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Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)
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Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

An overview of how companies are raising money with crowdfunding, what categories are hottest and what the future holds for this new and innovative finance tool.
Catherine Clifford
Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive.
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Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive.

New York City-based OnDeck Capital launched a new loan program today that gives small-business owners access to a significant amount of cash in a flash.
Catherine Clifford
In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth
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In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth

Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects.
Geoff Weiss
How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours
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How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

Founders of men's clothing company share six steps that helped them meet their $15K goal.
Kevin Lavelle and Web Smith
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords
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Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers' email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
Catherine Clifford
Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk Launches Seed Fund for Startups
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Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk Launches Seed Fund for Startups

The new investment group will be called Vayner/RSE.
Jason Fell
Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.
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Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime
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Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Here are three tips he utilized to bootstrap his crowdfunding campaign.
Nathan Resnick
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time
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This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
Catherine Clifford
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?
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In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
Catherine Clifford
Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy
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Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy

While many people celebrate going public, this new milestone can be challenging on many fronts. Here, we discuss how to keep investors engaged and your board satisfied.
Chris Collett
Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?
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Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it?
Kendall Almerico
Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million
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Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform secured a hefty pile of cash which it will use to grow globally and make its platform more mobile-friendly.
Catherine Clifford
Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True
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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