nowstreetwire: Maximize Retirement Growth with P2P Lending

COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR Maximize Retirement Growth with P2P Lending November 13th at 1pm EST With high volatility and low interest rates driving retail investors away from public stock markets and conventional banks, more and more investors are turning to their peers for investment returns. Today, crowdfinance asset classes such as p2p …

Congressional Leader Joins ASBC Webinar Next Week & Other Updates – November 7, 2013

Featured Story Join U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) as he adresses asbc members about American manufacturing. A growing manufacturing base means creating high-skill, high-wage jobs for America’s workers. The ‘Make it in America’ plan calls for investments in making our manufacturing sector even more competitive. The ingredients to revitalize American …

GE Ventures Embraces Crowdfunding with OurCrowd Partnership

Wednesday, November 6 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS GE Ventures Embraces Crowdfunding, Partners with OurCrowd — Earlier this week, another big player joined the crowdfunding ranks, as Israeli platform OurCrowd announced that it has signed a co-investment agreement with GE Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of GE. According to …

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 …

Is the European Commission on Track to Develop EU Crowdfunding Rules?

  Wednesday, October 9 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS   European Commission Soliciting Comments on Crowdfunding — We look into the latest move by the European Commission, a legislative body, to solicit comments on crowdfunding, and why the move is not necessarily a big deal, just yet. …

Dutch Wind Turbine Purchase Sets World Crowdfunding Record

LONDON — Raising €1.3 million in just thirteen hours, 1700 Dutch households that came together to buy shares in a wind turbine have set a new world record for crowdfunding. All 6,648 shares in the electricity from the Vestas V80 2-MW wind turbine were sold, at a share price of €200. Each household …

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 …

The Finance Innovation Lab: CAMPAIGN LAB: APPLY BY 18TH SEPTEMBER

September Newsletter Welcome to our September newsletter This month we launch our community engagement programme and give you the opportunity to “Turn Up Your Voice”, Pauline interviews Lab community member Rafael Gomes, we invite you to come along to our upcoming Lab Drinks as well as sharing an exclusive event “The Business Value of Nature”. …

The Crowd Cafe: Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC]

  Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – September 8, 2013 Sep 08, 2013 11:01 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|     Selected Articles Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC] “The data on small business lending paint a bleaker …

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 …