes and aggregates content on ; The Director’s Cut, The Magazine, and Spillwall.com, a social media network platform, is crowdfunding on Fundable looking to raise $1 Million in equity.  Kairos recently just surpassed the one million customer mark in Canada. Kairos  is now working on its next phase of… Read More

Quick Stats: WePay’s Growth In The Crowdfunding Space

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Payment processors have certainly reaped the benefits of the billions of dollars flowing through the crowdfunding space. WePay is no exception, having recently announced that they are processing as much as $1.5 million in crowdfunding contributions per day. Other quick stats… Secured their first API partner in October of 2011 An average of 35% month-over-month… Read More

Las Vegas “Cookie Bar” Wins $10K In Fundable Contest

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The Cookie Bar is a bakery that is known for alcohol-infused cookies and snacks. The company has just won a contest held in a partnership between the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and Columbus, Ohio-based crowdfunding platform Fundable. The contest win means $10,000 for the Cookie… Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: An Explanation Of General Solicitation From Fundable

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Fundable has released the following infographic explaining the high-level details of the removal of the ban on general solicitation for select private placement offerings. Fundable is a Columbus, Ohio based crowdfunding platform. NOTE: Brian Knight of CrowdCheck points out that the requirement to file Form D is just a proposal at this point and is… Read More

Fundable Teams With National Association for the Self-Employed, SBE Council For Contest

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To commemorate National Small Business Week, The National Association for the Self-Employed, the nation’s leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), an advocacy and research organization for entrepreneurs, have partnered with Fundable, a crowdfunding platform partner focused exclusively on startup companies, to launch a contest helping startups and existing business fundraise… Read More

Eric Corl has a knack for getting companies started

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Eric Corl thrives on new ideas.   He and his staffers sort through thousands of them each month at Fundable, a crowdfunding platform for startup businesses. Many are rejected, but the most promising ones launch on Fundable.com, where companies create fundraising profiles and offer backers rewards or equity in exchange for capital. • The list… Read More

A Sunny Outcome: Why Florida’s Startups Are Soaring High

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Florida has the U.S.’s second-highest rate of new business production, it ranks high on Fundable’s VC rankings, and Startup America says it’s the No. 3 state for annual revenue per startup, with $1.2 million. Here’s what else helped it hit No. 1: 1. Ambition has a local focus. Long-standing local economies can spark an innovation gold… Read More

Pixel Academy Hot Crowdfunding Story

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Coming from the pages of VentureBeat, Crowdfunding Game Pixel Academy was their number 2 Gaming Story for 2012, which was Crowdfunding on Fundable: #2.Educational outreach program Pixel Academy looking for a place to call home. Offering workshops on topics like video game design, 3D printing, film making, and app development to children ages 8 to 18, this… Read More

Waiting to sow the seed funding

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FORTUNE — Crowdfunding, a relative newcomer to the investment industry, is stuck in legislative limbo. President Obama signed the JOBS Act in April, but the business world is waiting for the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules for the law. The JOBS Act will make it easier for startups and entrepreneurs to access capital,… Read More

Fundable Helps Crowdfunders Find Success

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In a crowdfunding space dominated by news of large platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, some good alternatives may go overlooked. Fundable is one platform that demands the consideration of anyone looking for funding for their idea, product or cause. About Fundable Fundable is based in Columbus, Ohio and also has an office in Santa Monica,… Read More

Startup Spotlight: Hydros battles the global water crisis

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Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness. Startling statistics like these can make it hard to stomach the millions of dollars funneled into the latest social networking or e-commerce app, but a new wave of social entrepreneurship is taking on the idea that doing good and making money are mutually exclusive concepts…. Read More

Fleksy Raises $900K on Fundable

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Fleksy met its goal of raising $900,000 today on crowdfunding portal Fundable.  Here is the description of Flesky from the offering page: Fleksy is a revolutionary technology which makes typing text on a touch-screen easy. Ever dreamt of an auto-correct system powerful enough to work even when you don’t look at the screen? Yes, it’s possible. In… Read More

Crowdfunding a startup: now open for investors (but only if you’re accredited)

The Securities and Exchange Commission, which governs investing and trading stocks, is proposing an update that will enable crowdfunders to more easily sell shares in their companies. Currently, entrepreneurs starting a company can crowdfund, but only by offering products or services in exchange for contributions. That’s due to an SEC rule that forbids the marketing of… Read More