Financing a Startup Through Crowdfunding

In the June 2013, Inc., there is an excellent article, including an insightful chart, on financing a startup through crowdfunding. Click on the image for a larger version.    

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Crowdfunding: A New Source of Capital That Keeps on Giving

As we have noted before, crowdfunding has become a major online investment source for entrepreneurs and start-up companies. Reporting for Fortune, Michal Lev-Ram and Kurt Wagner note that: “Welcome to the new world of fundraising, in which so-called crowdfunding Web sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter let just about anyone with an idea try his or […]

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Crowdfunding: An Opportunity Or a Big Risk?

Small firms, including many start-ups, need financial backing beyond their own financial resources. Today, through the Internet, such companies have access to a rather new phenomenon known as “crowdfunding”. This enables them to raise more money than than the traditional loan structure has allowed — with fewer restrictions. As described at Mashable: “Crowdfunding (alternately crowd […]

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