Equity Crowdfunding

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A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity
Business Optimization

A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity

Here are five ways that the new R round is different than other types of finance currently available for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
These Are the Models That Dominate Today's Multibillion-Dollar Crowdfunding Market
Crowdfunding

These Are the Models That Dominate Today's Multibillion-Dollar Crowdfunding Market

Crowdfunding has been around for over 100 years, says expert Sally Outlaw, and it's here to stay.
Geoff Weiss
Raising Capital Through Regulation A+? You Still Need to Market Your Socks Off.
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Raising Capital Through Regulation A+? You Still Need to Market Your Socks Off.

Aggressive marketing is an essential part of every Mini IPO campaign, just as it is for rewards-based crowdfunding.
Kendall Almerico
Why This $34 Billion Company Is Dipping a Toe Into Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Why This $34 Billion Company Is Dipping a Toe Into Crowdfunding

Consumer product behemoth General Mills is looking to invest in early stage consumer product startups on the equity-crowdfunding platform CircleUp.
Catherine Clifford
What the New Equity Crowdfunding Rules Mean for Entrepreneurs
Equity Crowdfunding

What the New Equity Crowdfunding Rules Mean for Entrepreneurs

Here are the answers to seven questions that business owners may have about this method of raising capital.
Kendall Almerico
The SEC Just Approved Rules Opening Up Equity Crowdfunding to the General Public In a 3-1 Vote
Equity Crowdfunding

The SEC Just Approved Rules Opening Up Equity Crowdfunding to the General Public In a 3-1 Vote

The new rules give entrepreneurs and small-business owners a new way to access capital to launch and grow their businesses.
Catherine Clifford
Equity Crowdfunding Rules Are Finally Coming to a Vote On Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.
Ready To Launch

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Are Finally Coming to a Vote On Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.

The Securities and Exchange Commission will consider long-awaited rules to set in motion the next generation of crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO
Equity Crowdfunding

4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO

Not surprisingly, few small businesses were ready for the requirement of the new law. Many are still trying to get these records in order and audits completed.
Kendall Almerico
Why the Recently Passed Law Allowing Mini IPOs May Not Benefit Your Business
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Why the Recently Passed Law Allowing Mini IPOs May Not Benefit Your Business

The potential to raise $50 million from the 'crowd' is huge, but the costs in cash and time are high.
Kendall Almerico
To Encourage Crowdfunding, Change the Definition of an Investment Company
Equity Crowdfunding

To Encourage Crowdfunding, Change the Definition of an Investment Company

Equity crowdfunding is hampered by regulations designed to curb stock-market abuse.
Scott Shane
Why Kickstarter and Indiegogo Won't Go Into Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Why Kickstarter and Indiegogo Won't Go Into Equity Crowdfunding

The types of investors who put money into reward-based crowdfunders aren't the ones who will buy shares through equity crowdfunding – at least not at first.
Scott Shane
The High-Tech Jet That Could Transform Business Travel: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

The High-Tech Jet That Could Transform Business Travel: Weekly News

Plus: We explain what small businesses need to know about global market volatility.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
An Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Just Launched to Create a Private Jet-Slash-Helicopter Hybrid
Business Accelerated

An Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Just Launched to Create a Private Jet-Slash-Helicopter Hybrid

The TriFan 600 boasts three deducted fans that are slanted horizontally for liftoff and then can flip forward within seconds to generate thrust.
Geoff Weiss
How the Global Stock Market Selloff Will Affect Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

How the Global Stock Market Selloff Will Affect Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding seems like it's sheltered from Wall Street's bulls and bears, but it's not.
Catherine Clifford