Tagged: funding

New Zealand’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform PledgeMe Seeks $250,000 During Second Funding Round

On Friday, New Zealand’s equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced the launch of its second round of funding. It is currently seeking to raise a minimum of $250,000 so that it can continue its expansion. CEO Anna Guenther stated the crowdfunding platform has seen massive growth since its… Read More

Cloud Systems Management Blue Medora Secures $4.6M During Series A Funding Round

Blue Medora, an innovator in the cloud systems management space, today announced a $4.6 million Series A round of venture capital funding. The round was led by Ann Arbor-based Michigan eLab, with participation from current investors Start Garden, Grand Angels and other equity holders. The investment brings Blue Medora’s total funding to $6… Read More

Role Reversal: Dragons’ Den’-Style Panel Of Entrepreneurs Question VCs During London Tech Week,

In a turning of the tables, VCs recently took the stage before a “Dragons’ Den”-style panel of entrepreneurs to pitch for themselves. The event was held by Innovate Finance, part of a series of events complementing London Tech Week, as Innovate Finance reports. “Could it be time for disruption… Read More

Shenmue III’s Yu Suzuki Confirms: “Sony & Shibuya Productions Are Not Seeing A Cent of the Kickstarter Funds”

Ready to set the record straight,  Shenmue III creator Yu Suzuki revealed some details about the situation between the already successful Kickstarter game and its supporters Sony and Shibuya Productions. Shenmue III surfaced on the crowdfunding platform last week and gained over $3 million in three days. The game is… Read More

Rare Genomic Institute Announces New Study About Rare Disease Crowdfunding

Rare Genomics Institute (RG) today announced the Amplify Hope Initiative, a new study aimed at determining how crowdfunding can promote scientific research to help rare disease patients. RG is an international non-profit providing rare disease patients with access to state of the art genomics sequencing… Read More

Kickstarter Rolls Out New Google Analytics Feature For Campaign Organizers

In an effort to offer crowdfunding campaign organizers more ways to see how their project is doing with backers, Kickstarter announced a new Google Analytics feature that will show who’s checking out the pitch. The crowdfunding giant revealed in its blog: “If you’ve never launched a… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Scanadu Secures $35M in Series B Financing Round

Scanadu, a health tech startup that is known for creating the “The Worlds First Medical Tricorder,”announced this week that it has raised $35 million during a series B financing round. According to TechCrunch, the round was led by Chinese investment firms Fosun International and Tencent Holdings Limited,… Read More

Former Smith’s Rocker Morrissey: Crowdfunding Is Desperate & Insulting to Fans

While it seems as though more and more fan favorite musicians are taking to various crowdfunding platforms for their music/tour costs, former The Smith’s bandmate Morrissey is looking the other way when it comes to getting the funds for his projects. According to numerous media… Read More

Women Who Tech Reports 0% of Women-Led Startups Get Funding (Infographic)

WAIT FOR IT … April Fools DAY! – It’s really a whopping 7%! Even on this day of practical jokes, it’s no laughing matter how few women can attract funding for their tech startups. Advocacy organization Women Who Tech revealed women-led tech startups attract only 7%… Read More

Brief: Verified.Codes Captures $500,000 In Seed Funding For Coupon and Deals Platform

Verified.Codes, the self-dubbed“ultimate resource for the online shopper” with coupons and deals available for over 25,000 online retailers, announced on Monday (February 16th) that it recently received $500,000 in seed funding. Unlike traditional coupon sites, Verified.Codes uses a proprietary algorithm to verify codes they display will… Read More

WeCareCard & I’m Sorry to Hear Form Partnership to Provide a Seamless Solution from the Financial Strain of Funerals

WeCareCard, an online fundraising platform that empowers individuals to raise money for a variety of life-changing causes, and I’m Sorry to Hear, a marketplace that connects funeral professionals and consumers in an online destination, have partnered to promote awareness and offer online tools to pay for… Read More

iFunding Expands Real Estate Crowdfunding Capabilities With New Hire, Process Enhancements & Corporate Equity Investment

iFunding, the real estate crowdfunding platform that makes investing simple, announced on Thursday (December 18th) Richard Reynoso has joined the company as Vice President of Underwriting. Reynoso will oversee end-to-end lending operations for iFunding. This is a further step the company is taking to expand… Read More

Richard Branson Talks Crowdfunding, Business, & Money Raising With Entrepreneur

Ready to share his advice on business success, founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson sat down with Entrepreneur to discuss key ways for readers to raise funds for their businesses. While sharing details about Virgin Group, Branson recalled, “My friends and I came up with… Read More

iFunding Featured on CNBC’s “Power Pitch” (Video)

iFunding, the real estate crowdfunding platform that makes investing simple, has appeared on the financial television segment “Power Pitch” on CNBC. The Power Pitch series features growing companies with unique concepts, being critiqued by experts and investors specific to their industry. CEO of iFunding, William… Read More

iFunding Raises $1 million for The Bruckal Group to Expand Residential Community

Real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced on Monday (December 8th) that its real estate partner, The Bruckal Group, has raised $1 million on the platform for its latest residential project. The campaign was accomplished in 14 days, involving 45 participants from iFunding’s registered base of thousands of accredited… Read More

P2Binvestor Adds Three Companies in Portfolio; Issues $2.9M in New Credit Lines to Businesses

P2Binvestor (P2Bi), a Denver-based crowdlending platform that offers businesses a middle path between bank financing and expensive subprime lending, added three Colorado companies to its portfolio in June. The companies include In The Telling, a Boulder-based software and services provider of documentary-style online courses for… Read More

Kite Patch’s Creator Secures Additional $2.2 Million for its Discovery-to-Market Platform

ieCrowd, the discovery-to-market commercialization platform for innovations that solve global challenges, today announces it has raised an additional $2.2 million bringing total funding to $7 million. Investors include physicians, healthcare professionals, and other private funders from around the world. The funding will be used to accelerate… Read More

P2Binvestor Signs Funding Deal with Natural Beverage Company Bhakti Chai

P2Binvestor, a Denver-based crowdfunding platform, recently added another Colorado company to its funding portfolio: Boulder-based natural beverage company Bhakti Chai. Founded in 2007, Bhakti Chai offers an array of spice-infused chai beverage products. P2Binvestor’s working capital line will provide important support for Bhakti Chai’s expansion… Read More

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