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Cryptocurrencies are Here to Stay: Dubai Has Spoken

“Is the future of cryptocurrencies gold or dust?” That million-BTC question was debated at one of the sessions of the recent World Government Summit – a “Davos forum” based in Dubai which is often called the City of the Future. More than 4,000 participants from… Read More

World Funding Summit Wrap Up: A Discussion with Victoria Silchenko on the Future of Finance

This past November Crowdfund Insider had the opportunity to participate in the World Funding Summit in Los Angeles. Organized by Economist and Entrepreneur Victoria Silchenko, the event has updated and changed over the years as the Fintech industry has quickly expanded beyond capital formation. In… Read More

Eyes Wide Shut: ICOs as a New Path to Startup Fundraising (Password Required)

This article is my attempt at providing a definitive guide to the complex, and so far, self-regulated, landscape of ICOs. Warning: mature content. What on Earth is ICO? Just as how in the ancient movie “Eyes Wide Shut” the password “fidelio” gave access to a… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding is Here … And it’s Total BS

“The more cashless our society becomes, the more our moral compass slips.” ― Dan Ariely Happy New Era, my fellow entrepreneurs, and next generation financiers! In a world of dramatically accelerating technological, social and economic changes, it is clear we are heading into a time where… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Evangelist Victoria Silchenko: We Have Witnessed Unprecedented Growth in Alternative Finance

Victoria Silchenko has been a staunch propopent of the benefits of crowdfunding and alternative finance since day one. The founder of Metropole Capital Group and the Global Alternative Funding Forum, an annual event that brings together many prominent names in the Fintech sector, Silchenko has charted… Read More

Raise Funds from the Public Without Going Public & May the 16th Be With You!

  “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster They say, if Monday had a face, we all would like to punch it. But surely not today, Monday, May 16th, 2016, the day… Read More

Regulation A+: Beyond the Hype and What’s Next

Recently I’ve been noticing a lot of hype in the entrepreneurial community regarding Reg A+ and there have been a lot of cheerful pitches about the new regulation that would allow young companies “to raise up to $50 million without the expense and complexity of a traditional… Read More

Metropole Capital Group Holds Next Generation Entrepreneurship & Global Crowdfunding Forum

The 2nd Annual Next Generation Entrepreneurship & Global Crowdfunding Forum will be held this Friday, November 15th, in Santa Monica. “I am truly excited to participate in this year event. I look forward to collaborating with peers at this game-changing inflection point in our industry,… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 6, 2013

Huffington Post | Who Let the Dog Out: On New Crowdfunding Rules and Why It Is Time for Us to Wise Up In this piece for the Huffington Post, Victoria Silchenko aggregates the thoughts of people like Tim Draper (pictured, right) and Slava Rubin on… Read More

Metropole Global Forum Set for Talk Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship Next Month

The Metropole Global Forum is set to take place in Santa Monica, California this November.  The Next Generation Entrepreneurship & Global Crowdfunding Forum will address the wide ranging and important issues regarding entrepreneurship and raising capital today. Established by Metropole Global Forum founder Victoria Silchenko, the… Read More

Metropole Global Announces Speakers For 2013 Entrepreneurship & Global Crowdfunding Forum

Victoria Silchenko and Metropole Global have announced the speakers for the 2013 Entrepreneurship and Global Crowdfunding Forum. This will be the second year for this event. It will take place Friday, November 15th, 2013, from 9am to 8pm at the JW Marriott Le Merigot in Santa… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding: Next Generation of Angel Investors Is Not Sorry to Disrupt

Nikola Tesla wrote once, “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” I can see this being quoted by any supporter of equity based crowdfunding (or crowdinvesting) — an innovative online tool that would give you a legitimate right to… Read More

Metropole Capital To Hold Crowdfunding Debate Tonight In Los Angeles

Tonight Metropole Capital will hold the third in a series of crowdfunding debates in Los Angeles. The focus of this debate will be real estate and independent film. Independent film has long been an important category to crowdfunding’s success, while real estate is just emerging… Read More

Crowdfunding Is Not an F-word

What is the five-letter word sure to strike fear into the hearts of investors everywhere? Fraud. But what I can’t understand is why this particular f-word keeps being associated with equity crowdfunding. Sure, the involvement of large crowds statistically does increase the probability of a… Read More

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