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Connected Investors .com Launch Crowdfunding Marketplace

ConnectedInvestors.com Opens Crowdfunding Marketplace

CrowdFundBeat News Wire WILMINGTON, N.C. — ConnectedInvestors.com, the world’s largest real estate investors network and marketplace, today announced the launch of the first of it’s kind real estate crowdfunding marketplace. The crowdfunding marketplace allows…

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Great Lakes Fund Solutions, Inc. Launches a White-Labeled Platform for Crowdfunding

Great Lakes Fund Solutions, Inc. Launches a White-Labeled Platform for Crowdfunding

CrowdfundBeat News Wire, July 7, 2015, Brooklyn – Great Lakes Fund Solutions, Inc. announces the launch of CrowdKey, software-as-a-service (SaaS) that provides online private placement platforms with a white-labeled crowdfunding site and an outsourced…

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Three new products from the Grow VC Group on the anniversary

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CrowdFundBeat News Wire, San Francisco, CA and London, UK – July 1, three Grow VC Group companies, Crowd Valley (http://crowdvalley.com), DealIndex (http://dealindex.co), and Kapipal (http://beta.kapipal.com), launch new products today. The Grow VC Group published…

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Funding Portals & ‘Secondary Market’ What’s Next ?

“crowdfunding,” hit Oxford English Dictionary

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CrowdFundBeat News Wire, Around 500 new words and phrases have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary in the tome”s quarterly update, including several that provide an insight into 21st century hobbies, such as…

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5 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes

5 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes

By  Alexandria Embleton, Social Media & Digital Campaign Management Looking to launch a crowdfunding campaign? Avoid these common creator mistakes and prepare a project worth funding. Launching without an engaged audience Who is going to…

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A BREADTH OF INDUSTRIES WITHIN THE FRENZY OF CROWDFUNDING

A BREADTH OF INDUSTRIES WITHIN THE FRENZY OF CROWDFUNDING

By RYAN SCHELLHORN, CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor, July 1, 2015– The past twelve months was a year of growth for the crowdfunding industry, where many record-setting and equity-based crowdfunding campaigns took place. In fact, according to…

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Insurance Companies Entering the Fintech Space

Insurance Companies Entering the Fintech Space

By  Irene Tordera,  The last one to announce its intention of investing €1.25 billion in the fintech sector is the third largest European insurance company, the Italian Generali. The investment is part of a…

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FinFair 2015 NYC Wednesday, July 29, 2015

FinFair 2015 NYC  Wednesday, July 29, 2015

WHERE WALL STREET LEGENDS & TODAY’S FINTECH PIONEERS COME TOGETHER TO DEMOCRATIZE INVESTING! What is FinFair? FinFair is the ONLY conference platform to feature the leadership, products and technologies driving the crowd-centric retail alternatives…

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Paul Niederer: Crowdfunding’s Next Frontier

On the Efficacy of Alt Lending Platforms

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By Pascal Bouvier, CFA General Partner at Route 66 Ventures, I will start with a few definitions to set the stage. By Digital Alternate Lending Platforms (Digital Alt Lenders) I mean a new generation of non-bank lenders that…

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JOBS Act Title IV REG A+ goes into effect, What’s next ?

REGULATION A+ IS NOT FOR EVERYONE

REGULATION A+ IS NOT FOR EVERYONE

By Howard B. Landers,  CrowdFundBeat guest contributor, Director of Regulatory Affairs, National Crowdfunding Association and Managing Partner, eBarnRaiser, LLC What a great milestone!  Regulation A+ is now effective and makes raising capital (supposedly) simpler by removing…

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Are You An Accredited Investor? It May Not Matter Soon

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By Jorge Newbery,  CrowdFundBeat contributing Guest Editor,  Founder and Chief Executive Officer of American Homeowner Preservation LLC Many people who want to invest in startups, real estate crowdfunding projects, and other privately placed investment vehicles…

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REG A+ : June 19 marks the beginning of a new era

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By Samuel S. Guzik, CrowdFundBeat special guest editor,  Guzik & Associate “June 19 marks the beginning of a new era for small business capital formation. Any company willing to spend $100,000 or so, including fees…

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Reg A+ disrupts the public/private yin/yang of securities

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Brian S. Korn, Capital Markets Partner, Manatt, CrowdFundBeat special Guest Contributor,   “Much like an NBA Champion Warriors team, Regulation A+ disrupts the public/private yin/yang of securities offerings that we have had for the…

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Preparing for Your Regulation A+ Offering “white paper”

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By Joy Schoffler, CrowdFundBeat special guest contributor, Principal at leverage Pr, This week the final rules for the highly anticipated Title IV of the JOBS Act, Regulation A+, went into effect allowing small and…

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5 Crowdfunding Books To Read

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By Lauren Leibowitz, CrowdFundBeat Guest Contributor, Principal at 1st BridgeHouse Securities, LLC, In April 2012, when the JOBS Act was signed by President Obama, the rules guiding equity crowdfunding was anticipated to finalized by year end of 2012.…

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Crowdfunding USA – Reg A+ a True Game Changer

Crowdfunding USA – Reg A+ a True Game Changer

By Mark Robertson CrowdFundBeat  Sr. Contributing Editor. President at CrowdDD, LLC, CrowdfundBeat was kind enough to invite CrowdDD.com founder Mark Robertson to it’s Crowdfunding USA Forum Conference last month at the National Press Club.  It was a very exciting conference…

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Peer to Peer Lending Sites Review

Peer to Peer Lending Sites Review

BY WARREN LEE CrowdFundBeat Guest Contributor,  Founder  TheLendingMag Media Group Now that the general public is coming to understand that there is a new financing option available in the form of peer-to-peer loans, the next question becomes “Who…

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China’s Wanda Group Raises 5 Billion Yuan in Crowdfunding

China’s Wanda Group Raises 5 Billion Yuan in Crowdfunding

CrowdFundBeat News Wire. BEIJING, June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Wanda is trying its hand at internet finance in the form of their crowdfunding app “Stable Earner No. 1″, which launched on June 12 and…

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Is Regulation A+ Financial Revolution ? Expert Opinion

Regulation A+ Financial Revolution ?

CrowdFudnBeat News, Jun 19th marks a major milestone in investment history: the SEC is allowing individuals to invest in private companies via crowdfunding

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FTC Settles Crowdfunding Fraud Case

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Jonathan Wilson  CrowdFundBeat , Sr. contributing guest editor, partner in the corporate law department of Taylor English  LLP The FTC announced last week its first settlement in a crowdfunding fraud case. The FTC had accused Erik Chevalier…

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Mountain XpressFaces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiativesMountain XpressCrowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise start-up capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each [...]

David Leeper: Keep taxes in mind when considering crowdfundingEl Paso TimesSimply put, crowd funding is the solicitation of funds from a large group of investors who may be interested in a specific project. It has become very successful in funding such projects as real estate, new bus [...]

EntrepreneurBritish Man Launches a Crowdfunding Campaign for GreeceThe LedgerSTICKERS UNDER THE BANK OF GREECE LOGO with the word "NO" refer to today's referendum in Athens. The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of the crucial vote that could deci [...]

GeektimeWhy Africa and emerging markets need crowdfundingGeektimeWhenever I tell someone about Fundz, they always ask me, where did a guy like you come up with the idea of creating a crowdfunding platform for emerging markets? The fact is, I have always been interested in emerging mar [...]

Crowdfund InsiderCrowdfunding Mailbox: Strathberry Luxury Bags, Light Adapting LCD ...Crowdfund Insidercrowdfundinsidermailbox So what do you do when you have a successful luxury brand that makes high end accessories and you want capital to grow? You could find an investor and give up [...]

CNBCSony launches crowdfunding site for business ideasCNBCSony has launched a crowdfunding site to finance employees' business ideas, in a bid to bring back innovation to the Japanese electronics giant once known for its market-leading products. The site, called "First Fligh [...]

Slate Magazine (blog)You Absolutely Should Not Donate to the Greece-Bailout Crowdfunding CampaignSlate Magazine (blog)Tuesday night, the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo took to Twitter to announce that an active campaign was so popular, it had overwhelmed the site's servers. The [...]

Wall Street JournalSony launches crowdfunding platform for its own new productsThe VergeSony has launched a new crowdfunding platform designed to find and finance projects developed by Sony employees. The platform, called First Flight, is part of an effort by the Japanese company to p [...]

Survey: Most balk at equity crowdfundingOCRegisterOne reason business owners aren't overly eager to get on board with equity crowdfunding could be that it isn't on the radar of companies outside the tech industry, said Craig Everett, the director of the Private Capital Marke [...]

The Promising Future of Real Estate CrowdfundingHuffington Post2015-06-24-1435182623-9622836-SohinShah.png Author Sohin Shah successfully crowdfunded Valuation App from 57 backers in 2012 and went on to start iFunding, which is now one of the leading real estate crowdfunding platforms [...]

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