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ValueSetters Announces Acquisition of Dreamfunded; Names Manny Fernandez Member of the Board of Advisors

ValueSetters Inc. (OTC Pink: VSTR), a Boston-based publicly-traded, boutique advisory firm, announced on Thursday it acquired DreamFunded Marketplace, LLC, a California-based regulated crowdfunding portal. This news comes less than six months after Dreamfunded launched its first real estate investment opportunity under Reg CF. As previously reported, Dreamfunded… Read More

Three Reg CF Crowdfunding Portals are No Longer FINRA Approved

The Reg CF crowdfunding sector has had a mixed bag this year. While several platforms are experiencing success most approved portals have had little to no activity. This is due to a combination of ill thought out rules where myopic officials made compliance too harsh… Read More

DreamFunded Now Offers Real Estate Investments Using Reg CF

DreamFunded Real Estate has launched its first real estate investment opportunity under Reg CF. DreamFunded is a FINRA approved crowdfunding platform that may offer securities the newest crowdfunding exemption. This iteration of crowdfunding allows any investor access to these opportunities – not just wealthier, accredited… Read More

There are Now 21 FINRA Approved Reg CF Crowdfunding Portals

Last time we provided an update on the Reg CF crowdfunding sector and approved funding portals there were 17 in operation. Today that number has increased to 21 FINRA approved platforms with several notable updates. Reg CF was created under Title III of the JOBS… Read More

There are Now 14 FINRA Approved Funding Portals as Created by Title III of the JOBS Act

Title III of the JOBS Act created a new securities exemption that allowed equity crowdfunding for non-accredited investors. This new exemption, also called Reg CF, may be viewed as another step in the capital ladder to complement Title II of the JOBS Act (accredited crowdfunding)… Read More

DreamFunded Comments on Receiving Funding Portal Approval Under Title III

DreamFunded has added its name to the growing roster of crowdfunding platforms approved by FINRA/SEC to operate a funding portal under Title III of the JOBS Act.  Title III or Reg CF allows companies to raise up to $1 million from non-accredited and accredited investors… Read More

Live Sharks Tank Presents DreamFunded with Equity CrowdFunding Platform of the Year Award

Last Friday, Dreamfunded was presented the “Equity Crowdfunding Platform of the Year” at the 3rd anniversary of Live Sharks Tank in San Francisco. According to the funding portal, the Equity CrowdFunding Platform of the Year award honors websites that notably “transform” equity crowdfunding into the industry standard… Read More

Brief: Menlo College Names Manny Fernandez “Silicon Valley Equity CrowdFunding Pioneer”

Menlo College named angel investor and Dreamfunded co-founder/CEO, Manny Fernandez “Silicon Valley Equity Crowdfunding Pioneer” during its The Future of Investing: How Equity CrowdFunding is Shaping the American Dream event on Wednesday evening. Menlo College Professor of Finance, Soumendra De, who presented the award to Fernandez,… Read More

DreamFunded CEO Manny Fernandez Talks Private vs Public Markets (Video)

Manny Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of DreamFunded an equity crowdfunding platform, joined the hosts of CNBC’s squawk box to discuss the merits of investing in pre-IPO companies. The lines between “public” and “private” companies have become a bit blurred with new securities exemptions.  Simultaneously, the… Read More

Invesdor to Partner with DreamFunded, Receives Investment in New Partnership

Helsinki based Invesdor has formed a new partnership with Silicon Valley based DreamFunded. As part of the agreement, DreamFunded founder Manny Fernandez invested an undisclosed amount in the debt and equity crowdfunding platform. The investment was announced during the startup conference Slush. “We are thrilled… Read More

Notion Home Monitoring System Closes $2 Million Funding Round Following Kickstarter Success

Notion, a home monitoring system that is benefitting from the boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) development, has closed a $2 million funding round.  Notion successfully raised over $280,000 on Kickstarter in the summer of 2014 and then transitioned into a pretail campaign.  The… Read More

DreamFunded’s Co-Founder Manny Fernandez: Catching Up with SF’s Guardian Angel

DreamFunded: A Crowdfunding Platform “Built by Angels for Angels” Manny Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of equity crowdfunding platform DreamFunded and SF Angels Group founder, has enjoyed quite a summer:  Fernandez recently was awarded “SF Angel Investor of the Year” by Startups Showcase and his recently… Read More

DreamFunded CEO Recognized as SF Angel Investor of the Year

Manny Fernandez, has been recognized as the 2014 “San Francisco Angel Investor of the Year” by Startups Showcase.  Manny is CEO of crowdfunding platform DreamFunded and founder of the SF Angels Group. “Manny Fernandez is a leader in San Francisco angel investing with the founding of SF… Read More

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