Interviewed: The World’s First Tiny House Hoteliers

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

  Interviewed: The World’s First Tiny House Hoteliers Deb Delman and her partner Kol Peterson, the creators of Caravan, may have the first hotel of its kind in Portland, Oregon. > CITIES Kentucky Town Beats High Gas Prices by Opening a Public Gas Station. Controversy has erupted in Somerset as …

Lending Club Records a $1B Quarter

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Lending Club?s Billion-Dollar Quarter [Infographic] — Lending Club, one of the leading peer-to-peer lending platforms around, announced last week that it recorded its first billion-dollar quarter. The company has now facilitated over $5 billion dollars in loans since it was founded back in 2007. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS OurCrowd Hits $60M in …

Kickstarter Begins Accepting Projects from the Netherlands

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Wednesday, April 9 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Kickstarter Opens Up to Creatives in the Netherlands — Kickstarter announced on Monday that it’s opening up to creatives from the netherlands. It’s a big step forward for the platform, which had previously only been available to those in several English-speaking countries. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS …

Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Partner Announcements and News

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …

TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE in Zurich on 14-15 November.

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Partner Announcements and News

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …

Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

One Spark 2014 Dates and Changes

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

One Spark 2014 Dates and Changes Thanks to everyone who supported the world’s first crowdfunding festival, One Spark 2013 was a huge success! It is on the heels of our banner inaugural year that we announce the dates for 2014 and some key changes that will ensure that One Spark …

ONE SPARK EVENT: Crowdfunding Comes to Jacksonville, Florida

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

ONE SPARK EVENT: Crowdfunding Comes to Jacksonville, Florida By Marianna Smith, JD One spark can light a fire! That is exactly what happened in Jacksonville, FL, during 5 days in April 2013. The entire downtown area was packed with over 400 creators pitching their ideas, creations and dreams to an …

CrowdConf 2012: Customers Take The Stage October 23

kristy Crowdfunding

Kickstarter, the world’s most popular crowdfunding website, unveiled a multitude of new rules for project creators last week. The new guidelines are meant to emphasize the creative nature of the site over its function as a destination to pre-order products. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS CrowdConf 2012: Customers Take The Stage October 23 …

Crowdfund Investing Update: Share your Voice, Senate Hearing & Special Interests 3

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Crowdfunding

Dear Crowdfund Investing Followers, Our rally in support of crowdfunding & jobs was a HUGE success. How do we know? The regulators have come out in full force against crowdfunding and are trying to derail the process in the Senate. The most obvious example is that Thursday’s Senate hearing on …