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 …

Real Estate Crowdfunding Is Expanding Beyond the Local

Wednesday, October 1 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Real Estate Crowdfunding: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally — With news stories emerging daily about crowdfunding for real estate, more and more individuals in the US and abroad are taking note of the new way of investing their money in property. While real …

The First Year of Equity Crowdfunding in Italy

Italy’s First Year of Equity Crowdfunding — italy was the first country in europe to enact crowdfunding legislation on a national level. One year on, how has crowdfunding fared? Alessandro Lerro writes in to recap the past year in equity crowdfunding, and shares some stats from the successful campaigns. OTHER …

LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow Campaign Breaks Kickstarter Record, Raises $5.4M

op Stor LeVar Burton?s Reading Rainbow Breaks Kickstarter Record — LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow campaign got off to such a great start that it seemed like it was only a matter of time before it broke some sort of a record. Indeed, that’s just what took place on Monday, as …

North Carolina’s Largest Bioenergy Plant Powered by Pigs

SB Communicationis Weekly   July 2, 2014   CLEANTECH North Carolina’s Largest Bioenergy Plant Powered by Pigs The 600-kW Storms Hog Power plant at Storms Hog Farm near Bladenboro, NC has been operating at full capacity for the past 90 days. North Carolina’s largest swine waste-to-energy system, Storms Hog Power says …

Crowdsourcing.org – Fundrise Announces $31M Funding Round

Wednesday, May 28 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Fundrise Announces $31M Funding Round — Fundrise, the Washington, DC-based equity crowdfunding platform for real estate projects, announced this morning that it closed a $31 million funding round. The round was led by Chinese social networking site Renren, CEO …

CircleUp Launches ‘Circles,’ Diversified Funds for Consumer Goods Companies

Wednesday, May 7 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS CircleUp Launches Diversified Funds for Consumer Product Companies — CircleUp, an equity crowdfunding platform for consumer goods companies, announced last week the launch of diversified investment funds, which it calls ‘Circles.’ Circles come in two varieties: investor led and …

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 …

Platform Launches to Crowdfund Agricultural Campaigns

  Harvest Funders Hopes to Power Agricultural Campaigns — While most of the popular crowdfunding campaigns are glitzy gadgets or creative projects, the new funding method can be used for much more. We profile Harvest Funders, a crowdfunding platform for agriculture. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS The Advantages of Crowdsourced Testing We reached …

World Pulse: Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program!

Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program!   Donate | Subscribe Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program! Over the past six months, 31 audacious grassroots women have made the journey of a lifetime to become empowered leaders and loudspeakers for their communities. They …