Investing in the Creative Spirit

General Finance and Development, Inc. is a Minneapolis, Minnesota based holding company that invests in and manages micro cap venture projects that have significant growth potential. Our portfolio consists of wholly owned subsidiaries that are managed as separate entities with each business utilizing economies of scale and synergies with the other businesses in our portfolio. We also invest in other business ventures by investing directly or utilizing alternative financing strategies.   GFD is listed on the OTC Markets with the ticker symbol GFDV
 

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  • GFD 2017 3rd Quarter Results and Shareholder Report Summary

    General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) posted today the 2017 3rd Quarter Shareholders Report. Highlights for the quarter include: GFD finished the 3rd quarter with a net profit of $65,124. The company is moving forward with plans to list on the OTCQB venture platform during the 1st quarter of 2018. The company is […]

  • GFD Announces Update on B & B Image Group Agreement

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, August 22, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that B & B Image Group will not be joining General Finance and Development (GFD) as a portfolio company as outlined in the Letter of Intent Agreement executed in May of this year. Both companies have determined that it […]

  • GFD Announces Update on Bluewater Brand Agreement

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, August 21, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that Bluewater Brand will not be joining General Finance and Development (GFD) as a portfolio company as outlined in the Letter of Intent Agreement executed in May of this year. GFD and Bluewater Brand have determined that it is […]

  • Bluewater Brand to Join GFD Company Portfolio

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, JUNE 15, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that Minneapolis based Bluewater Brand has executed a Letter of Intent agreement to join General Finance and Development as a wholly owned subsidiary. Bluewater Brand is the assumed name operating under Bluewater Direct, Inc. as a franchise marketing agency […]

  • GFD Subsidiary Art Force Launches $1 Per Day Fine Art Subscription Program

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, JUNE 13, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that wholly owned subsidiary Art Force, has launched a new Fine Art Subscription Program. “Fine art for $1 per day” is the new tagline for Art Force’s SmartArt Subscription Program. After realizing that many of the organizations Art Force […]

  • Art Force’s SmartArt Program to Occupy Space in GFD Creative Business Center

    June 5, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that a division of Art Force, SmartArt Program, will occupy space in the GFD Creative Business Center in NE Minneapolis. Art Force is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Finance and Development that is headquartered in the same building as the […]

  • B & B Image Group to Join GFD Company Portfolio

    May 2, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that Minneapolis based B & B Image Group has executed a Letter of Intent  agreement to join General Finance and Development as a wholly owned subsidiary. B & B Image Group, originally formed in 1935, will be a compliment to another […]

  • CEO William Kieger featured in an article in the April edition of C-Level Magazine

    The Business Of Art Written by Kurt Theriault Wander into a downtown skyscraper, trendy hotel or corporate campus and take a gander. You will notice paintings and images of all sizes, sculptures, abstracts and even murals. You will notice them on the walls and in the middle of halls. You will spot artwork on the […]

  • GFD Creative Business Center is Open for 2 Businesses

    March 27, 2017 – General Finance and Development is offering space in a new Creative Business Center – NE Minneapolis in the historic Van Buren Building. The Creative Business Center is 3,000 sq. ft. of office space with 15 workstations, file cabinets, conference rooms, WIFI and other optional business services including venture financing based on […]

  • GFD Announces New Initiatives

    March 12, 2017 – General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today new initiatives for 2017. The company is continuing to seek merger-acquisition opportunities and will be more active during 2017. During the 1st quarter of 2017 GFD will continue to purchase shares of its common stock in public and private transactions. Read news […]

  • GFD Announces Completion of 2016 Year End Report

    February 15, 2017 — General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today the 2016 year end report has been posted at the company website.  

  • Announcing Art Force MSP: Igniting the Creative Economy with No-Cost Education, Art Distribution and Charitable Contributions

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN (PRWEB) OCTOBER 12, 2016 Art Force announced today a new program that puts art education, artist empowerment and charitable contributions front and center in the Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Art Force, located in the #1 nationally ranked Northeast Minneapolis Arts District, is calling the program Art Force MSP for its focus on strengthening […]

  • General Finance and Development, Inc. Announces Discontinuation of Reports Posted at OTC Markets.

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., August 26, 2016 / — William Kieger, CEO of General Finance and Development (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that the quarterly and annual shareholder reports, for at least the time being, will not be posted at OTC Markets. The accompanying news service will also be discontinued. Instead the company will be posting the […]

  • GFD Subsidiary Art Force Achieves Milestone in Academy Enrollment

    Art Force, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Finance and Development, Inc., announced today that since the launch of Art Force Academy on April 18 of this year there are now more than 4,700 enrolled. (Read Complete News Release).

  • General Finance and Development Announces Share Purchase Program

    General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today that the company will continue to purchase outstanding shares of its common stock. The program implemented during the 2nd quarter of 2016 initially was for shareholders holding fewer than 100 shares. (Read entire release).

  • Announcing Art Force Academy: A Learning Community for Art Enthusiasts, Art Consultant Certification and Artist Entrepreneurs

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN (PRWEB) MARCH 24, 2016 Corporate Art Force LLC (dba Art Force) just launched Art Force Academy, a new online learning community that offers resource libraries, webinars, white papers, lectures and much more for continuing education in the commercial artwork services industry. Open enrollment for Art Force Academy begins now and the program will go live Monday April […]

  • GFD Announces Net Profit for 2015 While Completing Development Initiatives

    General Finance and Development, Inc. (OTC Markets: GFDV) announced today year end results for 2015. The highlights are summarized below. However, we urge investors to read our reports posted at www.genfd.com and www.otcmarkets.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is not adequate for making an informed investment judgment. The highlights for the […]

  • GFD Subsidiary Art Force Announces New Partnership

    Corporate Art Force LLC (dba Art Force) and The Creative Center at University Settlement (dba The Creative Center) have launched a unique partnership featuring the artwork of people who know healthcare best: professional artists living with illness. Using a social enterprise model, the partnership makes a compelling collection of artwork created by artists with illness available for […]

  • GFD Announces Development Milestones

    General Finance and Development, Inc. (GFD) believes in investing in the creative spirit by providing alternative financing and business development services to creative entrepreneurs and their ventures.  GFD announced today the achievement of key milestones for a wholly owned subsidiary, Corporate Art Force (aka Art Force). [Read More]

  • General Finance and Development, Inc. Announces 3rd Quarter Results

    The highlights for the 3rd quarter 2015 include the development of a national distribution model for Corporate Art Force, (dba Art Force). Development is continuing with several milestone achievements to be announced in the coming weeks. [Read complete release]

  • Creative Economic Development Study Completed

    This summer GFD subsidiary Art Force sponsored A Creative Economic Development Study assessing the impact of visual art in commercial environments. The information compiled from Twin Cities business leaders who participated in interviews conducted by college students majoring in business and art has been integrated into a 32 page report. The Creative Economic Development Study […]

  • GFD Announces 2015 2nd Quarter results

    The highlights for the 2nd quarter 2015 include a 140% increase in net profit compared to the 2nd quarter of 2014. (Read complete release)

  • GFD Subsidiary Art Force Sponsors Artwork and Creative Economic Development Study

    This spring, a market study assessing the impact of visual art in commercial environments is being conducted by business students at the University of St. Thomas and other business schools. Professor Timothy Murray, from the business school of University of St. Thomas, is directing the study. The market study will focus on organizations and leadership […]

  • GFD – Art Force Moves Forward with Creative Business Development Strategy

    William Kieger, CEO of General Finance and Development (OTC Markets: GFDV) and President of Corporate Art Force dba Art Force announced today that an option for additional space has been exercised in the Van Buren Building located in the NE Minneapolis Arts District……. Full News Release

  • GFD Announces Expansion Initiatives for Art Force

    Investment in website, sales and marketing and manufacturing  William Kieger, CEO of General Finance and Development (OTC Markets: GFDV) and President of Corporate Art Force dba Art Force announced today that investments are being made in the following areas: Website upgrade including art image data-base, project and design room, client, artist and sales rep account […]

  • Art Force Holds Opening Event at Minneapolis Convention Center

    SmartArt Rotating Art Program Features 14 Local Artists at the Venue MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sep. 17, 2014 / — William Kieger, CEO of General Finance and Development (OTC Markets: GFDV) and President of Corporate Art Force dba Art Force announced today that an opening event was held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, currently exhibiting 36 pieces of original […]

  • GFD announces re-branding for Corporate Art Force

    GFD announces re-branding for Corporate Art Force. View new website ArtForce.org

  • July 2013 Newsletter

    THIS ISSUE: GFD An Apple or Berkshire Hathaway Model?,  GFD Creative Business Center Update, Recent News. GFD_July2013_Newsletter

  • News Release

    General Finance and Development, Inc. has announced that plans are being developed for a GFD Creative Business Center to be located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. To download the PDF presentation click on the link below. GFD_Creative_Business_Center

  • April 2013 Newsletter

    THIS ISSUE: Annoucing plans for the GFD Creative Business Center, Investing in Micro Cap Stocks, New Finance Program at Corporate Art Force and the Summary of the March 7 CEO Conference Call. GFD_Newsletter_April_2013

  • 2012 Year End Results

    General Finance & Development, Inc. (GFDV) announced today year-end results for 2012.  The highlights are summarized below. However, we urge investors to read our 2012 Annual Report posted at www.genfd.com and www.otcmarkets.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is not adequate for making an informed investment judgement.  The annual shareholder meeting has […]

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