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Gate Global Impact Partners With U.N. To Capitalize Social Entrepreneurs

Gate Global Impact announced at the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit a plan to feature select companies from the U.N.’s soon-to-be-launched Social Enterprise Action Hub on the Gate Global Impact GATEWAY Platform, a crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurs…

Why Crowdfunding Will Explode In 2013

The world of entrepreneurial finance is changing rapidly; we are at a tipping point that will make what seems like a vibrant part of our global economy today seem small in one year’s hindsight. Whether you are a service provider,…

Equity Crowdfunding Is Now Legal. How Can You Get Your Piece of the Action?

Equity crowdfunding in the United States is a blank slate. With equity crowdfunding’s recent legalization in the United States, many companies smell an opportunity to develop technical and financial innovations to help the industry mature. Equity crowdfunding is much like crowdfunding, which…

Crowdfunding Road Map Founder Ruth Hedges Interviewed (Video)

Ruth Hedges, Founder and CEO of Funding Roadmap and one of the early investment crowdfunding advocates, is interviewed by Devin Thorpe – a frequent Forbes contributor who covers “impact investing”. Read More…

CfPA Sponsored Crowd Investing Forum To Take Place This Week

The Crowdfunding Professional Association’s (CfPA) 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum will convene top crowdfunding pioneers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and investors in Orlando on August 8th through 9th to address the most urgent issues in capital formation and job creation, corporate and entrepreneurial…

TubeStart Increases Funding for YouTube Content Creators With Launch of Subscription-Based Crowdfunding Platform

TubeStart announced today that it will be waiving fees for content creators that sign up campaigns during the first 2 weeks of August. The new platform will provide the more than 1 million YouTube creators from 30 countries with the…

Crowdfunding Professional Association Lauds SEC Approval of General Solicitation

The Crowdfunding Professional Assocation or CfPA has issued a release sharing their appreciation of the recent progress made regarding the Jobs Act.  Equity-based crowdfunding came one step closer to reality this past Wednesday as the SEC  voted to lift the ban on…

CfPA Applauds SEC’s Approval of Title II JOBS Act Crowdfunding Provisions

SEC lifts Ban on General Solicitation for Private Placements in 4-1 Vote WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Equity-based crowdfunding came one step closer to actualization Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission voting 4-to-1 in favor of lifting the…

Crowdfunding Professional Association Releases Conference Agenda

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), a leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, has released the agenda for its 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum.  The event is to be held on August 8th – 9th in Orlando, Florida. Event organizer…

David Weild Announced as Keynote Speaker for Leading Crowd Funding Industry Event

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), the leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, will be holding its 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum on August 8-9, 2013 in Orlando, FL with former NASDAQ Vice Chairman David Weild IV as keynote…