Tagged: investors

IW Capital’s 2017 Investor Index Reveals: Nearly Half of UK Investors Positive about Brexit, Two Fifths Fearful of Trump and 73% Lack Faith in Theresa May

UK-based private equity firm, IW Capital, announced on Thursday the release of its 2017 investor index. This new report reveals the impact of 2016’s biggest events, which consists of Brexit, Donald Trump’s U.S. Presidential win, and Theresa May. According to IW Capital, the new research… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Announces Title III Update: Equity Campaigns Surpass $15 Million Milestone

NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Friday investor commitments into Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns have surpassed $15 million. The company is currently tracking Title III offerings through its NextGen Dashboard, which displays the progress of investor commitments since the new SEC crowdfunding regulations took effect last May. The new… Read More

RealtyShares Now Offers Prefunded Deals

RealtyShares announced last week it is now offering prefunded deals on its real estate crowdfunding platform. The website revealed that these deals are beneficial to investors because they reduce time to curated accrual deals. Director of Investor Relations at RealtyShares, Amy Kirsch, stated: “RealtyShares recently closed… Read More

RateSetter Reports: Investors Have Now Pocketed £50M in Interest

RateSetter, one of the UK’s largest marketplace lenders, reported on Thursday that since its launch in 2010 investors have pocketed more than £50 million in interest, earning an average rate of 4.7%.  According to the lender, investors use its website to lend money to individuals,… Read More

LendingHome Update: Appoints Cynthia Chen As Chief Risk Officer, Forms Seasoned Mortgage Risk Team, & Announces Investors Protection

Mortgage marketplace, LendingHome, announced on Wednesday it had appointed Cynthia Chen as its new chief risk officer. Chen has over ten years of experience in providing risk and mortgage underwriting leadership and has held position at various financial institutions including Fannie Mae, Washington Mutual, Ally Bank, and… Read More

KoreConX Announces New Program to Help Equity/Debt Crowdfunding Portals Access Chinese Investors & Companies

On Thursday, KoreConX  announced its new program that helps equity and debt crowdfunding platforms go truly global by accessing China’s accredited investor base and companies in need of funding. The program, Going Global Solutions, provides portals with a feasibility study of the marketplace, recommendations regarding the legal and regulatory framework,… Read More

Brief: CoAssets Announces “Risk-Free Crowdfunding” Program For Australian Investors

CoAssets (NSX:CAX), launched as a real estate crowdfunding platform in Singapore, announced on Monday its new risk-free crowdfunding that is available for Aussie investors. Following last month’s launch of the CoAssets Australia website in April 2016, CoAssets revealed it is offering new users the chance to trial… Read More

KoreConX Partners With iDisclose to Make Discloser Easier for Companies Seeking Funding & Stakeholders

On Tuesday, KoreConX and iDisclose announced that they have partnered to make disclosure easier for companies seeking funding and their stakeholders. The duo revealed they are working to minimize the cost and the burden of raising capital, so businesses don’t spend all their money raising money. iDisclose is an online product… Read More

Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake Offers Up An Entrepreneurs Guide to Looking After Investors

This week, Crowdcube co-founder and CEO, Darren Westlake, revealed his very own entrepreneurs guide to looking after investors. Westlake shared: “The people who have invested in a company have a right to know how their money is being spent and have a vested interest in… Read More

Brief: LendingHome Funds Over $550M in Loans & Launches Investor Platform

On Monday, mortgage marketplace, LendingHome, announced at LendIt 2016 that it has funded over $550 million in mortgage loans and grew loan originations six times in 2015 vs. 2014. LendingHome notably serves borrowers looking for financing to purchase or refinance residential real estate properties. At the same time, it serves… Read More

UK Shoe Company Vivobarefoot Disappointed That International Investors Not Allowed to Invest in Crowdcube Offer

Following the closing of Vivobarefoot’s highly successful Crowdcube initiative, founders of the UK shoe brand, Galahad Clark and Asher Clark, shared their frustration the equity crowdfunding platform had to block international investors from joining in. Galahad told Business Insider that Vivobarefoot missed out on thousands of pounds due to Crowdcube… Read More

Seedrs Offers £10 For New Female Investors As Part Of International Women’s Day 2016

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2016, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced it is offering £10 for new female investors. The funding portal stated: “Did you know? About 30% of investors on Seedrs are women; a percentage which we are seeing steadily rise. To celebrate International… Read More

SyndicateRoom: Our Members Aren’t Just Investing in Companies, They ‘re Investing in the Future (Video)

On Monday, SyndicateRoom released a new video on what equity crowdfunding means for innovation and what its members are really investing in. The portal revealed: “Equity crowdfunding is about more than trying to tame the next unicorn – it’s about believing in a better world… Read More

Seedrs Reveals 10 Reasons Why Some Investors Are Not Engaged With Particular Campaigns

While it seems as though some investors have learned to embrace crowdfunding, it seems others have developed reservations when it comes to using the funding method. On Wednesday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs revealed 10 particular reasons why investors don’t give funds to certain campaigns. The… Read More

iFunding Hits New Milestone: Returned Over $5 Million to Investors in 2015

On Thursday, real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced that it has hit a new milestone. The portal revealed that it returned over $5 million of capital to investors during 2015’s calendar year. Founder and CEO of iFunding, William Skelley, shared: “The entire team is excited… Read More

Brief: KoreConX Forms Partnership With AFEX to Bring Escrow Services to Canadian Equity & Debt Crowdfunding Portals

KoreConX, a free all-in-one solution that is disrupting the market by helping companies navigate the equity crowdfunding process and reduce risk, announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX) to bring escrow services to equity and debt crowdfunding portals. The company… Read More

Brief: Acquire Real Estate Introduces New Real Estate Crowd Investing Cash Flow Calculator

On Wednesday, Acquire Real Estate announced the launch of its online interactive calculator. This feature is said to help investors develop a better understanding about  their individual returns from potential real estate investments. Acquire Real Estate’s Cash Flow Calculator, which also displays legal fees, percent… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Announces Upcoming U.S. Investment Opportunity

On Wednesday, Fundrise CEO Ben Miller announced that the platform is launching its next investment opportunity for everyone in the U.S. Miller stated in an email: “We’ve already seen tremendous interest, with more than 15,000 people joining the waitlist. Good investments are inherently scarce and sourcing… Read More

Krowdster Unveils New Crowdfunding Technology Features For Investors

Krowdster, a data powered web app for crowdfunding campaign optimization and promotion, announced the addition of two new features to make it easier for crowdfunders to find targeted influencers and trending content in their industries. Josef Holm, the founder of Krowdster, stated: “Building a targeted,… Read More

Crowdcube Declares: “100,000 Investors Joined Our Equity Crowdfunding Platform This Year!” (Infographic)

This week, Crowdcube announced that more than 100,000 investors have joined its well-known equity crowdfunding platform this year. The website shared: “Just a few months ago (September to be precise) we announced that £100m had been successfully invested into businesses through Crowdcube since we launched… Read More