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What the Crowdfunding Opportunity Under Title III Will Mean for Small Businesses

When we showed up in Washington, D.C., Karen Kerrigan, of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, became a champion for our cause to legalize debt and equity crowdfunding. Karen, and the SBE Council, is the closest thing small businesses and entrepreneurs have to a lobby… Read More

Jason Best Discusses China Crowdfunding Market (Video)

Jason Best, Principle at Crowdfund Capital Advisors and early proponent of crowdfunding, hit the studios of CNBC to chat up investment crowdfunding and its largest market – China.  Best notes that crowdfunding, both debt and equity, is an important part of China policy and their… Read More

Jason Best Talks Crowdfunding with Malaysian Securities Commission (Video)

Jason Best, one of the founders of Crowdfund Capital Advisors and a staunch advocate of investment crowdfunding, recently visited multiple countries in Asia spreading the crowdfunding gospel. During this trip he spent some time in Malaysia, a country that is pushing forward with investment crowdfunding as… Read More

Darren MacDonald, CEO of Ingress Capital, Connects Early-Stage Companies with Value-Added Investors

Based in NYC,  Ingress Capital believes “you shouldn’t have to be a Silicon Valley insider to invest in the growth companies of tomorrow.” With its team’s combination of diverse operating experience including  startup founder, executives, and securities professionals, Ingress networks within the Consumer Technology, Media &… Read More

JOBSImpact Score Reveals Entrepreneur Friendly Cities & States

TheCrowdDataCenter.com has teamed up with Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), participants in the creation of the JOBS Act legislation, harnessing big-data to create a way to measure crowdfunded activity and job creation, at national and, crucially, local level in a new way. The JOBSIMPACT score rates the impact… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Co-Founder Talks Crowdfunding in Interview (Video)

Crowdfund Capital Advisor co-founder Jason Best hit the studios of Bloomberg in Hong Kong after a stop in Malaysia for the Securities Commission crowdfunding and angel conference. This is a high level interview as part of Rishaad Salamat and “On The Move”.  Investment crowdfunding has… Read More

First Equity Crowdfunding Forum in Malaysia Opens with Speech by Securities Commission Chair

Datuk Ranjit Ajit Singh, Chairman, Securities Commission Malaysia:  “It isn’t all over; everything has not been invented; the adventure is just beginning.” Organized by Securities Commission Malaysia, the first equity crowdfunding forum held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, opened today with an address by Datuk Ranjit… Read More

Jason Best from Crowdfund Capital Advisors Talks Asia & Equity Crowdfunding (Video)

Jason Best, a principle at Crowdfund Capital Advisors and a recognized leader in the investment crowdfunding industry, hopped on the phone the other day to chat with the folks at CNBC to talk Asia and equity crowdfunding.  Jason noted that Asia has quickly changed from… Read More

Jason Best & Sherwood Neiss to SEC: Vote Now on Title III Crowdfunding Rules

Crowdfund Capital Advisors principles Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss have joined the growing group of crowdfunding industry participants demanding the Securities and Exchange Commission release final rules on Title III crowdfunding immediately.  In a comment letter addressed to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, Best and… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Report: Crowdfunding is Powerful Tool for Women & Minorities

Women & Minorites Traditionally Shunned by Private Capital Markets See Huge Potential for Investment Crowdfunding and Access to Capital. Crowdfund Capital Advisors has published a report to highlight crowdfund investing as a powerful new tool to fuel the underserved women and minority markets.  The document… Read More

The Crowd Data Center Releases Q1 Crowdfunding Data

Global crowdfunding is growing at a dramatic pace.  The Crowd Data Center has just released their first report, targeting Q1 2014 numbers and their data indicates exponential growth.  According to the report all aspects of crowdfunding is doubling every two months as the global disruptive… Read More

Four Industries Primed to be Disrupted by Crowdfunding

One of the benefits of helping launch and continuing to work with the global equity and debt crowdfunding movement is the innovative companies that show up at our door. These organizations are changing a number of industries and none of them are kids in garages… Read More

Guantanamo Detainees Float Crowdfunding For Business Proposal

In the Miami Herald it was recently revealed that a handful of Guantanamo detainees have generated a business plan for an agricultural venture in Yemen. Called “Yemen Milk & Honey Farms Ltd,” the proposal outlines a “self-sufficient agricultural business west of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a.” The 75… Read More

Report: Job Impact of Crowdfunding from Crowdfund Capital Advisors

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), a consulting and advisory firm in the investment crowdfunding space,  has published a report that illustrates how companies that use crowdfunding to raise capital are creating jobs, building stronger businesses, and attracting follow on capital. Sherwood Neiss, principal at Crowdfund Capital… Read More

WATCH: Witnesses Critical Of SEC’s Proposed Crowdfunding Rules

As reported on Crowdfund Insider, there was a pretty incredible hearing yesterday in front of the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations. Attendees included Jason Best, DJ Paul, Prof. Mercer Bullard and Daniel Gorfine. In short, all four attendees expressed… Read More

Four Ways Crowdfunding Is Helping Small Businesses In The Real World

Yesterday we received word that Crowdfund Capital Advisors had released a research report and accompanying op-ed at VentureBeat examining some of the real, tangible benefits crowdfunding was creating for small businesses. Here are ten quick points from the report that show how crowdfunding is helping small businesses… Read More

Joint Report On Muslim Markets Released By Crowdfund Capital Advisors, Fajr Capital Advisors

Fajr Capital Advisors and Crowdfund Capital Advisors have released a report (embedded, bottom of article) to “highlight crowdfund investing as a powerful new tool to fuel the development of a vibrant entrepreneurial culture in Muslim majority markets.” Crowdfund investing builds communities, encourages risk sharing, democratizes… Read More

Ruth Hedges On UNLV Crowdfunding Course, Crowdfunding Roadmap & Second Bootcamp Event

Ruth Hedges is the CEO of Crowdfunding Roadmap, a leader in industry groups like CFIRA and the CFPA and the organizer of the first Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp conference. Now she has announced that she will be holding a two-day course on crowdfunding on… Read More

Dr. Richard Swart To Head Crowdfunding Research At UC Berkeley

Dr. Richard Swart has been appointed as Director of Research overseeing the policies, best practices and innovation in entrepreneurial finance at the University of California, Berkeley. The Program for Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance, directed under the College of Engineering’s Fung Institute, seeks to examine… Read More

A New Startup Financing Model and the Passionate Voices Behind It

In 2010 Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss was trying to raise capital for his latest business concept, a data-polling app for smartphones. He had a track record as CFO of FlavoRx–an award-winning medicine-flavoring company he co-founded in 1999 and sold eight years later–and his new idea had won him a… Read More

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