With $1 Billion Invested And $100 Entry Points, Real Estate Crowdfunding Grows Up

Vanessa Grout – Forbes Contributor March 24, 2015 In September, I wrote an article about the latest crowdfunding trend: real estate. At the time, the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs was receiving attention for crowdfunding a 15% equity stake for $1.5 million. While this was great press for the hotel, it also advanced the[…]


M4JAM to go big with WeChat investment

2015-02-19 12:22 – Duncan Alfreds, Fin24 Cape Town – Micro-jobbing service M4JAM (Money for Jam) has announced an ambitious expansion programme with a significant investment. WeChat Africa, a Naspers and Tencent joint venture, has invested into the social jobbing platform as M4JAM plans ambitious expansion programmes. “Its disruptive business model has turned ‘business as usual’[…]


Tencent Backs Mobile Jobs Startup With Its First ‘WeChat Africa’ Investment

Posted Feb 20, 2015 by Jon Russell (@jonrussell) Tencent has made its first investment in Africa under the banner of its WeChat messaging service. WeChat Africa, a joint venture between Tencent and Naspers, announced an investment in M4JAM (Money For Jam), a South Africa-based mobile job service that connects to WeChat. The service is much[…]