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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.
Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers

Crowdfunding Nets Millions For Game Developers

Rather than wait for Zynga to scoop up your young gaming company, crowdfunding may be the next best thing.
Startup CEOs Crave Venture Capital, Not Crowdsourcing

Startup CEOs Crave Venture Capital, Not Crowdsourcing

Though the passage of the JOBS Act opened the doors for crowdfunding, many startups are still seeking funding from venture capital firms, according to a new study.
The JOBS Act Doesn't Mean You Should Run Out and Raise Equity

The JOBS Act Doesn't Mean You Should Run Out and Raise Equity

Selling equity in a business only makes sense for a business if there's a potential to generate substantial income on the investors' money.
How to Attract Crowdfunding Investors Without Breaking the Law

How to Attract Crowdfunding Investors Without Breaking the Law

With the JOBS Act as the law of the land, changes to how you can market your small company to crowdfunding investors are on the way.
The JOBS Act: What You Need To Know

The JOBS Act: What You Need To Know

President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law today. Here is a rundown of what's in it, when those provisions go into effect and how they could impact your business.
Want to Raise Money With Crowdfunding? Consider These Tips

Want to Raise Money With Crowdfunding? Consider These Tips

A new law will increase the ability of small-business owners to raise capital from crowdfunding. But proceed with caution.
Crowdfunding's Wild West Awaits a Stampede

Crowdfunding's Wild West Awaits a Stampede

Legislation headed to the President's desk could transform the way entrepreneurs access capital and the number of investors able to fund startups.
Senate Passes JOBS Act, Clears Way for Crowdfunding

Senate Passes JOBS Act, Clears Way for Crowdfunding

After intense debate, the Senate adds a number of investor protections to the small-business bill. The Obama Administration indicated its support.
Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

The future of entrepreneurship is bright, but there are roadblocks. At SXSW, Steve Case explains the potential and the perils.
On Crowdfunding Sites, Age Doesn't Matter

On Crowdfunding Sites, Age Doesn't Matter

Websites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo can help young entrepreneurs lasso funding when parents and banks can't.
How to Raise Cash on Kickstarter

How to Raise Cash on Kickstarter

What you need to know about using the crowd-funding website to finance a creative project
How to Raise Cash With Crowdfunding

How to Raise Cash With Crowdfunding

Sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo attract hobbyists and wannabes, but they can also help aspiring raise up to the five or six figures.
Where to Look to Raise Cash For Your Business

Where to Look to Raise Cash For Your Business

When local options fail, it's time to cast a wider net. Here are ways to expand your funding search.
Startup America Gets a Do-Over

Startup America Gets a Do-Over

The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
A Bakery Makes a Sweet Comeback With Crowdfunding

A Bakery Makes a Sweet Comeback With Crowdfunding

After investors backed out, pastry chef Jessie Isaacs turned to her customers to raise money to open her storefront. In this video, she provides tips on how to crowdfund.

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