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Democratic Party Supporters Secure Funds on GoFundMe For Firebombed Republican North Carolina Office

Following the firebombing of the Republican Party’s North Carolina headquarters, Democratic Party supporters secured over $13,000 on GoFundMe to help rebuild the building. According to the campaign’s description, the incident happened in the early morning of October 16th. The building was firebombed and has abhorrent… Read More

RealtyShares Secures $800,000 For North Carolina Retail Center Purchase

This week, real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced $800,000 has been secured for the purchase of a retail center, Lincoln Center, located in Lincolnton, North Carolina. The funding portal revealed that it partnered with ProVest Properties to connect nearly 80 investors from across the U.S. to acquire… Read More

Ratified! North Carolina will Finally Get a Crowdfunding Exemption

The state of North Carolina appears to be ready to get their own investment crowdfunding exemption. It has taken several attempts by advocates and certain legislators but it seems the stars finally aligned as the most recent initiative was approved by the North Carolina Senate…. Read More

Once Again, North Carolina Pursues Crowdfunding Legislation

Earlier today (June 20, 2016) the North Carolina Senate passed legislation (SB 481) that would allow small North Carolina companies to raise up to $2 million from non-accredited and accredited investors.  The bill now marches over to the House Committee on Finance.  The bill is… Read More

YouCaring Announces “10 Most Compassionate Compassionate Cities And States” & Service Promise to Users

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced “The 10 Most Compassionate Cities and States,” which highlights the areas of the U.S. that best demonstrate the spirit of helping others and giving back.YouCaring, which provides free crowdfunding for personal and charitable causes, such as medical expenses and… Read More

Command Partners Continues Growth in 2015 Third Quarter; Named One of the 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Charlotte

Command Partners, a full-service digital marketing agency specializing in tech and startup companies, has just closed out another record quarter. Not only is the company growing with their many successful business ventures, they have also experienced internal growth with the addition of several new employees…. Read More

RealtyMogul Completes “Industry Breakthrough” Full Capital Stack Debt and Equity Combo

On Monday, online marketplace for real estate investing, RealtyMogul,  announced a full capital stack transaction combining debt and equity with the successful purchase of a 112-unit apartment community, Bristol Park Apartments, in Fayetteville, NC. Bristol Park Apartments, located six miles southwest of the US Army Base… Read More

Denied: North Carolina Fails to Pass Investment Crowdfunding Legislation. Again.

The North Carolina  JOBS/PACES Act, an investment crowdfunding bill, has died in committee as NC legislators ignored a bill that garnered the support of the Governor and advocates of the local economy. According to a report in WRAL TechWire; “this represents a huge missed opportunity… Read More

FullCapitalStack Launches $1.7M Equity Offering for Charlotte Townhomes

FullCapitalStack, a QuietStream Financial portfolio company, has launched a $1.7 million preferred equity offering for the construction of 27 luxury townhomes in Charlotte’s upscale SouthPark neighborhood. The offering is one of the first Charlotte real estate projects to tap equity crowdfunding as part of its… Read More

God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign Project Seeks $20,000 on YouCaring to Bring Billboards to 20 States

In an effort to end hate crimes and violence against the LGBTQ community, the “God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign” project has been launched on YouCaring to raise $20,000 to post billboards in 20 states. Last year, the creator of the God Twitter and Facebook page… Read More

NC Senate Files Intrastate Crowdfunding Bill

North Carolina has taken another step towards enacting an intrastate crowdfunding law.  As reported last year, a bill nearly passed but in the end did not have enough support to cross the line.  In February we shared the NC House had introduced a bill.  According… Read More

North Carolina’s Secretary of State Elaine Marshall Requests Fee Increases to Regulate Crowdfunding

North Carolina’s Secretary of State, Elaine Marshall, is requesting state legislators’ approval for fee increases that would help support the results of passing crowdfunding legislation, according to the News & Observer. The increases would generate  $2.68 million in new revenue.   Marshall noted that her department… Read More

New Crowdfunding Bill Introduced in North Carolina

Investment crowdfunding nearly became legal in the state of North Carolina last year.  Unfortunately internal politics sidelined the bill but now new legislation has been introduced that may allow an unlimited amount of capital to raised for private companies. The bill has been introduced in… Read More

North Carolina Commerce Secretary John Skvarla: Crowdfunding Could Be the Opportunity Small Businesses Are Waiting For

Last week, North Carolina Commerce Secretary, John Skvarla, revealed that crowdfunding could be the answer to small businesses in the state. According to the Triangle Business Journal, legislators filled a bill last month that would allow non-accredited investors to fund up to $2,000 into private ventures. The… Read More

Son of NC Man Injured on Mt. Kilimanjaro Launches GoFundMe Campaign; Raises Nearly $45,000 in Three Days

Seeking financial help for his father after an unfortunate incident on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Blake Ross has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $50,000 for medical expenses and to bring him back to his home in North Carolina. Explaining what happened, Blake wrote, “After summiting… Read More

Crowdfunding Expert Jessica Chesney of Command Partners to Speak at Geek Girl TechCon in Charlotte

Digital Marketing Manager at Charlotte, North Carolina’s Command Partners, Jessica Chesney, announced this week that she will be speaking at the Geek Girl. The conference, which is held on November 15th, is the largest hands-on technology conference for women in the area and includes activities for all skill levels…. Read More

STATE OF THE STATES: An Update On Intrastate Crowdfunding

While the industry waits for Title III crowdfunding rules to be released, the intrastate crowdfunding movement continues to move forward (as a whole). Here is a brief update as to the status of the enactment/use of intrastate crowdfunding exemptions in certain states. TEXAS – Unlucky… Read More

Flawless USB Charging Cords Discovers Huge Success on Kickstarter

USB cords… need I say more? Never mind spending money on overpriced restaurants and night’s out, the majority of my cash goes to constantly purchasing a new USB cord whenever my nearly six month old cord finally bites the dust. But now Chapel Hill-based Made… 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

North Carolina Equity Crowdfunding Bill Waylaid in Legislative Wrangling

Crowdfunding legislation that was on the docket for discussion this past week in the state of North Carolina has been at least temporarily sidelined as the bill got caught up in some political posturing.  The economic development package now is uncertain to make it through… Read More

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