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Crowd Dialog 14 – Munich

Crowd Dialog 14

Die führende Praxis- und Wissens-Konferenz in Europa Aktuellstes Praxiswissen – Top-Experten – Wissenschaftliches Fundament Wer an der Crowd Dialog Konferenz teilnehmen sollte Jeder zukunftsorientierte Entscheider im Unternehmen, ob CIO, CEO, Inhaber, Personalentwickler oder CFO. Der Crowd Dialog bietet einen wissenschaftlich fundierten und umfassenden State-of-the-Art Einblick zum Phänomen schwarmbasierter Innovationsprozesse, Finanzierungsszenarien und Arbeitsmodelle um potentielle neue… Read More

Jan Henric Buettner Books Companisto for Weissenhaus Resort & Spa Crowdfunding: New German Luxury Hotel on the Baltic

WEISSENHAUS Grand Village Resort & Spa Castle

Investment Opportunity Leaps Out of the Gate Quickly Raising Over €200,000. Where could the new World Cup Team Deuschland return home, celebrate and relax by the sea?  Schloss Weissenhaus! With plenty of space for a team or a large gathering, the Weissenhouse compound comprises 750,000 square meters, an area of more than 100 soccer fields. GOOOAL!… Read More

VW Oldie Käfer Tour Crowdfunding on Welcome Investment: Punchbuggy Fahrvergnügen Revisted!

Oldie Kafer Tour Acktueller Stand

Oldie Käfer Tour Berlin has launched a campaign on the German equity crowdfunding site Welcome Investment.   For as little as 1€, backers may invest in the future of Oldie Käfer Tour Berlin.  The tour company hopes to secure its goal of 50,000€ for 5.9% equity.  Funding from the campaign will be used to expand… Read More

Seedmatch Rocks. Best Quarter Ever for German Equity Crowdfunding Site

World Record Seedmatch Protonet

Seedmatch claims the title as the first German investment crowdfunding platform having launched way back in 2011.  Equity crowdfunding in Germany has been fairly robust with reports placing total volume in 2013 at about EUR 15 million.  Anyone can participate in these offers as there are no exclusionary barriers to block an investor simply based… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Discov3ry 3D Print with Anything, Brewbarrel & Mistover Tale

Discov3ry Extruder

Two tech campaigns, and one truly independent film, our part of  this weeks’  mailbox. First up is Discov3y Extruder “Do more than ever with your 3D printer”.  Now I must admit that there is so much press these days on 3D printers that you start to assume every household has one in every room of… Read More

Does Crowdfunding Create Crowd Euphoria?

Herd of Sheep Stampede

Esteemed global banking group, Deutsche Bank, recently posed this very question:  Does crowd euphoria impair risk consciousness? The question comes as many countries legalize investment crowdfunding and the US plods towards allowing greater access to capital via participation of the crowd.  This is an important – and interesting polemic.  Herd mentality occurs in many situations…. Read More

SeedMatch Powers New Investment Crowdfunding Record in Protonet

Protonet team

German investment crowdfunding platform SeedMatch has a new hit listing on their platform.  Protonet quickly raised over 1 Million Euros in 3 hours and 33 minutes.  In the first hour and a half the platform hurdled 750,000 Euros – over $1 million USD.   3:33 Stunden für 1 Million Euro bei @protonet. Wahnsinn! — Seedmatch… Read More

Front Row Society Raises Equity On Seedmatch: Chic Label’s Fashion Democracy Unfurls

front row society model

Walking the crowdfunding catwalk looks easy for the nascent global sustainable fashion brand Front Row Society.  In their third crowdfunding round on Seedmatch, the fashion label quickly raised €28,000 with the help of thirty three investors, reaching 56% of their €50K goal.  The funding limit for the current campaign is  €150,000. In September 2012, and… Read More

GYMWATCH Surpasses Crowdfunding Goal on Indiegogo

GYMWATCH

Excited to share good news about their new product, the German-based startup GYMWATCH announced it has surpassed its $85k crowdfunding campaign goal on Indiegogo and raised over $136k to finance the production of the GYMWATCH Sensor. The company developed the patent-protected sensor that measures strength and motion in every fitness exercise. The tracker will be… Read More

MyParfum Chooses Companisto’s Counter for its Fragrance Equity Campaign: Sie Sind Einzigartig

mein parfum on companisto

With the help of 614 investors, MyParfum currently has sold over 41,000 shares, raising more than € 200,000 on its Companisto equity crowdfunding campaign.  With 11 days remaining, the company seeks to raise a maximum goal of € 300,000.  With over 88,888 customers, 132,000 individual perfumes sold, and cumulated revenues of € 3.5 million, MyParfum has proved its concept… Read More

Biotech Company Sanaria Launches $250k Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo to End Malaria

End of Malaria

Ready to put an end to a devastating disease, Maryland-based biotechnology company Sanaria launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to eliminate the threat of malaria. The company is aiming to raise $250k to develop of SporoBot, a robot that will dissect mosquito salivary glands and to accelerate vaccine development. Malaria is a vector borne disease… Read More

Das Eis der Zukunft: Kyl Ice Cream Scoops Companisto for its € 200K Crowdfunding Campaign

Kyl Molecular Ice Cream

Newly listed on Companisto, the Germany-based Kyl (pronounced “kühl” – the German word for “cool”) seeks to raise € 200,000 in its equity crowdfunding campaign.  To date 509 backers have bought 25,479 shares and invested € 127,395.  Emerging from the polar vortex to a cultural climate steeped with STEM discussion, Kyl’s molecular ice cream campaign redefines ice… Read More

Echt Klasse: Foodist Delivers Success in Second Round Crowdfunding on Companisto

Foodist Package

With 13 days remaining on Foodist’s second Companisto crowdfunding campaign, 376 investors have bought 24,493 shares, raising over €122,000. Funding from this equity campaign will promote the Foodist’s internationalization, grow their customer base, and exploit the potential within the B2B market. Subscribers of Foodist receive a mid-monthly box containing 6-8 European-made delicacies priced at €24… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Record for Companisto

500,000 Euros Readfy

German equity crowdfunding site Companisto has announced a platform record.  The readfy funding campaign listed on Companisto raised €100,000 in just 24 hours and half a million Euros within six weeks.  Over 1300 investors came together to back the company that offers free access to ten thousand e-books – including international best sellers.  The company will… Read More

The Dash Wireless Headphones Raises Over $3.3 Million

The Dash in Hand

Crowdfunding on Kickstarter, the Dash has closed their funding round having raised $3,390,551 as 15,998 backers came together to fund this innovative product.  Dash is a wireless, smart headphone that bests any device in the market today (at least that I know about). The Dash was created by a German company, Bragi, that was founded by… Read More

Dash Wireless Headphones Surges Past $3 Million Crowdfunding

Bragi_Dash_InUse_01

The Dash, a wireless – two piece headphone – crowdfunding on Kickstarter has broken the $3 million dollar mark as over 14,000 backers have signed up to support the project.  Their crowdfunding goal was initially just $260,000.  Created by Munich, Germany based BRAGI, the unique headphones have positioned their product as an all in one… Read More

Dreamojo Crowdfunding Has Integrated Social Platform

Dreamojo fund your dream

Dreamojo is a new Berlin-based crowdfunding site, that launched in December. They  operate with the belief that everybody should have the chance to use crowdfunding to fund their dreams. Social networks have become a vital portion of any crowdfunding campaigns and their site features an integrated social platform that facilitates the easy creation of reciprocal… Read More

Funded on Seedmatch, Larovo Hit with Bankruptcy Rumors

Larovo

German equity crowdfunding platform Seedmatch has responded to inquiries regarding a company that was crowdfunded on their platform back in June of 2o12.  Larovo, an online buying guide, raised € 100,000 from 181 investors.  Seedmatch, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in Germany, has always prided their company on their transparency and ethical approach in their operations…. Read More

Crowdfunding for Sustainable and Well-Made Goodz on Seedmatch: Gut Gemeint & Gut Gemacht

Jeffrey van Ede 1

goodz’ CEO & Founder Jeffrey van Ede, the former VP of Sony Europe & CEO of Sony Germany, is leading a Seedmatch campaign that has already raised € 53,750, with 81 investors on board, surpassing their initial goal by 7% with 39 days remaining.  Seedmatch is the first German Crowdfunding Platform for Startups. In late February goodz launched their e-boutique, featuring 50 brands in… Read More

Crowdfunded on SeedMatch, Blue Patent Shuts Down

BluePatent_Logo

Blue Patent GmbH, a company funded in the fall of 2011 on the German equity crowdfunding platform Seedmatch, has suspended operations.  In a disappointing announcement made this past week, Seedmatch shared the news the young company was ceasing operations.  In an effort to support transparency, the investment crowdfunding site communicated that insolvency proceedings had commenced… Read More