Tagged: maryland

US State of Maryland Joins “Operation Cryptosweep”

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced this week that the Maryland Securities Division has joined “Operation Cryptosweep,” a coordinated crackdown on fraudulent cryptocurrency projects involving least 40 North American state and provincial regulators. Frosh notes that an environment of sometimes surging interest in cryptocurrencies can… Read More

IFundWomen Set to Expand into Maryland

iFundWomen, a crowdfunding platform for women with a pay-it-forward model, is set to expand its services to Maryland. Launched in November 2016, the funding portal stated it was on a mission to help drive funding towards female entrepreneurs and close the gender funding gap in… Read More

PALMco Revives Commitment to Science Education by Funding Local Teachers’ Projects Through DonorsChoose

PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today its third annual commitment to funding environmental science projects in partnership with DonorsChoose, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources. By partnering with the DonorsChoose.org “Double Your Impact” initiative, qualified projects in… Read More

Brief: Baltimore’s Non-Profit Organization Section1 Launches Series A Funding Round.

Earlier this week, Baltimore non-profit organization, Section1, opened its new Series A funding round in hopes of revitalize a 3.5-acre abandon site in the city’s art scene under Jones Falls Expressway ready for public view. The organization is dedicated to transforming, vacant, underutilized, or derelict sites… Read More

PALMco Intensifies Local Commitment; Raises Funds to Support Over 11,600 Students Thanks to DonorsChoose Partnership

PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced today that it has successfully raised an additional $25,000 for environmental science classroom projects through DonorsChoose, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources ranging from printer paper to educational magazine subscriptions. The combined… Read More

PALMco Expands Commitment to Local Communities by Partnering With DonorsChoose.org to Fund Teachers’ Projects

Today, PALMco, a family owned and operated energy supply company, announced a recommitment to funding environmental science projects in partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform where teachers can request classroom resources. As part of the DonorsChoose.org “Double Your Impact” initiative, PALMco will fund 50% of qualified… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter-Success The Micro Announce Its Almost Ready For Shipment

Earlier this year, Maryland-based M3D launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for its new and considered “the first truly consumer 3D printer, the Micro. The project immediately became a huge hit and at the end of its run raised well over $3.4… Read More

Maryland Securities Commissioner Finalizes Rules for Intrastate Crowdfunding

In March of 2014, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation enabling small businesses to participate in intrastate crowdfunding. The Maryland Securities Commissioner released its final rules for compliance with the exemption on October 1, 2014, making intrastate crowdfunding in Maryland fully legal. There are two… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform American Homeowner Preservation Sells Abandoned Homes

American Homeowner Preservation, AHP, is rebuilding communities devastated by the foreclosure crisis, and August proved to be a successful month for the company as it sold vacant, abandoned properties spanning across nine states. In the last 30 days, AHP has found new owners for vacant properties… Read More

Biotech Company Sanaria Launches $250k Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo to End Malaria

Ready to put an end to a devastating disease, Maryland-based biotechnology company Sanaria launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to eliminate the threat of malaria. The company is aiming to raise $250k to develop of SporoBot, a robot that will dissect mosquito salivary glands and… Read More

Maryland Passes Debt Based Crowdfunding Exemption

The Maryland General Assembly has passed legislation that will allow small businesses to raise debt capital from Maryland residents.  The new law minimizes risk to investors by restricting each individual’s investment to $100 and allows small businesses to raise up to $100,000 in any given year. By… Read More

Maryland Investors Will Gain Access To Real Estate Crowdfunding Deals On Fundrise For First Time

Fundrise has slowly but surely been expanding their ability to offer shares of real estate-backed securities to non-accredited investors. The equity crowdfunding platform has just crossed a major hurdle in that fight, and it could spell a big opportunity for Maryland’s Main Street investor class…. Read More

Maryland Senate Candidate Pushes For State Crowdfunding Exemption

In an op-ed published to The Digital Journal today, Maryland State Senate candidate Don Quinn presents his case for an intrastate crowdfunding exemption in his home state. It goes without saying that each small business is more than just a single unit employer. Every small… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 19, 2013

Joystiq | Game dev story: The final, agonizing moments of a Kickstarter campaign Ever wonder what it is like to run a live crowdfunding campaign? According to Steve Swink, the answer is that “administering a Kickstarter was seriously brutal business.” Through a lot of hard… Read More

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