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Kickstarter Alum BioLite Receives $5M During Series B Round to Fuel Growth in Off Grid Markets


BioLite, a Brooklyn based social enterprise best known for turning cooking fires into electricity, announced today that it has raised $5 million in growth capital to accelerate the expansion of its off grid energy products. The funding consisted of a Series B equity round led by Acumen… Read More

William Skelley: iFunding Charts Path for Growth in Real Estate Crowdfunding

iFunding Featured Founders and Logo

Followers of the investment crowdfunding space all know the real estate sector is very hot.  Big names and big deals are migrating to the new approach to fund all types of property.  iFunding is one of these companies that claims a top pedigree of founders… Read More

Crowdfunding site CircleUp raises its own $7.5M Series A


In a push to grow their crowdfunding platform CircleUp has raised $7.5 Million in a Series A round of investment.  Led by Union Square Ventures (USV), other participants included Google Ventures, Maveron and Rose Park Advisors. It is notable that Rose Park Advisors participated in this round… Read More

The Crowdfunding Crowd Is Anxious

Candace Klein (NYTimes.com)

RYAN CALDBECK was stumped. A director at a private equity firm, he was taking part in a panel discussion at a consumer goods conference last summer in New York when an entrepreneur raised his hand with a question: Where could a young company with just a few… Read More

VC in 2013: Whitney Johnson of Rose Park on the Wisdom of Crowdfunding

Whitney Johnson Disrupt Yourself

As 2012 comes to a close, we asked several venture capital investors to reflect on the past year and give us their outlook for 2013. Continuing our series is Whitney Johnson, angel investor and co-founder of Boston-based Rose Park Advisors. Johnson speaks about the opportunities in seed-stage… Read More