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CoolMiniOrNot Talks Kickstarter Success “Zombicide: Black Plague’s” Presence at Gaming Convention GenCon

  Taking time away from the production of  Zombicide: Black Plague the team at game developing studio CoolMiniOrNot shared details about the Kickstarter-success’ experience at GenCon in Indiana this past weekend. Zombicide: Black Plague is described as a standalone cooperative boardgame for 1 to 6 players that… Read More

Individuals in Indiana May Now Invest on Prosper

Direct lender Prosper is now open to investors in the state of Indiana. This makes 32 states and the District of Columbia where individuals may lend money directly on the platform.  Aaron Vermut, CEO of Prosper said;   “We are very pleased to bring the… Read More

God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign Project Seeks $20,000 on YouCaring to Bring Billboards to 20 States

In an effort to end hate crimes and violence against the LGBTQ community, the “God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign” project has been launched on YouCaring to raise $20,000 to post billboards in 20 states. Last year, the creator of the God Twitter and Facebook page… Read More

California Gay Business Owner Reveals Why She Donated $20 to Memories Pizza’s GoFundMe Campaign

Last week, Indiana’s Memories Pizza began to receive major backlash when its owners, Kevin and Crystal O’Connor, announced their support for the state’s newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allows businesses to decline any services to those who do not agree with their beliefs…. Read More

George Takei Encourages Fans to Back His Equality Indiegogo Project After Memories Pizza’s GoFundMe Success

Continuing to be the center of attention when it comes to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Memories Pizza has received a negative response from Star Trek star, George Takei after capturing nearly $850,000 through a GoFundMe campaign. One of the production crew of The Dana Show took the crowdfunding… Read More

The Dana Show’s Staff Member Talks Memories Pizza GoFundMe & Recent Campaign Fraud Accusations

Last week, Lawrence B. Jones III staff member of Glenn Beck’s The Dana Show, launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise only $200,000 to keep the pizzeria alive after its owners announced their support for the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The support caused major backlash… Read More

Supporters Flock to GoFundMe & Raise Over $500,000 For Indiana Pizzeria That Backs New Religious Freedom Law

It’s been a wild few weeks for Indiana. Last month, the state governor, Mike Pence, announced the Religious freedom restoration act, which states that a state or local government action may not substantially burden a person’s right to the exercise of religion unless it is demonstrated that applying… Read More

Kentucky’s Steve Riggs Proposes New State Crowdfunding Platform

On Tuesday (January 6th), Kentucky General Assemble will hold a session to discuss a bill that will use a new state-run crowdfunding platform. According to The Lane Report, Steve Riggs, D-Louisville, has prefiled legislation to create crowdfunding investment opportunities in the state for residents seeking… Read More

WeCareCard Launches the First Crowdfunded Prepaid MasterCard to Market at Money 20/20

WeCareCard, a crowdfunding platform that empowers fundraising for a variety of life-changing causes, introduces the first-ever prepaid debit card tied to a fundraising website this week at Money 20/20. The first-of-its-kind patent pending technology will fulfill a campaign’s financial component by loading funds onto a WeCareCard… Read More

Indiana Secretary of State Promotes New Crowdfunding Law

With a little under two months since investment crowdfunding has been legal in the state of Indiana, Secretary of State Connie Lawson spoke about the new opportunity the intrastate exemption is providing for growing businesses. Speaking about the state’s crowdfunding progress, Lawson stated, “Small businesses… Read More

Crowdfunding Day in Indiana as State Exemption Goes Live

A growing number of states have taken it upon themselves to push forward with investment crowdfunding while the SEC still ponders Title IV and Title III of the JOBS Act. While Title II of the fabled bill has been in effect since September of 2013… Read More

Mainstreet Claims Record in Direct Investment Initiative for Bloomington Medical Resort

Indiana-based Mainstreet,  a developer of short-stay rehabilitation facilities, through its subsidiary, MS Bloomington, LLC, has claimed a record in the U.S. by receiving commitments for $1.5 million in direct investment in less than one month to fund its new Bloomington Medical Resort. The response has… Read More

Florida State Crowdfunding Exemption Hits Roadblock

  It was only this past March that Florida announced investment crowdfunding legislation to help foster economic growth in the state.  The bi-partisan bill, sponsored by State Representative Bryan Nelson (R-31) and State Senator Jeff Clemens (D-27), appeared set to join the growing wave of… Read More

Indiana Signs Crowdfunding Bill Into Law

Governor Mike Pence has signed into law, Senate Bill 375, the state exemption to allow investment crowdfunding for companies and investors located in the state of Indiana.  The law becomes effective on July 1, 2014. A vital part of the Governor’s legislative agenda, the bill… Read More

Indiana Moves Forward with Crowdfunding Bill

The tidal wave of states enacting legislation to create exemptions for equity crowdfunding continues as Indiana has just forwarded a bill to be signed into law to the desk of Governor Mike Pence. The Indiana Law could go into effect as early as July 1,… Read More

Kickstarter Campaign Results In Embezzlement Allegations, Backers To Be Refunded

In late September of 2013 a group of gaming enthusiasts launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring a gaming and comic book convention to the South Bend, Indiana area. It was to be called River-Con. The group was able to raise $4,000 on a goal of… Read More

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