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 …

US Patent Awarded to Envision Solar for EnvisionTrak(TM)

DISCLAIMER :    Full Disclosure :  Principals of Ethical Markets Media  are early –stage investors in Envision Solar  US Patent Awarded to Envision Solar for EnvisionTrak(TM) Unique Tracking Solution Enables Solar Tree(R) Structures to Track the Sun Without Impeding Traffic SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – February 13, 2014) – Envision Solar International, Inc., (EVSI) (“Envision …

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 …

THE CROWD CAFE: Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem Dec 16, 2013 12:00 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   A colorful ecosystem is evolving around the investment crowdfunding industry. Companies are developing products and services to alleviate nearly every conceivable pain point of the system’s stakeholders, including …

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 …

Kickstarter Pulls Plug on Campaign After Backers’ Claims of Fraud

What Motivates the Crowd to Participate? Every day, people face thousands of choices on how to spend their time on the web. Given the huge amount of options that people have to allocate their time, why do a growing number of people participate on crowdsourcing sites? Dwolla Partners with Fiverr, …

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 …

Now Street Wire: Comparative Analysis of Crowdfinance Offerings

Comparative Analysis of Crowdfinance Offerings October 30, 2013 by Dara Albright, NowStreet Wire Dara Albright is the Editor in Chief of NowStreet Wire and Managing Director of Crowdnetic, the leading provider of market data solutions for the burgeoning industry of crowdfinance. She is a thought provoker and frequent speaker on topics relating to …

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills Yoshikazu Tsuno/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An offshore wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima. By HIROKO TABUCHI Published: October 24, 2013 OFF THE COAST OF FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Twelve miles out to sea from the severely damaged and leaking nuclear reactors at …