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Fintech Diebold Nixdorf Expands Offerings to Address Use of Cash

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a key player focused on automating, digitizing and transforming the way people bank and shop, announced at Intersect Las Vegas the launch of two new models as part of its DN Series family, the DN Series 600V teller cash recycler system… Read More

BrewDog Co-founder Shares Key Details Regarding Ongoing Search for Next Billion-Dollar Initiative

BrewDog co-founder James Watt recently noted that the founder of Contrarian Thinking, Codie Sanchez, along with comedian Dom Joly will reportedly be joining his advisory panel for The Next Unicorn. BrewDog pursued multiple securities crowdfunding rounds in the UK and then crossed the Atlantic and… Read More

Best Cities for Startups: CCA Report

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has distributed a report highlighting the top cities in the US for “pre-IPO startups.” CCA states that the annual study utilizes data harvested from its platform that tracks more than 6000 companies that have raised money online. CCA is best known… Read More

Monzo Reportedly Set to Shut Down Las Vegas Customer Support Office Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

UK-based challenger bank Monzo is reportedly set to shut down its customer support office in Las Vegas. As previously reported, the company announced the launch of the office in the summer of 2018. The customer support team was created to help Monzo scale its customer service… Read More

IBM and Farmer Connect Introduce Blockchain-based App that lets Users Learn About Coffee Beans they’ve Purchased

New York-based tech giant IBM and Farmer Connect, an organization focused on enhancing transparency and sustainability in agriculture supply chains, introduced a blockchain-powered application at the Consumer Electronic Show (held in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 6, 2020) that lets users learn more about the… Read More

Las Vegas Entertainment Experience Kind Heaven Selects NEM to Power Blockchain Integration

Kind Heaven, an entertainment experience that is opening next year on the Las Vegas Strip, announced on Tuesday it has selected NEM as its new blockchain partner. NEM provides industry-leading speed and scalability, which notably meets the needs of Kind Heaven’s ambitious plans to integrate blockchain… Read More

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

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