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Pitch 25 Surpasses Minimum Gooaalll! for Houston Soccer Bar & Restaurant on NextSeed

  Pitch 25, a spring 2018 planned premier soccer bar and restaurant located in the EaDo neighborhood of Houston positioned within one mile of Houston Dynamo, Astros, and Rockets major league sports stadiums teamed up with NextSeed for a Reg CF crowdfunding campaign. To date, the minimum… Read More

Prohibition Club Owners Plan Next Houston Venture, Partner with Next Seed for Bravery Chef Hall Opening

If you enjoy watching chefs prep and cook delicious meals on tv, nothing beats seeing them work their magic live. There’s much to learn from experts, if nothing more than understanding what goes into each course and the difference between no Michelin stars and the… Read More

Pokéology Quickly Secures 50%+ Funding on NextSeed, Brings Poke to Houston

Finished that turkey sandwich and thinking about your next meal? Hungry for investment? Want to support former U.S. military members? Want to provide some hurricane relief and renewal to Houston? Look no further. Pokéology restaurant group specializes in serving Hawaiian poke, a simplified version of… Read More

Still Live on Wefunder, Grit Grocery Supports Houston Renewal after Hurricane Harvey

Houston-based mobile grocer Grit Grocery’s  equity crowdfunding campaign went live on Wefunder just before Hurricane Harvey.  As one may expect, the campaign has been at at standstill as the city cleans up after the wrath of Harvey. Funding will be used to assemble a fleet of mobile… Read More

JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund on YouCaring Closes With More Than $37.1 Million Donated

Less than three after Hurricane Harvey made landfall and caused flooding through the city of Houston, Texan NFL player JJ Watt has secured more than $37.1 million through its Houston Flood Relief Fund on YouCaring. The initiative, which attracted a total of 209,432 donations, was closed… Read More

Update: JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund Surpasses $31 Million; Set to Close on September 15th

JJ Watt’s popular YouCaring initiative Houston Flood Relief Fund has successfully secured $31 million from more than 200,000 donors. The campaign was launched just after the Texas city was hit by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August.The Texans football player kicked off the fund… Read More

Jimmy Fallon & “Tonight Show” Donates $1 Million to JJ Watt’s YouCaring Campaign For Hurricane Harvey Relief (Video)

On Tuesday night’s episode of the Tonight Show,  host Jimmy Fallon announced the talk show’s crew will be donating $1 million to JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign on crowdfunding platform YouCaring. Fallon stated to his audience: “Last week, we saw the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey on the… Read More

JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Campaign Raises More Than $16 Million

JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign on YouCaring has successfully raised more than $16 million! The initiative was launched following the devastating storm’s hit the state of Texas, causing flooding in and around the city of Houston. The Texans football player kicked off the campaign… Read More

Update: JJ Watt’s YouCaring Campaign Secures More Than $9.4 Million For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Just days after Texans football player JJ Watt launched a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring dedicated to Hurricane Harvey victims, the initiative has successfully secured more than $9.4 million from nearly 100,000 supporters. As previously reported, Watt kicked off the campaign on Sunday afternoon with a… Read More

YouCaring Forms Partnership With Houston Texans’ JJ Watt For Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

On Monday, crowdfunding platform for personal, medical, and charitable causes, YouCaring, announced it has teamed up with Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt for Hurricane Harvey Relief effort fundraiser, which has already secured $1.2 million to help those affected by the storm. Speaking about the campaign, Watt… Read More

Grit Grocery Goes Local on Wefunder: Mobile Farmers’ Market Delivers the Goods

Houston-based mobile grocer Grit Grocery has tapped into the Wefunder crowd for funds needed to assemble a fleet of mobile Grit Grocery markets that will make eating healthy easier for people across the US. Seeking to raise a minimum of $150K toward a $1M goal, $5M… Read More

Indiegogo Teams Up With Heineken For “The Cities Project”

On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced it has joined forces with Dutch brewing company, Heineken, for a new project known as The Cities Project. The global crowdfunding platform stated residents in New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Honolulu are invited to submit projects they care about through Heineken’s Facebook page…. Read More

Brief: RealtyMogul Set to Open Houston Sales Office & Announces New Vice President of Commercial Lending

RealtyMogul, an online marketplace for real estate investing, announced on Wednesday it has opened a sales office in Houston. This new location will be run by Rick Clark, who joins the company as vice president of commercial lending. In his new role, Clark will be… Read More

RealtyMogul Funds Acquisition of a Houston Industrial Property for Brennan Investment Group

$1.5 billion Brennan Investment Group Completes Third Transaction with RealtyMogul. RealtyMogul, the online marketplace for real estate investing, today announced a successful $1.2 million equity raise for Brennan Investment Group to acquire a two property, 132,997 square-foot flex industrial portfolio in Houston and Stafford Texas…. Read More

Cinedigm Releases the Kickstarter Success & Award-Winning Film “A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY” Nationwide

Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) will release Kickstarter alum and award-winning film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY on Friday, September 25th in the following cities: New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington D.C., Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Scottsdale/Phoenix, San Antonio, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Chicago, as well as on Digital… Read More

Goooooal! First Oil & Gas Project Crowdfunding Under Texas’ New Regulation Successfully Funded On Crudefunders LLC

The first oil and gas project to crowdfund under Texas’ new regulation has met its campaign goals on Crudefunders LLC, a Houston-based crowdfunding portal offering direct investment in oil well drilling projects to non-accredited investors and accredited investors.  David Taylor, CEO of Crudefunder, is cited in the Houston Business Journal… Read More

Dropoff Raises $7M During Series A Funding Round For Rapid Market Expansion of Same-Day Delivery For Businesses

Dropoff, Inc., the company dedicated to reinventing on-demand, same-day delivery logistics for businesses, today announced that it has closed $7.0 Million in Series A funding. The investment was led by Greycroft Partners, with participation from new and existing investors, including Correlation Ventures, Texas Atlantic Capital, and Wild Basin Investments…. Read More

CrowdRise Community To Build World’s First Giving Tower For #GivingTuesday

CrowdRise, a leading platform for charitable crowdfunding, is partnering with hundreds of charities to build a Giving Tower to show the world’s philanthropic impact on #GivingTuesday. The Giving Tower will be built using augmented reality, think a really cool hologram. The campaign launched today (November… Read More

Connecticut Tech Council Names Reality Crowdfunding TV, 2014 Tech Company to Watch

The crowdfunding industry has been frequently highlighted in the media over the last few years because of the high profile projects that have been brought to market using this new model. The industry is also expanding at a brisk pace with impressive year over year revenue… Read More

Deal Focus: 28-Year Army Veteran Hopes to Open a FitGolf Franchise

  Gerhard Schulz is set to retire from the Army in the spring of 2013 after 28 years in the service.  He is leveraging crowdfunding web site Sprigster in hopes of raising $50,000 to open a new FitGolf franchise in Houston, Texas. From the Sprigster… Read More

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