Category Archives: crowd funding

Almost half of all money raised through crowdfunding is going toward medical expenses

Almost half of the money raised on crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe and YouCaring is going toward medical expenses. Medical campaigns make up $930 million of the $2 billion raised on GoFundMe, according to NerdWallet. Almost half of the $800 million … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Crowdfunding as Facebook Readies the Feature

Facebook soon will launch its own personal crowdfunding platform, which, like GoFundMe and other websites, will let individuals publicly ask for financial help, for their own benefit or someone else’s. The social media giant’s foray into personal fundraising could make it … Continue reading

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How crowdfunding is democratizing real estate investing

“Crowdfunding means democratizing access, in our case, to large-scale commercial real estate assets,” says Rodrigo Niño, founder and CEO of Prodigy Network. – TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Facebook recently introduced a crowdfunding feature called Personal Fundraising hoping to emulate successful crowdfunding platforms … Continue reading

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How Crowdfunding Took On Private Equity And Won

Until very recently, anyone running a private company in the UK would have automatically turned to the private equity or venture capital sectors when looking for their first slice of equity capital Continue reading

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NextGen Announces Crowdfunding Video Awards to Recognize The Best Crowdfunding Campaign Videos | Business Wire

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NextGen Crowdfunding, the leading company that helps people explore new types of crowdfunding, announces the Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs). This new series of online awards programs will showcase the best videos from both rewards-based crowdfunding campaigns featured on … Continue reading

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SportsEngine/NBC Sports acquires RallyMe

  SportsEngine/NBC Sports acquires RallyMe   SportsEngine announced today that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding VC: Nin Desai Focuses on Investing in Tech – Crowdfund Insider

After years of working for firms like Merrill Lynch and Pacific Crest, Nin Desai decided to launch her own venture Nin.VC. Seeing opportunity in the JOBS Act of 2012 that legalized various iterations of crowdfunding, Nin launched a VC-hybrid firm … Continue reading

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