Crowdnetic Launches Social Media Stats and Company News on CrowdWatch

Crowdnetic adds new features to its products and services for the global securities-based crowdfunding industry. [More]

MARKETS

Crowdnetic Launches Social Media Stats and Company News on CrowdWatch

Crowdnetic adds new features to its products and services for the global securities-based crowdfunding industry. [More]

An Unstoppable Force: The Mainstream Is Changing and Crowdfinance Is Here to Stay

The voracious rise of crowdfunding and marketplace (peer-to-peer) lending since the global financial crisis is testimony to new transparency, accessible technology and a desire amongst the public to choreograph their own financial destiny. [More]

Crowdnetic Launches Crowdfunding Data on Leading UK Financial Media Site, Opens London Office

Crowdnetic officially announces the opening of its London office and its premier data content suite is now available on Digital Look. [More]

P2P

OnDeck, Another Successful Marketplace Lending Platform IPO

After LendingClub’s impressive opening on the NYSE exchange, another marketplace-lending platform, OnDeck Capital, has raised about $200 million from its initial public offering on Tuesday night. [More]

LendingClub Makes a Big Debut on the NYSE

Amid much anticipation, LendingClub made its landmark debut on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday morning and has set an impressive precedent for the industry. [More]

Bondora Set to Launch Major Updates in the Coming Weeks

Bondora, a leading platform for investing in European personal loans, is set to launch a series of major updates to their service in the coming weeks that will make cross-border investments easier and less risky for all types of investors. [More]

REAL ESTATE

iCapRate Announces Plans to Unveil CrowdFund Platform Empowering Individuals to Invest in Net Leased Commercial Real Estate; Seeks Beta Users

  • December 08, 2014
  • by iCapRate Investment Corporation
  • iCapRate
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San Francisco based start-up takes aim at disrupting antiquated investment model enabling accredited investors the ultimate choice and transparency. [More]

Fundrise Releases New White Paper on Real Estate Crowdfunding

Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, has released a new whitepaper prepared with GlobeSt.com. [More]

RealtyWealth Launches Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

RealtyWealth.com today announced the launch of the first commercial real estate Crowdfunding platform dedicated to Single Tenant Net Lease “STNL” investments. [More]

REGULATORY

Oregon Proposes Rules for Intrastate Crowdfunding

Oregon joins the over two dozen other states that have either proposed or enacted their own intrastate crowdfunding exemptions. [More]

Texas Approves Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules

Concluding a process that began earlier this year, Texas has become the most recent state to approve intrastate investment crowdfunding rules. [More]

And the Wait Goes On

Over two years after the signing of the JOBS Act, the wait continues for the SEC to implement rules for Title III. [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

ESMA Publishes Opinion and Advice on Investment-based Crowdfunding

The European Union markets watchdog, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), has published an Opinion along with an Advice on investment-based crowdfunding. [More]

5 Reasons Why the UK is Taking to Crowdfunding

The retreat of banks and traditional lenders from the business finance market hit the UK’s small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector hard in the wake of the Financial Crisis. [More]

New Alternative Assets Continue to Revolutionize UK Finance

In a report published by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, and the University of Cambridge, they found that the UK alternative finance marketplace is expected to reach approximately GBP 1.7 billion (USD 2.8 billion). [More]