Tagged: minorities

Regulation Crowdfunding: One year In Force 

    The new crowdfunding rules – Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) – are celebrating 1 year anniversary of being in force on May 16th. The new rules open new opportunities for both sides. Business owners have an alternative to funding their companies from a bigger… Read More

Women & Minorities in Regulation Crowdfunding: High Success Rate Despite Low Representation & Lower Funding Levels

  Regulation Crowdfunding finished its fourth Calendar Quarter this past March and the data shows that women and minorities have a higher percent chance at hitting their minimum funding target but represent fewer campaigns and receive less capital. While the overall market is beginning to… Read More

Three Ways Crowdfunding Empowers Women & Minority Entrepreneurs

As I wrote last week, Yemani Mason is the founder and CEO of a new real estate crowdfunding platform called VestMunity. He is an innovator offering a hub for regular folks to access investment opportunities previously out of reach, in this case, the rehabilitation and… Read More

VestMunity Makes Fix & Flip Real Estate Investing Accessible for All

Innovative approach recognized with award from Citi and Village Capital Yemani Mason identified an accessibility problem related to real estate.  Real estate investing to build wealth has not been accessible to many Americans.  They lack the networks and required capital to participate.  So he launched… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Report: Crowdfunding is Powerful Tool for Women & Minorities

Women & Minorites Traditionally Shunned by Private Capital Markets See Huge Potential for Investment Crowdfunding and Access to Capital. Crowdfund Capital Advisors has published a report to highlight crowdfund investing as a powerful new tool to fuel the underserved women and minority markets.  The document… Read More

Kingonomics & Crowdfunding Minority-Owned Businesses

Rodney Sampson is a serial entrepreneur, investor and bishop from Atlanta, Georgia. He is also an author, having recently penned and released Kingonomics: Twelve Innovative Currencies for Transforming Your Business and Life Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In tandem with the release of the… Read More

Crowdfunding expands access to capital for women, minority entrepreneurs

The growing popularity of crowdfunding has created a new fundraising mechanism for women and minority entrepreneurs, groups that have at times felt ostracized by the more traditional ways of raising money to start or grow a business. Several initiatives are taking shape here in Washington…. Read More

Crowdfunding for Minorities: An Opportunity to Level the Playing Field

  Almost five years past the Wall Street melee and the banks have largely positioned back into a steady recovery. Within the last two years, banks have had consistent profitable net returns with a market that is outperforming expectations. Though Wall Street has positioned back… Read More

Minorities and the SEC Forum on Small Business

On November 15th, the SEC held a Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. The first thing to notice about this lineup is that it includes no African Americans. None. I think this is reflective of the Agency’s stance in a number of ways. We have written… Read More