Tagged: software

The MoneyTree Report: $1B VC Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in 1Q

Venture capitalists invested $12.1 billion in 969 deals in the first quarter of 2016, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. Total venture dollars deployed to startup companies for… Read More

Brief: PeerLend Launches On-Demand Software For P2P Lending

PeerLend, an India-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, announced on Monday the launch of its new software service PeerZoom. According to the company, PeerZoom allows users to customize and configure its lending portal in the shortest time possible.  Features include: Change catalysis and architecting: PeerLend’s engagement… Read More

PocketApp Tops £750,000 Crowdfunding Goal, Now Overfunding on Seedrs

Pocket App, a company that creates custom mobile apps, has quickly topped its £750,000 equity crowdfunding objective on Seedrs having garnered the backing of 321 investors with an average investment amount of about £2300.  Pre-money valuation was placed at £3.6 million. The investment offer is… Read More

Brief: Real Estate Crowdfunding Software Provider Katipult Establishes Compliant Solutions in the UK, Singapore, Australia & Canada

Real estate crowdfunding software provider, Katipult, announced this week it is looking to establish its compliance solution in various countries outside the U.S. including UK, Singapore, Australia & Canada.  The announcement came at a private investor event facilitated by the Global Fintech Group, where the company… Read More

Online Lender Aprenita Targets App Developers to Fix Critical Funding Gap

Aprenita is a recent entry into the online lending sector. While the largest platforms focus on consumer or SME lending, Aprenita has established a laser-focused niche. Founded by Mark Loranger and Sergei Kovalenko, the entrepreneurial pair has “identified a critical funding gap where old systems… Read More

Drupal Social Quickly Snares & Surpasses Initial Goal on Symbid: Next Gen GoalGorilla’s Community Software

After successfully raising €150,000 in 7 days Drupal Social is now overfunding on Symbid to reach the €200.000 for 10% of its equity goal. To date, the platform has raised over €182,000 toward its new goal. Drupal Social’s parent company GoalGorilla is a digital agency that designs, develops and markets… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Cujo Stops the Hackers, Angee Home Security & Bruvelo Elevates Your Coffee

Ne’er do wells are constantly trying to hack your home computer.  If you do not believe me, load up some software and see how frequently your home network is scanned.  The fact is that just about anyone can be a casual hacker these days.  Just… Read More

OfferingPoint Streamlines Private Placement Offers Online for Less

All aspects of finance are quickly moving online capitalizing on the intrinsic efficiencies of the internet. Reviewing and completing financial transactions, be they large or small, are far more easily managed in a single repository where documents may be housed and progress tracked.  OfferingPoint is… Read More

Brief: Epazz Announces Upcoming Crowdfunding Campaign Will Be Under Reg 506(c) & Non-Dilutive to Shareholders

Epazz, Inc. (OTCQB: EPAZ), a provider of cloud-based business software solutions,  announced this week that the company will be launching a revenue-based crowdfunding campaign under Reg 506 (c), using its very own platform. The crowdfunding campaign is intended to increase Epazz’s sales, marketing and development personnel…. Read More

eCommerce Agency Visualsoft Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on GrowthFunders to Raise £150,000 for New Tech Startup Hive

Visualsoft, an award-winning UK eCommerce agency, has launched a campaign on equity crowdfunding platform Growthfunders to raise£150,000 for its new tech startup, Hive. Originally designed for use within the Visualsoft office, Hive is a cloud-based software solution which measures employee engagement and has been developed… Read More

Accounting Practice Cloud Platform Senta Easily Tops Equity Crowdfunding Goal on Seedrs in 5 Days

Senta, a cloud based application that aids accounting firms, quickly topped its  £75,000 funding target in just 5 days on Seedrs. The offer now stands at over £109,000 and about 16% equity.  Senta has a pre-money valuation of £574,950. The Senta product is a new service that… Read More

Australian Construction Software Company APE Mobile Secures $2M During Series A Funding Round Led By Jolimont Global & Viburnum Funds

APE Mobile, an established Australian software company that has developed an innovative paperless site app for the Construction, Mining and Oil & Gas industries to enable greater efficiency in managing on-site documents on iPads and web devices, is pleased to announce the raising of $2 million in… Read More

‘The Lines Between Hardware & Software Are Blurring’: Crowd Supply Founder On Endorsement From Founder Of Free Software Foundation & GNU Project

Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project, has formed a type of partnership with Crowd Supply, a crowdfunding company mainly focused on open source hardware and software projects, according to Ars Technica. According to Crowd Supply founder Josh Lifton, the partnership… Read More

FUNDED: Sensory Percussion, Software + Hardware Sensor That Understands Where And How You Hit The Drum

  Developed by music tech company Sunhouse, Sensory Percussion combines a hardware sensor that clamps to the side of drum with software to yield a new instrument that lets you control electronic sounds with your own drumsticks and drums. The device is now overfunding on Kickstarter after reaching its $80,000 goal, and… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: IndieVice Turns Your iPhone into a Camera for a Pro, Curb Provides Realtime Insight into Home Energy Use & My Paint Saint

For this weeks Crowdfunding Mailbox we have a really cool project for videographers, a new way to monitor home energy and a practical DIY solution for touching up paint – at home. First up we have IndieVice, hardware that turns your smartphone or GoPro into… Read More

Checkmarx Secures $84M Investment From Insight Venture Partners For Expansion

Checkmarx, a software application security company, announced on Thursday a $84M investment from New York-based venture capital and private equity firm, Insight Venture Partners. The new round of capital will be primarily used to further accelerate growth through product innovation and global expansion. Founded in 2006… Read More

16 Year Old Raises Capital on Crowdcube for “Social Marley” a Social Media Management Tool

Ben Towers may now claim Crowdcube’s youngest ever individual to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign.  Ben is a 16 year old that has created a social media platform called Social Marley and he is hoping to raise £100,000 for a 15% stake in his startup…. Read More

Brief: Health Insurance Reimbursement Company Zane Benefits Receives $1.5M in Equity Financing With Participation from Kickstart Seed Fund

Utah-based insurance reimbursement company, Zane Benefits, announced that it has closed a $1.5 million equity financing from existing investors, with participation from Kickstart Seed Fund and Royal Street Investment and Innovation Center. The equity round will provide funding to accelerate Zane’s rapid revenue growth and the… Read More

PENSCO Now Offers New Paperless Deal-Funding Technology For Retirement Investors

PENSCO, an alternative asset custodian for self-directed IRA investors, announced its new paperless deal funding technology — PENSCO Alt-Nav. The dubbed “first-of-its-kind” technology has been designed to help retirement investors who would like to invest in non-traded alternative assets using their retirement accounts, as well… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: LyfeLens Dash Cam, Coolbox Smart Toolbox & Viper for IoT

LyfeLens is a 360º dash cam for your car.  Now some people may be a bit concerned about documenting their driving habits but for others having a dash cam that works when you are driving your car, and when you are not, could be a pretty… Read More

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