Tagged: entrepreneurship

The Invest in America Act: Supporting Entrepreneurs & Innovation While Empowering Everyday Americans

  First off, we all owe Tony a debt of gratitude for actually drafting this set of regulations. Legislative drafting is yeoman’s work especially when it comes to tax law. This new legislation solves for two extremely important problems in the U.S. economy and society…. Read More

AlliedCrowds Prepares for P2P Platform AlliedExchange Launch

London-based AlliedCrowds is preparing to launch its P2P service AlliedExchange soon as it has begun the search for a new Managing Director.  AlliedCrowds/AlliedExchange is backed and funded by FSD Africa, which in turn is backed by the British government. This proposed platform will use P2P lending technology to present… Read More

Suffolk Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month, Supports 7 New Startups

November is National Entrepreneurship Month and Suffolk University in Boston celebrated by organizing experiential courses on crowdfunding.  During Global Entrepreneurship Week on November 14, students partaking in the programs launched campaigns on Kickstarter and Indiegogo to support their startups.  Seven startups and campaigns have launched… Read More

Jackie Miller Comments on VFA’s Innovation Fund Campaign on Indiegogo

Venture for America Fellows announced its 5th Innovation Fund crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Indiegogo and sponsored by Barclays, gives access to $50,000 per year in grants for eleven Fellow-led projects. “We are grateful to Barclays and Indiegogo, who have offered up their expertise and resources to… Read More

The UK Faces A Once-In-A-Century Chance To Be A Technology Leader, Writes Financial Times Correspondent

Aided by factors such as a record high number of registered businesses in the UK–5.2 million; a national interest in entrepreneurship; and SMEs accounting for just over 60 percent of private sector employment, according to the Department for Business, the UK has the chance to increase its… Read More

China Promotes Greater Support Of Crowdfunding For Startups To Encourage Entrepreneurial Economy

China recently noted that it will promote greater use of equity crowdfunding for startups to encourage entrepreneurship, according to a Cabinet document posted on the central government’s website, writes the South China Morning Post. Repeatedly, the Chinese government has stated its interest in stimulating employment in the state-dominated… Read More

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Talks Life Before Crowdfunding & Her Career

Taking time away from her always on-the-go schedule, co-founder of Indiegogo, Danae Ringelmann shared details about her career and life before the crowdfunding platform with Huffington Post. According to the media outlet, prior to Indiegogo, Ringelmann was a Securities Analyst at Cowen & Co. She is also a… Read More

Hands Up United Launches GoFundMe Campaign For New Ferguson Youth Tech Program

New Ferguson-based organization, Hands Up United, hit GoFundMe last week to raise funds for a new program called Ferguson First Youth Tech Program, which is aiming to help the city’s youth with technological projects. According to the campaign’s description, Hands Up United is a youth led movement… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Week to Be Held 10-16 November: Mark Your Calendar!

The phenomenal success of last year’s UK Crowdfunding Day has prompted organisers at The Crowdfunding Centre to extend the one day event even further. This year the event will run for a full week from 10-16 November, the highlight of which will be the Deep Impact… Read More

Watch: Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche’s Interview Series For Entrepreneurs With The Khan Academy, Kauffman Foundation

Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche has taken a very interesting path to becoming the CEO of the largest peer lending platform in the United States. In a collaboration between the Kauffman Foundation and the Khan Academy, Laplanche shares a bit of that story and his… Read More

Jeff Lynn CEO and Co-Founder of Seedrs Crowdfunding Platform Interviewed (Video)

Jeff Lynn, co-founder and CEO of equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs was recently interviewed by Silicon Real in a wide ranging discussion regarding his company, start-ups and the business climate in the UK and the United States.  This video is definitely worth watching for any crowdfunding… Read More