Tagged: boston

RealtyShares Reports: $10.3 Million Raised for Industrial Real Estate Deals in San Francisco and Boston MSA

Online real estate marketplace RealtyShares announced on Tuesday the closing of two industrial real estate financing transactions in San Francisco and Boston MSA. The amount raised between the deals was $10.3 million. RealtyShares stated it secured  $8.7 million industrial debt loan for a San Francisco… Read More

Boston’s DCU FinTech Innovation Center Announces June 2017 Cohort

DCU FinTech Innovation Center, a nonprofit innovation center that fosters seed-stage fintech startups and promotes fintech in Boston, announced on Wednesday its list of cohorts for June 2017.  The center states it helps companies establish product/market fit by working collaboratively across the fintech ecosystem. Companies… Read More

Boston Fintech Startup FinMason Continues to Grow Staff By Appointing New Leadership in Sales, Marketing, & Data Science

FinMason, a Boston-based fintech and investment analytics firm, announced on Tuesday it appointed three new staff members to its growing staff. The appointees were added to the data science, marketing, and sales departments. According to FinMason, Mark Carroll was appointed as director of data science, Bob Leaper… Read More

FinTech Sandbox Announces Demo Day 4.0 in Boston

FinTech Sandbox, a Boston-based nonprofit providing fintech startups free access to data and infrastructure to accelerate product development, announced on Wednesday details about Demo Day 4.0, which is described as a series of events highlighting innovative solutions built by Sandbox participants. The event will take… Read More

Fintech Firm InvestCloud Forms Partnership With the City of Boston for Family Savings Program

Global fintech firm InvestCloud announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with the City of Boston and Boston Mayor, Martin J. Walsh, to launch a new family savings program, which creates savings plans for children’s education. According to InvestCloud, the Boston Saves allows families… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Preps For PAX East 2016 Gaming Convention in Boston

This week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced details about its “Game Dungeon” at the PAX East 2016 gaming convention in Boston April 22nd-24th. The show is considered one of the largest gaming events in North America. While discussing the event, the Kickstarter crew stated: “Publishers, developers, and… Read More

Brief: Boston University Launches Campus-Wide Crowdfunding Platform

On Tuesday, Boston University announced it has recently launched its very own crowdfunding platform for campus-based projects. According to BU Today, the university has developed the portal to help academic departments, student groups, and other members of the BU community raise funds for research, service trips, projects, events,… Read More

FinTech Sandbox Partners with The Associated Press: Facilitates Access to Financial Data, Infrastructure & Breaking News

FinTech Sandbox, a nonprofit that helps FinTech startups access data and build great products, today announced a new data sourcing agreement with the global news company, The Associated Press. The AP will provide FinTech Sandbox residents with access to AP’s financial, business and political news… Read More

Sensory Perspective Seeks £1.55M on Invesdor For Finance Growth & International Expansion

Sensory Perspective Ltd, UK-based company that develops and manufactures devices that detect and protect individuals from electromagnetic radiation (EMR), is seeking to secure £750,000 on Invesdor to acquire the assets of a profitable Boston, Massachusetts-based manufacturer of radon measurement devices.  The company previously turned to Crowdcube… Read More

Boston Startup Barkly Receives $12.5M During Series A Financing Round For Endpoint Security

Boston-based endpoint security startup, Barkly, announced that it has closed a $12.5 million Series A financing round, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and including Sigma Prime Ventures. Barkly has now raised a total of $17 million since the company was co-founded in 2013 by CEO Mike… Read More

Boston Man Launches $300M GoFundMe Project to Help Modernize The City’s Bus System

Seeking to make changes to the old, unsafe, rather scary Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s subway system, a Boston area resident has launched a $300M crowdfunding initiative on GoFundMe to help bring the transit into the 21st century. Explaining the situation (jokingly), campaign organizer, Janssen McCormick writes,”The… Read More

ShoeBuy Acquires Minority Stake in Kickstarter’s Boston Boot Company

ShoeBuy, a leading global online retailer of shoes and clothing for shoppers seeking the best variety and brands, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. The acquisition marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for… Read More

Acquire Launches New Commercial Real Estate Investing Platform

Acquire Real Estate has launched a crowdfunding platform that is said to open up a new world of commercial real estate investments to accredited investors, allowing them access to institutional-quality deals that didn’t exist until now. The firm has joined the growing momentum behind crowd… Read More

Massachusetts College Startup Indico Announces $3 million in Funding

Olin College startup indico announced $3 million in initial funding as part of Boston’s Techstars annual Demo Day. The event, held at the House of Blues, featured 12 groups of entrepreneurs who participated in the three-month Techstars Boston accelerator program. Olin College student and induce… Read More

Connecticut Tech Council Names Reality Crowdfunding TV, 2014 Tech Company to Watch

The crowdfunding industry has been frequently highlighted in the media over the last few years because of the high profile projects that have been brought to market using this new model. The industry is also expanding at a brisk pace with impressive year over year revenue… Read More

Former Developers of “BioShock” & “BioShock Infinite” Hits Kickstarter For New Video Game “The Black Glove”

Boston-based Day for Night Games has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $500,000 for a new first-person video game known as The Black Glove. The company has assembled a team of former Irrational Games developer, who helped create famous games BioShock and BioShock Infinite.  According to the campaign’s website,… Read More

Boston Startup Hits Indiegogo With a Device That Will Help Break Bad Habits; Surpasses $50,000 First Day

Ready to make some changes in your life? Check out this project. Boston-based startup Pavlok has launched a new crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its habit-changing self-titled device. Originally seeking only $50,000 the Pavlok has already surpassed its goal within the first 24 hours. The… Read More

NVBOT Announces New Version of Its Self-Titled 3D Printing Solution

Boston-based NVBOT, a 3D printing startup founded by MIT students, announced on Thursday (September 11th) it will be releasing the latest version of its self-titled 3D printing solution. Already proven to play a role in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) innovation, as well… Read More

Boston Equity Crowdfunding Event

A Boston Equity Crowdfunding Event is coming this summer! Date: Tuesday August 12th, 2014 Location: The Asgard – 350 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA Speakers: TBD Info: This free event will provide an opportunity for equity-investorsand entrepreneurs to get connected and learn more aboutequity-based crowdfunding. There will be crowdfunding experts and successful entrepreneurs who will… Read More

3D Printing Startup NVBOTS Launches $150,000 Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundable

Boston-based NVBOTS, a 3D printing startup founded by MIT students, is seeking to raise $150,000 with a crowdfunding campaign on Fundable. The funds from this new campaign, which launched today (July 23rd), will be added to an $850,000 seed funding round that the company has raised… Read More