Tagged: ruth hedges

Funding Portal Rise Up Crowdfunding Launches with Three Securities Offerings, Collaborates with Coca-Cola

Rise Up Crowdfunding, a FINRA-regulated Funding Portal, has announced its official launch promoting three individual securities offerings. Rise Up Crowdfunding was founded by CEO Ruth Hedges, well known in the investment crowdfunding world. Longtime industry supporter Attorney Kendall Almerico is another founder of the company…. Read More

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council CEO Karen Kerrigan Receives Crowdfundie Award at Global Crowdfunding Convention

Karen Kerrigan, the CEO and President of the Small Business Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has received a “Crowdfundie Award” at the 6th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) held in Las Vegas this week. Kerrigan attended GCC speaking on the topic of taking equity crowdfunding to… Read More

GCC Gives Crowdfunding Visionary Award to former President Barack Obama

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) will be delivering their Crowdfunding Visionary Award to former President Barack Obama. The award is in recognition of his signing into law the bipartisan JOBS Act of 2012. This is the legislation that created the three different iterations of crowdfunding;… Read More

Upcoming Sixth Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention Set to Educate Entrepreneurs on Raising Capital

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), an annual event where people gather to network and learn about #crowdfunding, announced that its sixth annual event, which is being sponsored by Microsoft, will be held October 23-24, 2017  at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event’s description… Read More

Ruth Hedges Adds Microsoft as Lead Sponsor for Annual GCC Event

Ruth Hedges, an early advocate of the potential of crowdfunding, has landed Microsoft as its lead sponsor for her annual Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC). Hedges commented on the addition of Microsoft to help with the event; “We are very excited to have Microsoft’s sponsorship for… Read More

Ruth Hedges: Crowdfunding Will Be Ubiquitous

Ruth Hedges is from the early days of crowdfunding in the United States. Part of an original group of committed individuals who advocated on behalf of updating antiquated securities regulations, Hedges is a founding member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA); the group originally… Read More

Brief: Ruth Hedges Returns with Bigger and Better GCC

On Wednesday, organizers of the Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) announced the 5th annual event lineup. The event is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas this October.  For two days, the GCC will host crowdfunding experts and focus on teaching attendees how to raise money in equity-, rewards-/donation-based… Read More

Marketing Firm Becomes Minority Owner in Global Crowdfunding Convention

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), created by Ruth Hedges, has formed a partnership with  the Launchpad Agency. According to information provided by the agency, Launchpad is now a minority owner in GCC. “We have been a big part of the crowdfunding ecosystem for many years… Read More

Brief: Global Crowdfunding Convention Announces Fifth Annual Event Dates

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), an annual event where people gather to network and learn about #crowdfunding, today announced that its fifth annual event will be held October 15-17, 2016 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  For two days, the GCC will host crowdfunding… Read More

Crowdfunding Centre States Innovation Has Exploded Worldwide (Infographic)

UK’s Crowdfunding Centre is queuing up a new report called 2016: The State of the Crowdfunding Nation. This report is said to reveal data from the Centre’s research of more than 300,000 campaigns across all major global platforms in the past two years. According to the forthcoming… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Teams Up With Crowdfundingroadmap to Advance Regulation A+

NextGen Crowdfunding and Crowdfundingroadmap, Inc. announced they have formed a partnership to help crowdfunding investors, emerging businesses, and crowdfunding service providers connect with each other. The companies made the joint announcement at the 4th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention founded by Ruth E. Hedges. Regulation A+ is… Read More

Global Crowdfunding Convention 2014 (Slideshow)

The 3rd annual Global Crowdfunding Convention took place in Las Vegas last week.  The three day event spanned the spectrum from investment to donations based crowdfunding.  Participants came from around the world to talk crowdfunding and the future of this new approach to capital formation…. Read More

Oscar De La Hoya Back in the Ring with Pinnacle: Crowdfunds for New Film

Ringside at the 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp GCCB2014 today, event organizer Ruth Hedges of Pinnacle Crowdfunding Group and Ray Garza announced that the Oscar de la Hoya, the gold Olympic medalist and retired champion professional boxer, will head back into the ring… for a film… Read More

Global Crowdfunding Convention Hits Las Vegas This Week. Worldwide Crowdfunding Council to be Held at Event.

World Crowdfunding Council (WCC) Meeting Scheduled for October 23rd in Las Vegas.  The Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp (GCCB) has claimed the title of the longest running crowdfunding convention.  The three day event was founded by organizer Ruth Hedges and is now on its 3rd… Read More

Crowdfunding Global Convention & Bootcamp Queues Up for October

The Third Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp is preparing to take place this coming October in Las Vegas.  According to some industry prognosticators, crowdfunding will add $65 billion to the global economy in 2014.  This number may hit $3.2 trillion by 2020.  The Crowdfunding… Read More

3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention Gears Up for October Event

Crowdfundingroadmap Events has announced further details about their upcoming ”3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp ” (GCCB). The gathering seeks to deliver the most educational event the industry will see this year. The crowdfunding industry is booming. Industry experts estimate that crowdfunding will add… Read More

Growing Pains as Global Crowdfunding Comes of Age

It’s growing up fast. As crowdfunding hits what I suppose you might call it’s second official birthday on 5th April – Global Crowdfunding Day (#GlobalCFDay) – it may have a dose of the “terrible twos.” It’s certainly disruptive enough. It’s not toddling but racing away. Now… Read More

CrowdU, Crowdfunding College, Offers Certification

CrowdU, the Crowdfunding College, is now offering the first certification program to train the future professional advisors who want to help businesses raise capital via equity and debt crowdfunding. The educational program, created by securities crowdfunding industry pioneers Scott Purcell and Ruth Hedges is targeted… Read More

Ruth Hedges & Kendall Almerico Launch Crowdfunding Live Radio

Kendall Almerico and Ruth Hedges are launching Crowdfunding Radio Live, the first national radio program about the booming multi-billion dollar crowdfunding industry, The two hosts will hold a two-hour call-in show every Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. EST beginning April 9, 2014. Crowdfunding Radio Live… Read More

Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp Announces Event Date

3rd Annual Crowdfunding Event Set for October in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp is entering its 3rd year, the event is a worldwide launching pad and showcase for new platforms, organizations and unique service providers and technology creators of the new… Read More