Brian Knight of due diligence service provider CrowdCheck built upon a recent Crowdfund Insider article that explored the circumstances surrounding the Luci project on Kickstarter. Here he explains how due diligence can protect issuers and investors in crowdfunded offerings.
This article explores some of the recent movement in Canada in regards to crowdfunding, and it makes the case that Canadian angel investors should be proactive and involved when equity crowdfunding becomes legal.
This article in Fox Business largely reads as a warning against scammers in real estate crowdfunding deals, despite the fact that the real estate niche is one of the leading verticals in the space and has had extremely low rates of fraud. (I don’t know of any.)
This UK-focused article warns investors to beware of the risks of dilution in successful crowdfunding deals where the issuer goes on to raise money from VCs and angels seeking preferential treatment. It also offers a comparison of Seedrs and Crowdcube with this consideration in the background.