Tagged: texas

NextSeed: A Community-Driven Small Business Fundraising Platform Utilizing Crowdfunding Laws

NextSeed CEO Youngro Lee shares what is working & what is not under Reg CF. NextSeed was the very first, crowdfunding portal to receive FINRA approval. But the investment crowdfunding platform was honing its skills and processes under the Texas intrastate crowdfunding exemption before Reg… Read More

Texas Fintech Startup Payix Announces Partnership With Nortridge Software to Help Lenders Connect With Borrowers & Improve Payment Collections

Texas fintech company Payix announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with California’s Nortridge Software to help lenders connect with borrowers and improve their collect payments abilities. According to the companies, this new partnership with allow Payix to offer real-time integration between its suite… Read More

RealtyShares’ Latest Data Reveals: Texas Real Estate Market Active for Real Estate Crowdfunding (Infographic)

RealtyShares released data showing the total amount of crowdfunded real estate investments in Texas. Real estate crowdfunding platform stated that to date $28.1 million has been raised for 31 real estate deals, ranking Texas among the most popular states for investors on the RealtyShares platform along… Read More

SXSW Announces Winners for 2017 Accelerator Pitch Event

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced on Monday the winners for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, which took place March 11th-12th during the SXSW Startup Village Track at the Hilton Downtown Austin. The event’s judges include Phil Libin of General Catalyst, Sherwin Pishevar… Read More

Lights, Camera, SXSW!: Here’s the List of Indiegogo-Funded Films Premiering at the Annual Event

On Monday, Indiegogo announced seven films that were funded through its crowdfunding platform will be premiere at the 2017 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The event kicked off last weekend. “Every year, thousands of people flock to Austin to network, enjoy the BBQ and watch some of… Read More

Eleven Kickstarter-Funded Films to be Presented at SXSW 2017

On Thursday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced eleven films that were funded through its funding portal will be presented at this year’s SXSW, which is currently being held in Austin, Texas. The Kickstarter team shared: “Starting this weekend, eleven Kickstarter-funded films are set to play SXSW 2017…. Read More

Indiegogo is Heading to SXSW 2017: Announces Hosted Crowdfunding Events

Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on Thursday it is making its way to the 2017 SXSW festival, which kicked off on Friday and will run until March 19th in Austin, Texas. “Every year, some of the coolest people doing the coolest things descend on Austin… Read More

Texas Zebo Finishes Equity Crowdfunding Round on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, Texas Zebo completed its crowdfunding round on Indiegogo’s equity platform. The Texas-based restaurant notably manages two restaurant concepts, Halcyon Coffee + Bar + Lounge and Stella Public House According to Texas Zebo, the Halcyon concept combines the comfort and convenience of a coffeehouse… Read More

Update: Victoria Islamic Center Receives $1.1 Million Through GoFundMe Campaign

Less than a week after a fire destroyed the Islamic center located in Victoria, Texas, supporters of the place of worship have raised more than $1.1 million through crowdfunding platform, GoFundMe. As previously reported, the devastating event took place in the early hours of last… Read More

Victoria Islamic Center Rebuilding GoFundMe Campaign Secures Nearly $900,000 in Two Days

Following the devastating fire at the Victoria Islamic Center in Victoria, Texas, a GoFundMe campaign was launched to raise $850,000 for the rebuilding of the mosque. Within two days, the initiative secured nearly $900,000 thanks to more than 18,700 supporters. In the early hours of… Read More

Indiegogo’s Latest Equity Offer For Texas Zebo Quickly Nears Funding Target

Earlier this month, Indiegogo announced the launch of its latest equity crowdfunding offering for Texas-based restaurant, Texas Zebo.  According to the offering, Texas Zebo manages two restaurant concepts, Halcyon Coffee + Bar + Lounge and Stella Public House. The Halcyon concept combines the comfort and convenience… Read More

Oil & Gas Crowdfunding Platform Crudefunders Completes First Reg CF Offer

Investment crowdfunding is not just for startups. While originally anticipated as a vehicle to fund the next cool startup, crowdfunding is being utilized to finance a growing variety of businesses – large and small – and industries. So why not Oil & Gas? Crudefunders has… Read More

EnergyFunders Secures More Than $500,000 For Two Texas-Based Projects in Under Two Months

EnergyFunders, an online marketplace connecting investors to oil and gas projects, announced on Tuesday it has closed two projects in Texas that have secured more than $500,000 in less than two months through equity crowdfunding. In November 2015, EnergyFunders officially launched as what it claims to be… Read More

Brief: Money360 Provides $6M Permanent Loan to Texan Property

Real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced earlier this week it has provided a $6 million permanent loan for the refinancing of a single-tenant industrial building that is located in Bryan, Texas. According to the lending portal, the new permanent loan will allow the borrower to… Read More

NAPA Ventures Raises $2.1 Million Investment on RealtyShares For Dallas Multi-Family Property

On Thursday, real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced the Network Acquisition Partnership Alliance (NAPA) has raised $2.1 million for a Dallas multi-family property. The funds will be used for the renovation and repositioning of the Westwood Apartments, a 187-unit complex comprising 25 residential buildings and… Read More

Men’s Clothing Brand Criquet Shirts Secures $1.4M During Series A Funding Round Led By CircleUp

Criquet Shirts, a clothing brand, announced on Thursday it raised $1.4 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by CircleUp through its Consumer Growth Fund and Market Index Fund II.  The Austin, Texas-based fashion brand offers apparel for both men and boys. Its Players Shirt… Read More

Brief: RealtyShares Investors Raise $2.6M For Arlington, Texas Multi-Family Complex Purchase

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday investors on its website have raised a total of $2.6 million for Parkside Townhomes, a 144-unit multifamily complex in Arlington, Texas. It was revealed a 98 accredited investors participated in the equity offering, averaging more than $25,000 per investment…. Read More

Brief: Real Estate Crowdfunding Portal MassVenture Acquires Equity Brick

Texas-based real estate crowdfunding platform, MassVenture, announced on Monday that it has acquired funding portal, Equity Brick LLC. According to MassVenture, the acquisition will help it to continue to scale and improve upon technologies, and expand investment opportunities to its combined client base. Sharing details about… Read More

NextSeed, a Debt Based Crowdfunding Platform, Generates Success with Intrastate Rules in Texas. Sees Potential in Reg CF

Texas is one of the 30 states that pushed forward with an intrastate crowdfunding exemption while the federal exemption of Title III of the JOBS Act remained in the doldrums. Since Title III or “Reg CF” have kicked off in mid-May, there has been some… Read More