Crowdfunding

News and Articles About Crowdfunding

As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate.

Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project.

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.

Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. CrowdsUnite aims to cut through the confusion by providing a comprehensive review site of all the available options.

Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

Good companies are always desirable, but the level of demand right now is unprecedented.

If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion

While Indiegogo CEO and co-founder Slava Rubin has made a successful business out of giving his fellow entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their work, he has had his fair share of missteps in achieving that mission.

You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

With 'Indiegogo Outpost,' you can raise money from the crowd without having to direct any web traffic away from your own website.

Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.

How to Get Publicity for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Media coverage for your crowdfunding project will help attract backing and build brand awareness. Learn how you can get the press interested in your project.

10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

Whether you're looking to raise some funds or invest in a project, here are some things to know about platforms such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo .

States Charge Ahead With Their Own Crowdfunding Laws

Michigan is the latest in a series of states to make moves to pass intrastate equity crowdfunding legislation.

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.

How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

Don’t let a little thing like a lack of funds hold your startup ambitions back.

How to Use Video to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Campaigns that use videos have a significantly higher success rate and raise more money than those that don't. Find out what your videos should contain to bring in the backers

Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)

Before getting involved in crowdfunding, gather inspiration from big successes and learn from major scams.

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.

Fluffy Stuffed Animal Hits Apple's Shelves in Japan, Europe

Boulder, Colo.-based Ubooly has raised $2.5 million in venture capital money and just recently blown its second Kickstarter campaign out of the water.

Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

A DIY crowdfunding app cuts out the middleman.

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Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

A Business Plan for the Startup Economy

Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there.

McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

The San Francisco-based publishing house known for its snark and devilish sarcasm has challenged the idea of what it means to succeed with a crowdfunding campaign.

How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is not a 'set it and forget it' proposition. Running a successful campaign requires being fearless in getting out and spreading the word about your venture.

10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

For our series College Treps, entrepreneur Dwight Peters gets 10 successful Kickstarter creators to open up about what made their campaign a hit.

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