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Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True
Finance

Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
David Nilssen
As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On
Finance

As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate.
Catherine Clifford
Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.
Finance

Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project.
Kendall Almerico
Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)
Finance

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses
Finance

Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses

Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
Rohit Arora
Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely
Finance

Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. CrowdsUnite aims to cut through the confusion by providing a comprehensive review site of all the available options.
Michelle Goodman
You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website
Finance

You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

With 'Indiegogo Outpost,' you can raise money from the crowd without having to direct any web traffic away from your own website.
Catherine Clifford
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App
Finance

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
Rahul Varshneya
How to Get Publicity for Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Finance

How to Get Publicity for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Media coverage for your crowdfunding project will help attract backing and build brand awareness. Learn how you can get the press interested in your project.
Sally Outlaw
The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Finance

The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets.
Ray Hennessey
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.
Finance

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

The investor behind hot startups Warby Parker, Birchbox and Bonobos is looking to take your questions.
Andrea Huspeni
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10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding
Finance

10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

Whether you're looking to raise some funds or invest in a project, here are some things to know about platforms such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo .
Punit Arora
Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital
Starting a Business

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep.
Brian Hamilton
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup
Starting a Business

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
Sharon Wienbar