News and Articles About Crowdfunding
Entrepreneurs who list on equity-crowdfunding platforms will have an opportunity to raise serious capital. Learn how to manage new expectations, responsibilities and obligations to regulators and shareholders
With the new fundraising rules going into effect next week, here are a few key features and tips to keep in mind.
Small investments from a lot of people can equal a lot of money.
Call it crowdfunding 2.0. Established companies are using Kickstarter and the like to launch new products, paid for by a built-in customer base before they hit the production line.
A new financing platform lets aspiring 'treps sell equity in themselves.
'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors
The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
HWTrek offers hardware innovators the opportunity to prove their business model to experts, consumers and manufacturers.
The founder of As Seen on TV, Kevin Harrington, plans to unveil a platform targeted specifically at the household, kitchen and outdoor goods inventions niche.
Will public investments help the franchise world break free from the stranglehold of the credit crunch?
Daymond John, Mark Cuban and others will celebrate entrepreneurship and access to startup capital for racial and ethnic minorities.
Plan to raise money under the JOBS Act rules? Be prepared to verify whether your investors are accredited.
Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.
Once a successful crowdfunding campaign ends, the pressure is on for entrepreneurs to make good on their promises. These platforms can help.
If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping.
GoFundMe, a popular crowdfunding site, went through several iterations before it found its niche helping individuals rally around personal causes.
Crowdfunding platforms are multiplying around the world and the sums that they're raising are growing exponentially.
Debate over investor protection intensifies as rule makers hammer out guidelines for the JOBS Act equity crowdfunding regulations.
FundersClub helps facilitate financing in early-stage companies for small investors who want to make small investments.
CrowdIt, which launches today, is a new online portal which brings together access to capital and professional expertise. It calls itself a 'virtual incubator.'
The JOBS Act may soon go into effect, but young entrepreneurs don't need to wait to look for investors in the crowd.
From managing your co-founder to using the Coke bottle as packaging inspiration, here's a look at this week's best business advice.
YogoSport founder Ryon Lane offers advice to young entrepreneurs about how to make your Kickstarter project a success.
Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.
Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
Google and Donald Trump have invested big money in crowdfunding projects, RocketHub and A&E are teaming up, and new CNBC reality show 'Crowd Rules' premieres tonight.