Tagged: 2014

LOVESPACE’s Brett Akker Talks Life After Receiving Crowdfunded Business of the Year Award With Crowdcube

Last year, LOVESPACE, a distinctive storage company founded by Streetcar co-founder and entrepreneur Brett Akker, won the Startup Awards’ Crowdfunded Business of the Year in 2014 after capturing over £1.2 million in early-stage funding and £1.6 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Since… Read More

EquityNet Releases Up-to-Date 2015 Crowdfunding Statistics

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform EquityNet announced the release of new crowdfunding statistics for 2015 based on a sampling of over 15,000 U.S. businesses listed on EquityNet from 2007 to present day. Judd Hollas, founder and CEO of EquityNet stated: “EquityNet has been a leader when it comes to tracking the… Read More

CrowdGather Announces 2015 Year End Results

Specialty social media and gaming network CrowdGather, Inc. (OTCQB:CRWG) today announced financial results for the fiscal year ended on April 30th. CrowdGather reported revenues of $2,399,842, compared to revenues of $1,537,051 reported for fiscal 2014. Gross profit for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2015,… Read More

Kickstarter Releases 2014’s Transparency Report

On Wednesday, popular reward-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter unveiled its Transparency Report 2014 that shared details about the year’s trademark claims, DMCA requirements, and government and law enforcement requests. The platform shared: “Kickstarter’s mission is to help bring creative projects to life. As part of that mission, we work… Read More

Symbid Unveils Full Year 2014 Results

On Thursday, Symbid, one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms worldwide, announced its full year 2014 results. Korstiaan Zandvliet, co-founder and CEO of Symbid Corp, stated: “We are pleased to report continued exponential revenue growth ahead of average industry figures. Our results are a reflection of our… Read More

AgFunder Reports $2.36B in 2014 Investments

AgFunder, an equity crowdfunding platform for agriculture technology, today announced the release of its AgTech Investing Report 2014: Year in Review, covering $2.36 billion raised across 264 deals in the AgTech industry for 2014. From precision agriculture to biotech to drones, venture capitalists made investments… Read More

KC iFund Opens Palm Beach Office; Launches New Deals & Freshens Investment Process

KC iFund continues its development as an evolutionary online platform for real estate investing with two new real estate offerings, a new investment process and headquarters in Palm Beach, Florida. Launched in late 2014, KC iFund set itself apart from the standard crowdfunding platforms by… Read More

GoFundMe Reportedly Brings in $470M in 2014; Claims to Top Kickstarter

Kicking off the new year in the best way possible, San Diego-based GoFundMe revealed it raised over $156 million during its 2014 fourth quarter, which brings the total number of donations for the year to $470 million, making it the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. This news comes… Read More

Kickstarter Reached Half a Billion Dollars of Funding in 2014

Celebrating the new year with a big bang, Kickstarter has announced it passed half a billion dollars in backer’s funding over the past 12 months. Kickstarter revealed, “3.3 million people from nearly every country on Earth pledged more than half a billion dollars (that’s 1,000 a… Read More

Brief: Patreon Reveals Backers Have Given $10 Million to Musicians & Content Creators in 2014

Patreon, a reward-based crowdfunding platform dedicated to musicians and other content creators, recently announced that backers have given $10 million to its campaigns in 2014. According to Polygon, the 2014’s $10 million is a 3,761 percent increase over last year, which saw pledges of $259,000…. Read More

Kickstarter Unleashes Its Holiday Gift Guide 2014

With only nine more shopping days until Christmas, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has announced its 2014 holiday gift guide. Kickstarter’s Julie Wood took to the platform’s blog and wrote, “When you put a gift under the tree, it’s fun to know where it came from. Who made it?… Read More

Indiegogo Announces Campaign Benefits For #GivingTuesday 2014

With consumers prepping for the upcoming holidays, along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, organizations from all around the world, including PayPal,  JustGiving, eBay, and Discover, have teamed up to celebrate this year’s #GivingTuesday. Now, global crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, has also announced its support for… Read More

Partners Across Sectors Continue to Strengthen the Power of #GivingTuesday 2014

Today as Americans all over the U.S. get out the vote for Election Day, more partners and dedicated Social Media Ambassadors across all 50 states and around the world are signing on to “get out the give” for December 2nd—this year’s #GivingTuesday. This global day… Read More

Fundable: Crowdfunding Will Add 270,000 Jobs In 2014

  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… Read More

Crowdfunding, The Main Street VC Make List Of Bold 2014 Predictions

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Among ten bold predictions for 2014 made by Dominic Basulto in the Washington Post, one crowdfunding-related prediction sticks out: your next-door neighbor becomes a venture capitalist. It encapsulates some of the highest hopes among crowdfunding industry stakeholders and pundits. The forthcoming ability for anyone to… Read More

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