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REPORT: GLOBAL CROWDFUNDING MARKET TO REACH $34.4B IN 2015

REPORT: GLOBAL CROWDFUNDING MARKET TO REACH $34.4B IN 2015

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Crowdfunding Market Grows 167% in 2014: Crowdfunding Platforms Raise $16.2 Billion, Finds Research Firm Massolution® Report Forecasts Total Global Crowdfunding to Reach $34.4 Billion in 2015, with North America Remaining the…

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What’s Next Big Deal on Real Estate CrowdFunding, SV Conference 2015

P2P Lending and Big Data : Banking on the Non-Banks

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By Saurabh Sharma, Indus Insights, CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor, Banking on the Non-Banks Online and Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, the practice of money lending that circumvents traditional banks, is enjoying explosive growth and popularity with no…

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REG A + New Rules Provide Investors With More Investment Choices

REG A + New Rules Provide Investors With More Investment Choices

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Washington D.C., March 25, 2015 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted final rules to facilitate smaller companies’ access to capital.  The new rules provide investors with more investment choices.  …

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Crowd Caucus Show: The Next Step in Regulation A+ Interview with Brian Korn

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Meet Brian Korn and other CF thought leaders at 2nd Annual CrowdFunding USA Forum on May 7th & 8th, 2015 National Press Club, Washington DC

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Special Report on Equity Crowdfunding Investment Results : RealCrowd

Special Report on Equity Crowdfunding Investment Results : RealCrowd

 CrowdfundBeat Special Report,  By Mark Robertson, This is the second in a series of blog post about returns and tax implications from my crowdfunding investments from 2014.  The first post was about my four investments from Realty…

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Making History at the SEC: Reg A+ is Better than Expected

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BY Andres J. Trujillo CrowdfundBeat Guest Editor, On the 25th of March, 2015, in what can be accurately described as a historic moment in the world of securities regulation, the SEC voted to approve final rules…

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SWEDISH CROWDFUNDING PLATFORM LAUNCHING BITCOIN PROGRAM

SWEDISH CROWDFUNDING PLATFORM LAUNCHING BITCOIN PROGRAM

CrowdfundBeat News Wire According to an announcement by FundedByMe, a Swedish crowdfunding platform, the company is going to launch a Bitcoin pilot program soon wherein it will allow investors to use the digital currency to…

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Fact Sheet on Jobs Act Title IV – Regulation A+

Fact Sheet on Jobs Act Title IV – Regulation A+

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Brief Background Three years ago the JOBS Act was promulgated into law by Congress and approved by President Obama on 5th of April, 2012. While execution of the JOBS Act was significantly…

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Self-Directed IRA Custodians for Investment Crowdfunding

Self-Directed IRA Custodians for Investment Crowdfunding

Jorge Newbery CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, American Homeowner Preservation LLC Self-directed Individual Retirement Account custodians and investment crowdfunding platforms are both proliferating rapidly. There is good reason: these custodians and platforms…

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REPORT: What is Regulation A?

REPORT: What is Regulation A?

By Sara Hanks CEO/Founder and Andrew Stephenson of CrowdCheck, Inc CrowdFundBeat  Guest Editors. The Securities Act of 1933 requires that a company making an offering of securities register that offering with the SEC, unless an exemption is…

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Past, Present, and Future of CrowdFunding, SV Conference 2015

What is 1031 Crowdfunding?

What is 1031 Crowdfunding?

CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Thanks to their soft launch, 1031 CrowdFunding is open to the investing public with 506c 1031 exchange ready real estate offerings utilizing Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs). Aliso Viejo, California – February…

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2015 PENSCO Crowdfunding Report

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CrowFundBeat Media,  Crowdfunding Redefined The new wave of capital raising in 2015 Crowdfunding. Equity crowdfunding. Crowdinvesting. Peer-to-peer lending. What do these terms mean? How do they help investors locate and access opportunity? These are…

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Is crowdfunding right for you?

Is crowdfunding right for you?

By Michael Trudeau, What is crowdfunding? The term “crowdfunding” might at first sound like a buzzword or fad to steer clear of, but proponents argue it can offer intriguing opportunities to catch a rising star.…

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HEADLINE NEWS

SFGateSmall California businesses may get OK for equity crowdfundingSFGateAmerican Grilled Cheese Kitchen is a San Francisco success story with 33 employees, two bustling restaurants, in the Mission District and South Park, and plans for a third in North Beach. Co-founder Nate Pollak [...]

Singularity HubSigns Virtual Reality and Crowdfunding Are Going MainstreamSingularity HubIn my opinion, we are now at the knee of an exponential growth curve in equity-based crowdfunding that will empower millions of entrepreneurs globally to start new businesses, create new jobs, and [...]

Click to Skip AdIndie Wire (blog)While I'm certainly glad to see this incredible groundswell of support for celebrity-branded crowdfunding campaigns, although most of them do face criticism, I just thought I'd remind you all who have contributed to a celebrity campaign in an [...]

Huffington PostCrowdfunding Myths Boomer Entrepreneurs Should IgnoreHuffington PostFor those in our generation who are only slightly aware of this phenomenon, crowdfunding has been popularized through the success of sites such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, that were set up for creativ [...]

Crowdfunding Can 'Kickstart' Your Idea, But It Helps If You're Already PopularHuffington Post CanadaCrowdfunding allows artists to receive funding via donation from the public, instead of the government or big-name production companies. The best known crowdfunding websi [...]

Florida Times-UnionOne Spark jurors named to help pick winners in Jacksonville crowdfunding festivalFlorida Times-UnionA sure sign that the One Spark crowdfunding festival is about to descend on Jacksonville is the final list of jurors who will weigh in on “creators” taking part in th [...]

Allentown Morning CallPBS39 crowdfunding for Grenadier Band documentaryAllentown Morning CallThe campaign, hosted on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, hopes to raise $20,000 by May 13, for the documentary about the pageantry, history and tradition of the world-renowned band at the the Beth [...]

EntrepreneurCrowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion IndustryEntrepreneurIn 2014, companies and individuals across the globe raised $16.2 billion through crowdfunding, according to a report released today by industry research firm Massolution. That's a 167-pe [...]

Crowdfund InsiderColorado Votes Yes to Expand CrowdfundingCrowdfund InsiderHouse Bill 1246, the Colorado Crowdfunding Act, would expand the pool of potential investors for private startup companies. Currently, Colorado law requires such investors to have a net worth of $1 million and [...]

NBCNews.comFar Out: Crowdfunding Gives New Life to LSD, MDMA ResearchNBCNews.comLSD, magic mushrooms, and "Molly": Not words that come to mind for most people when they think of serious medical research. And yet researchers into post-traumatic stress disorder and conditions [...]

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