Tagged: crowdfunder

Equity Crowdfunding is Here … And it’s Total BS

“The more cashless our society becomes, the more our moral compass slips.” ― Dan Ariely Happy New Era, my fellow entrepreneurs, and next generation financiers! In a world of dramatically accelerating technological, social and economic changes, it is clear we are heading into a time where… Read More

The Largest Investment Crowdfunding Platforms in the World

Investment crowdfunding has quickly become a viable path for early to mid stage companies to raise needed growth capital.  A truly global phenomenon, many funding platforms now operate in multiple countries sourcing both deals and investors aided by the power of the internet. While larger… Read More

Update: eyeCam Secures $1.5M in Reservations on Crowdfunder

California-based eyeCam, Inc. has successfully secured $1.5 million in reservations through Crowdfunder. The startup was originally seeking $500,000 for its wearable platform. The company stated its patented 3-D interfacing and adaptive display system would change the way consumers use wearables to communicate, perform tasks,  and interface with the… Read More

Fintech Startup investFeed Raises More Than Half of Its $1M Funding Target on Crowdfunder

investFeed, a fintech startup that provides a transparent social investment network, has successfully secured more than half of its $1 million funding target through Crowdfunder. The company launched the campaign at the end of September and is seeking the funds to expand and add more key features,… Read More

Crowdfunder Signs Partnership Agreement With AI Global Competition IBM Watson AI XPRIZE: Seeks to Provide Equity Fundraising Support

On Wednesday, Crowdfunder announced it signed a partnership agreement with IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, which is described as a $5 million artificial intelligence (AI) global competition that challenges teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful AI technologies to tackle the world’s greatest… Read More

Digitzs Named Number One On CNBC’s Top 50 Crowdfinance Index

This week, Digitzs, a modern and disruptive global payments API, was named number one on CNBC’s Top 50 Crowdfinance Index, powered by Crowdnetic, with over $7 Million in commitments. The Index notably tracks real-time capital commitments received by the top 50 private U.S. companies through securities-based crowdfunding sites…. Read More

Digitzs CEO Laura Wagner on Crowdfunder Success: “Equity Crowdfunding is the Only Real Option For Pre-Revenue Fundraising”

Last week, Crowdfunder sat down with CEO of Digitzs, Laura Wagner, to discuss her and her team’s recent crowdfunding success along with key advice for startups. Earlier this year, Digitzs took to the equity funding platform to raise funds with Shark Tank alum, Kevin Harrington. During its funding… Read More

ieCrowd’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Over $1.4M in Two Weeks on Crowdfunder

Just two weeks after Indiegogo alum, ieCrowd, launched its latest crowdfunding campaign on Crowdfunder, the company has not only surpassed its initial goal of $500,000; it has also raised over $1.4 million. As previously reported, ieCrowd’s key focus is to bring health innovations to the marketplace,… Read More

eyeCam Seeks Funds on Crowdfunder For Advance Development of Wearable Smartphone eyeHand

This week, California-based eyeCam, Inc. announced it is seeking funds on Crowdfunder for the advance development of its latest product, eyeHand. The device is described as a wearable smartphone that turns consumer’s hands and fingers into a touchscreen display. The company revealed it filed its first patent… Read More

Indiegogo Alum ieCrowd Announces Crowdfunder Initiative Launch

On Tuesday, Indiegogo alum, ieCrowd, announced the launch of its Crowdfunder equity crowdfunding campaign. The company’s key focus is to bring health innovations to the marketplace and its previous Indiegogo campaign was dedicated to its DEET-free mosquito repellent, Kite Shield. The company revealed: “ieCrowd’s commercialization process… Read More

Chance Barnett Discusses Crowdfunder’s Growth & Development at the Milken Global Conference (Video)

Last week, Crowdfunder co-founder and CEO, Chance Barnett sat down at the Milken Global Conference to discuss crowdfunding platform’s growth and development over the years. Crowdfunder now provides unprecedented access, for both experienced institutional investors and everyday investors, to early-stage deals from many of Silicon Valley’s leading… Read More

Mexico Prepares Regulations for Debt & Equity Crowdfunding

This past week the  Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (CNBV) published their 7th National Financial Inclusion Report  (Reporte Nacional de Inclusión Financiera). The document (embedded below) spent a good amount of time defining and addressing the various forms of investment crowdfunding. The document was published in advance of… Read More

Crowdfunder Appoints Steven McClurg As New President & COO

On Thursday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder announced that it has appointed Steven McClurg as its new president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Crowdfunder, McClurg served as managing director at global investment and advisory firm, Guggenheim Partners. He was responsible for various areas of the investment… Read More

Digitzs Launches Crowdfunder Initiative With “Shark Tank” Star Kevin Harrington

Digitzs, a modern and disruptive global payments API, announced on Tuesday that it has teamed up with Shark Tank alum, Kevin Harrington, to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdfunder. The company is now seeking to raise $750,000. As previously reported, Digitzs’ product was “developed by pros from Visa,… Read More

The Top 10 Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2015

Regulation A+ crowdfunding rules were released by the SEC in June of 2015, three years after these rules were initially introduced in the 2012 JOBS Act. The debut of the long-awaited regulations led to a flood of companies rushing to capitalize on this new method… Read More

Crowdfunder & B37 Ventures to Co-Manage Seed Fund For the Singularity University Labs Accelerator Program

This week, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder announced that it has teamed up with B37 Ventures to co-manage the seed fund for the Singularity University Labs Accelerator (SULA). The SULA fund will reportedly provide $100,000 in seed funding, and acceleration, to high impact for-profit ventures that are… Read More

Crowdfunder Offers Up Fundraising Tips: 506(b) vs. 506(c)

Ready to offer up some tips for crowdfunding campaign organizers, Crowdfunder unveiled some details about 506(b) and 506(c). The equity crowdfunding platform explained in a recent blog post: “With the passage of the JOBS Act in 2012, startup fundraising and investing has changed drastically. An opaque… Read More

DealIndex Partners with CNBC, Announces Four Crowdfunding Indices: UK Platforms Dominate

“After much anticipation, the exciting news is finally out,” shared DealIndex Founder and CEO Neha Manaktala on LinkedIn. In partnership with CNBC, DealIndex announced the launch of four crowdfunding indices: International 50 Index, UK 50 Index, Technology Index, and the International Aggregate Index. The indices take transparency in… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum Atlas Fulfills Backer Perks

On Friday, wearable startup, Atlas Wearables, announced the completion of shipping Indiegogo orders. In January 2014, the Atlas Wristband secured over $638,000 through the global crowdfunding platform. The Atlas Wristband enables athletes and trainers to focus their time and resources on maximizing their workouts by… Read More