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InvestX Capital, the First Private Equity Crowdfunding Marketplace for Retail Investors

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CrowdFunding Beat Canada, InvestX Capital, the First Private Equity Crowdfunding Marketplace for Retail Investors, Announces Beta Launch Initial US$5.2 million Seed Round Secured from Prominent Investors Dallas, TX and Vancouver, BC – December 16, 2014 – InvestX Capital today announced the beta launch of its cross-border private equity crowdfunding marketplace for U.S. and Canadian investors, opening up an asset class previously only accessible through larger (US$1 million or higher) investments. For the first time, InvestX will provide accredited retail investors with direct access to high-quality private equity opportunities at low…

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Is crowdfunding replacing fundraising?

Is crowdfunding replacing fundraising?

Ligia Mangra,  Content Writer at Squirrly There’s a lot of rumor that crowdfunding might be either making fundraising become extinct or improving it by taking away from it its face-to-face quality. The truth of the matter, I guess, is somewhere in between. Traditional fundraising involved going on streets, knocking on people’s doors and asking them to give you money, or throwing large parties for charity, in which you invited a lot of people (if possible, rich people) to help you raise money for your cause. Things change, and by crowdfunding it’s now become easier, faster…

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Star Citizen’s Crowdfunding surges past $44 million

Star Citizen’s Crowdfunding surges past $44 million

By Owen S. Good, Over the past three weeks, Star Citizen added another million dollars to its world-record crowdfunding total, bringing the combined backing to $44 million. The anticipated release of the space combat simulator’s dogfighting module by the end of this month is likely behind the surge.   CrowdFunding: Reaching for the Stars, Hits $36 Million Star Citizen’s funding reached $43 million on April 28 and stood at $42 million on April 15. It is by far the highest-crowdfunded video game project ever, even considering the recent history of…

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NCFA Canada’s Equity Crowdfunding & Venture Capital Cross-Canada Tour

NCFA Canada’s Equity Crowdfunding & Venture Capital Cross-Canada Tour

TORONTO, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ – On March 20, 2014, a total of six (6) provincial regulators announced two main proposals for new Crowdfunding prospectus exemptions that would allow early stage companies such as start-ups and SMEs to raise up to $1.5 million of capital online through the issuance of securities. This represents a significant leap forward and positive progress for Crowdfunding advocates such as the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada), who have been working diligently with key industry stakeholders, government, regulators, media, eco-system partners and academia, since launching in October 2012, to provide education, research and…

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Crowdfunding 101: Expanding your social media footprint

Crowdfunding 101: Expanding your social media footprint

CrowdFundBeat News Wire. Toronto, CA Crowdfunding, or crowd-sourced fundraising, exploded in 2013 and continues to grow in popularity in 2014. Start-up financing has evolved from approaching investors to generating a supportive and generous community of peers. Embracing this method of raising funds as part of your business growth strategy can catapult you to the success you’ve been striving for, but don’t think of creating a crowdfunding campaign without social media support. Having a social presence is integral to gaining the support you need for your crowdfunding campaign. Social media is…

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