OurCrowd Raises $60M in Equity Crowdfunding for 46 Companies

OurCrowd Raises $60M in Equity Crowdfunding for 46 Companies

Jerusalem, Israel July 15, 2014: OurCrowd, the leading equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, announced today that it has successfully raised $60 million in the aggregate to date over its platform for its 46 portfolio companies. Twenty of these companies have already raised more than $1 million each in investments, and four companies have raised over $3 million through the OurCrowd platform. OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved stated, “We are proud to have raised these amounts in just 16 months since launching. These numbers demonstrate that our model works and can be effectively…

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UC Berkeley to Host Executive Program on How To Tap Into $90 Billion Crowdfunding Marketplace

UC Berkeley to Host Executive Program on How To Tap Into $90 Billion Crowdfunding Marketplace

CFB News Wire,  Very Limited Seating Now Available For Only 50 Leading Corporate Executives For This Exclusive Event BERKELEY, CA—(July 10th, 2013) — While most people only know about the benefits of crowdfunding for startups and small businesses, today the University of California at Berkeley announced that it will be hosting the first executive program solely dedicated to training major corporations on the benefits of crowdfunding, crowdsourcing and crowd intelligence as a way to strengthen their brand and consumer experience, and drive innovation. The course, entitled The Crowd Empowered Organization, will introduce…

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CrowdFunding Industry Spotlight: Interview with CFB’s Sydney Armani

CrowdFunding Industry Spotlight: Interview with CFB’s Sydney Armani

By Josef  Holm , Editor’s Note: Each week I put a crowdfunding industry thought leader in the spotlight and ask them ten questions to inspire and educate. This week one of my all time favorite people in the crowdfunding industry is on: Sydney Armani, the charismatic CEO and Publisher of CrowdFundBeat and organizer of the Silicon Valley Meets Crodfunders conference. Sydney Armani Sydney Armani is a long time silicon valley entrepreneur, with more than twenty years experience in Valley’s community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. Sydney’s vision…

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Response to the AMF Equity Crowdfunding Exemption Proposal

Response to the AMF Equity Crowdfunding Exemption Proposal

CFB Canada News Wire 07/07/2014, By dianay , We are  honoured to take part in the consultative process of what we believe to be this decade’s most innovative solution to Canada’s financial gap. Without further a due, we present to you our response to the Autorité des marchés financierswith regards  to the new equity crowdfunding exemption REG 45-108. We applaud the Autorité des marchés financiers (hereinafter «Autorité») on their initiative to expand the application of equity crowdfunding to established businesses and start-ups. We would also like to thank the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada and team for their support…

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CrowdFundBeat Announces Who’s Who? List of Crowdfunding

CrowdFundBeat Announces Who’s Who? List of Crowdfunding

CrowdFundBeat Media has announced its first “Proud of the Crowd” listing of the top one hundred professionals and thought leaders in the burgeoning crowdfunding industry. The current list is comprised of founders and executives of leading crowdfunding platforms, authors, visionaries, general practitioners, and even pundits — those that we believe are the driving forces in how this industry is currently operating, how it is being shaped, and steering its direction into the future. Over the coming months CrowdfundBeat is expected to be presenting various Proud of the Crowd listings which…

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Three Canadian Crowdfunding Campaigns Worth Watching

Three Canadian Crowdfunding Campaigns Worth Watching

What tech-related ideas are Canadian creators raising money to support? Check out these Canadian crowdfunding picks-of-the-week: RoVa3D: Five Material/Colour Liquid Cooled 3D Printer Returning to crowdfunding a year after their first success campaign, ORD Solutions has already met their goal to fund a new and improved version of their printer. The Cambridge-based company is applying what they learned from round one to bring more to 3D table. With five nozzles, a number of combinations of colours and/or materials can be used in one printing session without changing the filament. Help…

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Игра Вые Афтаматы

Игра Вые Афтаматы

Данные правила описывают взаимоотношение между онлайн казино Вулкан 24 и его клиентами. Советы по игре Еще раз повторимся: Также они, как правило, играют дольше и делают большие ставки.

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It’s time to get ‘real’ about real estate CrowdFunding in Canada

It’s time to get ‘real’ about  real estate CrowdFunding in Canada

CFB News Wire, TORONTO (June 23rd, 2014) – Working with high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors to seek opportunistic real estate investments, Whitetail Capital Corporation specializes in the direct acquisition and management of such investments to provide attractive investment returns and capital preservation to its investors. A very niche market, the asset class has been targeted to gain exposure as the US economy continues to recover. While residential real estate in the US has experienced a significant recovery, many commercial real estate assets have yet to rebound. Co-founders Massimo Brutto and…

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Игровые Автоматы Онлайн Бесплатно Верёвки Игровые Автоматы В Мониторе

Игровые Автоматы Онлайн Бесплатно Верёвки Игровые Автоматы В Мониторе

По сравнению с наземными казино, игра в интернет-казино гораздо удобней и приятней, ведь вам не приходится никуда уезжать из уютного дома.

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Crowdtilt Comes to Canada and Changes the Way Canadians Think of Crowdfunding

Crowdtilt Comes to Canada and Changes the Way Canadians Think of Crowdfunding

CFB News wire, TORONTO, ONTARIO – Crowdtilt, a crowdfunding platform that helps users fund experiences, purchases, and causes with help from their friends, family, and extended network, announced today that the San Francisco company is now available to the people of Canada. In just a few weeks, the local Crowdtilt team has seen Canadians tilt (successfully reach their fundraising goal) campaigns to throw elaborate bachelor and bachelorette parties, buy group-funded birthday gifts, and even help replace the University of Toronto’s broken radio transmitter. Dedicated to making it easy for groups…

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How A Crowdfunding Failure Can Have A Happy Ending

How A Crowdfunding Failure Can Have A Happy Ending

There are more tears shed over crowdfunding than there are popped champagne corks. Not everyone’s big idea can attract capital. But coming up short on the cash front doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to toss your dreams out the window. College undergrads and twin brothers Max and Zach Zitney had an interesting idea that they felt could make a compelling product. It was a simple ring to be worn on a single finger that would vibrate and light up when you receive a phone call or notification using Bluetooth wireless…

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В Бурятии Сняли Пародию На Азино 777 О Кольщике Дров

В Бурятии Сняли Пародию На Азино 777 О Кольщике Дров

Феерия азарта, буря адреналина и превосходное настроение - все это онлайн игровые автоматы, бесплатно предложенные игровым клубом на своих страницах.

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The Subscription Model of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding in a Canadian context

Originally published on Crowdfunding in a Canadian context. A significant development in the evolution of crowdfunding during the past year has been the advent of subscription-based platforms. Positioned as new ways to help fans and enthusiasts support and engage with the creators they already support, the subscription model of crowdfunding may be a means of increasing the sustainability of crowdfunding and/or of freeing many content creators from relying on revenue from advertising. What follow is a closer examination of this emerging model of crowdfunding : The Subscription Model of Crowdfunding There…

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Equity Crowdfunding Panel: Take-Aways and Then Some

Equity Crowdfunding Panel:  Take-Aways and Then Some

By Diana Yazidjian, There’s nothing I enjoy more in conferences than engaging discussion in a panel. I have to say this time, I was a tad reluctant. The idea of discussing a crowd-triggered financing model without the presence of the main concerned – the crowd or the ordinary investors – was not my idea of collaborative work. But being true to myself, I was curious to hear what VCs and lawyers had to say of the current proposed regulation on equity crowdfunding in Canada. More importantly, to see how their…

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Crowdfund locally with Fuellocal.com

Crowdfund locally with Fuellocal.com

Local crowdfunding is only a click away with a new community-first web platform. Fuellocal.com is an exciting way for community projects, community causes and entrepreneurs to raise money through a safe, secure online presence. Crowdfunding is a method of collecting money from an online audience to fund a project, person or a cause. It’s the fastest growing sector of fundraising. Fuellocal.com is being marketed to local communities by Metroland Media. “Fuellocal.com is a technology platform that enables local businesses, charities, schools, sports teams and other groups, to raise money from…

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N.S. proposing rules to govern start-up crowdfunding

N.S. proposing rules to govern start-up crowdfunding

CBC News, The Nova Scotia Securities Commission has outlined new rules that would govern how start up and small businesses raise capital using crowdfunding. The province is one of several in Canada proposing regulations for equity crowdfunding. Crowdfunding involves funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically through the internet. It has emerged in recent years as a successful way for small and start-up businesses to raise money. Decision based on demand Abel Lazarus, a securities analyst with the…

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