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UK Banks Being Disrupted by Crowdfunding (Video)

Banks Called Out as Lost Decade of SME Finance. Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang, along with Dexion Capital founder Robin Bowie, hit the studios of UK Bloomberg this past week to do a bit of a critique of the banking industry.  The first question asked is… Read More

Connected Carry-On Bluesmart Scores Nearly $885,000 on Indiegogo; Dubbed the 30th Most Funded Campaign

With only fourteen days until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, comes to an end, Bluesmart Technologies’ self-titled connected carry-on has raised $883,575 from 3,807 backers. Within the first few days on the global platform, the project received its initial goal of $50,000 and has continued to soak up the… Read More

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin: Apple Pay Already a Success (Video)

Earlier this week, Indiegogo announced the immediate integration and  availability of Apple Pay –  incorporating the one touch iPhone payment system in their crowdfunding platform. The popular website joins a growing number of banks, credit card providers and retailers jumping aboard Apple’s spin on a digital wallet. On… Read More

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved on Bloomberg (Video)

Jon Medved, CEO of equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, spent some time on Bloomberg this morning addressing multiple topics – and not just the world of crowdfunding. Medved was a guest on the morning feature “In The Loop” along with host Betty Liu and Corey Johnson,… Read More

The SEC Finally Convenes on Crowdfunding Rules – Open Meeting or Crowd Control?

The SEC Finally Convenes on Crowdfunding Rules – Let the Sun Shine! It had been more than 18 months since President Obama signed into law the multi-faceted potpourri entitled the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act).   One of the more controversial provisions… Read More

Bloomberg Tradebook & Capital Connections: Crowdfunding

During this showcaser, we will provide access to the themes, motivations and some recent successes of the various leading Crowdfunding platforms, with the event featuring: » 2 crowdfunding platforms » 2 successfully funded entrepreneurs » 2 new fundraising campaigns There will be presentations from some… Read More

Bloomberg Tradebook Schedules Evening Event on Burgeoning London Crowdfunding Scene

Bloomberg Tradebook & Capital Connections Crowdfunding Event on September 9th. Bloomberg Tradebook is joining the crowdfunding rush by hosting an evening event next week on Monday, September 9th, 2013.  The gathering will take place at Bloomberg LP.  The presentation will discuss: Crowdfunding platforms, review some… Read More

Crowdfunding Ubuntu Edge: Bloomberg plus Price Drop Increases Hope for Crowdfunding Success

The worlds largest crowdfunding campaign ever Ubunta Edge continues to adjust tactics in hopes to capture the momentum necessary to reach their $32,000,000 goal which is a fixed funding campaign.  Having raised “only” just under $9 Million from almost 19,000 backers on their Indiegogo campaign… Read More

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