Tagged: microventures

Indiegogo Founder Slava Rubin Talks Equity Crowdfunding on Reg CF Anniversary

  Indiegogo was originally envisioned as a vehicle to sell securities in small companies to the masses. That was back in 2008 and, as we all know, the regulatory environment had not yet caught up to the realities of a world with internet access. Thus… Read More

Now on Indiegogo/MicroVentures: Print & Digital Media Platform For Female-Driven Content Darling Seeks Funds Through Equity Round

Darling Media, a print and digital media platform directed towards female-driven content, is currently seeking funds through Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ equity crowdfunding platform.  According to the Darling team, the content website is dedicated to exploring the complexities of “the art of being a woman.” The publication notably embraces… Read More

A Peek Into My Crowdfunding Portfolio

Victoria Silchenko called out crowdfunding industry professionals earlier this year for not having invested in crowdfunding companies themselves. So, in that same spirit, I’m opening up my crowdfunding portfolio. Before I disclose, I’m going to say that I am NOT a financial advisor or any… Read More

Vegan Restaurant Plant Power Launches Indiegogo/MicroVenture Equity Offering

Plant Power Fast Food, a California-based restaurant that offers the same much-loved burgers, fries, wraps, and shakes as a regular fast food chain but without animal products, artificial colorings, flavorings, or preservatives, has launched an equity crowdfunding offering through Indiegogo/MicroVenture’s platform. The company, which launched… Read More

“The Field Guide to Evil” Film Oversubscribes During Indiegogo/MicroVentures Equity Round

Follow-up film from the creators of ABCs of Death series, The Field Guide of Evil, successfully oversubscribed through Indiegogo/Microventures’ equity crowdfunding platform. The Field Guide to Evil is noted to be a brand-new anthology, a feature-length film that will be directed by Veronika Franz and… Read More

Join the Grilled Cheese Truck Revolution: Solid Team + Big Expansion Plans

The Grilled Cheese Truck (GCT), a food concept business that is raising investment funding on the Indiegogo / Microventures platform, is riding the mobile food wave with a complete menu of grilled cheese-focused gourmet dining. The company has announced an expansion strategy to boost the brand… Read More

BeatStars Founder & CEO Abe Batshon Discusses Equity Crowdfunding with Indiegogo & MicroVentures

  Last November, six months after the new equity crowdfunding regulations (Title III) went into effect, Indiegogo teamed up with MicroVentures to launch its equity crowdfunding platform to campaigns on the platform that have successfully secured $1 million in funding. Indiegogo’s platform allows both accredited and non-accredited investors to invest in startups and… Read More

Indiegogo Touts Equity Crowdfunding Success as Issuers Quickly Raise $1.4M in Growth Capital

Indiegogo’s push into investment crowdfunding is working out pretty well so far. In the first two months of operation, Indiegogo has helped five different companies raise growth capital under Reg CF. In a partnership with MicroVentures, Indiegogo’s First Democracy VC has raised $1.4 million with… Read More

Republic Restoratives Oversubscribes: Indiegogo Equity Crowdfunding Round Set to Close

Republic Restorative has secured its max target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo/Microventures. The distillery launched the campaign, which was one of the first equity campaigns on the platform, in November. Republic Restoratives is described as an urban, small batch distillery and craft cocktail bar… Read More

Less Than Two Months Later: Indiegogo’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform Surpasses $1 Million

Less than two months after Indiegogo teamed up with MicroVentures to launch its equity crowdfunding platform, campaigns on the platform have successfully secured $1 million in funding. There are currently five initiatives on the website. Indiegogo launched the new equity portal with MicroVentures on November 15th, which… Read More

First Four Investment Crowdfunding Offers on Indiegogo Quickly Hit Funding Goals

All four initial Reg CF crowdfunding offers listed by Indiegogo, via their partner platform MicroVentures, have hit their funding targets.  This comes after launching investment crowdfunding mid-November. The rapid funding success may be indicative of the traffic generating channel intrinsic to Indiegogo’s rewards-based platform.  Indiegogo… Read More

Indiegogo CEO David Mandelbrot Shares Insight into Equity Crowdfunding Push: “We Have a Lot of Exciting Things Planned for 2017”

Indiegogo entered into the investment crowdfunding sector with a big splash this month. Partnering with MicroVentures, a FINRA approved Reg CF portal and Broker-Dealer, Indiegogo launched with four diverse investment opportunities: BeatStars, Republic Restoratives, Play Impossible, and ArtCraft Entertainment. Three of these offers have hit… Read More

There are Now 21 FINRA Approved Reg CF Crowdfunding Portals

Last time we provided an update on the Reg CF crowdfunding sector and approved funding portals there were 17 in operation. Today that number has increased to 21 FINRA approved platforms with several notable updates. Reg CF was created under Title III of the JOBS… Read More

First Four Reg CF Crowdfunding Offers on Indiegogo Quickly Raise Funds

Indiegogo announced the launch of their equity crowdfunding vertical in partnership with MicroVentures this past Tuesday . In just a few days the first four companies raising capital online have quickly captured the interest of hundreds of investors raising thousands of dollars. The inaugural four, listed… Read More

Indiegogo Enters Equity Crowdfunding Sector with Partner MicroVentures: New Investors Welcome

  Indiegogo, the trend-setting international crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to fruition, has launched a new equity crowdfunding portal with MicroVentures allowing anyone to invest in startups and growing companies. By utilizing new equity crowdfunding regulations that took effect in May, the new service provides… Read More

MicroVentures Launches 500 Startups Fund. Offers Investors Access to High Profile Incubator

MicroVentures, an online investment crowdfunding platform, has announced today the creation of a new investment opportunity targeting high profile businesses participating in 500 Startups. The “500 Startups Fund” is now open to accredited investors for as little as $10,000. Typically investors seeking access to invest… Read More

Mobile Commerce Solutions Company, Spindle, Names MicroVentures’ Tony VanBrackle to Board of Directors

Spindle, Inc., a provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced that Tony VanBrackle has been appointed to its board of directors effective immediately. In this capacity, VanBrackle will help Spindle refine and execute its strategy for delivering a comprehensive mobile commerce solution that serves the needs… Read More

Microventures Claims $50 Million Equity Crowdfunding Milestone

MicroVentures, an online venture capital platform, stated in an announcement they have now raised more than $50 million directly for its portfolio companies, while generating positive returns for investors through successful exits.  A recently sited example was the acquisition of Space Monkey, a cloud data… Read More

Geekatoo Crowdfunds on AngelList: Uber for Tech Support

Tapping into the US consumer and SMB tech support market projected to reach $30 Billion by 2015, the tech support company Geekatoo launched their consumer-focused tech support platform to follow an entire tech support transaction from request, to offer optimization, coordination, and payment.  Poised to raise $1.5 Million on… Read More

MicroVentures Pushes Real Time Crowdfunding App at Launch

MicroVentures, an investment crowdfunding platform, is announcing the debut of a new mobile crowdfunding app at this year’s LAUNCH Conference in San Francisco. The new MicroVentures app will allow conference attendees indicate interest to invest in the very startups that are presenting at the conference,… Read More