Tagged: tesla

What We Can Learn From the SEC’s Lawsuit Against Elon Musk

On September 27, 2018, the SEC filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk for committing securities fraud because of some tweets he published on August 7, 2018. A mere two days later, September 29, 2018, Musk settled with the SEC. As part of their settlement agreement,… Read More

SEC Chair Jay Clayton Comments on Elon Musk & Tesla Enforcement Action and Settlement

“…when companies and corporate insiders make statements, they must act responsibly, including endeavoring to ensure the statements are not false or misleading and do not omit information a reasonable investor would consider important in making an investment decision.” – Jay Clayton, Chairman of the SEC… Read More

Rayvolt & Crowdcube: Stylishly Cruisin’ toward an E-Bike Rayvolution

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What do Harley-Davidson, Tesla and Rip Curl have in common? Each has showcased Rayvolt bikes in their hallowed halls. From a garage brand making custom bikes, Barcelona-based Rayvolt has grown into an international brand with reportedly 50K followers on social media. Pre-valued at £9,500,000, the startup… Read More

Overfunding: UK Rental Car Brand Whitecar Surpasses £650,000 Funding Target During Crowdcube Round

Whitecar, a UK-based new rental car brand, has successfully secured its initial £650,000 equity crowdfunding target through Crowdcube. The company originally sought to raise £850,000 but has decided to lower the funding goal after closing funds through a subscription that cannot be reflected on the Crowdcube progress bar…. Read More

UK Rental Car Brand Whitecar Now Seeking £850,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube

Whitecar, a UK-based new rental car brand, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £850,000 as it preps for expansion. The company, which describes itself as UK’s leading new car rental brand, notably offers only white Tesla car in Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester,… Read More

LendUp Appoints Former Tesla VP Bill Donnelly As First Chief Financial Officer

LendUp, a socially responsible online lender on a mission to redefine financial services for the emerging middle class, announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Vice President of Global Financial Services for Tesla, Bill Donnelly, as its new (and first) Chief Financial Officer. According to… Read More

Brief: Crowd2Fund’s ‘Smart Money’ Investor Coin To Be Revealed At Exclusive Mayfair Launch

Crowd2Fund has developed one of the first crowdfunding coins, “Smart Money,” exclusively for members of the Crowd2Fund Investor Club, according to the company’s press release. It entitles members to receive a coin about the size of a £2 piece which has an RFID (radio frequency identifier) chip… Read More

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched to Battle New Jersey Tesla Ban

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched on FundElevator to raise donations to battle the State of New Jersey’s ban on Tesla sales. Money raised will be designated for a lobbying effort to fight against the odd ban.  The  group behind the campaign has labeled themselves… Read More

Tesla Laboratory Purchased with Proceeds from Crowdfunding

Tesla Wardenclyffe Laboratory Purchased For Museum with Funds Raised on Indiegogo. Friends of Science East, Inc., dba Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe, is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the last remaining laboratory of scientist, visionary, and inventor Nikola Tesla in… Read More

Tesla Museum raises over $1.3 million, puts Indiegogo on the map

We all know about Kickstarter, but there’s another crowdfunding kid on the block – Indiegogo. Indiegogo, along with Matthew “The Oatmeal” Inman, launched an Indiegogo campaign that aimed at buying some land for a Nikola Tesla dedicated museum. Read More at Tweaktown  

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