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SALT Announcements: Expands U.S. Reach to 86%; Now Offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C.

SALT, a U.S.-based Blockchain-Backed Loans provider for cryptocurrency holders, announced on Wednesday it has begun offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C., Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Montana. The company reported that with this new expansion, it is now able to lend to 86% of the U.S.  As… Read More

Washington D.C. Suburb Complex Marlboro Pike Seeks $445,000 on Small Change For Renovations

On Thursday, real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change announced the launch of its latest offering. Marlboro Pike, which is located just outside Washington D.C., is seeking $442,000 to renovate and increase bedroom count of 21 of the 44 affordable housing units. The complex is also incorporating solar… Read More

Republic Restoratives Oversubscribes: Indiegogo Equity Crowdfunding Round Set to Close

Republic Restorative has secured its max target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo/Microventures. The distillery launched the campaign, which was one of the first equity campaigns on the platform, in November. Republic Restoratives is described as an urban, small batch distillery and craft cocktail bar… Read More

“PizzaGate” Restaurant Seeks Nearly $30,000 on GoFundMe For Security & Loss of Wages

Earlier this week, Edgar Maddison Welch of Salisbury, N.C. traveled to Comet Ping Pong in Washington D.C. and fired his rifle after reading fake stories on the internet about the restaurant harboring child sex slaves and using the location for kidnappings. Following the situation, now… Read More

Brief: Chamber of Digital Commerce & 1776 Form Partnership to Opens Blockchain Innovation Center in Washington, D.C.

On Tuesday, the Chamber of Digital Commerce announced it formed a partnership with technology incubator, 1776, to open the Blockchain Innovation Center in Washington, D.C. The organizations revealed that the center would serve as the city’s entrepreneurial resource for technology providers and governments investing and innovating… Read More

HOPE Association Launches Crowdrise Campaign for Pediatric Mobile Health Clinics

The HOPE Association, a nonprofit service organization based in Washington D.C., recently launched a campaign, called Run For Hope, on crowdfunding platform Crowdrise to raise funds for its new pediatric mobile health clinics, which will serve low-income families in the Washington D.C. and Los Angeles areas. According… Read More

CrowdfundBeat to Host Crowdfunding USA Conference at Washington D.C.’s National Press Club

On Monday, CrowdfundBeat announced it will be hosting the annual Crowdfunding USA Conference at Washington D.C.’s National Press Club on May 5th-6th. According to the website, the event will bring together thought-leaders, practitioners, and pundits, discussing some of the new chapters in the Crowdfunding playbook, such as Regulation A+… Read More

EarlyShares Launches Real Estate Investment Opportunity for Washington D.C.’s Hotel RL

On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform EarlyShares announced it has launched a new equity investment offering for conversion of the Quincy Hotel in Washington, D.C., into Red Lion Hotels’ new upscale boutique brand, Hotel RL. Hotel RL is a new lifestyle brand positioned as the first “upscale three-star”… Read More

Cinedigm Releases the Kickstarter Success & Award-Winning Film “A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY” Nationwide

Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) will release Kickstarter alum and award-winning film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY on Friday, September 25th in the following cities: New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington D.C., Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Scottsdale/Phoenix, San Antonio, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Chicago, as well as on Digital… Read More

Peak Design’s “Everyday Messenger” Nears $1.7M on Kickstarter; Startup Offers Backers a Chance to Try the Bag

There is no stopping this bag! Late last month, creators of the Everyday Messenger, Peak Design, took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise only $100,000. The accessory quickly hit the spotlight and secured its initial goal. Now, just a little over two weeks later, the… Read More

D.C. Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton Introduces Bill For Smithsonian Governance Structure Following Kickstarter Launch

Just a few days after announcing its partnership with Kickstarter, The Smithsonian Institution received some supporters from a non-crowdfunding backer, D.C. congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton. Norton introduced her bill to strengthen both the Smithsonian’s governance and fundraising capacity, marking the first significant change to the… Read More

God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign Project Seeks $20,000 on YouCaring to Bring Billboards to 20 States

In an effort to end hate crimes and violence against the LGBTQ community, the “God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign” project has been launched on YouCaring to raise $20,000 to post billboards in 20 states. Last year, the creator of the God Twitter and Facebook page… Read More

United Way’s Do More 24 Giving Day Raises Record $1.4M for DC Metro Nonprofits

The third annual Do More 24 crowdfunding campaign powered by United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) raised more than $1.4 million in online donations and sponsor support on June 4 for hundreds of nonprofits serving the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia,… Read More

Boyz II Men’s Nathan Morris Launches GoFundMe Campaign For Homeless Washington D.C. Man Charles Gladden

Last week, Washington D.C. resident Charles Gladden hit the media spotlight when he revealed the struggles he has faced everyday due to the low income of workers around the city. According to CS Monitor, Gladden stated that he makes $11 an hour sweeping floors and cleaning bathrooms in… Read More

Washington D.C. Mothers Launches Kickstarter to Put an End to the “Girly Girl” Stereotype

Earlier this month, Washington D.C. moms, Rebecca Melsky and Eva St. Clair launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $35,000 for their new kids fashion company, Princess Awesome. The name may at first give a mind image of “typical” stereotype girly girl ensembles that will leave… Read More

Dupont Underground Launches Fundable Campaign For Abandoned Trolley Station

The nonprofit Arts Coalition for the Dupont Underground (ACDU) announced today that it has signed a 66-month lease with the District of Columbia’s Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) for an abandoned 75,000-s.f. former trolley station below the streets of… Read More

Fundrise Launches Single Family Home Funding Arm

Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise announced on Tuesday (December 9th) it has launched a new single-family home funding arm.  The company plans to allocate approximately $10 million per month to qualified real estate investors with a proven record of successful purchases and rehabs in top markets… Read More

CrowdRise Community To Build World’s First Giving Tower For #GivingTuesday

CrowdRise, a leading platform for charitable crowdfunding, is partnering with hundreds of charities to build a Giving Tower to show the world’s philanthropic impact on #GivingTuesday. The Giving Tower will be built using augmented reality, think a really cool hologram. The campaign launched today (November… Read More

Mobile Commerce Solutions Company, Spindle, Names MicroVentures’ Tony VanBrackle to Board of Directors

Spindle, Inc., a provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced that Tony VanBrackle has been appointed to its board of directors effective immediately. In this capacity, VanBrackle will help Spindle refine and execute its strategy for delivering a comprehensive mobile commerce solution that serves the needs… Read More

SEC Set to Hold Annual Government-Business Forum: Reportedly Will Move Aggressively With Crowdfunding

All five Security  and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioners are scheduled to speak at the Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on Thursday (November 20th) from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is expected that they will release significant news on Title III and Title… Read More

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