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Small Business Crowdfunding


  • Hip hotels get boost from crowdfunding Sunday, 4 Oct 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Rendering of 1095 Market Street - the building that will become YOTEL San Francisco

    Crowdfunding, which boosted the Pebble smartwatch and the Oculus Rift virtual reality system, is now becoming a trend in the hotel space.

  • Hotels cozy up to crowdfunding Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Hotels cozy up to crowdfunding

    The online money-raising craze is now becoming a trend in the hotel hospitality industry.

  • Choosing to crowdfund the real estate market Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    While high-tech & community ventures dominate crowdfunding-related headlines, harder areas of investment, like real estate are also finding success.

  • For some Americans, getting a loan may get easier Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    online banking

    Thanks to advances in data technology, more traditional banks may partner with peer-to-peer lenders, making it easier to get an online loan.

  • Crowdfunding the real estate market Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Crowdfunding the real estate market

    Jilliene Helman, founder & CEO at RealtyMogul.com, explains why crowdfunding in the real estate market is absolutely catching on.

  • Keen to invest in property? Here's an alternative Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:44 PM ET
    Keen to invest in property? Here's an alternative

    Arthur Naoumidis, CEO of Australia's DomaCom, introduces the crowdfunding platform's "fractional property investment" model.

  • Crowdfunding for starving artists Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 6:51 AM ET
    Crowdfunding for starving artists

    Jack Conte, Patreon co-founder & CEO, discusses how he is disrupting the music industry by allowing creative talent to earn revenue from fans on an ongoing basis.

  • Catmosphere, Sydney's first space-themed cat café, was launched in July after its co-founders raised $29,200 on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.

  • Here's a 'purr-fect' cafe in Sydney Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 6:24 PM ET
    Here's a 'purr-fect' cafe in Sydney

    CNBC's Matthew Taylor checks out the "purr-fect" combination of enjoying a cup of coffee while cuddling up to furry felines at Sydney's first cat cafe.

  • The rise of crowdfunding Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    The rise of crowdfunding

    Michael Treskow, principal at venture capital firm Accel Partners, explains the factors behind the popularity of peer-to-peer lenders such as FundingCircle.

  • Making crowdfunding mainstream: Indiegogo Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Making crowdfunding mainstream: Indiegogo

    Anastasia Emmanuel, director of European technology and design at Indiegogo, explains why there's incredible appetite for crowd-funding in the market.

  • How to successfully crowdfund just about anything Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 4:55 AM ET

    The potential of crowdfunding is limitless, but only if you get your basics right.

  • StartSomeGood: Crowdfunding for social good Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 11:48 PM ET
    StartSomeGood: Crowdfunding for social good

    Stephanie Arrowsmith, manager of Global Partnerships at StartSomeGood.com, discusses how crowdfunding can be used to spearhead social change.

  • How will crowdfunding evolve? Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 9:53 PM ET
    How will crowdfunding evolve?

    Dan Marom, co-author of 'The Crowdfunding Revolution', says emerging markets such as China and India, are the next frontiers for crowdfunding.

  • Tips to kickstart your crowdfunding campaign Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 6:54 PM ET
    Tips to kickstart your crowdfunding campaign

    Tania Burstin, CEO of crowdfunding platform mycause, discusses the key factors that are necessary for a successful crowdfunding project.

  • Palm sized PC on the way Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Palm sized PC on the way

    Three Ex-Googlers Create a $30 PC called the Remix Mini.

  • EU to push crowdfunding, venture capital for firms Saturday, 5 Sep 2015 | 8:38 AM ET

    The European Union's financial services commissioner on Saturday urged the need to wean firms off being too reliant on traditional bank money.

  • Scottish craft beer maker BrewDog expands into US Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    BrewDog founders James Watt, left, and Martin Dickie at their production facility in Ellon, Scotland.

    Craft beer brewery Brewdog will start producing beer at a U.S. site, after announcing a £6 million ($9.17 million) mini-bond sale.

  • Andy Murray just invested in 3 start-ups Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 7:57 AM ET

    British tennis ace Andy Murray has invested in three start-ups, including a virtual reality company, on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

  • Can’t get a bank loan? Try these alternatives Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    Crowd funding

    Fifty percent of small businesses didn't receive any financing they applied for in the first half of 2014, according to a survey.

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