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4 Times When Hedge Funds’ Bets Resulted in Outsized Returns

4 Times When Hedge Funds’ Bets Resulted in Outsized Returns

By James Suh , Business Development at DarcMatter, CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor, Coveted for their ability to perform in adverse market conditions, successful global macro hedge funds opportunistically invest in instruments whose prices fluctuate based on economic…

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Where Are The Best Real Estate Technology Opportunities?

Where Are The Best Real Estate Technology Opportunities?

By Nav Athwal, Founder & CEO at RealtyShares , CrowdFundBeat Sr. Guest Contributor. In a world that’s bombarded with technological innovations on a daily basis, real estate is one industry that’s primed for a major overhaul. There have been rumblings…

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Invest Like a Superhero

Invest Like a Superhero

by Dara Albright, CrowdFunding Beat Guest Editor, Co-founder of the LendIt conference & the FinFair Conference, 20 years ago – nearly to the day – Netscape went public. It inspired an IPO frenzy of next-generation business…

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Where are they now ? 60 Million Plus!

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Post-Valuations Of $100M For Series A?

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Post-Valuations Of $100M For Series A?

By David Drake, David Drake is the Chairman of LDJ Capital, CrowdFundBeat Sr. Guest editor #fundrise last week announced that they raised $31 million from Renren, a Chinese technology firm, #ackman-ziff (Real Estate Group) and Silverstein Properties (owners of the World Trade Center…

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Crowdfunding Platforms Are the Next Stock Exchanges – Part 1

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By Hector Botero  CrowdFundBeat Sr. Contributing  Editor, President & CEO at iCrowdNewswire, LLC This is Part 1 of a 6 part series on why Crowdfunding platforms are the new stock exchanges and why they will…

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Virtual Financial Road Shows Talk to the Crowd

Virtual Financial Road Shows Talk to the Crowd

By Lauren Leibowitz, CrowdFundBeat Guest Contributor, Principal at 1st BridgeHouse Securities, LLC, We’re in a world where startups are emerging from zero finance and are managing to raise enough capital before their prospected timeline. Since the signing…

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Wealth Migrate Opens Office in Shanghai

Wealth Migrate Opens Office in Shanghai

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Wealth Migrate , the tenth-largest global real estate crowdfunding platform as reported by Massolution, today announced the opening of their newest office in Shanghai, China. The decision to open a second…

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U.S. Treasury Looks Into Online Lending Industry

U.S. Treasury Looks Into Online Lending Industry

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday opened a study of the online marketplace lending industry, in one of the first federal forays into the fast-growing sector that is an evolving alternative…

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1031 CrowdFunding : What is Boot & How to Avoid It

1031 CrowdFunding : What is Boot & How to Avoid It

CrowdfundBeat News Wire, By 1031 CrowdFunding Boot’ is an old English term that means “Something given in addition to.” In a 1031 exchange, boot is a common term for additional value received when acquiring…

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Robo-Advisor, CrowdFunding Portal or FinTech Business?

Robo-Advisor, CrowdFunding Portal or FinTech Business?

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, In the heart of Silicon Valley in California operates FinTech Associates, a boutique FinTech Engineering & Consulting firm dubbed the “McKinsey equivalent for FinTech” which has taken startups and established Financial…

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Crowdfunding raises US$720,000 to restore Neil Armstrong spacesuit

Crowdfunding raises US$720,000 to restore Neil Armstrong spacesuit

  CrowdFundBeat News Wire, The Smithsonian’s first shot at online crowdfunding ended yesterday after raising a hefty US$719,779 (RM3 million) to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he walked on the moon.…

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Why Investors Are Better Off Investing in Funds vs. Direct Investments

Why Investors Are Better Off Investing in Funds vs. Direct Investments

Sang H. Lee CEO at DarcMatter, CrowdfundBeat  Sr. contributing guest editor, In the world of alternative investments, there has been a recent surge in popularity for direct deals or direct investments into specific companies. Frictions around manager fees and…

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3 Essential to Remember Before Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign

3 Essential to Remember Before Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign

By Rachelle Scott, CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor, Similar to the way any clever entrepreneur would, a crowdfunder needs to plan and strategize before the actual launch takes place. Under many cases it is the success of…

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Asia’s first! Born crowdfunding for women entrepreneurs

Asia’s first! Born crowdfunding for women entrepreneurs

CrowdfundBeat News Wire, In the West, along with the women’s social advancement, women managers and women entrepreneurs is increasing number of. Among US companies, the number of firms that women-run, hit the entire 30%…

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Marking Assets to Market in SBRE Funds

Marking Assets to Market in SBRE Funds

By Matt Burk, Founder and CEO Fairway America, LLC, and SBREfunds.com, CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor, One of the challenges in an open-ended Net Asset Value (“NAV”) pooled SBRE fund is determining what value to ascribe to any given…

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Three reasons why the new Australian regulatory framework for equity crowdfunding is the wrong approach for startups and millennials will leave it in the dust

Three reasons why the new Australian regulatory framework for equity crowdfunding is the wrong approach for startups and millennials will leave it in the dust

by Paul Niederer CrowdFundBeat Sr. Contributing Editor, CEO  ASSOB , Sometimes regulators can’t see the trees for the forest. “Equity Crowdfunding” or CSEF is the forest. It is a new area, countries worldwide are contriving regulations that…

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Equity Crowdfunding: What’s in it for Investors?

Equity Crowdfunding: What’s in it for Investors?

BY Louis Emmerson Symbid Public Relations Coordinator at   CrowdFundBeat Guest contributor           It’s fair to say that we at Symbid are advocates of investing in unlisted businesses (start ups, early-stage and established…

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Equity Crowdfunding, Startup Ecosystems And Role Of Governments

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By Valto Loikkanen, Grow VC  &  CrowdFundBeat contributing guest editor, Enabling Equity Crowdfunding & Accelerating Startup Ecosystems Globally, For startup ecosystems creating innovations, jobs and economic growth around the world, these new digital investing models, like…

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FinTech Impact: Crowdfunding, Blue Chips, and Brand Loyalty

By Amilcar Chavarria , CrowdfundBeat Sr. Guest Editor , FinTech Entrepreneur  CEO fundpaas, This post focuses on the impact that FinTech is having on product innovation, traditional corporate development and brand loyalty. It covers a quick overview of…

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Weighing Crowdfunding VS. Small- Business Loans for Financial Growth

Weighing Crowdfunding VS. Small- Business Loans for Financial Growth

By: Daniel Ling, CrowdFundBeat guest Editor & offerboard.com Studies have found that successful crowdfunded projects or businesses depend on two main drivers: the marketability of the product and a large number of backers. Having…

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Top 3 Benefits of 506(c) for Commercial Real Estate Investing

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By Gray Gilchrist, wealthforge, The United States commercial real estate investment market is pushing record levels in 2015. Commercial property investment sales in the United States was up 45% YOY in Q1 of 2015 with a…

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JOBS Act has created unprecedented opportunity for financial advisors – don’t get left out in the cold

JOBS Act has created unprecedented opportunity for financial advisors – don’t get left out in the cold

By: Steve Sadler, CEO, Allegiancy, CrowdFundBeat  Sr. contributing guest, Last week I spoke at FinFair 2015, a retail alternatives event hosted by Dara Albright in New York, about, “How Financial Advisors and Registered Investment Advisors…

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Five Steps to Raising Institutional Capital

Five Steps to Raising Institutional Capital

By Jorge Newbery,  CrowdFundBeat contributing Guest Editor,  Founder and Chief Executive Officer of American Homeowner Preservation LLC American Homeowner Preservation has raised money from high net worth “accredited” investors since 2011 and consistently generated above-market…

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95 Tips Crowdfunding for Crowdfunders

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CrowdfundBeat News Wire,  As the world of alternative finance grows, so does the need for knowledge sharing, advice giving, case studies and success stories. We’ve reached out into the heart of the crowdfunding community…

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A “Custvestor” – a new type of investor

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By Amilcar Chavarria , CrowdfundBeat Sr. Guest Editor , FinTech Entrepreneur  CEO fundpaas, A custvestor (noun) is a customer of a privately-held business that provides a product or service that s/he consumes AND an investor in the same business.…

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Do Investor Suitability Standards Actually Protect Investors?

Do Investor Suitability Standards Actually Protect Investors?

Sang H. Lee CEO at DarcMatter, CrowdfundBeat  Sr. contributing guest editor, Investor suitability is a heavily discussed and regulated topic that falls within the realm of financial advisors and broker dealers. Investor suitability is the standard that brokers follow…

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CNBCCrowdfunding college: More students depend on kindness of strangersCNBCWhen the desire to go to college exceeds your ability to pay for it, you need to get creative. For a growing number of students, that means asking others for help through crowdfunding. Educational funding is on [...]

WareableSony seeks crowdfunding for the Wena smartwatchWareableSony has launched a crowdfunding campaign in Japan for the Wena smartwatch, a traditional analog device with smart tech built into the band. Wena stands for 'wear electronics naturally' and Sony's looking fo [...]

NBC2 NewsStrange cases of online crowdfundingNBC2 NewsThe rise of Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, GoFundMe and other crowdfunding websites have made it extremely easy to attempt to raise funds for any cause — no matter how selfish, odd or bizarre. There have been campaigns for everything from [...]

CoinTelegraphGok!llo: Kickstarter & Indiegogo 'No Longer Suitable for Modern Crowdfunding'CoinTelegraphKickstarter and Indiegogo aren't suitable for modern crowdfunding according to Ram Budime, the Business Development Manager of Gok!llo, a new bitcoin-powered crowd [...]

Crowdfunding Your College EducationMotley FoolYou've probably heard of crowdfunding as a means of raising money for charity or helping small businesses and projects get off the ground, but some ambitious college students are now jumping on the bandwagon to cover the cost of tuiti [...]

CBS LocalMore Students Look To Crowdfunding To Pay College TuitionCBS LocalFor many students, paying for college is a financial struggle. Raised by a grandmother on Social Security and food stamps, Nick Moran of the South Side graduated last spring from Point Park University on schola [...]

Huffington Post CanadaShoal Lake Crowdfunding Campaign Falls Short Of Goal To Pay For Road Ottawa Won'tHuffington Post CanadaWINNIPEG — A crowdfunding campaign to pay Ottawa's portion of an all-weather road for a reserve under one of the longest boil-water advisories in Cana [...]

Now Crowdfunding: A 'Perfect,' No-Odor Travel ShirtBig Think (blog)Future retail is $150, which might be more than I value not being stinky, although the early crowdfunding price is a relatively low $87. The key takeaway here is that age-old items such as the humble travel s [...]

Crowdsourcing.orgReal Estate Crowdfunding Platform WealthMigrate Opens Shanghai OfficeCrowdsourcing.orgWealthMigrate, one of the leading global real estate crowdfunding platforms, announced late last week that it's opening up an office in Shanghai. It's the second office in [...]

Florida Times-UnionBig changes to One Spark 2016 mean smaller crowdfunding festivalFlorida Times-UnionOther income included $1.2 million in corporate sponsorships, $153,000 in local government support, $152,000 from crowdfunding campaigns, and $41,000 in other donations. Operating rev [...]

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