Blog

NYC Crowdfunding

June 26, 2014
The Crowdfunding Book

Last week I was attending a marketing conference to get tips on promoting CrowdsUnite. They had a crowdfunding panel which I decided to attend and I’m very glad that I did. I always enjoy attending crowdfunding events even if I don’t learn anything knew. I might get a better understanding of the speaker and let them know about what I do, I might event invite them to the events that I host. Also I try to talk to the people in the audience in case I can help them in their funding efforts.

As I’m sitting in the room the speaker of the event…

June 8, 2014
Global News Logo

We have had an Article page since our sites launch which has listed all of the articles from all platforms. We’ve recently updated this page and renamed it to Crowdfunding News and Tips, making it easier to use, along with adding additional functionality:

The article displays the logo of the platform that it mentions, so users can easily identify who the article is written about. We display the snapshots of the articles three per row, and the photos are displayed in the snapshot as well.
We added filtering to the left side which can be used to quickly find an article about accounting,…

June 5, 2014
Crowdfunding Industry

I have been teaching my “Introduction to Crowdfunding” class for the past half year. The class and presentation has evolved with feedback and questions from the audience. Currently the class in split into four sections:

What is Crowdfunding
Industry Stats
Describing the different types of crowdfunding types (Donation, Reward, Debt, Equity, and Royalty) and going over the top platforms in each type while covering major examples.
Tips on launching a successful campaign

As far as I know, I’m the only person teaching this kind of class. Most people in the industry focus on a particular type of funding like Reward or Equity. I cover the entire…

June 3, 2014
Learn-Find-Connect-Grow

We uploaded the recording of the Reward Based Crowdfunding: Everything You Need for Success! class that we hosted on Apr 1.  For the class we brought together some of the top reward crowdfunding experts in NYC together for the first time. We covered material about how to do research in the prefunding stage, creating a successful campaign with professional video, marketing it, and protecting the Intellectual Property.

 
Alex Feldman Introducing the Event

 

 
Our Speakers:
 
Helen Donnelly from Crowdfunding For All explains how to use their website to do campaign research.

Howard Sherman from CrowdFund Buzz offers advice on campaign marketing

Lucy Norris and Alden Peters from AlleyWire explain how…

May 12, 2014
CrowdsUnite Video

CrowdsUnite’s new homepage is up-and-running!  We’ve improved the homepage to help you easily find all crowdfunding resources available to you.  Our new interface still lets you browse all crowdfunding websites, learn about crowdfunding, connect with professionals and promote your campaign.

CrowdsUnite is more than just a crowdfunding review site.  We offer search, educational and promotional tools for crowdfunding.  We want everyone to know about all the available crowdfunding resources: whether you just want to learn about online funding in general, start a crowdfunding campaign, promote a campaign, read industry articles and news or meet others interested in crowdfunding.

Scroll through our new homepage and find learning…