Crowdnetic’s Q3 Report Covers the Year Since Title II

The release of Crowdnetic’s Q3 report marks one year since the implementation of Title II of the JOBS Act. [More]

MARKETS

Crowdfunding – Disruptive Finance Goes Global Part II

Leading crowdfunding thought leaders, Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss, join Mark Wallace of Capitalist Exploits for parts 2 and 3 of their podcasts on the rapidly growing industry. [More]

Michigan is Poised to Establish the First Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

Michigan, which established an intrastate crowdfunding exemption at the end of last year, is spearheading advances in investment crowdfunding. [More]

Crowdfunding – Disruptive Finance Goes Global

Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss, two of the most influential thought leaders in the crowdfunding movement, chat with Mark Wallace of Capitalist Exploits and provide insight into the industry. [More]

P2P

Blue Elephant Partners with First New Zealand Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform, Harmoney Corp Limited

  • October 06, 2014
  • by Blue Elephant Capital Management LLC
  • www.bluelep.com
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Investment Adviser Partners with Harmoney to further expand firm’s diverse global portfolio in P2P lending markets [More]

UK Peer to Peer Lending Passes £2 Billion. Onward & Upward.

In a brief released September 11, AltFi announced that peer-to-peer lending in the UK has surpassed £2 billion and is enjoying an annualized growth of 158% for this year so far. [More]

How Peer-to-Peer Lending Can Rattle Banking Industry

“Bloomberg West” interviews AmeriMerchant CEO, David Goldin and examines the potential of peer-to-peer lending and how alternative finance can disrupt the traditional banking industry, especially in regards to small businesses and consumers. [More]

REAL ESTATE

Real Estate Crowdfinance Platform, RealPartner, Takes Off

Crowdfinance continues to revolutionize financial markets by bringing private finance opportunities directly to individual investors. [More]

Jim Jones' Interview With AdaPia d’Errico (Patch Of Land)

James A Jones, Crowdnetic’s Business Development Director, Americas, talks to Patch of Land’s Chief Marketing Officer AdaPia d’Errico about building wealth and growing communities through real estate crowdfunding. [More]

Real Estate Crowdfunding vs. Traditional Real Estate Investment

Ever find yourself dreaming of being the next Donald Trump and building a huge residential tower? Or better yet, putting up a luxury hotel in Vegas? Well now you can … sort of. [More]

REGULATORY

NM Chief Securities Regulator Proposes Crowdfunding Rules

New Mexico may be the next state to implement an intrastate crowdfunding exemption in lieu of waiting for the Securities and Exchange Commission to finalize the rules for Title III of the JOBS Act. [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]

The DISB Proposes Washington D.C. Intrastate Exemption

It appears that the Washington D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) may have little faith in the promise of the SEC Chairman, Mary Jo White, to deliver final Title III crowdfunding rules by the end of the year. [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

Malaysia Takes Steps to Regulate Equity Crowdfunding

Representing the third largest economy in Southeast Asia and the 29th largest in the world, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), has been taking steps to harness the potential of equity crowdfunding for capital formation. [More]

Bruegel Publishes Research Report on Equity Crowdfunding

European think tank, Breugel, recently published an extensive report covering the topic of improving the role of equity crowdfunding in the European capital markets. [More]

Equitise is Ready for Australian Equity Crowdfunding

Equitise, an equity crowdfunding platform based in Australia, has begun allowing investors and entrepreneurs to register on its site in preparation for the new regulations anticipated from the government that would allow for investment crowdfunding. [More]