Tagged: forbes

Report: Favourable Crypto Reviews Often Bought

That favourable review of a favourite cryptocurrency project was likely bought, Reuters is reporting today in an extensive exposé. “Rating ‘experts’ will grade anything positively, for a price,” write the article’s co-authors, Anna Irrera and Elizabeth Dilts. The two say the story they uncovered in data and documents were confirmed… Read More

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin: The First $1 Billion Project Will Happen By the End of 2020

This week, CEO of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, sat down to with Forbes to discuss the global crowdfunding platform’s growth while revealing his predictions for the funding method. While revealing the differences between Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms, Slava explained: “There’s three things that separates us… Read More

Fundrise’s Ben Miller Reveals How He Raised $27M Through LinkedIn

This week, co-founder of Fundrise, Ben Miller, wrote a piece for Forbes about how Chinese social media site Renren‘s COO, James Liu, offered up $27 million through the social media platform for professionals, LinkedIn. Miller shared in the article: “As any startup founder will tell you,… Read More

Brief: Slava Rubin Reveals Why He Doesn’t Have an Office in Indiegogo’s Headquarters

While most CEO have a corner office with a beautiful view of the grounds of their companies, Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin admits having that kind of workplace is just not for him. During a recent interview with Forbes, Rubin stated he finds comfort of not being the… Read More

USA Olympians Announce Support For New Crowdfunding Platform TeamUSA Registry; Admits Funding Struggles

In an effort to help more athletes fulfill their Olympic high cost dreams, new crowdfunding platform Team USA Registry has launched for various Olympian costs. During a recent interview with Forbes,  swimmer Natalie Coughlin and gymnast John Orozco announced their support for a new crowdfunding platform along… Read More

Singing Sensation Amanda Palmer Talks Label Breakup & Crowdfunding Success

Last month, singer and songwriter Amanda Palmer launched a crowdfunding campaign on Patreon to raise funds for her upcoming projects, which consists of making new art and traveling to Berlin, Germany to record an album in German. The new projects surfaced just two years after she captured… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Patreon Acquires Video Subscription Service Subbable

On Monday crowdfunding platform, Patreon, announced the news that it has acquired Subbable, which was founded by YouTube sensation Hank Green and his brother John Green, who wrote The Fault in Our Stars. According to Forbes, the big merger consolidates two funding platform. With their artists… Read More

Kickstarter Suspended Project Areal Renamed & Gives Crowdfunding A Second Chance

This past summer, CrowdfundInsider shared the infamous story about West Games’ Areal, which was considered one of Kickstarter’s weirdest crowdfunding campaigns to date. Although project hit its $50,000 goal quickly, the global crowdfunding giant shut down its campaign before it could raise any more funds. Now, the Areal is… Read More

Danae Ringelmann: I Wish We’d Had An Indiegogo to Launch Indiegogo

Taking time away from her ever so busy schedule, co-founder of Indiegogo Danae Ringelmann sat down with Forbes magazine to share details about the global crowdfunding platform along with the ups and downs of using the popular funding method. During her interview, Ringelmann stated, “I wish… Read More

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Reveals the Importance of Diversity In Startups

Earlier this month, Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, shared her thoughts about importance of diversity at Y Combinator’s Startup Day. Forbes reported that Although she addressed 90% of males, Ringelmann stressed how diversity will help startups achieve ultimate success. The media outlet caught up… Read More

America’s Most Promising Companies: Lending Club, CircleUp Make Forbes List

Forbes has released their list of 100 of America’s most promising companies, and crowdfunding is well-represented with two entries on the list and one in the top five. Equity crowdfunding platform CircleUp comes in at #64 on the list. Revenues are cited at $1 million… Read More

WATCH: 3 Insiders Provide Perspective On Crowdfunding

Devin Thorpe of Forbes recently interviewed the following crowdfunding experts: Michael Nall, Founder of the Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors Robert Carbone, Co-founder CEO of CrowdBouncer Scott Jordan of HealthiosXchange The video contains some really interesting discourse about Title III in particular. Carbone reiterates… Read More

Venture Capitalists Every Startup Should Know

As a co-founder of RockThePost, the leading crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs, I naturally advocate for startups to get funding via crowdfunding, as it provides several additional benefits that can prove very useful early on. On the flip side, other options to obtain funding include personally funding your venture, reaching… Read More

My Ten Point Plan For Social Entrepreneurs to Change the World

Last week I wrote a tongue-in-cheek ten point plan to get rich quick.  David K. Williams, one of my Forbes colleagues, asked that I answer my sarcasm with an authentic ten point plan.  Here it is: Save every penny.  Social entrepreneurs as a general rule can make… Read More

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