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JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding

JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding

Industry experts anticipate more women and minorities will become startup funders when non-professional investors are allowed to participate in crowdfunding.
Raising Money Through Crowdfunding? Consider These Best Practices for Success

Raising Money Through Crowdfunding? Consider These Best Practices for Success

At a conference in New York City, industry experts shared tips for tapping the crowd.
Why Pretending to Be Decisive Works and Other Tips This Week

Why Pretending to Be Decisive Works and Other Tips This Week

How to make a decision, personalize your funding pitch, find an original name for your business and more: our best tips of the week.
'Veronica Mars' Secrets You Can Use in Your Kickstarter Campaign

'Veronica Mars' Secrets You Can Use in Your Kickstarter Campaign

Entrepreneurs looking for a funding boost can learn a few tricks from the cult favorite's Kickstarter success story.
4 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the JOBS Act

4 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the JOBS Act

When it comes to landing startup capital, crowdfunding can be a young entrepreneur's best friend. Given the new crowdfudning law, though, here are a few changes that'll pay to know sooner than later.
What Steps to Take After Crowdfunding Success

What Steps to Take After Crowdfunding Success

When Tigere Chiriga's crowdfunding campaign for his floating mug worked, he turned to CrowdHut for assistance.
Indiegogo's Slava Rubin on the Myths of Entrepreneurship

Indiegogo's Slava Rubin on the Myths of Entrepreneurship

The Indiegogo co-founder says anyone can be an entrepreneur and no project is too small. And, yes, it's entirely possible that one day your mom might understand what you're doing.
Online Platform Connects Entrepreneurs with Local Lenders

Online Platform Connects Entrepreneurs with Local Lenders

SoMoLend has facilitated over 100 small-business loans totaling nearly $3.5 million.
Crowdopolis: Crowdsource Like the Big Guys

Crowdopolis: Crowdsource Like the Big Guys

A conference in New York City showcases the leading edge of crowdsourcing.
Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

The outgoing chief of the Small Business Administration talks about her four years at the helm of the agency and what her successor needs to do.
The Next Big Thing in Crowdfunding: In-Person Events

The Next Big Thing in Crowdfunding: In-Person Events

When it comes to landing funding, a smile and a handshake still go a long way. Check out the latest wave in crowdfunding.
Lessons from Seth Godin on Embracing Uncertainty

Lessons from Seth Godin on Embracing Uncertainty

Why getting comfortable with failure is part of the entrepreneurial struggle.
Crowdfunders Step Up Lobbying for SEC Rules

Crowdfunders Step Up Lobbying for SEC Rules

Members of the crowdfunding community descended on Washington, D.C., calling for the regulatory agency to finalize rules.
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.

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