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Launcht Partners with CraftFund to Support the Craft Beer Industry

Launcht has recently partnered with CraftFund to create a crowdfunding platform dedicated to the burgeoning craft beer community.  CraftFund, based in Milwaukee, WI, hopes to support the growing craft beer industry by providing a platform to connect to communities and raise … Continue reading

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Vermont Governor Weighs in on UVM Start

When UVM Start began, it was meant to connect student entrepreneurs with alumni who could provide the projects with funds through tax-deductible donations and act as mentors to the students. Currently, they have seven student teams running projects that have gained … Continue reading

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CfPA Study Shows Optimism–And Some Confusion–About the Future of Crowdfunding

The Crowdfunding Professional Association recently conducted a study to see what relevant parties actually know about crowdfunding and what they think about the future. They had 442 respondants of which 287 were entrepreneurs, 166 investors, 179 intermediaries, and 11 were … Continue reading

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Launcht Presentation to the United Nations Development Programme

On October 2nd, Launcht was the featured guest for the United Nations Development Programme, which works across cultures to help further develop nations by creating proactive models for withstanding crisis and driving sustainable growth. The Knowledge, Innovation and Capacity Group … Continue reading

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CEO Freeman White Quoted in San Francisco Chronicle

The article published by NBC yesterday, which featured CEO Freeman White, was picked up by the San Francisco Chronicle. Clearly equity crowdfunding is an issue that will continue to find its way into the news as the work to determine … Continue reading

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CEO Freeman White Featured in NBC Article on Equity Crowdfunding

Today, NBC Bay Area featured CEO Freeman White in an article discussing SEC regulations and the future of online advertising for equity crowdfunding. The article addresses issues of the JOBS Act, namely, “How much online advertising is too much?” The … Continue reading

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Launcht Selected as One of the Global Hot 100 Enterprises

Launcht is honored to have been chosen as one of the Global Hot 100 Enterprises by the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  Launcht is being recognized for our innovative crowdfunding and online voting software that has given universities, non-profits, … Continue reading

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Launcht featured in the New York Times article It’s Not Too Soon to Think About Crowdfunding

We here at Launcht are very please to have been picked up in the New York Times Small Business Blog in their article It’s Not Too Soon to Think About Crowdfunding, which focuses on what socially responsible businesses can do now … Continue reading

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Launcht Profiled in Crowdsourcing.org

Crowdsourcing.org, the industry website for crowdsourcing and crowdfunding, profiled Launcht in a recent editorial. CEO Freeman White spoke about the history of Launcht, which began as a single platform before growing into a white label model for both crowdfunding and crowdvoting … Continue reading

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You aren’t Pebble.

“Have you heard of crowdfunding?”  When the answer to this question is no, the first example of a crowdfunding success story is almost always the Pebble Smartwatch, which raised more than $10 million through crowdfunding with pre-orders of their product. … Continue reading

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