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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 succeeded in raising their projected RMB5 billion in just three days, smashing a global crowdfunding record in the process. On June 18 the project was officially greenlit and the funds began flowing into the construction of five Wanda Plazas. RMB500 million of the first wave of investment came from individual investors and contributed to the sudden online “seckill” — within the first 50 minutes of the launch the RMB 100 million…

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Equity crowdfunding promises to be the next big thing in China

Equity crowdfunding promises to be the next big thing in China

Crowdfunding Beat News Wire by : Qin Dexing, Does spending 300,000 yuan ($48,716) to become a share-holder in a coffee shop without any guarantee of earnings sound like a good idea? Perhaps not. But that’s the deal that a group of China’s shrewdest financiers recently made. The crowdfunded store in a traditional siheyuan (Chinese court-yard house), complete with gray tiles and painted rafters, will soon open in Beijing’s “Wall Street” district, the Jinrongjie area comprised mainly of sky-scrapers housing the country’s most prestigious financial institutions. Total financing for JRCoffee is estimated to reach 100 million yuan, quite an ambitious sum for one coffee shop, said…

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ForbesHow Crowdfunding Can Supercharge Your Campaign In 2016ForbesThey say that there are about 7.45 billion people living in this world right now. Imagine that if you could get each of these seven-and-a-half billion people to contribute one cent to your project, well, you know what I [...]

How Crowdfunding Has Changed the Startup GameSingularity HubCrowdfunding has become a multi-billion-dollar industry, funneling millions of dollars into thousands of projects. Technology in particular is one of the leading categories on popular fundraising platforms like Kickstarter an [...]

The GuardianCrowdfunding: the new buzzword for academics needing research moneyThe GuardianArchaeologist Dr David Petts, from Durham University, has also used crowdfunding, raising almost £25,000 to fund a project on Lindisfarne, off the Northumberland coast. The dig, in June, led to [...]

Crowdfund InsiderWhen It Comes to Retail Crowdfunding, SAFEty FirstCrowdfund InsiderOn September 22nd, Crowdfund Insider published a post summarizing the arguments presented in our new essay entitled “Crowdfunding and the Not-So-Safe SAFE“ (forthcoming in Virginia Law Review Online). [...]

CNNMoneyDorothy's fading red slippers saved by $300000 in crowdfundingCNNMoneyThe ruby red slippers worn by Judy Garland in the beloved 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" are set to undergo a major conservation effort following a successful crowdfunding campaign. The Smithson [...]

Airbitz, BitPay, and Wefunder leverage bitcoin and new US ...Brave New CoinEquity crowdfunding platform, Wefunder, recently started accepting bitcoin. On the same day, popular bitcoin mobile wallet provider Airbitz announced the ...and more » [...]

BloombergCouples Desperate For Children Turn to Crowdfunding FertilityBloombergCrowdfunding has become a popular mechanism for many couples who can't afford the high costs of IVF, or adoption and surrogacy. “It's not an easy thing to share publicly,” says Crystal Barrett, 33 [...]

Equities.comEntrepreneurship in the Crowdfunding EraEquities.comBrandon Adams & Greg Rollett are the co-hosts of Ambitious Adventures: Reality TV for Young Entrepreneurs, so they've learned a thing or two about how to start a business. Here, Rollett and Adams talk entrepreneu [...]

Kiplinger Personal FinanceRaise Money for Personal Bills on Crowdfunding SitesKiplinger Personal FinanceWhile crowdfunding is often associated with business start-ups, many people are finding it a fruitful way to raise money for personal needs. Sites such as YouCaring, GoGetFunding, G [...]

AZCentral.comTiny companies lure investors under Arizona crowdfunding lawAZCentral.comInvestors who make bets under the state's one-year-old crowdfunding law certainly have the potential to get in on the ground floor, but they must be patient and might not receive any returns. Th [...]

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