News and Articles About Crowdfunding
Though the passage of the JOBS Act opened the doors for crowdfunding, many startups are still seeking funding from venture capital firms, according to a new study.
Selling equity in a business only makes sense for a business if there's a potential to generate substantial income on the investors' money.
With the JOBS Act as the law of the land, changes to how you can market your small company to crowdfunding investors are on the way.
President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law today. Here is a rundown of what's in it, when those provisions go into effect and how they could impact your business.
A new law will increase the ability of small-business owners to raise capital from crowdfunding. But proceed with caution.
Legislation headed to the President's desk could transform the way entrepreneurs access capital and the number of investors able to fund startups.
After intense debate, the Senate adds a number of investor protections to the small-business bill. The Obama Administration indicated its support.
The future of entrepreneurship is bright, but there are roadblocks. At SXSW, Steve Case explains the potential and the perils.
Websites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo can help young entrepreneurs lasso funding when parents and banks can't.
What you need to know about using the crowd-funding website to finance a creative project
Sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo attract hobbyists and wannabes, but they can also help aspiring raise up to the five or six figures.
When local options fail, it's time to cast a wider net. Here are ways to expand your funding search.
The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
After investors backed out, pastry chef Jessie Isaacs turned to her customers to raise money to open her storefront. In this video, she provides tips on how to crowdfund.
Should federal law be changed to allow crowdfunding to become more widespread? Here's why that may be a bad idea.
Even as Congress considers which if any of the President's jobs measures to pass, some of his proposals are already gaining traction.
Within two months of posting their app in the appbackr marketplace, Popvox had raised the five figures needed to get its mobile project off the ground.
Consider these options to start building an enviable credit history for your small business.
David S. Rose of New York Angels explains how entrepreneurs can meet angel investors. Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom reports.
A host of websites have sprung up to help people raise money from supporters.
Co-founder Sally Outlaw talks about how her site helps fledgling businesses find the money to get started.
Sure, securing seed money for your startup is important, but so is preserving the relationships of those closest to you. Here's how to do both.
How a unique customer-donation program helped a small cafe pay for energy-efficient lighting. But will this fund-raising method gain traction?
How a small Pittsburgh company uses presales to source expansion capital.
How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.
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