Arthena, an equity crowdfunding platform for fine art investment, raises over $1M in its Seed round

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Arthena is democratizing the art world by making fine art investment accessible. Through our unique equity crowdfunding model for tangible assets, users can invest in open collections, each of which is led by an expert advisor who handpicks and acquires art. Arthena provides transparency and insider-access in a market previously closed off to only the world’s wealthiest and … [Read more...]

Unilever’s ReHack 2015 fuels the business’ sustainable future

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The Unilever ReHack 2015 event has produced a crop of revolutionary initiatives that use eCommerce to make the Unilever business more sustainable. One team from Huddle Creative, a London-based brand and digital innovation agency, received the top prize and the opportunity to collaborate with Unilever to grow their industry-changing idea on a global scale. In addition, Unilever … [Read more...]

Simply-Park, the first intelligent parking reminder to eliminate tickets for expired meters, now available on Kickstarter for crowdfunding

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Universal Solution to Avoid Fees and Remember Parking Location Copenhagen, Denmark - (June 29, 2015) – Just about everyone with a car has received the ticket on the front windshield after going a few minutes over the time limit shown on the parking meter. After receiving multiple tickets in a short period, Yao Dawei, an experienced project manager, developed a solution … [Read more...]

Unikrn closes Series A with Binary Capital and all-star group of investors to further global expansion

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Latest Investment Sees Mark Cuban, Advancit Capital, Freelands Group, 500 Startups, Indicator Ventures and Tabcorp Joining Forces with Binary Capital to Elevate Unikrn’s Worldwide Stature and Fuel Its Growth (Seattle, WA) – June 30, 2015 – Unikrn (#unikrn), a gaming (#gaming) and eSports (#esports) company, today announced it has raised an additional $7 million from an … [Read more...]

The Liberty Project, a modern revival of the iconic Liberty magazine, launches

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Author and fashion journalist Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, and actress Sarah Michelle Gellar among inaugural contributors The Liberty Project unveiled its new website today, libertyproject.com. At launch, there are more than 120 original works and personal accounts from emerging writers, photographers and artists, as well as stories from today’s top thought leaders, experts and … [Read more...]

Coffee review and recommendation app Beanhunter announces successful $500K capital raise

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Melbourne, Australia - Café review app and website Beanhunter today announced the successful completion of a $500,000 funding round. Participants in the round include PC Tools founder and major backer of Freelancer.com, Simon Clausen, through Startive Ventures, and ex iPrimus head Campbell Sallabank through XSallarate, who also advised on the investment round. Beanhunter CEO … [Read more...]

Designs Desk announces the launch of new graphic design crowdsourcing platform

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Chicago-based Designs Desk (www.designsdesk.com) announces the launch of its new graphic design marketplace platform, which aims to bridge the gap between clients and designers who want to earn more income while working on their own schedule. Entering into a new market of design crowdsourcing platforms, Designs Desk connects businesses that need designs with graphic … [Read more...]

SalaryShark.com officially launches its professional social network with over 1 million members worldwide

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New social media platform looks to make waves with a focus on personal branding, user-generated content and free unlimited access for all MIAMI (June 25, 2015) — SalaryShark.com today announces the official launch of its mobile friendly social network for professionals. The website aims to help individuals and companies engage with each other through features such as … [Read more...]

Seed Equity Ventures reaches milestone – investors and entrepreneurs from 100 countries

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Seed Equity Ventures Reaches Milestone Investors and Entrepreneurs from 100 Countries Salt Lake City, UT – June 25, 2015 – Seed Equity Ventures, LLC (Seed Equity) announced today that it now has registered investors and entrepreneurs from 100 countries. An executive partner from an investment bank in the North African country of Tunisia registered as an investor today … [Read more...]

Propel(x) debuts first crowdsourced diligence insights for investors

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First-of-its-kind Diligence Insights brings a democratized approach to investment diligence, particularly useful for complex deep technology investments SAN FRANCISCO – June 25, 2015 – Investing in complex technology startups can be daunting, but Propel(x) is demystifying investing in these startups with the debut of its crowdsourced Diligence Insights capability. Propel(x) … [Read more...]