NYC Crowdfunding

April 25, 2015

This month we hosted Julia Maltby, Director of Campaigns at Plum Alley. Plum Alley is a reward platform for female entrepreneurs. Julia spoke about how female entrepreneurs can use their platform for raising money, and shared some interesting stats about their site.


This talk was given on April 16, 2015 at NYC Crowdfunding Meetup

April 6, 2015

After three years of waiting after the JOBS Act, SEC finally passed title IV of the bill which is the Reg A+. Its an enhancement to the existing Reg A rules which very few companies use since it was too expensive for raising too little money. With the new rules a company may raise up to $50 Million from unacredited investors. That means that an average person can invest in private companies for the first time since the 1930s. There are some restrictions but this is a great step forward. For more information you can read the official SEC release or the…

March 4, 2015
funding services snippit

I’m excited to announce a major addition to our site which we have been working on for quite some time. Its called Crowdfunding Services , and we want to make it the highlight of CrowdsUnite. After talking to hundreds of people looking to crowdfund, teaching many classes on crowdfunding, and speaking to organizations that work with small businesses, one thing is clear, small businesses need help raising money through crowdfunding. Many of them don’t know where to start, how to build their audience, or how to put their campaign together and successfully launch a campaign. They are too busy running their business…

March 3, 2015

On February 07,2015 we hosted our first real estate event on our NYC Crowdfunding Meetup . The CEO and Co-Founder of Sharestates Allen Shayanfekr talked about the state of the real estate crowdfunding industry. This was one of our biggest turn outs so far, we have over 90 people RSVP and over 50 people coming to the event.

Real estate crowdfunding is the fastest growing segment of crowdfunding and it was exciting to hear from somebody who is on the front line. I learned a lot about this new type of investing and how its transforming the current industry. This will revolutionize…

February 2, 2015

I’m happy to announce that we removed the paid subscription option and made all the content at free for all users. In the past few months we experienced with different monetization strategies. One of them was to charge a monthly subscription for our mostly used content like access to all the reviews and mostly used activities like filtering, sorting, and comparing. This experiment wasn’t meant to last forever since we believe that content should be free and we want to help as many people as we can. At the same time we wanted to see just how much our…

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