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#FredinChina: 'Circles' newest feature turns Alipay into a hook-up app

Fred Raillard | Posted 12.08.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

5 Ways To Raise Funds For Your Startup

Laiza King | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Laiza King

Credit "Fundraising is going to be the death of me," said Tom Walker, President and CEO of Rev1 Ventures, in an interview with Dave Keplin, CEO Lik...

Top Startup Trends You Need to Be Ready for in 2017

Azzam Sheikh | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Azzam Sheikh

Ever since small and medium tech-oriented companies started to appear a few years ago, the startup business model has been the way most new ventures a...

How One Millennial Created #BlackFridayLivesMatter to Benefit the Families' of Fallen Police Officers

George Beall | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
George Beall

2016 has been a year of immense ups, downs, and overall division in both the United States and abroad. We saw Brexit, the bulk of the American electi...

Giving Hope to Jonathan After Violent Shooting

Plumfund | Posted 11.06.2016 | Impact
Plumfund

By Linda Annicks On April 10, 2016 our 18-year-old son, Jonathan Annicks, was the victim of a random shooting. Jonathan was a senior at Walter Payton...

Regulation Crowdfunding Welcomes Non-Accredited Investors

Jorge Newbery | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

M. CRUZ (773 DIGITAL) Regulation Crowdfunding is another step forward to allow non-accredited investors to participate in online investment opportuni...

Giving Homeless People a Hand Up with Technology

NationSwell | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

The seed for HandUp, a crowdfunding site that solicits donations to help the homeless, was planted in early 2012 when Rose Broome passed a shivering w...

Real Estate Crowdfunding's Pathway of Change

Jorge Newbery | Posted 10.19.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Crowdfunding is on its way to transcend real estate investment and create a larger narrative of global change. With its current technology and existing participants, crowdfunding has already established itself as a revolutionary industry that has broken investment restrictions and increased opportunities for millions of Americans.

Our Refugee Camp Honeymoon

CrowdRise | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
CrowdRise

Ethan and Lisa Zohn are in Greece as part of the CrowdRise 24-Hour Impact Project. They've launched a fundraiser and have 24 hours to raise $20,000 to...

America, the Capital of Entrepreneurship

David Glickman | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
David Glickman

America loves an entrepreneur! If you've got a good idea and a solid business model, I would say that the United States is the easiest place in the wo...

Legal Ins and Outs of Crowdfunding

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images When crowdfunding first emerged, Attorney Anthony Zeoli was skeptical of online real estate investing. "When you start dealin...

Crowdfunding to Build Communities

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Real estate crowdfunding allows accredited and non-accredited investors alike to browse deals on the Internet and invest in projects that are shaping the development of American communities.

Savvy Crowdfunding Techniques

Brian Hughes | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

Crowdfunding is a popular way to raise money for entrepreneurial, social and charitable projects.

Detecting Emerging Markets

George Beall | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
George Beall

After leaving school to work on a startup and launching the Wikipedia competitor platform, Everipedia, the questions I always get asked are, "how do y...

Accessing Capital Through Crowdfunding

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Crowdfunding has sparked equality in real estate investment. For the first time in history, Americans may use the Internet to participate in deals that are shaping the constructs of our nation.

Crowdfunded Kids Toy Teaches Children To Build and Hack

Jack Choros | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

School is back in session all across the country, making now the perfect time to start checking out the latest and greatest children's toys. One device that could soon be jumping to the top of the list of the most innovative and educational toys is the Zubi Flyer, a device that combines the fun of the classic Frisbee with modern technology.

Innovation and Regulation in Pharmaceuticals

Adam Grossman | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Adam Grossman

I am a caregiver and patient advocate for my mom. I am also a proud co-founder of Give to Cure. My dynamic and awesome co- founder, Lou Reese, is a pa...

Making an Impact with the Crowd

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images Money holds the power to bring justice to social and environmental upheavals. The ways in which we invest our money have...

Are We Living in a Golden Era of Fundraising?

Larry Alton | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

Whether you're trying to acquire capital to fund your startup idea, gathering funds for a lawsuit, or serving some other personal need, eventually you're going to need to look outside your own resources to find those funds.

'Carbage Can' Catches Eye Of TV Moguls Mark Burnett and Steve Harvey

Jack Choros | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

Inventor and entrepreneur Raymond Furgason came up with the idea for the Carbage Can as a way for drivers to keep their vehicle tidy while on the road...

Crowdfunding Transforms Real Estate Investing

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images "When crowdfunding first emerged, I saw in a flash that it was going to be wonderful. It was going to remove the middle...

Education Crowdfunding: An Engine of Good That Could Move Us Toward Equity

The Sillerman Center | Posted 08.23.2016 | Education
The Sillerman Center

When public school budgets shrink, it's students who pay the price. Classes get larger, fewer field trips get scheduled, athletic programs charge fees, and technology doesn't get updated.

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

On The "A" w/Souleo: Author Campaigns to Revitalize Langston Hughes' Home

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.19.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Courtesy: I, Too, Arts Collective For the last 20 years of his life the celebrated writer, Langston Hughes lived at 20 E. 127th Street in Harlem. Now...

Supporting Veterans Shouldn't Only Happen During Holidays

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, I do some work to support orgs helping out service members, veterans, and their families. I figure it's the least I can do to give back. We rec...