Tagged: san diego

Pelican Auto Finance Selects Fintech Startup Payix to Provide Car Loan Collection Tools

Texas-based fintech startup, Payix, announced this week that it was selected by Pelican Auto Finance to provide its collection tools, which will also include its new mobile collections application. According to the company, the tools are being designed to help Pelican better connect with its… Read More

Elevate Announces Launch of Elevate Labs At New San Diego Analytics Center

Elevate Credit (NYSE: ELVT), a provider of online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, announced on Monday the launch of Elevate Labs at its new San Diego-based Advanced Analytics Center. This news comes just a couple of weeks after the company revealed its Elastic product surpassed $200 million… Read More

GoFundMe Verifies Several Campaigns Dedicated to San Diego Pool Party Shooting

Following the shooting at a pool party in San Diego that left one person dead and injured six others, GoFundMe announced that several campaigns have been launched on its crowdfunding platform to help those involved in the tragic event. The funding portal revealed on Wednesday… Read More

National Funding Holiday Bowl: Tix Donations for First Responders & Military Service Members

National Funding, this year’s title sponsor of the Holiday Bowl, announced today that the platform has pledged up to $100,000 to match all public ticket donations for first responders and military service members. To date, National Lending has deployed more than $1.5 billion nationally. The San Diego business community… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter to Show Off Various Crowdfunding Projects At the 2016 San Diego Comic Con

With the 2016 San Diego Comic Con set to be held this upcoming weekend, Kickstarter announced it is ready to show various projects at this year’s convention. Kickstarter shared details about the famous convention and what visitors will expect from the crowdfunding platform, including events…. Read More

San Diego Venture Group Names LoanHero’s Derek Barclay a New Board of Directors Member

On Thursday, online marketplace lender LoanHero announced that its co-founder and president, Derek Barclay, has been selected as a new board of directors member of San Diego Venture Group (SDVG). SDVG is a non-profit organization that has a mission to provide a networking forum for its 800… Read More

San Diego’s OSSIC Scores Over $1 Million For 3D Audio Headphones Less Than 2 Weeks on Kickstarter

Last month, San Diego-based OSSIC Corporation launched a Kickstarter initiative to raise $100,000 for its self-titled 3D audio headphones. Within 2.5 hours, the project exceeded its initial goal and 12 days after its debut secured over $1 million. The OSSIC X supposedly calibrates to the individual… Read More

San Diego Startup Undress Inc. Launches Second Kickstarter Campaign For Easy to Change Into Dresses

Last week, San Diego-based Undress Inc. launched its second crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for its easy-to-change-into dresses. The company shared: “We’re back! After the successful funding of nearly $615,000 from our previous campaign, The Undress – Version 1 became Kickstarters #1 Women’s Fashion Project, and… Read More

RealtyMogul Offers Up Mezzanine Loan for Kearny Office Park Acquisition

RealtyMogul, an online marketplace for real estate investing, announced on Wednesday it has provided a mezzanine loan to assist in the acquisition of Kearny Office Park along with Cathay Bank, who provided the senior debt. Kyu Mahn Hwang, a San Diego-based individual is the sponsor… Read More

Brief: DiversyFund Seeks to Drive California Real Estate Investment Market Through Crowdfunding

The burgeoning California real estate market has given rise to a variety of investment opportunities for both borrowers and investors. Seeking to lead the described “explosive” market is DiversyFund, a web-based crowdfunding platform in San Diego. Founded in 2014 by CEO Craig Cecilio, DiversyFund is hoping… Read More

Passion Planner’s Fourth Kickstarter Surpasses $340,000 In Less Than Two Weeks

  Continuing to find success with the crowdfunding method, office supply and lifestyle product, Passion Planner, has surpassed $340,000 in less than two weeks during its fourth Kickstarter campaign. The PassionPlanner, which was created by San Diego entrepreneur Angelia Trinidad,  is described as a paper planner… Read More

Creator of Passion Planner Launches Fourth Kickstarter Campaign

Earlier this week, San Diego entrepreneur Angelia Trinidad launched a fourth crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for her widely popular product, Passion Planner. The Passion Planner is described as a paper planner that is designed with your passions and personal goals in mind. It is noted to seamlessly balance… Read More

Creators of Indiegogo Alum “Con Man” Take the Stage at Comic Con & Share Details About the Upcoming Web Series

Continuing to build up some hype for its online premiere, the Con Man crew hit up San Diego’s Comic Con this week alongside global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Earlier this year,  Firefly duo, Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk took to Indiegogo with a mission to raise funds for the web… Read More

San Diego Tech Startup AMPL Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Smart Backpack; Captures $110,000 in Four Days

AMPL Labs today announced the launch of its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to support its innovative self-titled SmartBackpack, the first product of its kind to integrate an advanced portable charging system directly into the fabric of a bag. The SmartBackpack, which is slated for availability in September 2015 and… Read More

Software Company Ciphrex Scores $500K in Fully Subscribed Series A Stock Issue

Ciphrex Corp , a software company in the emerging field of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies, announced it has completed the sale of its Series A stock offering. The company, based in San Diego, was co-founded by Eric Lombrozo and Enrique Lombrozo just over a year ago. Its… Read More

Kickstarter Campaign Creator Accused of Scamming Backers; Runs Off With Over $54,000

Earlier this year, 20-year-old San Diego resident, Taylor Beck, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise a mere $2,000 for his new tutorial called Le arn iPhone App Development. Not only did the project surpassed its initial goal super quickly, it reached well over… Read More

Passion Planner Over $550,000 During The Final Days on Kickstarter; Creator Addresses the Do’s & Don’ts of Being An Entrepreneur

With only eight days until its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter comes to an end, Passion Planner, created by San Diego entrepreneur Angelia Trinidad, has now reached over $550,000 from almost 20,000 backers. Originally seeking only $10,000, the project managed to raise its initial goal quickly… Read More

San Diego’s Brio Hits Kickstarter To Raise Funds For Safe & Smart Power Outlet

San Diego-based Brio launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter this week to raise $50,000 for its new self-titled safe and smart power outlet. Within only two days, the project reached over $42,000. Brio Safe provides wall-to-wall peace of mind in the home by defaulting the… Read More

RCS Capital Corporation’s First Allied Raises $45,000 for Make-A-Wish San Diego

First Allied Securities, Inc., a member of Cetera Financial Group, RCS Capital Corporation’s retail investment advice platform and an independent broker/dealer supporting fee- and commission-based independent financial advisors across the nation, today presented a check for $45,000 to Make-A-Wish San Diego, which grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions… Read More

San Diego Owner Looks to Kickstarter After Devastating Brewery Fire

Last month, a devastating fire destroyed San Diego-based brewery Wet ‘N Reckless Brewing. Now the owner, Dave Hyndman, is seeking to raise $47,000 through a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. According to UT San Diego, Hyndman recorded an emotional plea about his brewery, asking for the funding… Read More