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Silicon Valley to meet with CrowdFuning Expert

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CrowdFunding Beat News Wire,  “The Rise of Alternative Finance” 3rd Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference on March 5th-6th. will take place later this week in heart of Silicon Valley at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Crowdfunding advocates…

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Prosper Marketplace Announces Partnership With Western Independent Bankers

Prosper Marketplace Announces Partnership With Western Independent Bankers

CrowdfundBeat News Wire,  SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Prosper Marketplace, a leading marketplace lending company, today announced that it has signed an exclusive WIB Endorsed Program partnership with Western Independent Bankers (WIB). This deal will give WIB member…

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How Fintech Can Help Fund Your Retirement

How Fintech Can Help Fund Your Retirement

BY CHRISTOPHER ORR CrowdFunding Beat Guest Contributor, Like many people who are born and raised in San Francisco, I’ve been interested in start-ups since I was young. While choosing a career in finance might seem like the…

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2015 Who’s Who of CrowdFunding Industry Professionals

2015 Who’s Who of CrowdFunding Industry Professionals

                                       CrowdFund Beat who’s who in CrowdFunding World Sponsored by 2015 CrowdFunding World Tour Conference &…

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Michigan Gets Its First Equity Crowdfunding Platform Under Intrastate Law

Michigan Gets Its First Equity Crowdfunding Platform Under Intrastate Law

CrowdFundBeat News Wire,  Salt Lake City, UT – February 24, 2015 –MichiganFunders.com, built on the CrowdEngine crowdfunding platform, announced the launch of the first M.I.L.E. Act Equity Crowdfunding platform. Under the Michigan Invests Locally…

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CROWDFUNDING A REIT

CROWDFUNDING A REIT

by Mark Roderick, CrowdFunding Beat Sr. Guest Editor, By People sometimes ask “Will Crowdfunding replace REITs?” That’s not exactly the right question. A REIT – an acronym for Real Estate Investment Trust – is…

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The First Online Broker-Vetted Crowdfunding Marketplace

The First Online Broker-Vetted Crowdfunding Marketplace

Crowdfunding Beat News Wire, SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – North Capital Investment Technology (NCIT) announced today the launch of the 99Funding marketplace, the first online crowdfunding platform for broker-vetted, syndicated private offerings. All deals posted on the platform are vetted…

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Top 70 US Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites

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By David Drake, CrowdFunding Beat Sr. contributing editor From a handful of platforms at the inception of the industry in 2012, investors now have a choice of well over 70 established platforms because the success of…

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The Secret to Successful CrowdFunding


IMN’s NYC Conference on Real Estate CrowdFunding March 9-10

CrowdFunding Beat News Wire, Mark your calendars for the IMN’s 2nd Crowdfunding Forum For Real Estate MARCH 9-10 NYC Every Hour, $87,000 Is Raised Through Crowdfunding.   Regulations allowing Crowdfunding to the unaccredited investor and for…

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Startups and Crowd-First Tactics

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By Kevin Grell PhD, Crowdfunding Beat Sr. Guest Editor, The Minimum Run… and the Long Stretch Millions of entrepreneurs seek crowdfunding each year; the industry is booming and regulators prepare for investment-based (“JOBS Act”,…

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Bitcoin P2P Lending Sites

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By Stu Lustman, Bitcoin lending sites are still in the first inning of a long, long game. They are nowhere near as established or advanced as USD and GBP based lending platforms. The 3…

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CrowdPay launches Crowdfunding Escrow & Payments API Service

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CrowdFunding Beat News Wire, As equity crowdfunding portals emerge to fill every void and cater to every niche in the alternative financing arena for startups, many in the industry are discovering that moving other…

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Anthony DeChellis Appointed President of OurCrowd

Anthony DeChellis Appointed President of OurCrowd

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Former Credit Suisse CEO of Private Banking Americas Brings Expertise to Equity Crowdfunding Jerusalem, Israel, February 17, 2015 - OurCrowd, the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platform, has announced that Anthony DeChellis, former CEO of Private…

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BREAKING NEWS

1871, advocacy group tout crowdfunding bill as good for small businessChicago Tribune1871 CEO Howard Tullman, from left, Rep. Carol Sente and SBAC CEO Elliot Richardson spoke about recently filed legislation that will allow Illinois businesses and entrepreneurs to raise funds through [...]

Crowdfunding for a PurposeWTNHNEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — From “The World's Most Super Amazing 100% Awesome Cat Calendar,” to a sandwich maker called the Grilled Cheesus, crowdfunding is used for just about everything. But the popular trend isn't just for fun and games. [...]

Boston Globe (subscription)Neurometrix sells pain relief patch through crowdfunding siteBoston Globe (subscription)Waltham-based Neurometrix will sell hundreds of its electronic pain-relief patches through an unusual platform for a publicly traded company: the crowdfunding website Ind [...]

PYMNTS.comSME Crowd Funding Goes Mobile in CanadaPYMNTS.comAlternative financers are often crucial to the success of small businesses, and their services are becoming more technologically savvy. One of these alternative lenders is FundThrough. FundThrough, based in Canada, launched op [...]

Investment Crowdfunding Draws a CrowdHuffington PostAt this point, everything from independent filmmaking to whistleblower lawsuits has gone the investment crowdfunding route. Broadway productions of Godspell and On The Town both got some of their funding from small investors via crow [...]

Crowdfund InsiderCrowdDefend: Using Crowdfunding to Balance the Scales of JusticeCrowdfund InsiderTo expand access to legal justice for those who can't otherwise afford it, a new national crowdfunding platform, CrowdDefend, will publically launch this week. CrowdDefend helps indi [...]

Toronto StarCrowdfunding campaign raises $20000 for Quebec woman told to remove hijabToronto StarAhmad and his friend Rayan Rafay, who had never tried crowdfunding before, were pleasantly surprised when their campaign spread rapidly over social media. They received 400 donations and s [...]

Marijuana Crowdfunding Platform CannaFundr Wants to Seed the Weed IndustryChicago Inno"The legalized marijuana industry is changing and growing rapidly, as are the opportunities for investment and the mechanisms for investment, such as crowdfunding. This event is about bringing p [...]

OregonLive.comOregon startups are embracing investment 'crowdfunding.' Will investors follow?OregonLive.comThe Eugene company was among the first to take advantage of the state's recently enacted investment crowdfunding program and the first to reach its minimum fundrai [...]

Toledo BladeCrowdfunding crush catches onToledo BladeThe year-old bakery launched an online crowdfunding campaign Wednesday, aiming to raise $10,000. Co-owners Dan Muszynski and Gabe LeMay hope that will be enough to build out the front of their new Adams Street retail space. “It was [...]

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