Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Hiroko Masuike / The New York Times ·        Share ·          ·          By JOHN SCHWARTZ September 21, 2014 John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. …

Beyond Divestment: Climate-Concerned Philanthropists Pledge to Move Billions to Wind and Solar

Beyond Divestment: Climate-Concerned Philanthropists Pledge to Move Billions to Wind and Solar Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:48 By Chuck Collins, YES! Magazine | Report (Image: Wind energy via Shutterstock) This story is part of the Climate in Our Hands collaboration between Truthout and YES! Magazine. As the United Nations Climate …

Democratizing Real Estate Investments

Democratizing Real Estate Investments  Newsletter 2nd Issue May 20, 2014 Editor’s Desk Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs: First-ever Crowdfunding Effort for an Existing Hotel The hotel industry in the US has been influenced by the emerging real estate crowdfunding industry. Individual investors are given opportunities to upgrade and renovate hotel rooms, and …

Another defining moment for crowdfinance

Yesterday marked another defining moment for crowdfinance. Lending Club, the world’s largest crowdlender, announced that it has acquired Springstone Financial, a offline consumer lender that focuses on elective medical and dental procedure lending as well as tuition financing for K-12 private school education. The acquisition, totaling $140 million, was financed in …

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 …

Publisher’s Column: Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid

  Publisher’s Column:  Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid  This and other highlights of the Public Banking 2013 Conference now available for free viewing on the Public Banking Institute’s website here. As one of the many people producing the Public Banking 2013 Conference, Conversation and TPP Forum, it was satisfying beyond measure to …

Last Chance to Register For LendIt 2013

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR LENDIT 2013! Learn from recognized industry leaders how P2P & online lending are transforming global banking! The Inaugural LendIt Conference is the must-attend event for all fund managers, asset allocators, family offices, venture capitalists and individual investors seeking to capitalize on the rapid transformation of the credit markets. …

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund focused on delivering superior financial returns through investments in high-growth, positive impact companies. SJF has a fourteen-year successful record of assisting visionary and talented management teams in building industry-leading firms. SJF provides strong expertise …

Industry Influencers Introduce LendIt, the Inaugural Peer-to-Peer (P2P) & Online Lending Conference

Industry Influencers Introduce LendIt, the Inaugural Peer-to-Peer (P2P) & Online Lending Conference New York, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Lend Academy, the preeminent resource for the P2P lending industry, and NowStreet Media, producer of acclaimed financial events that highlight Wall Street transformations, are pleased to announce LendIt, the first global …

NowStreet Events Update

  Transform the Markets, Change the World! Join us at upcoming NowStreet Events Crowdfunding Shark Attack Atlanta April 18, 2013 Hosted by the Ritz Group and NowStreet, the Crowdfunding Shark Attack is the culminating event resulting from a month-long crowdfunding awareness program. This nationally webcast event will feature three crowdfunding industry experts (sharks) …