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Mosaic, RGS Energy Partner to Offer Mosaic Home Solar Loan

New Product Allows Crowd to Help Fund Solar for Homeowners. RGS Energy, a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, and Mosaic, the first company to offer crowdfunding investments online in solar projects, have partnered to launch the Mosaic… Read More

Mosaic Offers Connecticut Homeowners Crowdfunding-Powered Solar Loans

Mosaic has teamed with The Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) and Sungage Financial in a $5 million deal to offer homeowners crowdsourced loans for solar installations. This partnership is creating an entirely new ecosystem for solar financing in which individuals can take part in and… Read More

Mosaic Wins $1 Million Top Prize for Sustainability at CES 2014

$1 Million Powerful Answers Award from Verizon Will Be Used to Develop Mobile App & Expand Internationally for the Solar Energy Crowdfunding Platform.  Solar crowdfunding trail-blazer Mosaic had a big day today as they were anointed with the top prize for sustainability at the 2014 International Consumer… Read More

Mosaic Celebrates One Year of Solar Crowdfunding (Infographic)

Solar crowdfunding site Mosaic had a birthday yesterday (January 7) and along with the party that most certainly took place somewhere on the West Coast they provided some interesting information about their platform along with some data regarding the past 12 months. The one year… Read More

Actor Mark Ruffalo Campaigns for Mosaic #PutSolarOnIt Crowdfunding

Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo is doing some grass-roots campaigning for Solar energy and he is partnering with Mosaic to get it done. In an emailed missive to Mosaic supporters the well known actor shared his ambition to place Solar energy at the top… Read More

Mosaic President Billy Parish On Solar: “These Are Good Investments”

Mosaic President Billy Parish appeared on Bloomberg West to talk about Mosaic’s business model and their unique approach to funding solar projects. To date, Mosaic has facilitated $5.6 million in solar projects with zero defaults and 100% on-time payments. Pretty incredible for an investment that… Read More

WealthForge Provides Technology for Crowdfunding Portals

Shifts Focus to B2B Side of the Crowdfunding Industry. Founded in 2009 during what was really the frontier times of crowdfunding, WealthForge is a holding company which also owns a funding portal (FundRoom) and a FINRA-compliant broker-dealer (WealthForge LLC).  The genesis of WealthForge started when… Read More

Mosaic Spreads Solar Cheer with Holiday Gift Cards

Are you stumped buying a gift for that special someone?  Tired of giving gifts which are quickly forgotten – or even worse – re-gifted?  Well the team at Mosaic has a unique stocking stuffer just for you.  This Holiday Season you can give the gift… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: December 6, 2013

CNN Money | How IBM bypasses bureaucratic purgatory IBM has an in-house crowdfunding platform that they use to allow employees to vet and evaluate their colleagues’ ideas. It’s an effort to “improve the way we do things internally” according to the head of IBM’s CIO… Read More

Space Solar Power: Could Crowdfunding Change The World?

…there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to introduce a new order of things.Political observer, ca. 1500 A.D. The crowdfunding narrative has been dominated by tech startups, manufacturing projects, philanthropic projects, music, film,… Read More

It’s Here: The World Bank Report On Crowdfunding

For the better part of a year we’ve been anticipating a report that was to be the product of a joint venture by thought leaders and researchers in the crowdfunding space, distributed and supported by The World Bank. That report, entitled “Crowdfunding’s Potential for the… Read More

Mosaic Leads the Way in Solar Energy Funding with Over $5 Million Crowdfunded

Mosaic, a solar project crowdfunding platform, has had a pretty amazing year.  Having only been launched to the world in early 2013 the site has captured the attention of the crowdfunding community and green energy enthusiasts everywhere. Founded in 2010 by three entrepreneurs, Bill Parish,… Read More

Mosaic Asks for Support for SXSW Panel Proposal

Energy crowdfunding platform Mosaic ask for help with their panel idea for SXSW.  From a post on their crowdfunding platform: Familiar with South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco? It’s an event that challenges professionals to create actionable and profitable solutions that address issues in areas such… Read More

Solar Crowdfunding Site Mosaic Launches Largest Project to Date

Mosaic, an online crowdfunding platform that connects investors to high-quality solar projects, just released its largest solar project to date with $698,775 available for investment. The project is the second in the Golden State Series, a $100M series of solar investments available to residents of… Read More

Crowdfunding Site Mosaic Gets $100M Approval for Solar Investments to California Residents

Solar project crowdfunding site Mosaic, has received approval from securities regulators to offer $100 Million worth of solar investments to residents of California. Billy Parish, Co-Founder of Mosaic said, “California has always been a leader in solar energy. We’re thrilled that now any resident of California can… Read More

List: 20 Notable Niche Crowdfunding Sites

We’ve put together a list of 20 niche crowdfunding sites we’ve covered on Crowdfund Insider recently. Many of these sites cater to specific interests and geographic areas, and many have unique ways of helping crowdfunders raise funds.  Angeldorm allows individuals to receive donations for college funds. Money… Read More

How Crowdfunding Lowers Solar Energy Costs

From GreenBiz (of course) to Forbes to Fortune, Bloomberg to The Wall Street Journal, a young company named Mosaic has been getting a lot of attention of late. Why? Because Mosaic is bringing crowdsourced funding to the world of solar PV. Crowdfunding is nothing new. Companies such asKickstarter have allowed individuals to fund everything from their next… Read More

Solar PV Crowdfunding Pioneer Mosaic Joins With S&P, Dupont, Others To “Make The Sun Bankable”

Retail financial innovation is catching up with technological innovation and government energy policies that are making solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems affordable for a much broader range of the US population. Solar Mosaic made a big splash earlier this month when it announced that the… Read More

Solar Crowdfunding Lets Ordinary Investors Own A Piece Of The Sun

Don’t hold your breath, but the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission could finalize regulations this year to implement the JOBS Act, the 2012 law that lets startups raise funds directly from mom-and-pop investors. Mosaic isn’t waiting. The two-year-old Oakland, Calif. firm already won approval in California and New York to… Read More

Why crowdfunding could disrupt how solar power is created

If you’re an avid Kickstarter backer, or even have seen Kickstarter’s latest 2012 stats, then you’re well-versed in the power of crowd-funding. Kickstarter recently said that 10 percent of the films at Sundance are Kickstarter-funded, and in 2012 over 2 million people pledged close to $320 million to… Read More

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