Access to Capital

Kickstarter

How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.

The crowdfunding giant, which has seen more than $2 billion in donations to projects on its platform, released a slew of data about user activity.
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.
Project Grow

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.
Pebble

Pebble Skips Kickstarter in Search of Bigger Pond

Pebble's first two products were blockbuster hits on Kickstarter. But with its latest product, the smartwatch maker is bypassing crowdfunding altogether.
Photography

The Startup Behind Popular Selfie-Editing App Facetune Raises $10 Million, Plans for New Products

This is Lightricks first-ever outside investment. The startup will double headcount and work on new photo-editing products.
Access to Capital

Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?

Some 50 percent of small businesses that applied for financing in 2014 haven't yet received it.
Raising Capital

The Top 6 Ways of How to Raise Capital on a Continuous Basis

It's not about if you should do it but rather when you should do it.
Raising Capital

Raising Capital? Take These 4 Steps for Success.

How to interest investors outside, way outside, your inner circle of friends and family.
Indiegogo

A Father-Son Team Raises $10 Million for Their Beekeeping Invention on Indiegogo

The Australian entrepreneurs set out to raise $70,000 for their Flow Hive honey-harvesting system. They have raised 14,720 percent of that goal.
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.
Indiegogo

Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo

The Flow Hive honey tap raised $5.3 million on the San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform.
Crowdfunding

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year

With crowdfunding, investors are able to pool their resources to buy or finance both commercial and residential real-estate investments and purchases.
JOBS Act

Déjà Vu 2012: A Zombie-Frankenstein JOBS Act 2.0 Is in the Works

President Obama signed a law more than two years ago expanding access to crowdfunding. The idea was almost universally popular in Washington, a rarity in and of itself, but codifying a plan for how to implement and regulate this new arm of crowdfunding has proven to be an epic challenge.
Venture Capital

The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding

In 2014, investment deals closed in a dozen cities that haven't seen VC money in at least five years.