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Real Estate Has Benefited Most From SEC's General Solicitation Rule Change

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.
This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins.
Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Recent editorials show that the difference between rewards-based and equity crowdfunding is misunderstood.
What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

How one phone case company, which already beat its goal, prepared for its sophomore effort.
Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs

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.
The JOBS Act Two Years Later: Where We Are and What's Next for Crowdfunding (Infographic)

The JOBS Act Two Years Later: Where We Are and What's Next for Crowdfunding (Infographic)

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, signed into law on April 5, 2012, fundamentally changed the fundraising landscape for entrepreneurs. Here's a look at what has changed and what's next.
Crowdfunding's Next Hot Frontier: Real Estate

Crowdfunding's Next Hot Frontier: Real Estate

Venture capital and angel investors are sinking money into startups that are innovating the way that buildings are bought.
Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

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.
10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

From futuristic tech to a museum, many of these projects blew up their funding goals.
PayPal Revises Policies to Become More Crowdfunding Friendly

PayPal Revises Policies to Become More Crowdfunding Friendly

PayPal and the crowdfunding community have clashed in the past, but the payments company is turning over a new leaf.
Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Scoring hidden minutes and efficiently using them are critical to an entrepreneur's success
This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention.
These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
This Startup Is Eyeing a Members-Only Bathroom in Times Square

This Startup Is Eyeing a Members-Only Bathroom in Times Square

Posh Stow and Go is currently hosting a crowdfunding campaign for its planned ultra-luxe restroom and storage facility slated to arrive in New York City's Times Square this June.
Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

Time needs to be committed to social media every day to push you toward your goal.
Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

In just five years, this Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup has helped fund a ton of creative projects and entrepreneurs.
This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

Legal compliance company CrowdCheck has a new service allowing entrepreneurs to protect themselves as they get ready to fundraise.
Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, Do These 6 Things

Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, Do These 6 Things

Entrepreneurs don't realize the sweat and tears that go into a successful Kickstarter campaign, with the majority of the work being done before the launch.
Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you canÂ’t find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

An overview of how companies are raising money with crowdfunding, what categories are hottest and what the future holds for this new and innovative finance tool.
How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

Founders of men's clothing company share six steps that helped them meet their $15K goal.
6 Tips to Create a Top-Notch Crowdfunding Video

6 Tips to Create a Top-Notch Crowdfunding Video

With crowdfunding platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter making it easy for aspiring entrepreneurs to nab early cash for their startup dreams, more than ever people are flocking to these sites. Here are some tips on how to make your video (and campaign) stand out and snag donors.
Face Your Fears: New Video Game Offers Heart-Pounding Experience -- Literally

Face Your Fears: New Video Game Offers Heart-Pounding Experience -- Literally

Female entrepreneur Erin Reynolds created 'Nevermind,' a video game where players wear heart monitors and their game experience changes based on their level of anxiety. She is raising money to build out the game on Kickstarter.
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customersÂ’ email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Here are three tips he utilized to bootstrap his crowdfunding campaign.

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