After our early market entry and few years of real market learnings, on September 2013 we announced a big and ambitious update on our strategy to expand our global operations beyond single equity crowdfunding platform for startups and at the same time refocused our core position in this new emerging market value chain with Crowd Valley and with Startup Commons to further scale and accelerate the growth of these new markets. By 2014 our activities have grown to many directions and the Grow VC brand has become to represent a much larger progression of securities crowdfunding, peer to peer marketplaces, and new investment models.
So today, we are renaming the original Grow Venture Community (ie. Grow VC) to Startup Crowdfunding and to be operated under the startupcrowdfunding.com domain.
With this change our original equity crowdfunding service for startups will have the most descriptive name and domain possible, and the Grow VC brand and domain growvc.com will continue to more clearly represent our entire portfolio of global operations.
As the crowdfunding market, with it's many variations and after the natural initial hesitation is now nearing the tipping point, the entire world is starting to embrace equity crowdfunding for startups as a model to open up new funding opportunities and democratize access to investment opportunities in new innovation with the aim of ultimately accelerating economic growth, job creation and wealth distribution.
With this change the Startup Crowdfunding is the number one global equity marketplace for startups to publish their equity crowdfunding campaing for free, connect with a global ecosystem of startup organizations, audience of other entrepreneurs, startup investors and experts.
We are also looking forward to further develop startupcrowdfunding.com as an independent service as part of the Grow VC Group family, to launch new partnerships, features and functionalities in the near future.