Category Archives: Crowd Funding Platforms

CF Portal Now Accepting Crypto-Currency

StartEngine, a FINRA registered crowdfunding web portal, announced that it will take Bitcoin as a payment method for investing in equity offerings hosted under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Regulation Crowd Funding. The cryptocurrency is transferred directly to the issuing … Continue reading

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Downloadable Weapons Available Soon

There was a little noticed settlement in the lawsuit filed by Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation against the U.S. Government. If you recall, the State Department tried to shut down DD’s website that was publishing downloadable schematics for … Continue reading

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Can’t Keep The Winklevoss Twins Down

The press is just too nosey in this politically contentious state. The New York Post says that the Facebook famous Winklevoss Twins ponied up $100,000 in campaign contributions to Gov. Cuomo of New York and less than a month later … Continue reading

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Guess What? Bitcoin Transactions Are Traceable

For everyone who thought Bitcoin transactions were anonymous and untraceable, the wake up call came last Friday as the U.S. Justice Department traced hundreds of Russian #cryptocurrency transactions in its indictment of 12 Russian GRU officers. “The Conspirators facilitated bitcoin … Continue reading

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Crowdfund Your Favorite TV Show

Even people in Hollywood who have “made it” know that financing content for movies or television is tough. That’s why web portal Rivit.tv is interesting. The site lets fans watch a television pilot for free, then crowdfunds the rest of … Continue reading

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Ohio Officially Adopts Crowdfunding For Schools

It’s now official state policy in Ohio to crowdfund for school supplies. The State Auditor has issued rules for school districts that crowdfund their shortchanged budgets from the legislature that include: all crowdfunding efforts be approved by the school’s administrator; … Continue reading

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Initial (Beer) Can Offering

Only in California: A San Francisco company is combing a craft brewery with a crowdfunding campaign for an Initial Coin Offering for stock to be celebrated by a beer called ICO. On July 11, Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery will … Continue reading

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