Tagged: georgia

Georgia Fintech Company Gro Solutions Raises $4.25 During Financing Round Led By TTV Capital

Georgia-based digital growth solutions for banks and credit union provider, Gro Solutions, announced on Monday it secured $4.25 million during its latest financing round, which was led by Atlanta-based TTV Capital with participation from BIP Capital, C&B Capital, and BLH Venture Partners. Gro Solution reported… Read More

RealtyMogul.com Announces Additional $7.5M of Closed Transactions

RealtyMogul.com announced on Wednesday the closing of five recent transactions, which includes four equity investments in commercial properties as well as an equity raise for a residential real estate fund. The platform revealed that its investors have funded $7.5 million through these opportunities, helping to finance multifamily,… Read More

Huge: AngelList Offshoot Republic Moves into Title III Crowdfunding

AngelList, the first equity crowdfunding platform in the US that allowed accredited investors the chance to gain access into early stage companies, is embracing Title III /Reg CF crowdfunding. AngelList is launching a new off-shoot cmopany labeled Republic to allow non-accredited investors the opportunity to… Read More

Lendio Reveals Top 10 Best States for Small Business Lending (Infographic)

Lendio, an online service that helps business owners find small business loans, announced on Friday its top 10 best states for small business lending. This list was created in celebration of National Small Business Week and is based on lending data from the platform, which… Read More

The Reason Treasury Wants Crowdfunding Portals to Be More Like Broker Dealers: Turf

Last month the US Department of Treasury, Division of Financial Crimes and Enforcement Network (FinCEN), announced a proposed rule change that will impact Reg CF crowdfunding portals. Now the concept of a crowdfunding portal is a new approach that was legalized under the JOBS Act… Read More

Brief: Wealth Migrate Completes $13.1 Million Deal for Atlanta Medical Offices

On Wednesday, real estate crowdfunding platform, Wealth Migrate, announced it has closed a $13.1 million two-phase deal for the acquisition of two Atlanta medical office buildings  This deal marks the third of the portal’s medical property deals in the city. Wealth Migrate CEO of Global… Read More

YouCaring Announces “10 Most Compassionate Compassionate Cities And States” & Service Promise to Users

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced “The 10 Most Compassionate Cities and States,” which highlights the areas of the U.S. that best demonstrate the spirit of helping others and giving back.YouCaring, which provides free crowdfunding for personal and charitable causes, such as medical expenses and… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender TWINO Offers Update: €1M Invested in Polish, Georgian & Danish Loan Since Launch

TWINO, a Latvian marketplace lender, announced this week that exactly one month since its launch, €c1 million was invested in the loans from Poland, Denmark and Georgia. The platform revealed that the total investment volume reached €2.4 million, with the monthly run rate surpassing €1 million… Read More

Elite Crowdfund Unveils New Equity Crowdfunding Platform

This week, Elite Crowdfund announce the launch of its new equity crowdfunding platform. This announcement comes just as U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission makes the final decision to allow unaccredited investors to enter the crowdfunding market. Elite Crowdfund offers accredited, and potentially unaccredited pending the… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender TWINO Enters Polish, Danish & Georgian Markets

Latvian-based marketplace lender, Twino, which opened in May of this year and had just reached one million euros of investment, announced this month that it is launching an expansion throughout Europe into markets that are new for the P2P industry. Now, Twino investors will have… Read More

Lendio Funds 500+ Businesses In One Month

Lendio, an online marketplace platform for small business loans, announced on Tuesday that it continues to show signs of growth by funding over 500 small businesses in one month. In addition, business owners from all 50 states have now been funded through Lendio’s online loan marketplace. These… Read More

Brief: Creamfinance Teams Up With Peer-to-Peer Platform Mintos to Offer Investments in Loans in Georgia

Creamfinance LLC, a European online consumer lending company, has recently reached an agreement with peer-to-peer lending platform Mintos. From now on, investors will be offered an opportunity to invest in short-term unsecured loans issued in Georgia. According to the CEO Matīss Ansviesulis, an initiative to join the… Read More

New Indiegogo Initiative “Help Tbilisi Recover from Flooding” Seeks to Save the City from High Waters & Zoo Animals

Over the weekend, numerous storms hit the city of Tbilisi, Georgia and caused not only destruction and flooding, but also caused the deaths of 12 people and destroyed the zoo/dog shelter, thus freeing most of the animals, including hippos and bears. Now, a new crowdfunding campaign… Read More

First Company to Take Advantage of Georgia’s Crowdfunding Exemption on SparkMarket, Plans to Set up Manufacturing in Atlanta

The state of Georgia was early in the intrastate investment crowdfunding space.  The Invest Georgia Exemption (IGE) allows Georgia investors to back companies raising up to $1 million.  No accredited investor status necessary.  Bohemian Guitars was the very first company to raise capital on SparkMarket… Read More

NonProfitEasy Acquires Uruut Crowdfunding Platform

NonProfitEasy, creator of an all-in-one data management software for nonprofits, announced on Tuesday (November 4th) its acquisition of Uruut, a best practices fundraising platform based in Atlanta, Georgia. The combined companies will pair Uruut’s fundraising innovation with NonProfitEasy’s advances in data management technology, expanding both companies’… Read More

STATE OF THE STATES: An Update On Intrastate Crowdfunding

While the industry waits for Title III crowdfunding rules to be released, the intrastate crowdfunding movement continues to move forward (as a whole). Here is a brief update as to the status of the enactment/use of intrastate crowdfunding exemptions in certain states. TEXAS – Unlucky… Read More

CrowdVested Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Real Estate in Atlanta

CrowdVested, a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform, is teaming up with Atlanta-based developer Paces Properties to launch its very first campaign on Thursday. The project will be the first real estate equity campaign offering in the southeast open to both accredited and non-accredited investors. Paces… Read More

State Crowdfunding Efforts Create Interstate Competition For Startups, Jobs

If we were tallying states up today, Kansas, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin have made equity crowdfunding legal and are in some stage of implementation. Alabama, Washington, Maine and North Carolina are all considering exemptions. Of course, that may change tomorrow. Amidst all the hoopla about a… Read More

Bohemian Guitars: “First In The United States” Equity Crowdfunding Campaign On SparkMarket

Offer Ongoing As Minimum is Reached. Georgia-based SparkMarket has announced the success of the first crowdfunding campaign on their equity platform. Bohemian Guitars has hit their goal of crowdfunding $100,000, raising money to grow their budding guitar-making business. SparkMarket is calling it a first in… Read More