News and Articles About Crowdfunding
A look at the crowdfunding sites with the best track records that can be used to fund businesses.
SeedInvest aims to make it easier for startups to stand out from the crowd and give accredited investors the highest caliber of companies from which to choose.
Under the JOBS Act, there will be new ways to raise money. But not all fund-raising is created equal.
Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is.
The online grocer and the crowdfunding site are collaborating on the 'Next Big Food Thing,' a contest to find the coolest new food-related innovation.
U.S. regulators are tied up in knots trying to figure out how to write laws for equity crowdfunding to prevent fraud. Perhaps they should take a page from the Dutch.
Elon Musk's Hyperloop is one step closer to becoming a reality with two seasoned engineers agreeing to manage the project.
A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business.
Jay Z bails on the Nets, parsing the weird productivity tips of historical figures, Twitter and GoDaddy get together, online merchants ditch credit-card processing, tips for delivering a knockout speech. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
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.