Tagged: veterans

StreetShares Relocates Headquarters In Order to Accommodate Growth

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced on Tuesday it has relocated its Virginia headquarters in order to accommodate the growth of its team. The lending platform’s headquarters will now be located at 1900 Campus Commons Drive #200 in Reston, Virginia. Founded in 2013, StreetShares describes itself as America’s… Read More

StreetShares Appoints Mohan A. Rao New Chief Product & Technology Officer

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced on Wednesday it has appointed Mohan A. Rao as Chief Product and Technology Officer. According to the online lender,  Rao is the former Chief Technology Officer of Hobsons, Inc., and brings more than 25 years of experience with building software products,… Read More

StreetShares Appoints Former Capital One Executive Heather Tuason As New Chief Product Officer

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced appointed former Capital One Senior Vice President of Small Business, Heather Tuason, as its new Chief Product Officer. According to StreetShares, in her role as Chief Product Officer, Tuason will accelerate the growth of StreetShares lending and investment products… Read More

StreetShares Foundation Teams Up With JPMorgan Chase to Present Veteran Small Business Awards

StreetShares, an online lender providing access to capital for SMEs, announced this week its new self-titled foundation announced its Veterans Small Business Awards. The organization teamed up with JP Morgan Chase to provide up to $10,000 each month to vets who own a business. StreetShares revealed… Read More

Update: Humans of New York Secures Over $550,000 In Less Than Two Weeks During Ninth Crowdfunding Campaign

Last month, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced Humans of New York launched its ninth fundraiser on its platform, Generosity. The organization has raised fund for various organizations and events. This time, it has teamed up with the veteran group, Headstrong to raise $100,000. Now, less than two weeks later, the campaign… Read More

Brief: StreetShares Teams Up With RallyPoint To Promote Veteran Entrepreneurship

On Wednesday, small business lending marketplace StreetShares announced it has formed a partnership with military social network RallyPoint to help promote veteran business ownership. The two rapidly growing companies are teaming up to use their respective resources to reach more military members, veterans, and supporters… Read More

Update: “Range 15 Movie” Nears $700,000 During the Final Days on Indiegogo

With less than two days until its Indiegogo campaign comes to an end, military film Range 15 has successfully raised nearly $700,000 from over 5,900 backers. As previously reported, the creators, which are nine veterans, behind new movie took to the crowdfunding platform with a mission to raise $325,000 for the… Read More

StreetShares Forms Strategic Partnership With The Company Corporation to Support Small Business Owners & Veteran Entrepreneurs

StreetShares, the peer-to-peer lending marketplace for small business loans, today announced a strategic partnership with The Company Corporation that will enable both companies to provide products, services and financing solutions to small business owners, with a special focus on U.S. Military veteran entrepreneurs. As the… Read More

VAMBOA & MilitaryConnection.com Join Forces With StreetShares To Fund Veteran Owned Small Businesses

The Veteran and Military Business Owners Association (VAMBOA) and MilitaryConnection.com today announced their partnership with peer-to-peer (p2p) small business lender, StreetShares, to further enable veteran business owners to secure growth capital for their businesses. StreetShares recently secured $200 million to fund veteran businesses, the largest… Read More

Craig Newmark and CrowdRise Launch Crowdfunding CampaignTo Support American Heroes

Craig Newmark’s craigconnects and Crowdrise launched the second annual Veterans Charity Challenge on Thursday morning, expanded to benefit police and fire fighter nonprofit, in addition to veterans and military charities. This year’s “Veterans Charity Challenge 2” is a follow-up campaign, which raised more than $445,000… Read More

#VeteransDay: Crowdfunding Platforms & Campaigns For Military Veterans

Today is Veteran’s Day in the United States, a day to celebrate the sacrifices made by American soldiers throughout history. The day marks an armistice between the Allies and Germany that brought and end to fighting during World War I, on the eleventh hour of… Read More

RocketHub Campaign Seeks To Fund Jobs, Training For Combat Veterans

Accolade Security Network is a Virginia-based security services provider. ASN provides both armed and unarmed security for residential security, nightlife and government detail. ASN recently took to RocketHub in an effort to fund an effort they’re calling The Warfighter Initiative. The campaign is seeking $25,000… Read More

Team Sergeant Sullivan to Crowdfund for Veterans

 Team Sergeant Sullivan Center Will Raise Funds to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Chemicals A review of VA healthcare utilization records indicates nearly half a million returning post-9/11 era Veterans are already sick—with physical, often mis- or un-diagnosed symptoms that affect their lungs, hearts, brains, and other… Read More

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