Crowdnetic Releases Real Estate Focused Data Analysis Report for Q2

Crowdnetic’s most recent data analysis release focuses on the growing real estate crowdfunding marketplace. [More]

MARKETS

North Carolina's Senate Commerce Committee Approves Equity Crowdfunding Bill

On July 16, the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that poises the state to soon join the list of states that have passed their own intrastate crowdfunding exemptions. [More]

Crowdnetic Releases Real Estate Focused Data Analysis Report for Q2

Crowdnetic’s most recent data analysis release focuses on the growing real estate crowdfunding marketplace. [More]

Crowdnetic Launches Advanced Tool Set for the Peer Lending Industry

Today, Crowdnetic unveils exciting and unique subscription options and an advanced upgraded investor feature for Lendvious™. [More]

P2P

Funding Circle Gets Funded, $65M More For Its Small Business Lending Marketplace

Funding Circle, an online peer-to-peer lending platform for small businesses in the UK and U.S., has recently announced raising $65 million in its last round of funding. [More]

Tim Simon, CEO of Madiston LendLoanInvest, Talks Future of Peer to Peer

The peer-to-peer lending industry has been undergoing solid growth around the world, notably in the UK due to the new ISA inclusion (UK retirement accounts), and more dramatic growth is expected. [More]

Peer-to-Peer Lender RateSetter First to Receive Risk Rating

Ratesetter, the UK’s largest peer lending platform by monthly volume, is now the first peer-to-peer lending company worldwide to receive a risk rating from a research agency. [More]

REAL ESTATE

Real Estate Crowdfunding (Infographic)

Crowdfinanced real estate opens up new strategies to invest in an asset class that has been historically restricted to a select few investors. [More]

Crowdfunding the Future of Real Estate

As more real estate crowdfunding websites emerge on the market, the industry is divided on whether or not this way of funding is legitimate and reliable for real estate transactions. [More]

Crowdfunding a Self-Storage Facility

The recent trend toward online “crowdfunding” has begun to make some investment opportunities available at smaller minimum investment amounts than ever before, with investors able to initiate and track their investments directly through their laptop or ta [More]

REGULATORY

Reimagining Reg A

  • July 01, 2014
  • by Crowdnetic News Team
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Title IV of the JOBS Act intended to allow small businesses better access to capital through public markets. [More]

Amendment to Title III of JOBS Act

  • June 19, 2014
  • by Crowdnetic News Team
  • Crowdnetic
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While businesses have begun to utilize Title II of the JOBS Act for the past nine months, unaccredited investors hoping to invest in non-public equity remain waiting. [More]

Changes to “Accredited Investor” Definition May Clip the Wings of Many Angel Investors

In anticipation of the SEC’s review of the accredited investor, the SEC has been soliciting comments on as to if, and how, the definition of accredited investor should be modified. [More]

RETIREMENT / TAX PLANNING

Saving Retirement Savings: Prevent fees from eroding your retirement savings

This is a very insightful article on the power of compound investing, especially if your retirement dollars are always growing in value, and your management fees are cheap. [More]

MyRA – A Wealth Generating Tool for the Masses?

During the state of the union address on Tuesday night, President Obama unveiled a new affordable retirement account, ‘MyRA’ aimed at helping more Americans build a nest egg. [More]

Retirement Funds Chasing Crowdfinance

In many ways, it is the "perfect storm" in this new era of investment options. Crowd funding is going main stream. [More]

INTERNATIONAL

Equity Crowdfunding in China

  • July 23, 2014
  • by Crowdnetic News Team
  • Crowdnetic
  • 0

A growing group in China has been pushing to allow equity crowdfunding, and recently they have seen hopeful signs that implementation may be arriving. [More]

Friction Over Social Media, the FCA and Crowdfunding

On April 1, 2014, the Financial Conduct Authority announced that equity crowdfunding and peer lending companies would be subject to its oversight and consumer protection rules. [More]

Crowdcube: £15 Million in Equity Crowdfunding for 2014

In the UK, investment crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, has been emerging as a leader in the growing equity investment market. [More]