Energy Self-Reliant States: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning

Last week, I summarized the impact of the judicial ruling requiring Xcel Energy to buy peaking power from solar instead of natural gas: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning.  Also, I was quoted by Minnesota Public Radio about the release of the Minneapolis Energy Pathways …

Crowdnetic closes its seed round, Can Reg A replace the small cap IPO?, LendIt’s pre-conference cocktail are nearly sold out

NowStreet Wire – The Leading Resource for Crowdfinance   Crowdnetic Closes $1.6 Million in Seed Funding Signifying the investment community’s growing enthusiasm for crowdfinance, Crowdnetic, leading provider of market data solutions for the global crowdfinance industry and parent of NowStreet Wire, announced this week that it has closed a $1.6 …

Why SolarCity is the New Solar King : AltEnergyStocks.com

Why SolarCity is the New Solar King : AltEnergyStocks.com Why SolarCity is the New Solar King Posted: 24 Jan 2014 06:15 AM PST And Why I Just Got Back Into This Stock By Jeff Siegel DISCLOSURE: Long SCTY. I’m not sure how many people realize it just yet, but something …

RocketHub and FreshDirect Turn to the Crowd to Find the Next Big Food Thing

RocketHub and FreshDirect Partner Up to Find the ‘Next Big Food Thing’ — What’s in a (brand) name? A lot, RocketHub is betting. The crowdfunding platform has previously partnered with the likes of A&E and Dodge, and are currently running a food experiment with FreshDirect. We speak with ceo and co-founder …

Happy Holidays from Toniic & *NEW* Crowdfunding for Impact Report!

Toniic’s “Crowdfunding for Impact in europe & the USA” report released today! Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your interest and support of our action-orientedinternational network of impact investors throughout 2013! It’s been an incredible year of growth for Toniic and the Toniic Institute. We have welcomed new members in Mexico, Africa …

Crowdnetic’s NowStreet Wire Announces Live Broadcast of Crowdfinance 2013

Crowdnetic’s NowStreet Wire Announces Live Broadcast of Crowdfinance 2013 Due to strong demand, NowStreet Wire will be providing a live broadcast of its sold-out crowdfinance event. We are astounded by the amount of interest Crowdfinance 2013 continues to generate and are pleased to be able to open the program to …

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 …

Two UK-Based Equity Crowdfunding Platforms Expanding Abroad

Seedrs Raises Over £1M Through Own Platform — Two leading equity crowdfunding platforms based in the UK, Seedrs and Crowdcube, announced plans to expand abroad recently. While Seedrs is heavily targeting European countries, Crowdcube is looking to launch in several European nations, and elsewhere. While making the announcement, Seedrs also launched …

CrowdSource Set to Acquire Serv.io by Month’s End

CrowdSource Set to Acquire Serv.io by Month’s End — CrowdSource, a company that helps online retailers and other companies create content via the crowd, announced late last week that it’s set to acquire Serv.io, a competitor. We spoke with co-founder and CEO Stephanie Leffler to find out what motivated her team …