Startup Financing

Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers
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Here's Your Game Plan for When and How to Communicate With Your Crowdfunding Backers

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, outlines a strategy for reaching out to your investors during and after a campaign.
Catherine Clifford
A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Needs a Video. Here's What It Should Look Like.
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A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Needs a Video. Here's What It Should Look Like.

Brian Meece, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, shares his best advice on producing a pitch video.
Catherine Clifford
Every Startup Gains From An Incubator Or Accelerator
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Every Startup Gains From An Incubator Or Accelerator

Every startup can benefit from the right incubator or accelerator, if they are realistic about their needs.
Martin Zwilling
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Crowd Finance
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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Crowd Finance

Equity crowdfunding under the JOBS Act has, at long last, become reality but there is a lot to know to take advantage of the opportunity.
Who Is Equity Crowdfunding Right For?
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Who Is Equity Crowdfunding Right For?

Co-founder of crowdfunding platform RocketHub, Alon Hillel-Tuch, explains what is involved in raising money for and investing in a startup with equity crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
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
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
3 Tips for Giving Your Small Business a Financial Spring Cleaning
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3 Tips for Giving Your Small Business a Financial Spring Cleaning

Stay on track with these tips and you will find your small business is better prepared to grow and succeed.
Lisa Stevens
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
How to Finally Get Realistic About Finding Funding for Your Business
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How to Finally Get Realistic About Finding Funding for Your Business

At a certain point you need to stop idolizing your big idea and take the same cold look at it that investors will.
John Rampton
These Are the Top 10 Best Cities to Launch a Small Business
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These Are the Top 10 Best Cities to Launch a Small Business

A recent survey from WalletHub identified the cities that have the best small-business environments.
Nina Zipkin