FundersClub experiments with the full-service online VC model at scale

Slowly disproving stereotypes, the online VC has established itself as a viable tool for tech finance. But while the model has made money for investors, the industry still faces perceptions of selling

Trocafone unlocks Latin America’s smartphone market selling certified, pre-owned phones

Sometimes it's a startup business, and not political power, that grows out of the barrel of a gun. At least, that's the story behind Trocafone, a Brazilian startup that just raised $7 million for its

FundersClub’s New “Partnerships” Let You Start A Venture Capital Fund Or Invest In One

FundersClub democratized angel investing with its equity crowdfunding marketplace. Two years later, it wants to do the same for launching a fund or being a limited partner by licensing out its backend

FundersClub Ditches Dumb Money By Going Invite-Only

"Democratizing venture capital" sounds great until equity crowdfunding fills startup financing rounds with amateur angels who don't add value. So while other funding platforms open the floodgates to a

Refer A Startup To FundersClub For Crowdfunding, Get Paid If It Exits

Think you know about the hottest startups before anyone else? Equity crowdfunding platform and online venture firm FundersClub wants you to be their eyes and ears, so they're offering to give you 10%

Proving The Value Of Crowdfunding, Soldsie Raises $425K And Hires One Of 72 Investors Via FundersClub

Online venture capital firm FundersClub is pioneering equity crowdfunding, and today demonstrated the value of bringing on dozens of investors rather than a handful. Ecommerce startup Soldsie just rai

To Turn The Crowd Into Venture Capitalists, FundersClub Raises $6M Seed Round — Biggest In YC History

If you need more proof that <a target="_blank" href="">FundersClub </a>wants to radically change funding by letting non-VCs invest, it just closed a $6 million seed round, the l

FundersClub Wants To Bypass VC And Let YOU Invest In Startups

<a target="_blank" href="">FundersClub</a> is going to change how companies get funded. Today it launches a website designed to let anyone with as little as $1000 make equit