The Core Mission of Crowdfinance

Let’s talk Reg A+, liquidity, data bubbles & the heart of crowdfinance The Core Mission of Crowdfinance March 10, 2015 By Dara Albright I spend many waking hours advocating for crowdfinance and preaching about the economic repercussions of an unjust financial system that inhibits entrepreneurs from procuring growth capital and …

Better Markets: Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks

Why do almost all companies finance themselves mostly with equity, but Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks finance themselves almost 100 percent with borrowed money (debt), making them very unstable and at high risk of failure even if they only have tiny losses?  Because those handful of gigantic banks (only 9 banks in the …

RSF Monthly: New Loan to Bachman Academy

  December 2013 New Loan to Bachman Academy Educating students with language-based learning differences Bachman Academy is a boarding and day school serving students in grades 6-12 who have language-based learning differences such as Dyslexia, Nonverbal Learning Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder. “This partnership (with RSF) will allow …

crowdsourcing.org: Luis von Ahn’s Duolingo Makes Splash with CNN, BuzzFeed Partnerships

Wednesday, October 16 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Duolingo Community Now Translating CNN, BuzzFeed Articles — Crowdsourcing translation and language learning company Duolingo announced this week that it’s partnering up with media outlets CNN and BuzzFeed to translate content into French, Spanish, and Portuguese. We take a look at Duolingo’s …

IBM’s Internal Crowdfunding Initiative Promotes Employee Innovation

Wednesday, September 25 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS IBM’s Internal Crowdfunding Rewards Employee Innovation — We take a look at an internal IBM program that makes use of crowdfunding to help Big Blue stay innovative. The initiative was first implemented during summer 2012. Since then, it’s been tried at two …

nowstreetwire: Crowdfinance and the Doofenshmirtz Economic Theory

Like us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Dear Readers, As we head into the final months of 2013, NowStreet Wire is thrilled to report a number of recent developments indicating the imminent mainstream adoption of crowdfinance. Such events include: venture financings, a dramatic increase in industry coverage …

Mass Solution Nyc 2013: LEGO to Keynote Massolution NYC 2013 Conference

LEGO to Keynote Massolution NYC 2013 Conference — We’re very excited to announce that Troels Lange Andersen of LEGO will be the keynote speaker at the Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd-Powered Business conference! Andersen will speak about how crowd-powered business is rewriting the rules for the new enterprise. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS How Crowdfunding …

The CrowdCafe: A Historic Week in Crowdinvesting – July 13, 2013 (07/13/2013)

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] A Historic Week in Crowdinvesting – July 13, 2013 Jul 13, 2013 12:33 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   As you’ve undoubtedly heard, the SEC voted 4-1 on Wednesday to lift the ban on general solicitation of private security offerings to accredited investors. The rules will …

EMAGAZINE: The Global Girl Tipping Point

We at Ethical Markets  salute Malala  and  support the campaign for education for all children! –   Hazel Henderson, Editor Donate | Subscribe EMAGAZINE: The Global Girl Tipping Point          JULY 2013 In October 2012, the Taliban attempted to assassinate 15-year-old Pakistani girls education activist Malala Yousafzai. In response, the …

TheCrowdCafe Weekly: Own Your Neighborhood | Slate

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #11 – June 10, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Aloha! Hope you all had a fantastic week. Here’s our curated summary of this week’s happenings in the crowdfund investing ecosystem. Give me a shout at [email protected] if you have any questions or updates! Selected Articles Own Your Neighborhood | Slate I disagree …