Access to Capital The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Access to Capital en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:48:00 GMT Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic) Here's a statistical breakdown of all of the completed campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter as of early August. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:48:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club This startup has entered an elite and growing group that has raised seven figures on the popular crowdfunding site. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:17:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Want Angel Investors? Here's What You Need to Know Right Now. (Infographic) A snapshot of where angel investors are putting their money. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:20:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Finding the Right Angel Investor for You Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT Bo Yaghmaie This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:55:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Who Should Be Deemed 'Sophisticated' Enough to Be an Investor? Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, don’t want to see access to capital limited. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:52:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Is 'Crypto-Equity' the Next Big Thing in Raising Money for Your Business? If the team behind Swarm gets its way, its Bitcoin-based crowdfunding platform will be seen by entrepreneurs as 'Kickstarter on steroids.' Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Kickstarter Adds Two New Categories for Crowdfunding Projects: Journalism and Crafting The crowdfunding platform has officially created homes for two of its popular project areas. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:55:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Square Ramps Up Its Offering with a Merchant Cash Advance Program Jack Dorsey’s latest company Square, a business best known for mobile credit-card processing, today announced a program to help entrepreneurs get access to capital as soon as the very next day. Wed, 28 May 2014 18:10:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Crowdfunding Generates More Than $60,000 an Hour (Infographic) A look at the eye-popping growth of the crowdfunding industry. Mon, 19 May 2014 16:50:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter Barbell Denim met its funding goal in 47 minutes. It has since raised more than 34 times its initial crowdfunding target. Mon, 05 May 2014 17:27:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses They came to the U.S. from China, Grenada, India, Haiti, Nigeria and the former Soviet Union. Now they own businesses in food service and product sales -- and helping other startups. See how they landed launch capital and met challenges. Mon, 05 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT Sujan Patel Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Real Estate Has Benefited Most From SEC's General Solicitation Rule Change Investors have shown the most interest in dumping their dollars into real-estate deals since the SEC's historic lifting of the general solicitation ban. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Looking For Capital? Don't Forget About the Little Bank That Could. A new report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that, despite massive banking industry consolidation, there are more community banks in the U.S. now than there were 30 years ago. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs AOL co-founder Steve Case shares his views on the hits and misses of the two-year-old JOBS Act. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:02:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending The online-only, peer-to-peer finance marketplace is expanding its reach. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:10:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before. Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 3 Surprisingly Hot Global VC Markets That Are Getting Even Hotter The U.S., Europe, China, India and Israel continue to dominate the venture capital game, but a few emerging markets are worth keeping an eye on. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford