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When The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman first used Indiegogo, his campaign raised $220,000 in two weeks.
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SellanApp is a crowdfunding platform that makes it possible for everyone to have their App Ideas developed, published and profitable.
Since their launch 4 months ago 14 apps got funded and 3 of them are already available in the App Store.
They're looking for €500K to grow the team in order to handle demand and further development of the platform.
The crowdfunding project is split up over 2 crowdfunding platforms.
Symbid, for a €100K investment for investments between €20-10.000
Fundedbyme, for a €400K investment for investments over €10.000
Kickstarter is a great place for getting all sorts of weird and wonderful projects off the ground, and Freakstarter is a new blog that focuses very much on the ‘weird’ part of that equation.
Healthfundr connects health startups with accredited investors to drive funding and attention to this challenging sector.
This is something to watch for sure. The health sector is a very capital intensive industry and this new tool will allow health start-ups the opportunity to showcase their products/services to larger base of investors.
Donald Trump is putting his stamp of approval, but not his name, on a new crowdfunding platform that is scheduled to launch tomorrow. He's also an investor in the site, and each week will personally contribute to one or more projects that strike his fancy
Crowdfunding enables businesses and social projects to succeed based upon merit and relevancy.
Are we able to remove banks and crowdfund our future?
CONSOB, the Italian equivalent of the Securities and Exchange Commission, published the Regulation implementing Article 30 of the Law Decree n. 179/2012 (Decreto Crescita), which introduced equity crowdfunding in the Italian Trattato Unico Finanziario (Financial Services Act). The regulation is now open for public consultation until 30 April. These are the key features you need to know.
No-action letters from the SEC to FundersClub and AngelList have lessons for other platforms in the accredited investor crowdfunding space - if not for those crowdfunding portals waiting on rules to implement investment crowdfunding for...
Keep waiting. I said a year ago when JOBS Act passed, that a year would be asking for a iracle. Expect this to drag on at the SEC for years, and in the end we'll have a watered down equity crowdfunding capability. I'm sticking with reward-based and donation-based crowdfunding campaigns for you. Yes, the potential to rais greater sums is in the equity market, but short of spending $10,000 - $20,000 on lawyers and accountants to put together a REG D or SCOR filing, or slogging to NYC or Silicon Valley to get in front of angel investors, crowdfunding in the US in it's current form is here to stay.
There will be consolidation, as niche CFP's (CrowdFunding Platforms) pull together operational efficiencies over the next five years.
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The inspiring story of a young girl who wanted to build a video game, and raised more than $20,000 on Kickstarter to do so, quickly turned sour after her mother turned out to be a successful entrepreneur.
In this latest of a special series of conversations with Douglas Ellenoff -- one of our contributing experts on the JOBS Act and the future ofcrowdfunding for equity in the US and elsewhere -- we tackle the much-debated issue of the potential for fraud in a new crowdfunding industry.
Roughly a year ago, my company, Crowdfunder.com, was invited by top leadership in Mexico to come discuss the opportunities for crowdfunding in Mexico. Many in Mexico had seen Crowdfunder’s success in the U.S. and our role in U.S. JOBS Act legislation, and because of this I was invited by business leaders in Mexico to look at creating something similar to the JOBS Act for the small-business ecosystem there.
A few short years ago, crowdfunding, or raising large sums of money by soliciting many small donations, was an off-the-beaten-path grassroots movement largely relegated to artists. Not anymore. Crowdfunding has captured the attention of cable TV producers at CNBC and A&E, real-estate mogul Donald Trump and tech behemoth Google.
In this guest post, The Private Capital Market's Thomas Vass uses evolutionary economic theory to explain why the SEC hasn't yet issued rules around equity crowdfunding.
Fundator’s focus is all about introducing new features to investing in startups, and we decide to position ourselves as a leader of crowdfunding in Asia.
From 12 April till 6 May, I'll be away for a holiday. If I manage to beat the Social Media habbit, there won't be anymore scoops during this time.
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Over a million crowdfunding campaigns raised $2.7 billion in 2012, and the market is expected to nearly double again this year, according to a comprehensive global crowdfunding industry report released today by massolution.
What are the predictions for 2013? I would say we are on an exponential curve for the next few years.
Résultat d'une enquête sur l'industrie mondiale naissante du #crowdfunding #sociofinancement
In this webinar we will explore some of the misconceptions and common mistakes made by first-time campaign owners. We discuss methods for avoiding early mishaps as well as best practices for seeing a successful campaign through to the finish. Sign up for our next webinar:http://landing.indiegogo.com/webinars/
It's been a wild year for crowdfunding, both in the United States and worldwide. The JOBS Act turns 1 year old this week, and although we don't yet have an equity framework for crowdfunding in place yet, that doesn't mean there hasn't been plenty of global growth in the crowdfunding industry.
The University of California, Berkeley's Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership has conservatively estimated the size of the equity and debt based crowdfunding market to be at least $3.98B.
The SEC today paved the way for a new era of venture capital investing by stating it won't pursue enforcement action against FundersClub, whose platform lets any accredited investor fund startups in exchange for equity.
The 2nd Annual Crowdfunding Conference and Bootcamp will be presenting Rep. Patrick McHenry with the 2013 Crowdfunding Visionary AwardTM for his work on the JOBS Act. McHenry had the vision to recognize that capital-seeking entrepreneurs were facing a failing system, and the wisdom to provide a solution to the problem.