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Crowdfunders Press the SEC: What Is Taking So Long?

Crowdfunders Press the SEC: What Is Taking So Long?

Various members of the crowdfunding community are expected meet in Washington, D.C., Tuesday to press lawmakers and the SEC to implement the JOBS Act.
New Crowdfunding Sites Boost Health Startups

New Crowdfunding Sites Boost Health Startups

Crowdfunding is catching fire in health care, partly because of the growing collection of sites that offer services to entrepreneurs inventing new products for patients, physicians and other medical providers.
Barbara Corcoran on How to Win Over the 'Crowd'

Barbara Corcoran on How to Win Over the 'Crowd'

The Corcoran Group founder answers an entrepreneur's question about what works on crowdfunding sites.
Crowd-funding Platform Connects Entrepreneurs With Consumer-Product Giants

Crowd-funding Platform Connects Entrepreneurs With Consumer-Product Giants

A San Francisco-based crowd-funding site draws the eyes and ears of multinational companies General Mills and Procter & Gamble.
Delay in Crowdfunding Rules Hurts Foreign Entrepreneurs (Opinion)

Delay in Crowdfunding Rules Hurts Foreign Entrepreneurs (Opinion)

Startups in emerging markets like Vietnam want to tap U.S investors, but capital won't flow until crowdfunding moves forward, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg.
Equity Crowdfunding Rules Stalled at SEC

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Stalled at SEC

What's ahead for companies seeking to tap crowdfunding to sell equity stakes online? Lots of waiting.
Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

On peer-to-peer lending website Prosper, anonymous users raise money from anonymous investors, Kickstarter-style.
Crowdfunding for Startup Capital -- And Market Intel

Crowdfunding for Startup Capital -- And Market Intel

Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter offer more than money. With the right approach, young entrepreneurs can also gain valuable market insights.
CrowdCheck Helps Startups Navigate Crowdfunding Laws

CrowdCheck Helps Startups Navigate Crowdfunding Laws

Companies are lining up to help 'treps navigate new crowdfunding laws. Here's one to watch.
5 Funding Sources to Grow Your Business (Infographic)

5 Funding Sources to Grow Your Business (Infographic)

A look at the pros and cons of securing capital from crowdfunding, angel investors, venture capitalists, the SBA and community banks.
3 Innovative Tech Startups on Kickstarter Right Now

3 Innovative Tech Startups on Kickstarter Right Now

A look at crowdfunding stars, plus tips for raising the money you need to get off the ground.
Crowdfunding Site Gives Startups and Small Businesses a Boost

Crowdfunding Site Gives Startups and Small Businesses a Boost

A spin on crowdfunding, Smallknot, asks customers to support local businesses.
Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.
Kickstarter's New Rules for Entrepreneurs

Kickstarter's New Rules for Entrepreneurs

Three new steps to keep in mind when submitting your project to the popular crowdfunding site.
JOBS Act Legislation Opens Up Crowdfunding

JOBS Act Legislation Opens Up Crowdfunding

Under the new legislation, the typically small round of capital that flies under the regulatory radar for most startups has been expanded to $1 million a year.
Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding

Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.

Rock The Post's Tanya Privé on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.
Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed

Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed

The Securities and Exchange Commission pushes back its release of proposed rules on advertising private stock sales.

How Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months. Photo credit: Adrian Cabrero, courtesy of ENK International
SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline

SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says it's more complicated than it seems to write the rules.
3 Rules for Successful Crowdfunding

3 Rules for Successful Crowdfunding

Consider these tips before pitching the crowd to fund your startup.
7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect

7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect

A look at how the impending new crowdfunding rules are prompting entrepreneurs to predict -- and deliver -- what the expanded industry will demand.
Shaping Crowdfunding 2.0

Shaping Crowdfunding 2.0

As the crowdfunding industry braces for a massive shift, its players are seeking rules that will serve both to protect investors and entrepreneurs.
Bank Lending to Small Business Slips, Crowdfunding on the Rise

Bank Lending to Small Business Slips, Crowdfunding on the Rise

Big and small banks approve fewer loans as startups turn to alternative funding sources.

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