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Created by LinkedIn Co-founder Eric Ly, Hub Token Raises $13.6 Million with Reg D SAFT

Hub Token has raised $13.6 million from 20 investors, according to a Form D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering, which is ongoing, seeks to raise a total of $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens or SAFT. Hub Token… Read More

hiQ Labs Launches CrowdJustice Campaign to Support Lawsuit Against LinkedIn Over Access to Publicly Available Internet

California-based data analytics startup, hiQ Labs, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdJustice to continue its legal against LinkedIn over access to publicly available on the internet. According to hiQ, the initiative is seeking $100,000 to fund litigation costs, which includes the cost of the… Read More

Update: Meetzoo Overfunds on Crowdcube

Meetzoo, a company that aims to make business meetings more productive by combining business calendars with collaborative note taking and social networking, has successfully secured its initial equity crowdfunding campaign 150,000 funding target on Crowdcube. As previously reported, Meetzoo was launched earlier this year by entrepreneur… Read More

Kickstarter Becomes One of Sixteen Companies to File Amicus Brief in Support of Apple’s Privacy Case

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it has filed an amicus brief with sixteen other companies to support Apple in its fight to protect the privacy and security of its millions of customers. Following the devastating shooting in San Bernardino last December, a federal court ordered the technology giant… Read More

Fundrise’s Ben Miller Reveals How He Raised $27M Through LinkedIn

This week, co-founder of Fundrise, Ben Miller, wrote a piece for Forbes about how Chinese social media site Renren‘s COO, James Liu, offered up $27 million through the social media platform for professionals, LinkedIn. Miller shared in the article: “As any startup founder will tell you,… Read More

Brief: Silicon Valley Business Journal Adds WePay to Fastest-Growing List

WePay, a provider of payments as a service for online platforms including GoFundMe, Care.com and FreshBooks, today announced it has been named by Silicon Valley Business Journal as the 5th fastest-growing private company in the region. In making the list, WePay joins an impressive cadre… Read More

Catchpoint Systems Grabs $16 Million During Series C Funding Round Led By Battery Ventures & Silicon Valley Bank

Catchpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of web and infrastructure performance monitoring solutions, announces it has completed a $16 million Series C funding with proceeds earmarked to accelerate the company’s rapid growth. The funding includes $6 million from Battery Ventures, which has provided the capital in… Read More

Smartphone App STAND Raises $2.25M During Seed Funding Round; Names Twitter’s Co-Founder Biz Stone as Chairman of the Board

On Thursday, photo-friendly smartphone app, STAND,  announced it has raised $2.25 million seed funding round, which was led by Resolute Ventures, with participation from Silicon Valley influencers including Jack Dorsey, Twitter/Square; Greylock Discovery (Josh Elman); Fresco Capital (Tytus Michalski and Stephen Forte); Meng Tan, Google; Doug… Read More

Karma Launches Out Of Private Beta to Transform Trust & Reliability In Peer-To-Peer Marketplaces

Karma, a platform that makes it easy to determine the reliability of people online through the use of its Karma Score, is launching out of private and into public beta today. The Karma Score’s unique algorithm makes it an ideal benchmark for the peer-to-peer community. With… Read More

Rocketbook Announces Indiegogo Initiative at Launch Festival 2015; Secures Over $40,000 in a Matter of Days

Rocketbook is the easiest way for people who prefer handwritten notes to also enjoy the ease and convenience of organized cloud storage. Joe Lemay, the CEO of Rocket Innovations, announced his newest product yesterday at Launch Festival in San Francisco, California. Rocketbook went live on… Read More

Hour of Code Breaks Indiegogo Most Funded Record Thanks to Facebook’s Zuckerberg & Gates & Co.

Last month, nonprofit computer science organization, Code.org, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, seeking $5,000,000 for its new program known as An Hour of Code.  Since its debut, the project has raised $2,842,038 from 1,602 backers, which has broken the all-time record on the global platform… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 26, 2013

Wall Street Journal | Danae Ringelmann: Crowdfunding Unleashes A Different Segment of the Economy Indiegogo co-founder and Chief Customer Officer Danae Ringelmann takes to the Wall Street Journal to discuss equity crowdfunding. In her words, “my hopeful prediction is that equity crowdfunding will make investing… Read More

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