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August 12, 2017

Starting a business is no small task. Start a business that requires significant startup capital and you’ll need to start looking for funding to help get your business up and running. Crowdfunding has become one of the more popular ways to raise money in the past couple of years. With platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo leading the way, entrepreneurs can seek funding on a much larger scale.

 

Crowdfunding is a great way to raise extra money, but doesn’t always guarantee the backers a return. Some of the most funded crowdfunded projects were a success, while others have had troubles finding…

July 13, 2017

So, you’ve crowdfunded capital for your awesome new product – great job! Now you want to take it further. You’ve researched the market, seen a gap and know who to target; taking your product to the next level takes a lot of money – and a lot of hard work.

The great news is that there are plenty of investors out there willing to part with their hard-earned cash for a share of the rewards; although you do have to convince them first – that’s where pitches come in.

Pitches are a way for you to demonstrate who is in…

June 30, 2017

Crowdfunding can be a brilliant way to get the capital you need for a project, and also to spread the word about what you are doing and get people interested before you even launch. If you have decided to try and raise money through crowdfunding for something local, whether it is opening something, starting an event like a festival, or anything else intended towards your local community, then the approaches you will need to use will differ slightly from those you’d use to run a national or global crowdfunding campaign.

For one thing, you will probably want to focus as…

June 23, 2017

Technology isn’t always given a good name. There are times it causes frustration and animosity. We worry about data breaches and security hacks, while trying to make sense of how to keep ourselves safe. There’s no stopping it, so it makes sense to embrace it.

If you focus on the negative aspects, then that’s all you’ll consider. Turn your attention to the positive traits of technology and you’ll see a different story. There are plenty of ways it helps us in our daily lives and, in fact, there are some people who are addicted and can’t live a second without…

June 22, 2017

We’ve all been in a situation where we could have done with a little help when it comes to financing,

but without crowdfunding sites back in the day, it wasn’t as easy as asking random online strangers

for help. That’s all changed today thanks to many crowdfunding websites – they have taken donating

to worthy causes to a whole new level. Not only are people with disabilities benefiting from such

sites, but students are also getting help to pay for their degrees.
How Can Crowdfunding Help My Cause?
Crowdfunding is plain and simply a way of obtaining capital for a project or for personal reasons.

Most people…

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