Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, … Continue reading

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2012 Top Crowdfunded Projects In Review

Source: Crowdsource.org In case you hadn’t heard, 2012 was the year that crowdfunding exploded onto the scene. Sure, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Rockethub and others were around before this year, but the last 12 months saw the very concept permeate much deeper into the collective consciousness. Numerous new … Continue reading

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Angel List Founder Naval Ravikant: “How I Changed The Jobs Act”

In perhaps the worst kept secret in venture history, SecondMarket and AngelList have teamed up to allow accredited investors to legally invest purely online on AngelList for the first time. Basically, it’s getting a head start on the JOBS Act … Continue reading

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VentureDocs

Streamline the document preparation and disclosure process for the companies that want to pursue equity-based crowdfunding transactions through your brokerage or registered crowdfunding portal. With the average equity-based crowdfunding transaction raising approximately $85,000 (source, crowdsourcing.org), what is the legal budget … Continue reading

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Crowdtilt Launches Crowdfunding API

Since launching in February, Y Combinator grad Crowdtilt has been on a mission to become the easiest way for friends and groups of people to raise money for any cause. Last month, the group-funding platform added deeper support for non-profits and charitable fundraising initiatives by … Continue reading

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Launch.it partners with CEA

  Launch.it, the event news and social information management platform, announced today its partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the preeminent trade association for the consumer electronics industry, to power the official news channel for their Eureka Park exhibitors … Continue reading

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UK’s Crowdfunder and Peoplefund.it Merge

A spot of consolidation in the crowded crowdfunding space today — which is surely ripe for plenty more convergence in the future. Two U.K. crowdfunding platforms, Crowdfunder andPeoplefund.it, have announced plans to merge, combining their technology and marketing platforms, branding, and teams to … Continue reading

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