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Tilt Up for Sale. Crowdfunding Platform Said to be in Talks with AirBnB

While it should come as no surprise that Tilt (née CrowdTilt) is on the auction block the suitor sounds a bit odd. Tilt is reportedly in talks with AirBnb to be purchased by the iconic home-sharing platform. First reported by TheInformation, Tilt has been pegged at… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Launches New Hosting Event Feature

Last week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the launch of its new event hosting feature, Ticketing With Tilt. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, stated Ticketing With Tilt gives users the ability to automatically issue tickets with a QR code, which will quickly check in… Read More

Tilt Unveils New Peer-to-Peer Feature “Request and Send Money”

Crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new peer-to-peer lending feature, Request and Money. This new feature will reportedly allow for free, secure and automatic payments on iOS and Android.  The funding portal revealed those who use Request and Send may exchange money with… Read More

Brief: University of Georgia Student Launches Tilt Campaign for Nice, France Terrorist Attack Victims

Following the devastating incident in Nice France, University of Georgia student, Max Yanke took to crowdfunding platform Tilt to raise funds for the victims. Last night, a cargo truck full of arms and grenades drove through a crowd of people in Nice who were celebrating… Read More

Open For Business: Tilt Launches Out of Beta in Australia

On Tuesday, Tilt announced that it was making its official debut in Australia. This news comes nearly six months after the crowdfunding platform revealed it was preparing for its global launch. Tim Ryan, head of international at Tilt, stated: “Australia was the perfect market to launch… Read More

Creator of “Normal Barbie” Lammily Returns to Tilt With New Set of Boy Dolls

Before Mattel announced that its iconic Barbie was getting a bit of body makeover, startup Lammily was pushing out its very own “normal size” dolls. Just two years ago, the company launched a Tilt (at the time, Crowdtilt) campaign so that it could change the… Read More

Tilt & The Chainsmokers Kick Off Fan-Sourced Tour: First Stop University of Connecticut

Just a couple months after, Tilt announced that it has joined forces with the music group, The Chainsmokers for the #TiltTour, the crowdfunding platform has officially kicked off the fan-sourced tour with its first stop at University of Connecticut (UCONN). The platform revealed that any accredited… Read More

Brief: Tilt Establishes New Office in Blacksburg, Virginia called “Tiltsburg”

This week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the opening of its new office in Blacksburg, Virginia know as “Tiltsburg.” The company has a history with the state as one of its director or product, Marek Zareba, is an alum of the University of Virginia. According to the… Read More

Tilt Celebrates Three-Month Milestone in the UK

Last month, crowdfunding platform Tilt shared details about its expansion in the UK. It first surfaced in the country this past July. The Tilt team revealed: “Back in July, we nipped across the pond to bring Tilt to the UK for the first time. Now, as… Read More

Tilt Prepares For Global Launch By Announcing Rollouts in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

This week, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced it is making the final preparations to launch globally starting in November by hitting five additional international markets by early 2016. Tilt, which was founded in 2012 by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein, recently placed a foothold in the European market… Read More

Tilt Teams Up With The Chainsmokers For New #TILTTOUR

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced that it has joined forces with the music group, The Chainsmokers for the #TiltTour. Tilt shared: “The Chainsmokers wanted to create the first-ever fan-sourced tour and bring their music to where their fans are. College students across the nation… Read More

Dave DeVillez of Om Audio Responds to Criticism Regarding Failure to Deliver on Levitating Speakers

Crowdfund Insider published an article on October 11th pertaining to complaints we had received from backers of the OM/One levitating speakers. The pretail crowdfunding project had raised a good amount of money using the Tilt platform yet many backers had never received the product following… Read More

Hall of Shame: Whatever Happened to the OM/ONE Levitating Speaker?

“The Death Star has a sick sound system” – Yahoo “The gravity defying speaker that floats above the rest” – Maxim “The OM/ONE is the Criss Angel of Bluetooth speakers” – NBC The above quotes are posted on the OM/ONE web site highlighting the media… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Announces Top Party Schools in Canada Challenge

Kicking off the new school year with a competition, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the Top Party Schools in Canada Challenge. The Tilt team shared in a recent blog post: “Last month we announced the top 10 party schools in Canada with Queen’s taking top spot…. Read More

Part Two: Is Culture Killing Equity Crowdfunding in Canada?  

Causes and Lessons to be learned from more Developed Markets In this three-part series, we examine whether “conservative” Canadian business culture is having a negative effect on equity crowdfunding taking hold in Canada.  In Part I of this series we took a snapshot of equity… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Unveils Top Five New Features For Smartphone App

  Ready for an upgrade, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the top five new features for its smartphone app. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, declared in a blog post: “Tilt Nation! We’ve taken your feedback over the last few months, and we’re excited to announce… Read More

Recent Lawsuit May Show Big Liability Risk for Crowdfunding Platforms

Crowdfunding, and using the internet to raise money for an increasing number of industry sectors, is still in its infancy. It is really the internet that is the disruptive innovation. It is this technology that is altering the funding process and crowdfunding has become the term… Read More

Tilt’s James Beshara & Khaled Hussein Discuss International Expansion

Following the announcement of its recent funding round capturing $30 million, Tilt’s co-founders James Beshara and Khaled Hussein sat down with TechCrunch to share their thoughts on the investment and the future of the crowdfunding platform. The media outlet revealed that Tilt has already expanded to the… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Captures Around $30M During Recent Funding Round

Continuing to find success, sources have revealed that crowdfunding platform Tilt has raised around $30 million during its recent funding round. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, told TechCrunch: “We weren’t in fundraising mode – there was strong outside interest with minimal dilution, and… Read More

Brief: Tilt Opens Platform to All UK Inventors & Backers

Great news, UK! This week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced that it has opened its doors of the countries inventors. Tilt revealed: “The easiest way to collect money from your group is now available in the UK! Say goodbye to bank transfers, collecting cash from a… Read More

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