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Small Business Crowdfunding

Investment Crowdfunding Draws a Crowd

Jorge Newbery | Posted 03.01.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

It's getting crowded in the investment crowdfunding space, and that's excellent news. Almost any asset can benefit from investment crowdfunding and, as more types succeed, that will cause still more niche platforms to launch.

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my f...

Crowdfunding 2.0: A New Means for Capitalist Participation

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

The JOBS Act has opened the floodgates for small-time investors. Now there just needs to be a comprehensive platform that attends to this area. Such a tool could maintain momentum for the entrepreneurial renaissance occurring around us.

Equity Crowdfunding and Advertising: Be Careful What You Wish For

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 09.15.2013 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

It is official -- on July 10th, 2013 the Security and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) lifted the ban for private offering advertising. This means that on...

New Rules for Crowdfunding: Respect Your Audience to Maximize Your Results

Ciara Pressler | Posted 08.27.2013 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

As a marketer and consultant for new business and creative projects, I see every rule in the book being broken in crowdfunding campaigns. In some cases, these campaigns are even hurting the future of the project, from alienating your audience to scooping your press story.

Unlocking the Global Trillion Dollar Crowdfunding Market

Kevin Lawton | Posted 01.31.2013 | Small Business
Kevin Lawton

To get to this point in crowdfunding history has taken some heroic efforts on the part of so many people. But as this space expands, we need even more leaders, from every continent to rise up and voice your support.

This Bar is Crowdfunding For A Wounded Employee

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.13.2012 | Small Business

The New York City bar Employees Only is crowdfunding on GoFundMe to help pay for facial reconstructive surgeries for one of its employees, Uros Miljko...

Equity Crowdfunding for Dummies: The Simple, Plain-English Guide to the CROWDFUND Act

Maurice Lopes and Stephen Temes | Posted 08.20.2012 | Small Business
Maurice Lopes and Stephen Temes

By making it possible to sell equity (shares of stock), this will open the door for more investors to get involved and fund private businesses. This will facilitate many more businesses coming into the market, because they will finally have access to the capital they need to get started.