Tagged: equity crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding & Credit Unions Go Hand-in-Hand Developing Communities

Equity crowdfunding and credit unions are a match made in heaven, according to a recent article on Business News Daily. At the heart of equity crowdfunding is the goal of democratizing capital formation; allowing companies to raise money from online communities of investors who campaign on… Read More

Details: Belgian Equity and Debt Crowdfunding Law Goes into Effect

The Belgian Law of 18 December 2016 on crowdfunding entered into full force yesterday.   The crowdfunding law creates a specific status for equity and debt crowdfunding platforms (referred to as “alternative financing platforms”) and prescribes operating requirements for both alternative financing platforms and regulated entities… Read More

RE/MAX Malaysia Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Over MYR 300,000

Kellerhhof International Sdn Bhd led RE/MAX Malaysia‘s equity crowdfunding campaign over the past month to aim to raise MYR 200,000 (approximately $45,000).  The campaign on CrowdPlus.asia finished yesterday and resulted in RE/MAX Malaysia successfully surpassing its minimum goal, raising MYR 322,888 (approximately $72,000).  RE/MAX Malaysia offered… Read More

Indiegogo Reports: Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns Raise More Than $575,000 In First Month

Just one month after launching its very own equity crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo announced the campaigns using the new funding outlet have successfully secured more than $575,0000 in equity funds. As previously reported, Indiegogo launched the new equity portal with MicroVentures, which allows anyone to invest in… Read More

Indiegogo Enters Equity Crowdfunding Sector with Partner MicroVentures: New Investors Welcome

  Indiegogo, the trend-setting international crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to fruition, has launched a new equity crowdfunding portal with MicroVentures allowing anyone to invest in startups and growing companies. By utilizing new equity crowdfunding regulations that took effect in May, the new service provides… Read More

FlashFunders CEO Vincent Bradley Discusses Title III & Platform Relaunch

With Title III regulations of the Jobs Act now in affect, FlashFunders saw the opportunity and officially relaunched as an equity crowdfunding platform. Now startups can now raise capital from the crowd, accredited, and global investors in a single round on the platform, offering crowd investment starting at $50.  The… Read More

Brief: Dreamfunded CEO Fernandez Sets Date for Live Equity Crowdfunding Event

DreamFunded.com CEO Manny Fernandez announced an upcoming live equity crowdfunding event will take place in San Francisco on 7 July 2016. Anticipating “billions of dollars of capital” to be opened up for investment into startups and small businesses by over 240 million ordinary Americans,  Fernandez said, “I am excited to… Read More

Cheers! Seedrs CEO Jeff Lynn Celebrates £100M Invested in Early-Stage and Growth Businesses

“As the first regulated equity crowdfunding platform in the world, Seedrs has always focused on doing equity crowdfunding the right way. Our mission is to build a sustainable industry with a business approach focused on a combination of scale and professionalism. We create a world-class… Read More

FlashFunders Celebrates One Year, Partners with Raven Ventures & Secures $10 Million in Startup Seed Round Funding

FlashFunders announced on its one-year anniversary that it has successfully funded over ten million dollars in startup seed rounds. In addition to this investments milestone, FlashFunders will partner with Raven Ventures to ensure that featured offerings are provided access to an extensive global network of accredited investors. Raven… Read More

Larger Than Life & Overfunding On Crowdcube: IoLight’s High-Res Mobile Microscope Displays Images On Phone

Normally, the larger the bug (or worse, spider) that frisks across my path, the stronger my tendency to cringe. But a little–actually, a lot–closer, and aspects of that skittering speck become almost beautiful: a lace wing, a multifaceted eye. ioLight, maker of a high-resolution portable microscope… Read More

Sugru’s Jane ni Dhulchaointigh Shares Tips For Crowdfunding Success

Earlier this month, mountable glue company Sugru successfully raised over £3.5 million through UK’s equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. The project broke two funding records – largest single investment (£1 million) and widest reach with shareholders found in 68 countries. Now, Sugru’s CEO Jane ni Dhulchaointigh is… Read More

First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign On Crowdcube NZ Launches; Features Cloud Software Firm Collect Group

In the first equity crowdfunding deal for Crowdcube NZ, an extension of Crowdcube UK, cloud software firm Collect Group seeks to raise funds for its marketing and loyalty software, according to New Zealand publication Stuff. Crowdcube NZ is being run in New Zealand by Wellington boutique investment bank Armillary Private… Read More

Tendr, The ‘Tinder of Equity Crowdfunding,’ Launches In UK

Swipe right on Tendr, and a beguiling bio of a company that converts footsteps into electricity might greet you. If you’re just not in the mood to help save the planet with this crowdfunding campaign, swipe left for a new prospect: Hummus Bros, a chain of restaurants and pop-ups… Read More

One Spark’s CEO Elton Rivas Discusses One of the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festivals

One Spark, one of the world’s largest crowdfunding festivals, is about to fill Jacksonville, Fl., with 555 projects in art, education, health and science, music, social good and technology. From April 7 to April 12, the festival gives attendees a chance to contribute to Creator Projects, and vote for… Read More

VentureCrowd + Sydney Angels = Partners in Crowdfunding

Many in the crowdfunding world are abuzz with news about Australian startups–from Flow Hive, Indiegogo’s most funded crowdfunding project, to CrowdfundUp, Australia’s first real estate crowdfunding platform. And in today’s news, angel investor group Sydney Angels is partnering with equity-based crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd to offer more Australian startups the… Read More

Urban.co.uk, Leading UK Online Estate Agent, Now Crowdfunding on CrowdCube

As spring strikes again and bird nests fill the trees, a leading UK online estate agent is helping homeowners sell their brick-and-mortar nests on the ground. Urban.co.uk, based in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, is now equity crowdfunding on CrowdCube, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, with minimum share… Read More

New Zealand Startup SellShed is Equity Crowdfunding on PledgeMe: Buyers and Sellers, It’s a Match

It’s a site reminiscent of CraigsList, but gone mobile (and without the Missed Connections): SellShed, a New Zealand startup, is a free mobile app that matches buyers and sellers in their local communities for online trading. The company is now aiming to raise $500,000 through equity crowdfunding,… Read More

Hold My Mercedes McLaren, Would You? Luxury Asset Lender Borro Crowdfunds on OurCrowd

A “last-minute business opportunity” is why an 18-karat white gold bracelet, diamond weight approximately 19 carats, was taken off its owner’s wrist and housed in a highly secure vault or with Citibank or Malca-Amit—temporarily. But jewelry and diamonds are only one type of high-class goods… Read More

Interview: P2P Banking.com and P2P Kredite.com Publisher Claus Lehmann Talks Alternative Finance in Germany

Since late November, The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. As readers may know, this is the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative… Read More

Abundance Co-Founder & UKCFA Director Bruce Davis Spotlights Democratic Finance, ISAs & Crowdfunding in the UK

The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey deadline has been extended until 6 January 2015. In late November  The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. As readers may know, this is the largest… Read More