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Rambling House Ready-to-Drink Cocktails Surpasses Wefunder Minimum Target Goal

Ohio-based Rambling House Cocktails just surpassed its initial minimum target goal, having raised over $118,270 from more than 207 investors on its live Wefunder raise.  Pre-valued at $2M, the  small-craft soda company first product was a “healthier” craft ginger beer. “In 2017, we pivoted to spirits, bottling a… Read More

Update: Ohio Passes an Intrastate Crowdfunding Law But Dies in the Senate Before a Final Vote Can be Held

The state of Ohio approved crowdfunding legislation last month but then it died in the Senate, according to several sources. During an end of the year legislative blitz, the state of Ohio passed a law entitled “OhioInvests offerings” (SB 268) but at the last minute… Read More

Ohio’s Crypto Friendly Tax Portal Called “A PR Stunt”

Cleveland car dealer Bernie Moreno recently became the first businessperson in the entire US to pay company taxes in Bitcoin, thanks to the Ohio government’s new portal, “OhioCrypto.com,” where businesses can pay 23 different taxes in cryptocurrency, The Detroit Free Press (DFP) reports. “Digital currency and… Read More

Ohio is the Only State Where You Can Pay Your Taxes in Bitcoin

Today, Bitcoin is the most widely recognized and accepted crypto on the planet. While you can do a lot of things with BTC, there is one thing you cannot do: pay your taxes. That is until today. Starting this week, OhioCrypto has been launched by… Read More

Insurtech Root Announces Significant Expansion in Columbus, Ohio Plans

Root Insurance, an Ohio-based car insurtech company, announced on Tuesday it is planning to significantly expand its presence in Columbus. This news comes nearly two months after the company secured $51 million in funding through its Series C round, which was led by Redpoint Ventures, with Scale Venture Partners… Read More

Ohio Insurtech Root Insurance Update: Now Available in Four Additional States

Ohio insurtech Root Insurance announced on Tuesday it kicked off the new year by being available in four additional states. The company revealed it now offers insurance to nearly 30 million more drivers across Pennsylvania, Texas, Kentuc, y and Mississippi. Drivers in ten total states… Read More

BrewDog Breaks Ground For Indiegogo-Funded Craft Beer Hotel & Sour Beer Facility

Just six months after closing its Indiegogo campaign for the DogHouse hotel and sour beer facility, BrewDog announced it has broken ground for the two projects. The funding round secured $324,072 from 2158 backers for the buildings, which will be located at the brewery’s Ohio site…. Read More

BrewDog Offers U.S. Brewery Update: Brewers Now Brew Several Times A Week

Crowdfunded brewery BrewDog announced on Tuesday an update about its U.S. brewery, which is located near Columbus, Ohio. The Brewery, which is called DogTap, was opened in February. While sharing details about the brewery’s progress, BrewDog stated: “Our BrewDog USA team of brewers now brew several… Read More

Ohio Accelerator Fintech71 Reports: Gaining Global Momentum & Application Process is Now Underway

Fintech71, a cross-industry Ohio-based accelerator focused on financial technology, announced on Wednesday it is currently gaining global momentum and its application process is now underway. As previously reported, Ohio-based companies KeyBank, Progressive, The Kroger Co., Grange Insurance, Huntington, FifthThird, First Federal Lakewood, Root Insurance, and… Read More

BrewDog Completes Doghouse Hotel & Sour Beer Facility Indiegogo Campaign With Nearly $325,000 in Funding

UK-based brewery, BrewDog, has completed its reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and secured $324,072 from 2158 backers for its DogHouse homeland sour beer facility, which will be located at the brewery’s Ohio site. As previously reported, BrewDog stated the DogHouse is the first crowdfunded craft beer… Read More

CFPB Orders Servicemember Auto Lender SNAAC to Pay Refunds & Fines

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Security National Automotive Acceptance Company (SNAAC), an auto lender with headquarters in Ohio, specializing in loans to servicemembers, for violating a CFPB consent order. In 2015, the CFPB ordered SNAAC to pay penalties for illegal… Read More

KeyBank, Progressive, & Other Ohio Industry Giants Team Up To Launch New Global Fintech Accelerator

On Tuesday, Ohio-based companies KeyBank, Progressive, The Kroger Co., Grange Insurance, Huntington, FifthThird, First Federal Lakewood, Root Insurance, and Safelite announced the launch of their new global fintech accelerator program, Fintech71. JPMorgan Chase will also be lending its thought leadership and industry expertise to the… Read More

BrewDog USA Milestone: First Batch of Beer Is In The System!

Cheers to BrewDog! The UK-based crowdfunded brewery announced on Thursday that its USA location (in Columbus, Ohio) has officially put its first batch of beer into its system. This news comes just a couple weeks after BrewDog announced it received a £100 million investment from San Francisco-based… Read More

Cleveland Police Chief Warns: GoFundMe Campaigns For Facebook Live Murder Victim Might Not be Legit

Following the devastating murder of 74-year-old Robert Godwin in Cleveland, Ohio, the city’s police chief Calvin Williams warned those wanting to donate funds to the family through crowdfunding platform GoFundMe must be careful when it comes to scams. On Sunday, Godwin was allegedly shot to death… Read More

BrewDog News: Brewery Extends DogHouse & Sour Beer Facility Indiegogo Campaign For Another 30 Days

UK-based brewery Brewdog announced on Monday it is extending its DogHouse and sour beer facility crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The initiative was launched last month and sought to raise $75,000 for the project, which will be located next to the brewery’s Columbus, Ohio location. As… Read More

Update: BrewDog’s Craft Hotel & Sour Beer Facility Indiegogo Campaign Nears $200,000; Brewery Announces Stretch Goal Perks

Just a couple weeks after launching its craft hotel, Doghouse, and sour beer facility Indiegogo campaign, UK-based BrewDog’s latest project is nearing $200,000 thanks to more than 1,250 backers. The brewery was originally seeking $75,000 for the upcoming project, which will be added to its U.S…. Read More

Overfunding: BrewDog’s DogHouse Hotel & Sour Beer Facility Quickly Secures $75,000 Funding Target on Indiegogo

Just days after launching its reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its Doghouse Craft Beer Hotel and Sour Beer Facility at its Columbus, Ohio location, UK-based brewery BrewDog has successfully secured its $75,000 funding target and is nearing $100,000 thanks to more than 575 backers. As… Read More

RealtyShares Completes First Full Stack Capital Transaction For Ohio Apartment Complex Acquisition

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Friday it completed its first full stack capital transaction, securing both debt and equity financing totaling $5.9 million, for the acquisition of Courtship Village, a 132-unit garden style apartment complex in Lancaster, Ohio. The property acquisition was led by Hamilton… Read More

BrewDog Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Doghouse Craft Beer Hotel & Sour Beer Facility in Columbus

A little over a week after opening its taphouse in the Columbus, Ohio area, UK-based brewery BrewDog has launched a reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise a minimum of $75,000 for its Doghouse Craft Beer Hotel and Sour Beer Facility. The brewing company has raised over… Read More

Ohio is Preparing Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules

Ohio is next on the list to consider intrastate crowdfunding legislation. If the current bill passes (HB 10), Ohio will join 30+ states that have already signed legislation into law that allows for raising capital online for businesses based in their states. Today, issuers have… Read More

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