Tagged: data

4 Questions that Show Where U.S. Entrepreneurs are Succeeding with Regulation Crowdfunding

The first Fiscal Year of Regulation Crowdfunding has come to an end and our data continues to deliver valuable information for investors, founders and government officials. Overwhelmingly, California has taken the early lead in Regulation Crowdfunding from both an entrepreneur (aka issuer) and investor point-of-view…. Read More

FinMason Set to Provide Investment Analytics Data to Fintech Sandbox Participants

Boston-based fintech and investment analytics firm, FinMason, announced on Tuesday it has partnered with non-profit accelerator Fintech Sandbox to provide its enterprise solution, FinRiver, to participates in the program.  Fintech Sandbox notably offers data from 30 data partners, infrastructure from three partners, and collaborates with… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding: Title III, Reg CF Crowdfunding Exceeds $37 Million in Investments

NextGen Crowdfunding is out with some data on the status of Title III Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF. NextGen has a tracking application that follows all past and active Reg CF offers. According to their numbers, over $37 million has been raised since the securities… Read More

Women & Minorities in Regulation Crowdfunding: High Success Rate Despite Low Representation & Lower Funding Levels

  Regulation Crowdfunding finished its fourth Calendar Quarter this past March and the data shows that women and minorities have a higher percent chance at hitting their minimum funding target but represent fewer campaigns and receive less capital. While the overall market is beginning to… Read More

Update on Regulation D: Data from 2016 Form D’s

It’s been over a year since the SEC’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) published its report on Private Securities Offerings post-JOBS Act. And while since that time, DERA has published more data about Regulation CF and Regulation A, the SEC has yet to… Read More

Thailand: Experts Predict Blockchain Takeover in 2018

Bhume Bhumiratana works on blockchain in Thailand and in an interview with the Bangkok Post, he said that the country is poised to see the technology take over banking and financial services in the near future. “The adoption of blockchain technology is expected to be widely… Read More

FinTech Sandbox Alum Data Simply Returns As Data Partner

FinTech Sandbox, a nonprofit that helps fintech startups access data and build great products, announced on Thursday one of its alums, Data Simply, has signed on to be a data partner and provide data to innovative startups that are selected by the organization. Data Simply… Read More

Data From P2P Lender Crowdstacker Suggests: Government Reforms Should Disrupt How Brits Should Save & Invest

On Wednesday, peer-to-peer lending platform, Crowdstacker, released data that suggested government reforms how British consumers should save and invest. Crowdstacker offers P2P investment opportunities backed by British businesses that are said to have a good track record or are able to offer security. Crowdstacker assures that… Read More

How Digital Startups Rescue Europe from the Great Recession 

  An Update on How Close We Are to Getting Back on Track. Hub21 is a venture accelerator based in Ascoli Piceno (Marche Region in Italy), whose mission is to incubate startups, with Go-to-Market, fundraising, management support and its own strategic observatory over digital startups…. Read More

Brief: Orchard MPL Monthly Report Shows Quarterly Growth

Orchard has published its’ monthly industry report covering the marketplace lending sector for consumer unsecured loans. According to data provided by the company, total origination volume has consistently increased quarter-over-quarter during the past year. Some highlights included in the document; Borrower interest rates have been… Read More

Fred Benenson & Ben Linsay Shares Details About Kickstarter’s Analytic History

Earlier this week, Kickstarter employees Fred Benenson and Ben Linsay published a new article about the crowdfunding giant’s online data history called This is the story of analytics at Kickstarter. The duo shared: “If you’ve built a product of any size, chances are you’ve evaluated and deployed… Read More

Patreon Reveals “5 Data-Backed Tips To Crushing Your First Month”

Last week, crowdfunding platform Patreon unveiled its five data-backed tips to crushing your first month for campaign organizers. The website’s data science team member, Maura Church, stated: “All of this data is pulled from a correlative analysis. Who what now? Let me break it down: I looked at… Read More

Unique New Crowdfunding Research App, Krowdster, Launches to Make Crowdfunding Easy for All

Crowdfunding gets simplified today (November 19th) with the launch of Krowdster, which has been dubbed the world’s first crowdfunding analytics, research and supporter discovery tool. Taking the guess work out of decision making, campaign creation and supporter engagement, the unique Krowdster web app is powered… Read More

CEO of MD Insider Shares Details About Crowdfunding Success

With his company continuing to enjoy the success of its recent crowdfunding campaign, CEO of MD Insider, David Norris, discussed his experience with the funding method with the Wall Street Journal this week. As previously reported, the data healthcare innovator, which significantly reduces healthcare costs for employers, announced… Read More

Crowdfunding For Video Games Leveling Off: What Gives?

Joystiq’s monthy Crowdfund Bookie report is out for March, and – much like the first two months of the year – the results are less than great. The report tallies up crowdfunding statistics from Kickstarter & Indiegogo and in the video game space specifically. The… Read More

Brief: Lending Club Ceases Daily Platform-Wide Loan Origination Data Updates

Lending Club will make a change to their platform that will result in the removal of daily loan origination data across the platform. They’ll instead opt to share data on a quarterly basis. The announcement came via Lending Club’s blog… Instead of posting new issuance… Read More

Brief: Internet Of Things Companies Net $1B In Capital In 2013, Exhibit Steady Growth

A report from CB Insights shows that companies in the ever-growing “Internet of Things” space have seen an uptick in investment throughout 2013. Many of these companies have used crowdfunding as part of their capital raising and marketing strategy. Related: Kickstarter Alum SmartThings Closes $12.5 Million… Read More

CrowdCheck Releases Summary Of Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemptions

CrowdCheck has released the following comparative analysis of intrastate crowdfunding exemptions, providing a concise view of happenings in the various states that are currently considering crowdfunding exemptions. Michigan, North Carolina and Wisconsin are the only states to buck the $1 million annual cap on fundraising… Read More

Crowdfunding Fraud: How Big is the Threat?

Crowdfunding is exploding as a new way of attracting funding and financing for individuals, small businesses and entrepreneurs around the world. In 2013 alone the global crowdfunding industry was responsible for between $3 and $5 billion in funding. With the passage of the JOBS Act… Read More

Crowdfund Bookie: Video Game Crowdfunding Continues Cold Streak Into 2014

Joystiq’s monthly Crowdfund Bookie report is out and it isn’t pretty. For the quarter beginning in December 2013 and ending February 2014, just over $6.1 million was contributed to video game-related crowdfunding campaigns. That is down more than 50% from the $12.5 million contributed between… Read More