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People everywhere are coming together to help back community initiatives, like cultural projects, non-profit initiatives, and political movements. The crowd is powerful. And what if we could turn that power to developing a city? Rodrigo Niño recognized that even in a difficult economy, people are an incredible creative force that can get behind new real…

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What better way to learn new techniques or get valuable advice than to ask someone with first-hand experience? American Express OPEN Forum is an advice-sharing platform built for entrepreneurs. The focus is on unlocking the collective knowledge of entrepreneurs and growth-minded business owners by creating a community where they can come together and share their…

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  According to a public filing by AllThingsD, Uber is currently valued at  $3.5 billion. This number has not gone unnoticed by Google Ventures, an investment arm of Google, who has reportedly invested $258 million into the startup. In an article published by TechCrunch, this investment is Google Venture’s largest to date — signaling a growth spurt for Uber. There…

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Hailed as a “world conquering entrepreneur,” David is a technology pioneer, investor and founder of over 75 revolutionary companies, pivotal in propelling technology and social media to the next level. During his keynote “Investment & The Social Web” at CROWDFUNDx, Rose echoed crowdfunding’s expanding clout, calling it a “game changer of extraordinary power.” As a staunch…

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This post is co-authored by Jackie Davalos and Jeff Dobrinsky. With CROWDFUNDx NYC in the background and a great perspective of what the future looks like, we wanted to give you a glimpse at the short history of how it has evolved. Starting in 1976, here’s all you need to know about the brief history…

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Driven by the “vision to democratize access to startup capital and empower individuals to make informed investment decisions,” Alejandro Cremades of Rock The Post continues the discussion on the key role of crowdfunding in today’s connected generation for success of small businesses. “Erase the gate-keepers…. you need to have the human component” Cremades explains. He cites three…

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The verdict is in. With the SEC’s final ruling, startups along with venture capital funds, private equity funds and hedge funds will be able to solicit their stocks and investment products via, social media, TV and radio to a greater audience. In our first conversation at CROWDFUNDx NYC, Chance Barnett of Crowdfunder engages Sherwood Neiss of…

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“Investment Crowdfunding will be one of the most transparent, efficient and necessary investment channels in the future.” – Sherwood Neiss With the ruling coming down from the SEC last Wednesday allowing Title II investment, we’ll be among the first discussing how this impacts your business. Whether you are joining us in person or virtually, you…

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Our team were first introduced to Chance Barnett at SMW LA last September. Chance shared his vision for crowdfunding and why it is so crucial to our current economy. We immediately knew he was one of the leading thinkers and practitioners of this emerging field. Chance is the co-founder and CEO of crowdfunder, the social…

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Many are awaiting the SEC regulations to come down to enable crowdfunding for businesses on a larger scale, but few fully understand how that will fully play out as we break away from SEC regulations that have governed investment for almost a century. Once in place, crowdfunding will not replace venture capitalists or angels, but…

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