• Jun. 28, 2017, 2:15 pm

Crowdfunding

Kickstarter, Indiegogo, equity crowdfunding and all of the rest… Crowdfunding has reached critical mass. Here’s where to learn more.

Global Alternative Funding Forum set for Nov. 11

Global Alternative Funding Forum set for Nov. 11

The fifth annual Global Alternative Funding Forum takes place at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles on Nov. 11. Founder Victoria Silchenko explains the event’s focus. “Our one of a kind forum, with its 360-degree view of innovative financing options ...

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Fig Publishing receives SEC approval

Fig Publishing receives SEC approval

Video game crowdfunding and publishing platform Fig Publishing has received SEC approval  to offer “Fig Games Shares – PSY2” for Psychonauts 2. The achievement allows Fig to be the first company to offer fans the chance to earn a return ...

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Growthdeck announces merger, names CEO

Growthdeck announces merger, names CEO

United Kingdom-based investment platform Growthdeck has merged with Radius Equity to create what the companies are calling “a unique/premium VC-crowdfunding hybrid”. The new entity combines equity crowdfunding’s accessibility to capital with strong due diligence, investor reporting and customer service. Companies ...

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StartEngine contest winner to get car and cash

StartEngine contest winner to get car and cash

Online public offering platform StartEngine has launched an investor referral program. The person referring the most investors by Dec. 31 wins $20,000 and an Elio Motors car. Should the winner attract at least 50,000 investors the sum doubles to $40,000. ...

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CaringCrowd supports public health

CaringCrowd supports public health

“The better part of the world doesn’t have access to healthcare,”  Derek Fetzer said. “We were looking for a better way to engage that.” That better way led to the development of CaringCrowd, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to addressing global ...

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Seedrs announces first portfolio results

Seedrs announces first portfolio results

UK equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has released initial results from the 253 deals funded on the platform between its July 2012 launch and the end of 2015. Roughly 40 percent of deals were for digital businesses, and 20 percent were ...

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Kickfurther surpasses $10M milestone

Kickfurther surpasses $10M milestone

Inventory crowdfunding marketplace Kickfurther has surpassed the $10 million funding milestone. Buyers have funded $10.2 million of inventory for 288 product companies and 339 purchase orders. Cofounder and CEO Sean De Clercq explained Kickfurther’s business model. “Kickfurther is a crowd ...

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