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“Community Banks: Renewed Purpose and Survival through Crowdfunding” Makes the Case for Implementation of a Crowdfunding Strategy

CommunityLeader and Breakaway Funding Release a Joint Whitepaper Connecting Community Banks and Crowdfunding

CommunityLeader, Inc., a technology and service leader in the emerging crowdfunding industry and Breakaway Funding, LLC, a new crowdfunding portal platform announced the joint publication of “Community Banks: Renewed Purpose and Survival through Crowdfunding“— a whitepaper targeted at community bankers on the changing landscape of the private securities market. The paper presents a framework upon which to build an irrefutable case for immediate implementation of a community-based crowdfunding strategy.


CommunityLeader Announces the Launch of a $3 Million Raise for Itself

Company’s Executive Team will participate in an online Investor briefing on Thursday, January 16th

White-labeled crowdfunding portal platform provider CommunityLeader announced the launch of a capital raise today. The twist? The San Mateo based software and services company is using its own platform to facilitate the raise.


George F. Stroebel Joins CommunityLeader’s Executive Team as CFO

Leading crowdfunding platform provider further strengthens its leadership with an experienced Executive, Investor, Attorney and Broker.

Joseph Barisonzi, co-founder and CEO of CommunityLeader, Inc. announced today the addition of veteran business leader George Stroebel to its executive management team as Chief Financial Officer. “With experience as a private investor, registered security professional, lawyer, CPA and a senior executive in both development stage and mature growth organizations, George bring tremendous talent to the CommunityLeader’s leadership team,” said Barisonzi.

Read more... Publishes Feature Story on CommunityLeader

Article highlights company's role as a leading full service white-labeled portal platform provider. the leading voice of independent news in the Crowdfunding industry, published today a feature story profiling CommunityLeader. The comprehensive article overviews the software and services offered by the white-labeled portal platform provider, its partners and clients. CommunityLeader emerged from their 2013 Industry Report as the leading provider of a fully compliant “portal-out-of-a-box” equity crowdfunding platform solution with both software and services.


CommunityLeader Teams Up with IRA Services Trust Company in the Launch of the ‘Crowdfund IRA’

The leading crowdfunding portal developer and self-directed IRA services provider have created an easier and cost-effective way to invest individual retirement funds into emerging growth businesses.

CommunityLeader, Inc. and IRA Services Trust Company announced today at the Alternative Investing Summit, Ritz Carlton, Dana Point, California, the joint launch of the Crowdfund IRA. This unique self-directed IRA product gives individuals a new way to invest in securities-based crowdfunding ventures using their retirement funds in a compliant and transparent process. "We’re excited about participating as the custodian of the Crowdfund IRA,” said Gary Shumm, Vice President, IRA Services Trust Company. “This unique introductory self-directed IRA gives any qualified individual the opportunity to open a new IRA or use their existing one to invest in a business that they know and like with the possibility of helping their retirement.”