ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dotz Company, LLC, an established games and toy business, is excited to announce a new product that’s fun for all ages – STiKidotz(TM). It’s sure the concept will take off, that’s why it’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get it off the ground.
Funding and Investment News - Page 3
Page 3 of Funding and Investment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
Oak Hill Capital Partners to Invest in EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants to Support EPIC’s Further Growth & Expansion
| From: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group’s stake, giving Oak Hill a controlling equity position in EPIC. Oak Hill’s investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy.
| From: The Herbal Compliance Co.
HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark., June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Herbal Compliance Co. announces the launch of its compliance consulting services for legal medical cannabis and hemp businesses. This unique company will also be partnering with GrowthFountain to raise $1 million in funds through a unique form of investor funding called Regulation Crowdfunding.
Verify Smart Corp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Equity Stake and Exclusive International Reseller Rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC
| From: Verify Smart Corporation
FERNLEY, Nev., June 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Verify Smart Corporation (OTC:VSMR / OTCMKTS:VSMR) a Global innovator in financial fraud prevention and digital distribution solutions announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire an equity stake and exclusive international reseller rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC for cash and stock.
| From: Pompano Beach CRA
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has partnered with the Urban Land Institute to host a unique symposium outlining the $500 million investment opportunity available for developers in the Pompano Beach Innovation District. Nationally recognized redevelopment experts and invested developers will provide comprehensive details about the last 24 acres of undeveloped parcels in Broward County with prime visibility from I-95.
| From: WorldAPP
BRAINTREE, Mass., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WorldAPP, a leading provider of mobile data collection and process optimization software today announced that it has completed financing round with Providence-based Bay Capital Investment Partners. The transaction amount was not disclosed.
| From: Cloudvirga Inc.
IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of the automated, cloud-based intelligent Mortgage Platform(R) (iMP), announced today it has raised $15 million in a series B funding round led by Incenter, a Blackstone Group portfolio company. The new funding will support cloudvirga as it scales its technology and expands its product offerings.
| From: LevelFunded Health
BOCA RATON, Fla., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LevelFunded Health is excited to announce that it was recently selected as one of the new top innovative insurance businesses by one of Silicon Valley’s most active venture group, Plug and Play. The 12-week program connects promising start-ups, early and growth stage companies, to some of the world’s largest insurance corporations.
| From: Fender Friend LLC
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.
Bank of Southern California Completes $7 Million Capital Offering and Announces New Board of Directors
| From: Bank of Southern California NA
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has completed a capital raise of $7 million through a stock purchase agreement of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
| From: Maxwell Financial
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxwell Financial Labs, Inc. announced today it had secured $1.95M in funding, with anchor investors MATH Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures, Zelkova Ventures and Sovereign’s Capital. The funding follows on the heels of Maxwell’s commercial launch on August 16.
| From: RMA
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Downtown Association recently released their first six Top Issues Council reports, which feature industry leaders who produced in-depth research briefs on top urban issues. Kim Briesemeister, principal of Redevelopment Management Associates, served on the Public-Private Partnerships Council.
| From: Utelogy Corporation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, creator of enterprise audio/visual control, management, services and analytics software for use in higher education and enterprises announced that it has successfully closed a fully-subscribed, private equity offering with a small group of private Accredited Investors at an undisclosed value. Funds from this offering will support the company’s current growth trajectory including software developers and additional support staff.
| From: Bank of Southern California NA
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today that it has signed a stock purchase agreement for a private placement of $7 million of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The transaction is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approvals and other standard closing conditions.
| From: UltraCap Investment Ltd.
LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge within minutes and that, eventually, a pocket-sized version of the battery will bring us one step closer to emission-free transportation.
| From: Gratitude Wellness
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gratitude Wellness, a health and fitness product manufacturing company, recently announced that it is raising funds via Kickstarter to help manufacture the goods and purchase the equipment necessary for the production of its patented GRATITUDE Roller.
| From: Tristan Convert
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, ‘SCRATCH,’ an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts (‘Django Unchained’), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10k for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles’s known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, ‘SCRATCH’ is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on iPhone 6.
| From: Coverage Ink Films
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller ‘Malevolent’ have launched an IndieGogo campaign. The goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds. The film stars Ray Wise (‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Robocop’), Morena Baccarin (‘Deadpool,’ ‘Gotham,’ ‘Firefly’), Bill ‘Choptop’ Moseley (‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre II’) and sci-fi legend William Shatner (‘Star Trek,’ ‘Boston Legal’).
| From: Civic Resource Group
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG), a data, mobile and Augmented Reality pioneer in the burgeoning Smart City market, has secured financial support and backing from a group of international investors led by Atlantic Bridge (ABVEN) out of Silicon Valley, London, and Dublin, and Globalive Capital out of Toronto, it was announced by Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of CRG.
| From: MetaSource
DENVER, Colo., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it is now offering Trade Transaction Management Services to investors looking to acquire mortgage assets. Through these services, Titan facilitates the administrative tasks and logistical management of acquiring a loan pool. Using its comprehensive mortgage process and compliance foundation, Titan works in collaboration with investors to provide a deeper understanding of the risks the investor is potentially acquiring.
Actor, Stuntman and Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Launches Kickstarter for Martial Arts Action Feature KALM at Comic-Con
| From: LightRow Pictures
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures, and Paul Lupi, Producer of Lupi Pictures, enter production of the feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘KALM.’ Principal photography partially funding being raised on Kickstarter. The project will debut at the SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2015 (SDCC).
| From: Voices
LONDON, Ontario, April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the go-to online marketplace for voice-over, is pleased to announce a $2 million working capital investment from BDC Capital. The company will use this capital to acquire additional space, tools, and hire more people to maintain momentum as it is working to solidify its leading market position.
Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Sees Diversification of EB-5 Investor Pool as a Positive Evolution of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
| From: PDC Capital Group LLC
COSTA MESA, Calif., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the surge in EB-5 applications from mainland China, the U.S. State Department has announced a cutoff date for immigrant investors from mainland China applying for permanent residency in the U.S. through the EB-5 visa program, according to PDC Capital Group.
| From: CashNLearn
ORLANDO, Fla., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CashNLearn, Orlando’s Own ‘Shark Tank’-like show is calling all local entrepreneurs to its launch kick off on May 15 at the Artegon Marketplace in Orlando, Fla.
Emilio Francisco, CEO of PDC, Announces Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence Project in Titusville, Florida
| From: PDC Capital Group LLC
COSTA MESA, Calif., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the development of SummerPlace at Correll Palms, an assisted living and memory care facility to be located in Titusville, Fla., across the Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center.
California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative on National Ferret Day
| From: Legalize Ferrets
LA MESA, Calif., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts – LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation. April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
| From: PDC Capital Group LLC
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.
| From: PDC Capital Group LLC
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.
| From: Saluda Medical
SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.
| From: Bank of Southern California NA
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California (OTCQB:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) (the ‘Bank’) announced today that it completed a private placement of approximately $7.2 million of its common stock, positioning the Company to grow its Southern California Franchise.
| From: Donation Pages, Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donation Pages, Inc. (DPI) today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.
| From: AMA Acquisitions
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMA Acquisitions is a private equity firm in New York State that has a credit facility in place to make acquisitions of companies in manufacturing, distributing and other major industries through debt and equity financing.
| From: R2Net James Allen
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — R2Net – JamesAllen.com, one of the two largest diamond and bridal jewelry e-commerce platforms in the U.S. announced today that is has secured $25 Million in growth funding from Israel Growth Partners (IGP).
| From: North Capital Investment Technology
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Capital Investment Technology has closed its seed funding round of $1 million, attracting support from major institutional investors including JFO, Karlani Capital and Green Visor Capital.
| From: ProSem Direct, Inc.
HAMBURG, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, wholesalers and manufacturers generate nine billion dollars worth of excess inventory, says ProSem Direct, Inc. That’s a lot of product waiting to be cashed in on. A new website – ProSemDirect.com – shows people how. It gives them the resources they need to start a liquidation business through online tools and educational seminars provided by experienced industry experts within the wholesale and liquidation market.
| From: Better Life Technologies Group, Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The tragic drowning of Albert Jones, a 7-year old boy, closely affected George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the ‘Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device’ (AJADD) U.S. Patent #8,659,435 B2 – a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe.
Entrepreneurship in Missouri ignites: Youth prepare for Missouri State Fair Entrepreneurship Competition
| From: MADE in Missouri
MARSHALL, Mo., July 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We all can say that youth entrepreneurship is an amazing topic of conversation. However, sometimes that conversation isn’t loud enough to be heard. In the state of Missouri, every August, there is a state-wide business competition where youth and adults compete in categories of their own for seed money to launch, expand or maintain their business ideas. Over a dozen youth ages 12 – 18 have been accepted into the MADE in Missouri Business Competition, hosted by the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA).
Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions
| From: Regent Education
FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company’s growth.
| From: John Waguespack
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contemporary San Francisco artist John Waguespack today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for his latest inspiration, Salvador’s Garden upcycled home goods line. The product line includes pillows and blankets – all made from an amazing textile of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. The beautiful snow-white fabrics reminded John of a portrait of Dali he painted, which ultimately presented the perfect medium on which to share this new series.
| From: Smart Lid Systems
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.