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Seedrs Jeff Lynn: “I Think We Have Opened The Conversation About Early-Stage Investment As an Asset Class”

Earlier this week, founder and CEO of Seedrs, Jeff Lynn sat down with online and mobile careers platform, Jobbio, to discuss the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform’s growth and development. Recently, Seedrs, which calls itself “the UK’s No. 1 equity crowdfunding platform,” announced it has had more than… Read More

Droplet’s Steffan Aquarone Talks Company Growth & Second Crowdcube Campaign

Earlier this month, Droplet, a fee-free mobile payment app startup, has launched its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a mission to raise an additional £450,000 for its expansion plans. Nearly one year ago, the company successfully secured £549,020 from 298 investors. Now CEO, Steffan Aquarone is… Read More

Don Cheadle Opens Up About His Role As Miles Davis in Indiegogo Success “Miles Ahead”

With Indiegogo success Miles Ahead set to hit theaters this spring, actor Don Cheadle sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss his role as Miles Davis. While discussing his history with Miles Davis’ music, Cheadle stated: “He was someone that my parents listened to. The music… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Blanco Nino Talks Business Growth & Future Plans

Less than a year and a half after securing £121,000 on Crowdcube, CEO and founder of UK startup Blanco Nino, Philip Martin, sat down with the equity crowdfunding platform to share details about the company’s growth and future plans. During the interview, Martin offered up… Read More

UK Startup Founder Rick Fish Discusses His Experience as a Crowdcube Member

This week, Crowdcube caught up with one of its members, Rick Fish, to discuss his investing experience through the UK-based crowdfunding platform. The Crowdcube team shared: “Our next investor is Rick Fish, who is 39 and lives in North London. After spending almost 20 years… Read More

Brief: Seedrs’ Jeff Lynn Named One of 2016’s Top CEO to Watch Out For

This week, Trade Finance Global announced 2016’s top CEO and companies to watch out for. Of those named on the list is Seedrs CEO, Jeff Lynn. While revealing how Seedrs is changing or making a difference in the world, Lynn stated: “We are democratising the… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum Shares Details About Indiegogo Alum “Lazer Team”

With Indiegogo success Lazer Team set to hit theaters on January 27th, Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum sat down to discuss the film and the company’s partnership with the video platform. During his interview, Hullum shared why Rooster Teeth decided to turn to Indiegogo for funds: “A feature… Read More

Danae Ringelmann Reveals What Inspired Her to Co-Create Indiegogo

With crowdfunding continuing to gain more popularity by the day, co-founder and chief development officer of Indiegogo, Danae Ringelmann reveals to Foundr Magazine what inspired her to create the platform and how it has helped the funding method become what it is today. During her… Read More

Creators of cuddle + kind Dolls Talks Crowdfunding Success with Indiegogo

Following the success of their Indiegogo campaign, creators of the cuddle + kind dolls, Jennifer and Derek Woodgate, sat down with the platform to discuss their crowdfunding success. According to global crowdfunding platform, Woodgates’ goal is to feed 1 million meals each year to children in need, providing… Read More

Getty Goh Sits Down With CNBC to Discuss CoAssets’ Impact on Regional Markets (Video)

Last week, CEO of Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding platform CoAssets, Getty Goh, sat down with CNBC to discuss how the website’s growth. Goh revealed that the CoAssets offers projects in the regional markets and serves the funding gap of between $1 million to $5 million…. Read More

Brief: #FundedClub Member HAB HOUSING Shares Details About Its Growing Business With Crowdcube

This week, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube sat down with its #FundedClub member, HAB HOUSING, to discuss its growing business. HAB HOUSING, which was founded in 2007 by Kevin McCloud, launched a crowdfunding campaign two years ago and secured over £1.9 million thanks to 640… Read More

Seedrs CEO Jeff Lynn Shares Details About Upcoming U.S. Expansion

Back in October, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, announced plans to expand in the U.S. in early 2016. The website declared one year ago its intent broaden its investment crowdfunding platform into the US with the acquisition of US-based Junction Investments.  Junction, at least initially, had… Read More

LOVESPACE’s Brett Akker Opens Up About The Business’ Progress With Crowdcube

Excited to share more details about his company, LOVESPACE, Brett Akker sat down with equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to discuss the business’ growth and success. During his interview, Akker discussed LOVESPACE’s progress since it received the Startups Award in 2014: “A lot has happened in… Read More

Indiegogo’s Anastasia Emmanuel Reveals How Crowdfunding Has Become So Popular in the UK

Taking time away from her duties as Indiegogo’s Director of European Technology & Design, Anastasia Emmanuel sat down with Shiny Shiny to share details about her career and how popular crowdfunding has become. During her interview, Emmanuel discussed her passion for technology: “I totally fell into… Read More

Darren Westlake Talks Crowdcube Success & Crowdfunding Growth

Giving others an insight on the crowdfunding industry, Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake sat down with Business Money to discuss the UK platform and the funding method’s growth. During the interview, Westlake revealed that he is on a mission to bridge the gap between old school investors and new… Read More

Video Game Developer Brian Fargo Talks Kickstarter & Wasteland 2 (Video)

Sharing details about his Kickstarter success Wasteland 2, video game developer Brian Fargo sat down to chat about the highly anticipated RPG and his experience with the crowdfunding giant at last week’s E3 event. According to its campaign, Wasteland 2 is described as the direct sequel to… Read More

Jane Green Talks Self-Published Cookbook & Kickstarter Success

With her Kickstarter campaign continuing to quickly garnish funds, author Jane Green sat down with media outlet, Galley Cat, to discuss her new cookbook and turning to crowdfunding for help. During the interview, Green shared details about why she decided to self-publish her cookbook by… Read More

CEO of Vaporizer Startup Kandypen Talks Success After Indiegogo Campaigns & Recent Just Develop It Investment

Ready to share some details about his company and its popular invention, SkyCloud Vaporizer, CEO of Kandypen Graham Gibson sat down with Tech.Co to discuss the project’s success and an investment it received from Just Develop It. During the interview, Gibson revealed the key goals of the… Read More

Video Game High School’s Freddie Wong Shares Secrets to Crowdfunding Success

He made his hit web series Video Game High School come to life thanks to backers of its campaigns, and now Freddie Wong is ready to share his very own secrets to crowdfunding success. During his interview with Tubefilter, Wong discussed the key steps of creating a… Read More

Brief: Chris Roberts Talks Star Citizen’s Epic Crowdfunding Success

With Star Citizen’s campaign continuing to be the most well known crowdfunding project on the web, creator Chris Roberts sat down with Wired to share details about the initiative and its success. As previously reported, when Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of… Read More

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