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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

Horror Equity Fund Seeks $750,000 on Crowdfunder to Grow Horror Genre Entertainment Investment Platform

Horror Equity Fund, Inc, an investment platform for solicitation and sale of funding solutions for pre-screened and professionally vetted Horror genre entertainment projects, announced on Thursday the launch of its new funding campaign on Crowdfunder to raise $750,000. Horror Equity Fund is not a production company. It offers… Read More

The First Investment Crowdfunding Fraud. What Does this Mean for the Industry?

During the buildup to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement regarding the final rules on Title III retail crowdfunding, the Commission filed a fraud case in the US District Court of Nevada.  The SEC accused Ascenergy, a company ostensibly in the oil and gas industry,… Read More

Will Venture Capital Get Napsterized? Tim Draper Talks Equity Crowdfunding (Video)

Prominent venture capitalist Tim Draper, founder of DFJ and Draper Associates, joined Crowdfunder CEO Chance Barnett earlier this month to chat about equity crowdfunding and what it means to the world of early stage / VC funding. Draper believes there is a chance that VCs… Read More

Mobile Live Platform Hang w/ Seeks $2.5M During Crowdfunder Equity Round

  Mobile live video platform, Hang w/, has launched a funding round through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder.  The company is a startup whose investors and advisors reportedly include 50 Cent, Timbaland, Jared Leto and more. Hang w/ offers patent-pending technology, which is ready to scale… Read More

Crowdfunder’s Crowdcube Campaign Quickly Gains Momentum toward £1M Goal; A Powerful Partnership

  Crowdfunder easily surpassed its 2014 Crowdcube raise this week, securing over £551K with the confidence of over 347 investors. Crowdcube, the UK’s leading investment crowdfunding platform, and Crowdfunder the UK’s #1 rewards and community shares crowdfunding platform have also recently formed a strategic partnership to… Read More

SEC Calls Fraud on Ascenergy Oil & Gas Crowdfunding Scheme

Lost in all of the excitement of last weeks’ announcement from the SEC on Title III crowdfunding rules was a case of crowdfunding fraud.  According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency halted a “fraudulent oil and gas crowdfunding scheme”.  The SEC has frozen… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunder Announces New Followers & Messages Features

Earlier this week, Crowdfunder announced new follows and messaging tools that will help investors and companies to be more in touch on its crowdfunding platform. The Crowdfunder team shared: “Investing is inherently social. Investors are investing in the founders and their team just as much… Read More

Lack Focus? truBrain is an Alternative to Energy Drinks, Designed to Boost Productivity

truBrain is Equity Crowdfunding on Crowdfunder Now While I am a huge fan of caffeine I recognize that my favorite “supplement” has extreme limitations. Being awake does not equal being alert. Trust me, I know.  While there are plenty of trendy drinks that are high in… Read More

Legendary Musician & Entrepreneur Dave Stewart, Shares Insight on FAB Financial, Ideas Britain, Crowdfunding & Forthcoming Projects

    Known for sporting a natty brown fedora, Stewart literally wears many hats. Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dave Stewart is a producer, author, director, photographer, filmmaker, and philanthropist whose music career spans three decades and more than 100 million album sales, highlighted by his collaboration with Annie… Read More

Grammy Award Winner Peter Frampton Partners With AxCents to Raise $1M on Crowdfunder For Self-Tuning Guitar System

Grammy Award and multi-platinum recording artist Peter Frampton has signed on as the Headliner for the AxCent Tuning Systems‘ equity crowdfunding initiative on Crowdfunder. AxCent Tuning Systems has plans to raise $1 million so that it can roll out its patented self-tuning guitar system to the much broader… Read More

Music Industry Veteran Quincy Jones Hits Crowdfunder to Raise $1.5 Million For Playground Sessions (Video)

In an effort to get his latest music venture, Playground Sessions, off the ground, industry vet Quincy Jones and Chris Vance are seeking $1.5 million in capital on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder. Playground Sessions is described as a music learning software company that uses video tutorials… Read More

Mobile Commerce Company EasyAsk Seeks $2.5M on Crowdfunder

EasyAsk Technologies has launched an Crowdfunder campaign to dramatically increase its reach to retailers who need a stronger solution in the mobile commerce (mCommerce) space. EasyAsk’s technology is in lockstep with the current trend toward mCommerce. EasyAsk is reportedly known for its advanced, intuitive search,… Read More

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