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Tag: "Crowdfunding"

[ 0 ] Aug. 18, 2014

Minority Women Use MoolaHoop

Businesses owned by minority women account for 30% of small companies, they receive only 4.4% of the total dollars in conventional small-business loans. That is $1 for every $23 loaned. There is bright news for minority women who are seeking funding for their startups. MoolaHoop is a successful crowdfunding platform geared toward helping minority women […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 7, 2014

Fundable and Staples Team Up To Crowdfund

Fundable and Staples are teaming up to crowdfund the next generation. The winner of the Fundable/Staples Crowd2Shelf contest will have the opportunity to sell on Staples.com or on Staples shelves. Fundable, the largest business crowdfunding platform, and Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) have teamed up to launch the first Crowd2Shelf Contest. Created by Fundable and sponsored by […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 15, 2014

Crowdfunding To Start Your Business

There are so many new ways to generate money to start a business and crowdfunding is helping entrepreneurs launch their dream ventures. The internet has fundamentally changed the way we do business on a national and global scale. With over 2 billion internet users and growing, the speed and the way in which we communicate, […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 7, 2014

CrowdCrux Guide to Crowdfunding

Interested in raising money through crowdfunding? CrowdCrux has created a new guide to help entrepreneurs create a crowdfunding platform. With the emergence of the US Jobs Act and successful crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and GoFundMe, more entrepreneurs are considering launching niche crowdfunding platforms to cater to specific communities (Music, Gaming, etc). According to the […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 15, 2013

What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know

“I encourage you to remember that angel investing is a high-touch, personality-driven activity. Success with angel investors requires more than just a great idea. It requires creating an emotional hugging relationship. Angel investing is truly a high-contact sport,” explains Brian Cohen in his new book What Every Angel Invest Wants You To Know (McGraw Hill, […]

[ 0 ] May. 11, 2013

Crowdfunding: Start A Biz, Market A Product, Launch A Dream Project

When President Obama signed the JOBS Act last year, he made it possible for individuals to invest in a wide variety of small businesses, projects and dreams. Crowdfunding is booming. There are more than 600 platforms dedicated to the fund-raising phenomenon. More than $1.7 billion has been raised for projects on these sites and $900 […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 29, 2013

How To Fund Your Company

By Robert A. Adelson Having an investor for your start-up company can provide you access to capital, business development and sales assistance, as well as organizational evolution.  The expertise a seasoned investor brings can help a company go public quickly. The ins and outs of finding an investor for your start-up can be challenging.  With […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 4, 2013

$10,000 For Small Businesses & Startups From CrowdIt

CrowdIt’s business development roots provide budding entrepreneurs and savvy business-minded innovators with a next-gen crowdfunding site that offers more than project funding CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), the crowdfunding site for the “New American Dream,” is encouraging entrepreneurs with great ideas for innovative startups and small businesses to submit project proposals for an opportunity to win $10,000. CrowdIt offers […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2013

6 Crowdfunding Tips For Your Small Business

There is a lot of buzz out there these days about crowdfunding. As Kauffman Dissertation Fellow Ethan Mollick at the     University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School puts it, “Crowdfunding has been drawing substantial attention from policy makers, managers, and entrepreneurs, but relatively little notice from academics, even though it touches on many topics of importance […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 1, 2012

National Crowdfunding Association To Work With SCORE

The National Crowdfunding Association (NLCFA), recently announced that it has agreed, at the request of SCORE, to produce a series of educational webinars to teach the basics of crowdfunding to SCORE’s 13,000+ volunteers. Over the past fifty years, SCORE’s “counselors to America’s small businesses” have helped over 9 million businesses get off the ground, grow […]

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