Equity Crowdfunding

Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.
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Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.

Equity crowdfunding has historically only been open to accredited investors. As of May 16, anyone can invest in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Equity Crowdfunding Explained -- Jargon Free
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Equity Crowdfunding Explained -- Jargon Free

A co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, Alon Hillel-Tuch, explains the difference between equity crowdfunding and more tradition donation-based crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
4 Local Businesses Perfect for the New Equity Crowdfunding Law
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4 Local Businesses Perfect for the New Equity Crowdfunding Law

Small businesses can reach a local crowd through geo-targeted marketing in an economic manner.
Kendall Almerico
Next Generation Crowdfunding Starts May 16. Expect Opportunity and Growing Pains.
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Next Generation Crowdfunding Starts May 16. Expect Opportunity and Growing Pains.

Any long-lasting sea change in the landscape of startup capital will happen gradually with countless hiccups.
Catherine Clifford
Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?
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Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?

As of May 16, new rules go into effect opening up a new form of startup finance. Here's a rundown of what kind of startup is likely to be best suited to equity crowdfunding 2.0.
Catherine Clifford
Your Guide to the High-Risk, High-Reward World of Investing in Startups When Fundamental Finance Law Changes Go Into Effect May 16
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Your Guide to the High-Risk, High-Reward World of Investing in Startups When Fundamental Finance Law Changes Go Into Effect May 16

New rules for equity crowdfunding mean that nonprofessional investors can now buy pieces of a business.
Catherine Clifford
An Entrepreneur's Essential Guide to the New Wild West of Funding Opening on May 16
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An Entrepreneur's Essential Guide to the New Wild West of Funding Opening on May 16

The new rules for equity crowdfunding will soon go into effect, giving entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business a new way to access capital.
Catherine Clifford
Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.
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Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.

The rules for equity crowdfunding will finally go into effect, allowing companies to raise money from anyone.
Catherine Clifford
This Crowdfunding Platform's New Tool Lets 'The Crowd' Invest Alongside Elite Venture Capitalists
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This Crowdfunding Platform's New Tool Lets 'The Crowd' Invest Alongside Elite Venture Capitalists

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder today announced its new Venture Capital Index Fund.
Catherine Clifford
An Unlikely Romance Between a Venture Capital Fund and a Crowdfunding Platform Promises to Shake Up Startup Financing
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An Unlikely Romance Between a Venture Capital Fund and a Crowdfunding Platform Promises to Shake Up Startup Financing

VC firm Collaborative Fund and crowdfunding platform CircleUp announce a partnership, portending a future where the two industries increasingly sit together at the same table.
Catherine Clifford
Only 1 in 3 Americans Have Heard of Equity Crowdfunding
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Only 1 in 3 Americans Have Heard of Equity Crowdfunding

But nearly three-quarters of Americans would consider making an investment in equity crowdfunding, according to a new survey.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding Isn't Just for Cool Tech Gadgets. Just Ask Bernie Sanders. (Infographic)
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Crowdfunding Isn't Just for Cool Tech Gadgets. Just Ask Bernie Sanders. (Infographic)

Love him or hate him, the senator from Vermont has almost entirely powered his bid for president much the same way the Pebble smartwatch was funded on Kickstarter.
Catherine Clifford
Equity Crowdfunding's Unlikely Proof of Concept: Bernie Sanders
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Equity Crowdfunding's Unlikely Proof of Concept: Bernie Sanders

Two things Bernie Sanders and every startup have in common are neither can count on banks or Wall Street for funds, and now neither has to.
Kendall Almerico
Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows
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Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows

The difference comes down to the words female founders use, according to a UC Berkeley study.
Catherine Clifford