Our First Equity Crowdfunding Gig: Sept. 23

Our First Equity Crowdfunding Gig: Sept. 23

CommonWealth Crowdfunding’s first Equity Crowdfunding seminar is coming up Monday, Sept. 23. Many thanks to Insider Louisville for letting me plug it!      

Venture Connectors Tweeted Questions

Venture Connectors Tweeted Questions

Our Crowdfunding 101 panel took questions from the Venture Connectors audience last week via Twitter – a first, I think, for the organization. We didn’t have enough time to get to them all. So I thought I’d take a stab at some of them here. If anyone else would like to weigh in, feel free to […]

Crowdfunding 101 Panel: “No One is Planting the Flag Like Louisville”

Crowdfunding 101 Panel: “No One is Planting the Flag Like Louisville”

It’s been a banner media coverage week for our crowdfund investing initiative here in Louisville and the surrounding region! The neato graphic above comes from today’s Courier-Journal. Reporter Chris Otts wrote a great piece on local crowdfunding – it hit the cover of the C-J‘s business section. How much do we love that? He included […]

Crowdfunding and Filmmaking: Now We Can All Play a Role

Crowdfunding and Filmmaking: Now We Can All Play a Role

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in crowdfunding | 2 Comments

Last Sunday’s Academy Awards marked a milestone in fundraising history when “Inocente” became the first crowdfunded film to take home an Oscar. Winner of the Best Documentary Short category, “Inocente” follows a 15-year-old homeless girl who dreams of becoming an artist. You may recall seeing her – filmmakers Sean and Andrea Fine brought her up to the […]

Venture Connectors Panel: Wednesday, March 6

Venture Connectors Panel: Wednesday, March 6

If you’ve been scratching your head over rewards-, debt- and equity-based crowdfunding, don’t miss the Wednesday, March 6, Venture Connectors Crowdfunding 101 gathering. This lunchtime panel should help shed some light on the subject – or at least help you hold your own at a cocktail party. We’ll hear from: Cheryl Stamm, vice president of […]

Ready for the Revolution: New Crowdfund Investing Committee goes regional with addition of Lexington

Ready for the Revolution: New Crowdfund Investing Committee goes regional with addition of Lexington

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in blog, business, crowdfunding, media | No Comments

We had another excellent story about our growing Equity Crowdfund Committee – which we’ve renamed the Crowdfund Investing Committee so that we’re inclusive of all forms for crowdfunding, not just the handy-dandy equity kind. We’ve also expanded our reach, adding members from Lexington and thinking about how our work can benefit the entire region. One […]

OPM’s February Newsletter

OPM’s February Newsletter

OPM‘s February newsletter is out – and you’d be hard-pressed to find a more entertaining and engaging company communication. (And I’m not just saying that because they’re my client and Nikki May and I worked on it together. Although we did. And it’s really good. But it was really good before we got here.) Anyway, […]

Insider Louisville: Equity Crowdfunding Committee

Insider Louisville: Equity Crowdfunding Committee

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in blog, business, crowdfunding, media | No Comments

Insider Louisville Publisher Terry Boyd covered our first Louisville Equity Crowdfunding Committee meeting: ‘We’ve got to be in the game’: Louisville investors, entrepreneurs, econ-dev officials create equity crowdfunding committee. Thanks, Terry!