Breaking News: Investors’ Circle and Impact Angel Group combine forces to launch IC Colorado

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News

Breaking News: Investors’ Circle and Impact Angel Group combine forces to launch IC Colorado  Investors’ Circle announced Friday that it will transition Impact Angel Group into IC’s national network and launch IC Colorado, a change that connects the Impact Angel Group’s 40 members to high-quality deal flow from across the country and …

GreenMoney August14_The Resilient Investor

Jay OwenGreen Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Editor’s Note     by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney  It is good to be back. Justin Conway of Calvert Foundation served as Guest Editor of July’s special edition of GreenMoney Journal, which featured “The Millennials Perspective” on impact investing, sustainable business and more. The collection of insightful articles from five …

BREAKING: FCC votes to kill Net Neutrality (for now)

Jay OwenGlobal Citizen, Wealth of Networks

Just moments ago, the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider adopting rules that would end Net Neutrality and give the 1% a fast lane on the internet. They did it in spite of a wave of public outrage towards the idea of a two-tiered internet: In addition to more than …

Two UK-Based Equity Crowdfunding Platforms Expanding Abroad

Jay OwenCrowdfunding

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 … Luis von Ahn’s Duolingo Makes Splash with CNN, BuzzFeed Partnerships

Jay OwenCrowdfunding

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 … The Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation

Jay OwenCrowdfunding

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation — What are the costs and benefits of open innovation? We spoke to industry experts to find out what the less obvious costs and benefits are, and how to maximize the potential of an open innovation campaign. …

SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban for Private Placements

Jay OwenCrowdfunding

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 Top Stories   SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban — Earlier today, the SEC voted 4-1 to lift the ban on general solicitation for private placements. The ruling creates a new kind of offering, called 506(c), that effectively allows companies (as well as hedge funds and …

Massolution Releases the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software & Solutions Report

Jay OwenCrowdfunding

  2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report — Earlier today, Massolution published its 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. It is a definitive guide to available crowdfunding software and solutions providers. This clear and concise report will guide you to the choices for building the platform you want, whether it …

Glowing plants: a cool idea, or terrible one?

Jay OwenCrowdfunding, Nature/Biomimicry

We at Ethical Markets  think this is an appallingly  ignorant , stupid idea . We hope Kickstarter  removes this from their site !, Hazel Henderson, Editor “What if we used trees to light our streets instead of electric street lamps?” starts the Glowing Plant Kickstarter campaign video. The pitch, launched April 23, …

Mission aligned exits; what’s your method?

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News

  LET’S TALK MISSION ALIGNED EXITS – WHAT’S YOUR METHOD? Kick-off Keynote Speaker Adam Lowry, Co-founder of method, shares insights on the growth of the company and its successful, mission-aligned exit to Ecover. SHARE IN THE WEALTH OF IMPACT EXPERTISE FROM OUR SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS: More Speakers Added May 8th: 15 …