Tagged: fundraising

Pledge It Introduces 0% Platform Fee For All Crowdfunding Campaign Organizers

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform Pledge It announced it was introducing 0% platform fees for all campaign organizers. The funding portal reported that it will no longer charge a platform fee based on the amount raised by a campaign and instead of charging organizers a fee,… Read More

GoFundMe Debuts Team Fundraising Feature

On Wednesday, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced its GoFundMe Team Fundraising, which is described as a new product providing groups of any size with the ability to collaborate and fundraise together for a personal or charitable cause. According to GoFundme, this new product brings the funding… Read More

Europe On Pace for Record Year in Fintech Deals

Despite a quiet start to Fintech deals on a global level this year, Europe looks like it’s on pace to break records, according to CB Insights’ recent Q1 report. CB Insights reported that European fintech firms raised over $667 million over the first three months of the year… Read More

MobileCause Announces Digital Marketing Services to Assist Nonprofits Achieve Fundraising Goals Quicker

Fundraising platform MobileCause announced on Wednesday the launch of its new digital marketing services, which will be used to help nonprofits achieve their funding targets faster. According to the funding portal, the new software solutions will manage nonprofit fundraising and communication. While sharing details about… Read More

MobileCause Announces First Quarter 2017 Product Features & Enhancements

Fundraising platform for nonprofits, MobileCause, announced on Wednesday enhancements and features launched with its first quarter 2017 product release, which are designed to help users raise more funds and simplifies fundraising processes for nonprofits. While sharing details about the features and enhancements, Sean MacNeill, MobileCause… Read More

Facebook Announces New Charitable & Personal Fundraising Feature (Video)

Social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday it is launching a new fundraising feature that will allow users to raise funds for six types of spending, which are education, medical, pet medical, crisis relief, personal emergency, and funeral and loss. The Facebook team revealed: “Personal fundraisers… Read More

New Fundraising Platform DonorSee Seeks to Improve the Charity Industry

DonorSee is described as a new fundraising platform specifically to improve the charity industry. Its goal is to change the way people support charities with complete transparency. Instead of giving to a large charity that may fall short of the mark or simply has huge… Read More

School Notices Secures Nearly £825,000 During the Final Hours on Crowdcube

With less than 24 hours until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, fundraising platform School Notices has successfully secured nearly £825,000 in funding thanks to 186 investors. The portal launched its initiative last month and was originally seeking £700,000. School Notices was founded in 2014 by… Read More

Fundraising Platform School Notices Quickly Raises Over £620,000 on Crowdcube

School Notices, a UK-based parent to parent noticeboard and school fundraising platform, has recently launched a campaign on equity crowdfunding Crowdcube. The website is looking to raise £700,000 and so far has already raised more than £620,000 from over 50 investors. The digital fundraising and membership… Read More

Brief: Crowdrise Teams Up With Center For Disaster Philanthropy For New High-Impact Disaster Fundraising

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform Crowdrise announced it formed a new partnership with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for high-impact disaster fundraising. Sharing details about the new partnership, Robert Wolfe, co-founder and CEO of CrowdRise, stated: “We created CrowdRise to make it easier than ever to provide… Read More

Completed: Chinese P2P Lender Lufax Raises $1.2B; Valued at $18.5 Billion

Backed by Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd., Lufax, a Chinese peer-to-peer lender, has raised $1.2 billion from a group of investors, making it one of the world’s most valuable financial technology startups.  The capital raising values Lufax at $18.5 billion. The Shanghai-based Shanghai Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange Co… Read More

Crowdfunding Norms Coming Soon To India; Sale Of Mutual Funds Through E-Commerce Platforms Under Discussion

In India, crowdfunding norms will soon be put into place to help entrepreneurs raise funds through crowdfunding, and discussions are underway to allow sale of mutual funds through e-commerce platforms, announced U. K. Sinha, chairman of India’s capital markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI),… Read More

YouCaring Announces Give Back Campaign; Offers Up $10,000 to Fundraising Community Every Tuesday in December

Seeking to make #GivingTuesday more than just a one-day event, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced a new initiative called the Give Back Campaign.  Every Tuesday throughout the month of December, the website will be offering a total of $10,000 to its fundraiser community.  The campaign’s description reads:… Read More

Crowdster Appoints Joe Ferraro As CEO; Announces Product Expansion

On October 1st, the Crowdster Board of Directors and major investor, Canrock Ventures, announced the appointment of Joe Ferraro as the new CEO. The leadership change signals a strategic transformation at the software company that launched its crowdfunding platform in 2014. Crowdster chairman, Mark Fasciano,… Read More

Innovairre Teams Up With Fundly to Deliver New Crowdfunding Solution

On Tuesday, fundraising platform Innovairre, and crowdfunding provider Fundly announced a strategic partnership to deliver a funding solution as a part of Innovairre’s first of its kind software platform. This new crowdfunding module will be offered to Innovairre’s clients and prospects through Innovairre MC, the fully integrated fundraising… Read More

Standard Chartered Plc. Among Investors in $150 Million Fundraising Round for China’s Dianrong.com

Update on a $150 million fundraising round in progress: Chinese online lender Dianrong.com is raising funds in a round that values the startup at about $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, notes BloombergBusiness. Investors include Standard Chartered Plc, a British multinational banking and financial services… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Hubbub Hits Over £405,000 During Final Days on Crowdcube

Seeking to expand its growing platform, university crowdfunding website Hubbub launched an equity campaign on Crowdcube to raise £250,000. In order to raise the funds, the company decided to offer 8.12% ownership for each backer. Not only did it raise the initial goal, the campaign finished… Read More

Chinese Taskforce Cracks Down Illegal Crowdfunding Campaigns

While entrepreneurs all over the world continue to use crowdfunding as a source to raise funds, the use of it in China has drawn some concerns. While it is known as the “online investment phenomenon” fundraising option has grown so quickly, that it is starting… Read More

Considering How To Fundraise? Crowdfunding Is Climbing The List

When considering how to fundraise for your charity, cause or business venture, settling on a method and applying yourself can be a project by itself! When considering a fundraising methodology, one has to consider the audience, the cause and the amount of funds needed. Crowdfunding… Read More

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