Real Estate Crowdfunding Stays Hot as RealtyShares Raises $10M

Wednesday, April 8 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS RealtyShares Raises $10M in Series A Round — RealtyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, announced yesterday that it’s raised $10 million in a Series A round from Menlo Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. The company has …

Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S

Did you know…  …that Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S–two of the largest private prison firms in the world? …that last year, the Chairman of the Board of CCA was inducted onto the Board of Trustees at Belmont University, and that …

The Economics of Sustainability conference

October 6 – 9, 2014 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA Praxis Peace Institute presents THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY What will the Earth look like in 2030, 2050, or 2100? Can we organize economic relationships to honor the carrying capacity of the Earth? Can we implement economic models that respect the …

OurCrowd Raises $25M, Largest Investment in an Equity Crowdfunding Platform Yet

Wednesday, April 30 Top Stories Visit Our Site OurCrowd Closes $25M Series B Round — OurCrowd, the Israel-based equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, announced earlier this week that it raised a $25 million Series B private funding round. The company claims this is the largest investment in an equity …

Kickstarter Begins Accepting Projects from the Netherlands

Wednesday, April 9 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Kickstarter Opens Up to Creatives in the Netherlands — Kickstarter announced on Monday that it’s opening up to creatives from the netherlands. It’s a big step forward for the platform, which had previously only been available to those in several English-speaking countries. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS …

TRANSFORMING ADVERTISING: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2014 ETHICMARK® AWARDS

For Immediate Release   TRANSFORMING ADVERTISING: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2014 ETHICMARK® AWARDS 2014 EthicMark® Awards Call for Nominations honoring best sustainable, environmental campaigns now open.   St. Augustine, FL, March 3, 2014 – Nominations are now open, running until June 13, 2014, for the 2014 EthicMark® Awards for ads and …

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday — Launched just yesterday, the crowdfunding platform Givelocity wants to make donating a monthly occurrence. A crowdfunding platform with a unique twist, the site hopes to change the way people donate to charities and think about giving back in general. We profile the newcomer.After Crowd Votes, Obama …

CrowdSourcing.org – As Seen On TV’ Enters Crowdfunding Space

Wednesday, October 30   Follow Like RSS As Seen on TV Opens Crowdfunding Platform to the Public — Everyone knows the iconic As Seen on TV brand. Earlier this week, the company launched its crowdfunding platform (powered by white label solution Launcht). We chat with As Seen on TV’s CEO Ron Pruett to …