Tagged: social media

Overfunding: UK’s Marketing Agency Influencer Quickly Surpasses £100,000 on Crowdcube

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, marketing agency Influencer has already surpassed its initial £100,000 funding target. The company notably connects brands with “famous individuals” (aka influencers) on social media as a way to generate buzz. The company stated… Read More

Qumram Launches Full-Compliant Social Media Record-Keeping Through WhatsApp

Qumram, a global provider of digital interaction audit solutions for the financial services industry, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new solution for recording end-to-end encrypted social media interactions through WhatsApp. Patrick Barnert, CEO at Qumram, shared details about the new solution and stated: “We… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Announces First Social Media Photo Contest & Offers Winners Fitness Rewards

Global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, announced on Monday its new social media photo contest. This event encourages users of the funding portal to show off their creative side. The Indiegogo team shared: “The Indiegogo community has come up with so many amazing ideas, and it’s been incredible to… Read More

Seedrs Alum Blurrt Talks Social Media Analytics Development: “The Industry is Hungry for a User Friendly Service”

Back in December, Blurrt, a social media analytics firm from Cwmbran, successfully secured over £500,000, which includes 200,000 from Finance Wales, in just 68 days on Seedrs. The company revealed that the initiative was launched in October after it appointed of former FremantleMedia Executive Simon Spalding as executive chairman…. Read More

Kickstarter Advice: Here are 21 Tips on How to Share Crowdfunding Projects on the Interweb

Seeking to help projects get more attention on its platform, Kickstarter offered 21 tips on how organizers can share their campaigns on the internet. The crowdfunding giant share: “We know that promoting a personal project can feel tough. If your project’s campaign hits a temporary… Read More

Seedrs Posts Snapshots of Crowdfunding’s Twitter Popularity

Showing exactly how popular crowdfunding has become, Seedrs post some snapshots of people reacting to the funding method on social media website, Twitter. The Seedrs team shared: “Crowdfunding is growing quickly, and it may never have been possible without the widespread adoption of social media… Read More

Social Media Analytics Firm Blurrt Seeks to Expand By Raising £500,000 on Seedrs

  Blurrt, a social media analytics firm from Cwmbran, recently debuted its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £500,000 for expansion. The company, which was launched in 2013 and employs eight at its offices in Cwmbran and London, helps users to understand “social conversations” by offering… Read More

My Mini Factory Launches Seedrs For 3D Printing Social Media Platform

My Mini Factory, an independent curated social media platform for 3D printable objects, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise 500,000 for expansion and new business strategy. The platform, which was founded in June 2013, currently has a user base of 80,000… Read More

CrowdGather Announces 2015 Year End Results

Specialty social media and gaming network CrowdGather, Inc. (OTCQB:CRWG) today announced financial results for the fiscal year ended on April 30th. CrowdGather reported revenues of $2,399,842, compared to revenues of $1,537,051 reported for fiscal 2014. Gross profit for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2015,… Read More

The Influential Network’s Ryan Detert & FlashFunders’ Vincent Bradley Talk Equity Crowdfunding Success

Last fall I interviewed FlashFunders Co-Founder Vincent Bradley to learn more about his newly launched, no-fee equity funding platform.  In the months following, Bradley and his team have stewarded startups and streamlined their process. The platform recently reached a major milestone: closing a major round… Read More

FCA Publishes Guidance on Social Media Usage for Financial Promotion

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed its guidance on promoting financial offerings via social media.  Social Media, such as Twitter, Facebook and an increasing number of other networks, have grown dramatically in recent years representing a shift in how individuals, and businesses, communicate. Acknowledging… Read More

Nigeria’s Sterling Bank, Manager of Social Lender, a Modified P2P Platform, Increases Min. Lending Amount

Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc, which manages Social Lender, a modified peer-to-peer lending platform, has increased the minimum amount by three-fold for lending on Social Lender’s social media platforms, according to Guardian News. Besides the increase from N3,000 to N10,000, Sterling Bank also said that it is targeting 6,000… Read More

CrowdedReality.com Dubbed One of the Best Startups in 2014 by Social Media Monthly

Newly launched CrowdedReality.com has clearly struck a nerve. Less than month old and the disruptive crowdfunding platform has already garnered 6000+ unique visitors, one fully backed campaign and has now been named one of the Best Startups of 2014 by Social Media Monthly. The crowdfunding platform has attracted… Read More

ScrapMyMap Seeks £100,000 Through Seedrs Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Earlier this month, travel social media site, ScrapMyMap, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 to expand its business. According to its campaign, ScrapMyMap was “established to bridge the gap between current social media and travel review websites.” The website is able… Read More

Cone Communications on Crowdfunding: Online Giving Is Changing Holiday Donations

With the holidays fast approaching, all eyes are on #GivingTuesday, the red kettle and other calls to help those in need. Yet, holiday giving is anything but traditional this year.  Digital has forever shifted the paradigm, changing not just how but when and where donations are made…. Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Announces Reduced Fees for #GivingTuesday

Global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, announced on Wednesday (November 19th) its reduced fees and added support for nonprofit and social-change campaigns linked with the third annual international #GivingTuesday initiative. #GivingTuesday encourages people worldwide to celebrate generosity. Cause-related campaigns that launch through the #GivingTuesday partnership page on Indiegogo before December 2nd will receive fee discounts of at least 10%… 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

QuizRevolution Hits Fundrise To Raise Funds For Highly Addictive Digital Content

QuizRevolution has publicly launched their interactive and engaging online app platform with unique ways to enhance website content. They are offering enticing, educational, even addictive entertainment value for client web sites. With that, QuizRevolution offers a dynamic opportunity for investors through crowdfunding platform Fundrise to… Read More

Non-Profit Crowdfunding Platform Giveffect Celebrates #GivingTuesday

In celebration of the month of giving, Giveffect, the crowdfunding platform dedicated to nonprofits, announces its promotion in junction with #GivingTuesday. From now through December 2, nonprofits that sign up for Giveffect’s Professional or Premium solution will receive a rebate on all processing fees for the month… Read More

:Qounter Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring its Social Cashback Platform to the U.S. Market

Social cashback integrated platform, :Qounter, has launched a Series A round on  equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder to enter the US market. :Qounter is set to “disrupt” the cash back space by enabling businesses to attract not only individuals but also their social network by offering social cash… Read More