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Bitcoin & Digital Currency Conference CoinAgenda Global Announces Startup Competition Winners

Organizers of the bitcoin and digital currency investor conference, Coinagenda, announced on Wednesdays the winners of this year’s startup competition. The event included more than 40 contestants, many of which are currently preparing to launch ICOs.  Coinagenda is described as a new conference that combines the… Read More

Lemonade Takes a Stand on Guns: “600​ ​Casualties​ ​from​ ​One​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Deadliest​ ​Mass​ ​Shootings​ ​in​ ​US​ ​History​ ​Made​ ​Us Rethink​ ​Our​ ​Coverage”

“We simply don’t understand why civilians need military-grade weapons, and we prefer not to insure them.” Discussing guns has become a polarizing topic, which is why most companies avoid gun discussion. Period. But Lemonade, the insurance tech company powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, was founded… Read More

Update: Las Vegas Victims’ Fund Surpasses $9.6 Million First Week on GoFundMe

Just days after the devastating Las Vegas shooting that left nearly 60 dead and hundreds injured, the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund has surpassed $9.6 million on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe. Originally seeking $2 million, the initiative is now looking to raise $15 million for those affected by… Read More

Update: Las Vegas Victims’ Fund Secures Nearly $3 Million in Less Than 24 Hours on GoFundMe

Less than 24 hours after Clark County Commission Chair, Steve Sisolak, launched the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund on GoFundMe, the initiative has raised nearly $3 million from more than 43,000 donors. As previously reported, the shooting took place on Sunday evening during the Route 91… Read More

Clark County Commission Chair Sets up GoFundMe for Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims & Quickly Raises Nearly $1 Million

Following the mass shooting that left nearly 60 dead and hundreds of people wounded during the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Clark County Commission chair, Steve Sisolak, launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $2 million for the victims. According to various… Read More

Upcoming Sixth Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention Set to Educate Entrepreneurs on Raising Capital

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), an annual event where people gather to network and learn about #crowdfunding, announced that its sixth annual event, which is being sponsored by Microsoft, will be held October 23-24, 2017  at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event’s description… Read More

Kickstarter Presents: Guide to CES 2017

With the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) set to kick off in Las Vegas next Thursday, Kickstarter unveiled its very own guide to the annual event. The crowdfunding giant stated: “Even in a city that embraces sensory overload, Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Joins Global Crowdfunding Convention’s Keynote Speaker Lineup

This week, Indiegogo co-founder Slava Rubin was announced as a keynote speaker for the upcoming Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), which is set to be held October 15-17th at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. GCC organizers predict that more than 1200 participants will… Read More

Brief: Ruth Hedges Returns with Bigger and Better GCC

On Wednesday, organizers of the Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) announced the 5th annual event lineup. The event is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas this October.  For two days, the GCC will host crowdfunding experts and focus on teaching attendees how to raise money in equity-, rewards-/donation-based… Read More

Brief: Global Crowdfunding Convention Announces Fifth Annual Event Dates

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), an annual event where people gather to network and learn about #crowdfunding, today announced that its fifth annual event will be held October 15-17, 2016 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  For two days, the GCC will host crowdfunding… Read More

Brief: CrowdRise Unveils Next 24-Hour Impact Project For the Homeless Living in Las Vegas Flood Tunnels

On Wednesday,  Matt O’Brien, the author of Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas, announced that he has joined CrowdRise’s 24-Hour Impact Project to crowdfund $10,000 in 24-hours for the homeless population living in the flood tunnels, which have now been… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Shares Details About CES 2016

This week, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo shared details about its booth at the CES 2016, which will be held January 6-9, 2016 in Las Vegas. The website shared: “Last year more than 75 Indiegogo campaigners showcased their products at CES, representing over $20 million raised on Indiegogo, and we… Read More

Zhuhai CTC Electronic Announces Delay in Releasing Inkjet 3D Printer; Relaunches “Formaker” on Kickstarter

Just a little over a month since cutting its Foremaker Kickstarter campaign short, Chinese 3D printing company, Zhuhai CTC Electronic announced there is a delayed release of the Inkjet 3D printer. The company stated on Monday: “We at Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co., Ltd. issued what… Read More

OpenPath Investments Unveils $6M Offering for Las Vegas’ Lake Tonopah Apartments

OpenPath Investments has launched a $6 million equity offering for the purchase of Lake Tonopah Apartments, a 356-unit senior housing complex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offering is one of the first Las Vegas multifamily projects opened to direct private investment through real estate crowdfunding…. Read More

EarlyShares’ Downtown Las Vegas Redevelopment Update: Metroplex Group Closed Escrow and Acquired Property

EarlyShares announced Downtown Las Vegas Redevelopment status updates: •On Wednesday, August 12, the sponsor Metroplex Group closed escrow and acquired the property •The building is now being marketed for lease through online and offline efforts, and the space is being shown to prospective tenants. LOIs have already been… Read More

The Influential Network’s Ryan Detert & FlashFunders’ Vincent Bradley Talk Equity Crowdfunding Success

Last fall I interviewed FlashFunders Co-Founder Vincent Bradley to learn more about his newly launched, no-fee equity funding platform.  In the months following, Bradley and his team have stewarded startups and streamlined their process. The platform recently reached a major milestone: closing a major round… Read More

Family of Los Vegas’ Road Rage Victim Returns GoFundMe Funds Midst Fraud Accusations

Last week, tragic struck in Las Vegas when a mother of four was killed after a road rage incident. According to previous reports, Tammy Meyers was giving her daughter a driver’s lesson on February 12th. After wrapping up the lesson, she took control of the vehicle… Read More

Las Vegas Publisher Hits Kickstarter For New Cooperative Boardgame; Scores Over 115,000 in Three Days

Earlier this week, Las Vegas-based Funforge, LLC. launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $80,000 for its new cooperative survival boardgames called ZNA. According to its campaign, ZNA takes place in Boston. The year is 2015 and the city has been struck by a storm of… Read More

Kickstarter’s Lima named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in Two Categories

Earlier this week, Lima announced that it was awarded the prize of “Innovation Honoree” at the 2015 CES Innovation Awards in two categories: Software and Mobile Apps and Computer Accessories. Products entered into the CES Innovation Awards are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers… Read More

Fuel3D Has Been Dubbed a 2015 CES Best of Innovation Awards Honoree

Fuel3D, a developer of 3D scanning solutions, announced on Wednesday (October 12th) that it has been named a 2015 CES Best of Innovation Awards Honoree in the 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing category for its flagship 3D scanner product. Products entered in the CES Innovation Awards… Read More

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