Tagged: los angeles

Brief: “Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland” Announces World Premiere Date

With less than a week until Blue Mountain State: The Rise of  Thadland set to be released (February 2nd), it was announced that the highly anticipated film’s world premiere will take place in Los Angeles this Sunday (January 31st). Eric Falconer, the creator of the popular television… Read More

YouCaring Teams Up With Eagle & Badge Foundation of Los Angeles to Raise Funds For LAPD Officers & Families

Nonprofit crowdfunding platform, YouCaring, announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with the Eagle & Badge Foundation of Los Angeles, a nonprofit created by members of the Los Angeles Police Protective League and members of the community, raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)… Read More

Brief: Music Sensation will.i.am Launches RocketHub Initiative to Send East Los Angeles Students to the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition

On Monday, Singer/songwriter/performer/philanthropist will.i.am is participating in a new crowdfunding project on RocketHub through his i.am.angel Foundation that seeks to raise $100,000 for a robotics program inEast Los Angeles. The goal of the campaign is to raise enough money to send high school students from Boyle Heights, will.i.am’s… Read More

Fundrise Unveils First-Ever Crowdfunded Home Development in Palm Springs

On Monday, real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise announced it has partnered with Alta Verde Group to provide $1.5 million in financing for the development of a 14-unit luxury home development in Palm Springs, California – the company’s first project in the state. Alta Verde Group purchased the property… Read More

Cinedigm Releases the Kickstarter Success & Award-Winning Film “A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY” Nationwide

Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) will release Kickstarter alum and award-winning film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY on Friday, September 25th in the following cities: New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington D.C., Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Scottsdale/Phoenix, San Antonio, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Chicago, as well as on Digital… Read More

EarlyShares Launches Institutional-Quality Real Estate Investment from Pillar

EarlyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform that gives accredited investors direct access to commercial real estate opportunities, has launched a new investment opportunity from Pillar, a respected commercial real estate lender and affiliate of Guggenheim Partners. The offering is for participation interests in a $1.4… Read More

Peak Design’s “Everyday Messenger” Nears $1.7M on Kickstarter; Startup Offers Backers a Chance to Try the Bag

There is no stopping this bag! Late last month, creators of the Everyday Messenger, Peak Design, took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise only $100,000. The accessory quickly hit the spotlight and secured its initial goal. Now, just a little over two weeks later, the… Read More

Remedy Partners Captures $50 Million During Series B Financing Led By Bain Capital Ventures

Remedy Partners, a developer and manager of bundled payment programs for government and private health insurers, announced it has raised $50 million from Bain Capital Ventures during a Series B financing round. The capital will be used to support Remedy’s dramatic growth in new customers and partnerships…. Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Success Film “Everything Before Us” Premieres Exclusively on Vimeo

Last year, Wong Fu Productions, a Los Angeles-based production company, took to global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $200,000 for its first feature film, Everything Before Us. During its 30-day funding round, the flick not only secured its initial goal, it also reached nearly $360,000 thanks to… Read More

“Iron Man” Star Jon Favreau Lends A Hand to Fast Food Indiegogo Project; Announces Match Challenge (Video)

Helping a friend in need, filmmaker and actor Jon Favreau has announced his support for Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s new fast food restaurant Loco’l. According to ContactMusic, the cooking duo launched an Indiegogo campaign last month seeking funds for the Loco’l, which will “revolutionize” fast… Read More

Small Projector Beam Smashes $200,000 Goal Within Three Days on Kickstarter

On Tuesday (February 17th), Los Angeles-based Beam Labs launched a Kickstarter campaign with a goal to raise $200,000 for its new self-titled projector. According to its description, the Beam is a small project that assists you in daily activities and is controlled with any smartphone and tablet…. Read More

PropFunds LP Funds Approximately $2,000,000 of First Trust Deeds

PropFunds L.P., doing business in the real estate crowdfunding arena, has funded approximately $2,000,000 of first trust deeds in the past two months. The property types have primarily been multi-family projects in the greater Los Angeles market and the annualized yields to PropFunds investors are projected to… Read More

Advanced Toolbox Coolbox Makes Its Way to Indiegogo; Scores Nearly $35,000 First Day

On Monday (January 26th), Coolbox, what’s considered the world’s “most advanced toolbox, surfaced on crowdfunding giant Indiegogo with the help of strategic partners, Project CoPilot, CAD Models, RPP, and Command Partners. Set to raise only $50,000, the project immediately hit the spotlight and managed to raise half… Read More

Los Angeles’ Orange Monkie Returns to Kickstarter For Second Generation Pop-Up Studio

Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based startup Orange Monkie debuted its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for Foldio2, which is the new and upgraded form of first pop-up studio for your smartphone, Foldio. According to its campaign, the Foldio 2 is bigger and smarter in order… Read More

Co-Owner of Los Angeles’ Starry Kitchen Announces $500,000 Kickstarter Campaign

Setting out to save one of Los Angeles’ Chinatown restaurants, co-owner of Starry Kitchen Nguyen Tran has announced that he and his wife, Thi Tran, are launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to continuing the restaurants growth. According to LA Times, Starry Kitchen is known… Read More

Docupace Technologies Appoints Industry Veteran John DeVincent as Executive Vice President of Marketing

Docupace Technologies, a Straight-Through Paperless Processing (STP) digital company, announced today it has appointed John DeVincent as Executive Vice President of Marketing. DeVincent brings thirteen years of marketing leadership, previously serving at a wealth management software company, eMoneyAdvisor, LLC, where he was Executive Vice President of Marketing…. Read More

Sustainability Partnerships Launches Crowdfunding Cooperative That Offers 1M Shares & Full Support to Help Expedite Funding For Green Projects

A new crowdfunding cooperative has donated 1 million equity shares and full marketing support to help people fund their own projects. Anyone with a sustainable project can participate as a sustainability partner or by funding their own projects. Sustainability Partnerships, located in Los Angeles California,… Read More

Fundrise Launches Single Family Home Funding Arm

Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise announced on Tuesday (December 9th) it has launched a new single-family home funding arm.  The company plans to allocate approximately $10 million per month to qualified real estate investors with a proven record of successful purchases and rehabs in top markets… Read More

Fireman’s Brew Announces New Stock Offering for Accredited Investors, Joins Innovative Equity Crowdfunding Platform FlashFunders

Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced that it has released a new private offering of stock, available through equity crowdfunding platform, FlashFunders. In accordance with the JOBS ACT and exempt from registration under Rule 506(C), the company is… Read More

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