Crowdfunding

Kickstarter, Indiegogo, equity crowdfunding and all of the rest… Crowdfunding has reached critical mass. Here’s where to learn more.

COLUMN: Equity crowdfunding: Above the noise

COLUMN: Equity crowdfunding: Above the noise

New regulations, new opportunities. That’s the sentiment in the crowdfunding space, as Title III of the JOBS Act is spawning a new era toward the democratization of all sides of the market. With investment in early-stage companies no longer limited to only ...

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Why do crowdfunding campaigns fail?

Why do crowdfunding campaigns fail?

Crowdfunding campaigns are extremely popular, and it’s easy to understand why. Indeed, who would have thought that you could bypass the administrative nightmare of applying for a commercial loan by turning to the public and asking for their monetary support? ...

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Three excellent tips for success when crowdfunding

Three excellent tips for success when crowdfunding

Success in crowdfunding comes in different shapes and sizes. It could be successfully distributing thousands of products or finally having enough money to make that documentary that you’ve been working tirelessly on. Either way, a successful crowdfunded project comes down ...

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Groundfloor launches loan origination network

Groundfloor launches loan origination network

Real estate crowdfunding platform Groundfloor today launched Loan Origination Network, a new opportunity for mortgage brokers and third-party originators to access new loan opportunities. The benefits include: Rates beginning at six per cent Deferred payment option Low documentation Closing times ...

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Matched crowdfunding could be boon to arts

Matched crowdfunding could be boon to arts

Results of a pilot program in the United Kingdom suggest matched crowdfunding’s potential to be a significant funding source for arts groups. Matching the Crowd is a report from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery ...

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