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Cal-X Crowdfund Connect Selects EarlyIQ for Diligence and Transparency Services to Protect Investors

Cal-X Crowdfund Connect Selects EarlyIQ for Diligence and Transparency Services to Protect Investors

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The The California Stock Xchange (Cal-X) and Cal-X Crowdfund Connect have selected EarlyIQ, Inc. of San Diego to provide enterprise management reports for use in vetting, diligence, and fraud detection services that will further help protect investors on future Cal-X platforms. In partnership with MethvenLaw, Cal-X Crowdfund Connect helps guide companies through the California Qualification by Permit process, which is essentially fully legal equity crowdfunding, and assists them in raising up to $5 million. The program is limited to California-based corporations and investors only, and participants must meet certain accreditation requirements. In addition, Cal-X Crowdfund Connect collaborates with Cutting Edge Capital to help firms arrange Direct Public Offerings in 28 states. Working with select…

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The Crowd Investing Innovation Forum Unveils Its Official Agenda

The Crowd Investing Innovation Forum Unveils Its Official Agenda

New York, NY, July 11, 2013 –(PR.com)– The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), the leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, announces the agenda for its 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum, unveiling a list of financial experts and industry leaders who will be discussing how current Wall Street transformations are creating immediate opportunities for broker dealers, issuers and investors. The agenda for the conference, being held on August 8-9, 2013 in Orlando, can be viewed at: http://events.cfpa.org/. “Whereas most crowdfunding conferences center discussions on predicting and preparing for the SEC’s implementation of the JOBS Act, we’ve decided to instead focus on showing how the entire…

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David Drake exclusive – Italy’s Growth Act Implemented Ahead of the American JOBS Act

David Drake exclusive – Italy’s Growth Act Implemented Ahead of the American JOBS Act

Italy has just circumvented the delay of the US in changing its laws in order for crowdfunding for equity to become a functional law and has now become the first country in the world to implement changed laws that support crowdfunding for equity, potentially a year ahead of the lethargic U.S. equity crowdfunding law. Crowdfunding has been changing the financial landscape of Italy ever since the Italian parliament voted to implement a crowdfunding law last December 17, 2012. It then tasked the Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB), the equivalent of the Securities and Exchange Commission in the U.S., to issue the…

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Crowdfunding’s Final Frontier – Extraterrestrial exploration Powered by FundRazr.

Crowdfunding’s Final Frontier – Extraterrestrial exploration Powered by FundRazr.

FundRazr shoots for the stars with PayPal Galactic and SETI Institute. Mountain View, CA – The crowdfunding innovators at FundRazr are proud to announce they are powering PayPal Galactic’s partnership with SETI Institute to crowdfund life on earth, and search for ET (extraterrestrial) life beyond it. SETI’s Curiosity Movement crowdfunding campaign (http://seti.org/curiositymovement) is changing the way scientific research is funded and completed; FundRazr’s platform is making the exploration of these new frontiers possible. Like to join the team of space explorers and be a member of the crew that discovered another planet teaming with life?  Make a donation and claim perks like: First Contact Alert…

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Kickstart a child’s imagination: New toys encourage creativity and play

PRESS RELEASE CFB – June 26, 2013 Finally, a sword and shield strong enough to fight monsters, but safe and soft enough for sleeping Centennial, CO, June 2013: Watch out bedroom monsters! There’s a new toy to help children overcome their fears and stand up to imaginary mayhem. Forge of Honor, which debuted on Kickstarter (at http://bit.ly/forgeofhonor), offers an inventive line of plush toys that combine play, imagination and fun! Welcome to the world of the Targimals™, the legendary pint-sized warriors who live to protect children against bedtime monsters and other scary creatures. Combined with the Bordor Blades™ and Bordor Shields™, these soft and cuddly toys…

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Equity Crowdfunding Platform I-Bankers Direct Establishes Silicon Valley Presence with Strategic Advisor

Equity Crowdfunding Platform I-Bankers Direct Establishes Silicon Valley Presence with Strategic Advisor

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Mosaic Launches Solar Schools Program with New Project in Florida

Mosaic Launches Solar Schools Program with New Project in Florida

OAKLAND, CA — (June 13, 2013) Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality solar projects, has just launched a new program to help schools benefit from solar by sourcing capital from the crowd. Mosaic’s first Solar Schools project is a 251 kW system on University of Florida apartment community for graduate students, faculty and staff that offers an estimated 4.4%* annual return. The project is located in Gainesville, Florida, a world leader in solar power due to the city’s innovative feed-in-tariff program that guarantees that the local utility will purchase the solar power produced within its district. “Schools have always been at the…

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Crowdcube Raises £4.4 Million in First Half of 2013 – accelerates by over 500%

Crowdcube Raises £4.4 Million in First Half of 2013 – accelerates by over 500%

The Crowd raises £4.4m in first half of 2013 versus £2.7m for whole of 2012 Exeter, UK – 5 June 2013: Crowdfunding is taking off as an alternative source of finance for British entrepreneurs judging by the acceleration in funding that the world’s first equity-based crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, is experiencing. In the first five months of 2013 it raised £4,400,000 for 20 businesses compared with £840,000 for 11 pitches in the equivalent period of 2012. Luke Lang, co-founder of Crowdcube says, “That’s a whopping 524% increase and we’re only at the start of June! In fact, we funded 25 pitches for a total of £2.7…

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Richard Rodman and Crowdentials Announce Ready-To-Launch Crowdfunding Compliance Software

Richard Rodman and Crowdentials Announce Ready-To-Launch Crowdfunding Compliance Software

CLEVELAND, June 14, 2013—Richard Rodman is the CEO of Crowdentials, a startup that is launching regulatory compliance software to ensure that equity crowdfunding participants comply with the soon to-be-published Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) regulations. Rodman, who spoke about crowdfunding in February at the Everywhereelse.co Startup Conference in Memphis, founded Crowdentials with Chief Operating Officer Rohan Kusre and Chief Technology Officer Max Heckel. The three came up with the idea for Crowdentials in April and were recently accepted into the Cleveland-based FlashStarts’ startup accelerator program. While the SEC is still finalizing its regulations, the Crowdentials technology is ready to go. “Our compliance solution is all…

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Live From Project Launch Event, It’s Your CrowdFunding TV

“LIVE CrowdFunding” Rewrites Plans for Startups & Entrepreneurs in the Social Media SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – May 8, 2013) – If you are thinking of starting your new crowdfunding campaign, the emerging trend is LIVE Crowdfunding. The space pertains to launch-party events at the initiation of campaigns, creating social media crowd participation and offering a great chance for your successful digital marketing. On Wednesday, May 8(th) , SVCrowdFund will launch a new public service, LiveCrowdFund.TV, which provides Startups with a unique opportunity to participate and showcase their pitch skills and present their products. “People and investors are more receptive to non-scripted pitches. They want to…

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The SunMum slammed for setting up crowdfunding page asking people to send cash for son's birthday instead of presentsThe SunA MUM has come under fire for setting up a crowdfunding page requesting cash instead of presents for her son's birthday. Paramita Sarkar says nine-year [...]

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Caribbean360.comCrowdfunding Has Potential for the Caribbean – Under the Right ConditionsCaribbean360.comKINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday October 19, 2017 — Crowdfunding in the Caribbean could bolster early stage capital markets, entrepreneurship, creativity, economic growth, and employmen [...]

EcoWatchKids Harmed by Portugal Fires Reach Key Crowdfunding Goal for Climate LawsuitEcoWatchThe fires, which have been linked to climate change, claimed the lives of over 60 people," the crowdfunding page states. "Tragedies like this are becoming the new norm because govern [...]

LoudwireTom DeLonge Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for SpaceshipLoudwireTom DeLonge's To the Stars Academy has launched a new crowdfunding site that includes their goals of building a spaceship to further investigate UFOs.Tom DeLonge Is Crowdfunding A Spaceship - StereogumStereog [...]

ForbesThe Recipes For Crowdfunding Success On Kickstarter -- And What To AvoidForbesConversely, how should we analyze the crowdfunding flops like the Cuppress, a coffee capsule sealing machine which is both economical and user-friendly? Too little is known about the recipes for a succ [...]

Black EnterpriseBlack Female Crowdfunding Executive On Opportunities for Black FoundersBlack EnterpriseFlorence Hardy is CEO of truCrowd Illinois, a state-level equity crowdfunding platform allowing Illinois residents to invest in startups. She is also COO of Fundanna-an equity crowdf [...]

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