Year One: How is Regulation Crowdfunding Helping Small Businesses?

Financial JournalistCrowdfunding, Crowdfunding Laws, JOBS Act, Uncategorized

Crowdfund People

Regulation Crowdfunding (Regulation CF) allows small business owners and start-ups to raise up to a $1 million dollars from friends, family and a wider investor pool. Regulation CF went into effect in May 2016 and already it is doing what it was designed to do: create jobs. Notable statistics from the past year include: Out of the 186 crowdfunding campaigns … Read More

Events Happening in Fresno this June

Financial JournalistBreakaway Events, Crowdfunding


Centrally located in the middle of California, Fresno is well-known for its sunshine, dancing raisins and overall agricultural fitness. With Yosemite and the Sierras looming in the distance, the fifth largest population, affordable housing, and a widening hub for tech, craft brew and bands, Fresno is a hot town bursting with events whether you’re on vacation or enjoying a staycation. … Read More

If You Want to Crowdfund, Prepare Like the Experts in Fintech for Your Capital Raise

Financial JournalistCrowdfunding, Entrepreneur, Uncategorized

When she founded Breakaway Funding, LLC in 2014, Kim Kaselionis a former community bank CEO and board chair knew she wanted to provide a strong foundation of expert-led resources to educate business owners, bankers and potential investors about the future of finance: Equity crowdfunding. In addition to local outreach and white papers, Breakaway’s monthly webinars were designed to expose investors … Read More

Why Cannabis Related Businesses are Thriving

Financial JournalistBreakaway, Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding Laws

cannabis feature

Our monthly webinar featuring California tax attorney, Regina Unegovsky of Regal Tax & Law Group, will cover the current rules and regulations shaping the cannabis industry, widely-projected to be a nearly a trillion dollar injection to the US economy in the years ahead. Marijuana Business Daily reported, “The marijuana industry is poised to grow by leaps and bounds in 2018, … Read More

Top 5 Moms Being a #MOMBOSS – Happy Mother’s Day!

Financial JournalistCrowdfunding, Holidays

Top 5 Mom Entrepreneurs

Breakaway Funding would like to salute the hardworking mom entrepreneurs this Mother’s Day! We’ve compiled our a list of just a few of the top moms being extraordinary as a #Momboss. Jessica Alba: Jessica Alba, actress/model and CEO of The Honest Company is a major #Momboss as the mother two girls, Honor Marie Warren and Haven Garner Warren. With the birth of … Read More

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Cadillac Bar and Grill

Financial JournalistCrowdfunding, Raise Capital

cadillac bar Hybrid Crowdfunding feature

This Cinco de Mayo when you upgrade to a “Cadillac Margarita,” consider its humble beginning in the San Francisco establishment for which it was named: the Cadillac Bar and Grill. Throughout the 1980s, the Cadillac was a very popular restaurant located South of Market Street (SOMA) in San Francisco. Displaced by the expansion of the Moscone Center, this landmark bar … Read More

Fresno Events | Presenter Profile Craig DeShields | Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry

Financial JournalistBreakaway Events, Crowdfunding

Craig DeShields Senior Loan Officer for Fresno First Bank is presenting today for “Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry.” Craig DeShields began his commercial banking career in 1999 with County Bank. Prior to County Bank, Craig was a consumer loan manager for Town & Country Finance & Thrift for four years. With over 16 years of lending experience, … Read More

Fresno Events | Central Valley SCORE and Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry

Financial JournalistBreakaway Events, Crowdfunding, Uncategorized


Central Valley SCORE in Fresno CA will be our location for our upcoming event “Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry.” A mission-drive organization, Central Valley SCORE helps small business owners succeed through mentorship, tools and workshops in the community. Located at 801 R Street in Fresno, California, Central Valley SCORE is conveniently located to remain accessible to area … Read More

Presenter Profile: K. Christopher “KC” Branch | Principal KC Branch Law Firm | Fresno Events

Financial JournalistBreakaway Events, Crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Raise Capital, Uncategorized


Native Californian, K. Christoper Branch litigates and transacts business matters for clients throughout California and across the globe. As an expert in is the Food and Spirits industry, (along with transactional law, automobile parts, education and high tech), KC has specialized an AV lawyer since 2003, serves as an expert witness when needed, in addition to providing consultation to lawyers, … Read More

Three Trademarks Granted For Crowdfunding Programs

Financial JournalistBreakaway Events, Crowdfunding

registered feature Breakaway Funding

Caps off Most Successful Year Highlighted by $10 Million Loan Portfolio with Fresno First Bank Sausalito, CA—January 11, 2017—Breakaway Funding LLC founder/managing partner Kim Kaselionis today announced that the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office had granted the securities-based crowdfunding firm three trademark for its proprietary funding products. “The notification was a wonderful way to cap off our most successful … Read More