'Entrepreneurs and investors are embracing' the 'new era of crowdfunding,' according to a group that tracks the funding method.
Carvana, set up in 2013, said it would use the proceeds to support its expansion in the U.S. to more than 20 markets by the end of this year.
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Wonder Workshop, which makes toy robots that teach kids how to code, said it raised $20 million in its second round of funding and was looking to expand into new markets, especially China.
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For all the talk of seed rounds and venture capital, the huge majority of founders are spending their own money.
If you're considering crowdfunding your startup, it's pertinent you understand all the different laws and regulations surrounding these types of investments.
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Reckless crowdfunding can backfire because anything less than achieving set campaign goals equates to failure.
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The booking site intends to use the financing to support new investments and growth opportunities.
One secret to successful crowdfunding is hire people who know how to run one.
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