Tagged: 2015

Brief: Crowdcube Celebrates the New Year By Unveiling 2015 Platform Highlights

On Thursday, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube celebrated the new year by unveiling some highlights of the past twelve months. “What an amazing year 2015 has been and we couldn’t have achieved all our milestones without you. We look forward to what 2016 brings, but… Read More

Invesdor Looks Back at 2015: Breaking Borders

Ready to ring in the new calendar year with positive thoughts and motivation, debt and equity based crowdfunding platform, Invesdor unveiled more details about its success throughout 2015. The Helsinki-based website shared: “Over the last 12 months, Invesdor has grown. So has the European crowdfunding scene…. Read More

OurCrowd on 2015: Impressive Israeli Acquisitions, Innovative Technologies, & High-Tech Influencers

With the 2016 calendar just around the corner, Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd reflected on the past twelve months in its recent weekly newsletter. The platform shared: “It’s been a busy year for the ‎Startup Nation: multi-million dollar acquisitions, new key figures in the Israeli… Read More

Brief: FundedByMe Celebrates the Holiday Season By Looking Back at 2015 Memorable Platform Moments

With nearly a week until the 2016’s calendar year begins, crowdfunding platform FundedByMe took a look back at the memorable moments of the past twelve months. The FundedByMe team shared in a recent blog post: “Thank you for helping us make crowdfunding in 2015 the… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Takes a Look Back at 2015 by Unveiling the Year’s Best Campaign List

With less than two weeks until 2015 comes to an end, Crowdfunder UK has unveiled the best campaigns that hit its platform this year. Phil Geraghty, MD of Crowdfunder UK, shared: “At Crowdfunder we’re so proud the innovative and inspiring projects who, through the support of… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Catapult Appoints Restore the Earth Foundation’s Janet M. Morgan as CEO

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform Catapult announced the appointment of Janet M. Morgan as its first CEO. Morgan joins Catapult during a strategic growth phase focused on scaling the organization for greater impact on gender equality. Since its launch in 2012, Catapult has mobilized funds and support… Read More

Future Fifty Dubs Crowdcube One of the UK’s Fastest Growing & Most Disruptive Tech Companies

Setting out to end 2015 on the highest note possible, Crowdcube announced it was named one of the UK’s fastest growing and most disruptive tech companies by Future Fifty. The equity crowdfunding platform shared in a blog post: “We’re incredibly proud to announce that we’re now… Read More

Indiegogo Takes a Look Back at 2015 (Infographic)

With the new year just a little over two weeks away, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo shared revealed 2015 as the “year of crowdfunding.” The website unveiled an infographic that shows off the funds raised per its categories, European and global funds raised, VC funding secured by… Read More

Fintech Innovators Unveils 2015 “Fintech 100” List

Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm, H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech, today announced the world’s leading fintech innovators, publishing its Fintech 100 list. The Fintech 100 includes the leading 50 established fintech companies across the globe, and the most intriguing 50 ‘Emerging Stars’– exciting new… Read More

Nearly 300 Generosity by Indiegogo Campaigns Offer Up $2M So Far For 2015 #GivingTuesday

Gearing up for this year’s #GivingTuesday (December 1st), Generosity by Indiegogo announced that 296 campaigns and 17.9k donors have raised close to $2 million for towards the annual nonprofit event.  The platform revealed: “In 2014, 365 campaigns on Indiegogo raised over $10M for #GivingTuesday. We hope to… Read More

RCS Capital Corporation Unveils 3rd Quarter Results as Massachusetts Securities Regulator Alleges Fraud

RCS Capital Corporation (NYSE: RCAP) announced financial results for the quarter ending September 31st. Q3 EPS was stated at $0.10.  This missed analyst expectations by $0.03/share.  Revenue for the quarter stood at$589.6 million or, excluding $48.7 non-cash revenue, $540.9 million. The release comes on the heal’s… Read More

Symbid Reports 30% Revenue Growth in 2015’s Third Quarter

Symbid (OTCQB:SBID), one of the world’s first investment crowdfunding platforms, announced on Monday that it has reported 30% in revenue growth during 2015’s third quarter. Korstiaan Zandvliet, co-founder and CEO of Symbid, shared: “We are delighted to report continued strong revenue growth from an increasing number of… Read More

Brief: CrowdfunderUK’s Jess Ratty Speaks About Crowdfunding at the TEDxBristol 2015

Earlier this week, CrowdfunderUK’s brand communications manager, Jess Ratty, was chosen to appear at the TEDxBristol 2015 held at Bristol’s Colston Hall. She shared her thoughts about all things crowdfunding. The crowdfunding platform noted that the sold out event was set to be one of the largest in… Read More

CoAssets Receives Support From East Java Investment Board to Organize EPIC Surabaya 2015

Real estate crowdfunding company, CoAssets Pte Ltd, (“CoAssets ” or the “Company ”) (NSX code: CAX), announced this week it received principle support from the government of East Java, for its upcoming EPIC event to be held in Surabaya, Indonesia. The government run East Java… Read More

CrowdRise Kicks Off Holiday Season With “World’s Largest” Virtual Reality Tower on #GivingTuesday

CrowdRise Calls All U.S. Nonprofits to Participate in Holiday Challenge offering $250,000 In Prize Money to Organizations that Fundraise the Most During Holiday Season CrowdRise, the crowdfunding platform for good, announced on Wednesday its second annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday, on December 1, 2015. The Giving Tower,… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Thanks Fans For 5th Annual Film Festival Support

On Thursday, Kickstarter hosted its fifth annual film festival in 35 theaters nationwide. The event showed off some of the best features, documentaries, and shorts funded through the crowdfunding platform. The Kickstarter team previously declared: “For one night only, 32 theaters across the country will… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Crowdrise Celebrates World Mental Health Day 2015

Honoring those who struggle with mental disorders, crowdfunding platform Crowdrise celebrated World Mental Day 2015 this week. The Crowdrise team shared: “Thousands of people with mental health conditions around the world are deprived of their human rights. They are not only discriminated against, stigmatized and… Read More

Indiegogo’s Steve Tam Revealed His Thoughts About Work-Life Balancing; Offers Four Tips From His “Mastering Yourself” Program

They say, “All things are possible if you just believe.” Well, according to Indiegogo’s Canadian marketing manager for tech and design Steve Tam, that statement isn’t always correct. Betakit reported that during his keynote speech at the #Firesideconf, Tam shared that work-life balancing doesn’t exist… Read More

Brief: iFunding Lists Over $14M in Investment Properties For August 2015

Real estate crowdfunding platform, iFunding, announced on Tuesday that it had its best month in its 3 year history, offering investors over $14 M in real estate investment properties. iFunding revealed that August is typically one of the quietest months of the year, with investors… Read More

Himachal Seeks Funds on Crowdcube to Expand Indian Cider Business

Himachal, a Lancashire-based startup that creates Indian cider using Himachali apples and pure Himalayan mountain water, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to with a mission to raise £65,000 for expansion of its growing business. The company stated: “We are producing an authentic Indian… Read More

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