Tagged: alabama

Q&A: Spur Founder + CEO Glenn Clayton Discusses $8M Series A Funding, Gig Economy & EaaS

Spur, a new Employment-as-a-Service (EaaS) platform, raised $8 million in a  Series A funding round led by Third Prime, with participation from Mark Bezos and Blue Ridge Capital Founder John Griffin. Spur also appointed Bezos to its Board of Directors. This investment marks one of the… Read More

ArborCrowd Now Offering Investors Equity in New Multifamily Real Estate Deal in Mobile, Alabama

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced its latest offering for investors to own an equity interest in a multifamily property with tremendous upside potential. Tower on Ryan Park (the Property) is a 141-unit, high-rise property located in downtown Mobile, AL. According to ArborCrowd, the total capitalization of the… Read More

Huntsville, Alabama: Worlds First Reg CF Live Crowdfunding Event

New Leaf Digital has partnered with Wefunder to host the “world’s first” live crowdfunding event using Title III of the JOBS Act or Reg CF. New Leaf Digital is a Huntsville-based 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides innovation education opportunities to North Alabama’s millennial population. With… Read More

Money360 Funds $3.87 Million Loan for Alabama Retail Center Acquisition

Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Monday it provided financing to a commercial property owner to purchase a fully leased retail center in Mobile, Alabama. According to Money360, the $3,865,000 five-year loan is secured by the 1.61-acre, 16,710-square-foot Airport Boulevard Shops shopping center,… Read More

RealtyMogul.com Funds $2M Bridge Loan for Alabama Single-Tenant Property

RealtyMogul.com, an online marketplace for real estate investing, announced on Monday that it has successfully funded a $2 million bridge loan for a single-tenant property in Opelika, Alabama. The loan has a 12-month term, represents 61 percent of the property’s value, with proceeds being used… Read More

YouCaring Announces “10 Most Compassionate Compassionate Cities And States” & Service Promise to Users

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced “The 10 Most Compassionate Cities and States,” which highlights the areas of the U.S. that best demonstrate the spirit of helping others and giving back.YouCaring, which provides free crowdfunding for personal and charitable causes, such as medical expenses and… Read More

Campaign on GoFundMe Launched to Fund Alabama State Government. Seeks $300 Million

Apparently Alabama State Senator Paul Sanford has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to finance the state government.  The goal is to raise $300 million.  In the past 5 days 67 people have kicked in $1145 so the campaign has a ways to go. Senator… Read More

God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign Project Seeks $20,000 on YouCaring to Bring Billboards to 20 States

In an effort to end hate crimes and violence against the LGBTQ community, the “God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign” project has been launched on YouCaring to raise $20,000 to post billboards in 20 states. Last year, the creator of the God Twitter and Facebook page… Read More

Sureshbhai Patel Receives Nearly $175,000 From GoFundMe Project After Confrontation With Police Officer Eric Parker

Seeking to help Sureshbhai Patel in his time of need, supporters from all over have taken to GoFundMe to fund his medical expenses, after he was paralyzed by a police officer in Alabama earlier this month. According to Huffington Post, shortly after Patel arrived in the… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation Reaches 500 Homeowners Helped To Avoid Foreclosure And Keep Homes

American Homeowner Preservation (“AHP”) reached a milestone this week by helping its 500th borrower stay in their home and avoid foreclosure with a loan modification. To counter the devastation of the housing collapse, recession and foreclosure crisis, AHP crafted a socially-conscious business model that aims to get borrowers… Read More

Alabama’s Securities Commission Holds Crowdfunding Seminars & Answers Entrepreneurs Questions

Just a few months after Governor of Alabama, Robert J. Bentley, signed a crowdfunding exemption bill, which allows businesses that are located in the state to raise up to $1 million, the state’s securities commission held a few seminars this week to discuss what the… Read More

Alabama Governor Signs Crowdfunding Bill Into Law

As was widely expected the Governor of Alabama, Robert Bentley, signed into law the states’ crowdfunding exemption bill.  The new law allows businesses and  located in Alabama to raise up to $1 million.  Investments are capped to $5000 for non-accredited investors. The law passed both… Read More

Alabama Legislature Sends Crowdfunding Bill to Governor to Sign Into Law

State Securities Commissioner Commends Lawmakers on Getting Bill Passed. The Alabama House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 44 yesterday, April 1, 2014, and it now awaits the Governor’s signature to become law. State Senator Arthur Orr (R), 3rd District, sponsored the bill and with the… Read More

State Crowdfunding Efforts Create Interstate Competition For Startups, Jobs

If we were tallying states up today, Kansas, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin have made equity crowdfunding legal and are in some stage of implementation. Alabama, Washington, Maine and North Carolina are all considering exemptions. Of course, that may change tomorrow. Amidst all the hoopla about a… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Bill Approved In Alabama Senate, Heads To House

Yesterday the Alabama State Senate approved a bill that would set into motion an intrastate crowdfunding exemption. The vote was unanimous, 31-0. Crowdfunding legislation continues to garner bipartisan support. The bill now heads to the House where it is already receiving some praise. The Associated Press… Read More

Alabama Takes Pragmatic Approach To Intrastate Crowdfunding

We caught wind of a proposed crowdfunding exemption in the State of Alabama in the fall of 2013. As any regular reader of Crowdfund Insider knows, intrastate crowdfunding exemptions are popping up left and right as of late. Just this week we reported on proposed legislation… Read More

Brief: Alabama Seeks To Join Intrastate Crowdfunding Movement With New Bill

A state senator in Alabama is proposing a crowdfunding exemption at the state level that aims to allow Alabama entrepreneurs to crowdfund from Alabama investors. Senator Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) has proposed the bill. State Securities Commissioner Joseph Borg is cited by Senator Orr as being… Read More

UPDATE: Gun Culture Study Fully Funded On Microryza

We recently reported on a Microryza campaign that aimed to study the effect of gun culture on public safety… Bisakha Sen, an associate professor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, has launched a campaign on Microryza to fund her research into the effect of… Read More

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