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Indiegogo VS RocketHub: Which Crowdfunding Site Should You Choose?

Entrepreneurs who want a flexible crowdfunding site where they can keep any money they raise usually choose one of two platforms: Indiegogo and RocketHub. Both of these platforms allow anybody to post projects and their fee structures are similar. So which site is a better… Read More

Crowd Valley Publishes Crowdfunding Market Report

Crowd Valley has posted a report based on data collected from their operation as a crowdfunding technology provider. It provides insight into crowdfunding models, asset types, demographics and more. Crowd Valley COO Paul Higgins had the following to say about the report: “Having been operating… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 30, 2013

Dealbook | Trepidation and Restrictions Leave Crowdfunding Rules Weak This is a pretty scathing indictment of the SEC and capital formation in the United States. I think this quote says it all: “…because of Congress’s straitjacket and the S.E.C.’s fear of innovation, we have a… Read More

Infographic: FundRazr Releases Stats On US Medical Crowdfunding

FundRazr has provided the following infographic on “US medical crowdfunding at a glance.” The statistics within provide a great overview of the crowdfunding landscape for medical causes in the last could of years, and provides some sense of what to expect from this sector in… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 23, 2013

PandoDaily | Like it or not, ForeFund Capital is bringing performance marketing to real estate crowdfunding ForeFund Capital wants to be the Yelp of crowdfunded real estate deals by combining a reputation engine with a crowdfunding play. They’re also skipping typical success fees, instead opting… Read More

iCrowd Report: Young Accredited Investors Drawn To Alternative Assets

A new report from social networking site iCrowd has found that young wealthy investors are investing less of their portfolio in the stock market and more in alternative assets versus older investors. The survey confidentially polled a large sample of accredited investors – investors with… Read More

Crowdfunding takes the rug out from under VCs, angels

Some have said equity crowdfunding could put pressure on the venture capital industry. But data compiled by crowdfunderEquityNet suggests it will open whole different categories of upstarts for funding instead. “Crowdfunding is serving the area of capitalism that was previously underserved,”Judd Hollas, chief executive of the… Read More

Kickstarter Conundrum: Just 10% of Crowfunding Campaigns Run by Women

According to figures from crowdfunding site IndieGoGo, women are responsible for over 40 percent of all successful crowdfunding campaigns and receive more money overall towards their goal. However, women are being thwarted, perhaps by their own fears, from this rich pool of investment capital that… Read More

Do you love kale chips and granola? Crowdfunding startup CircleUp helps put them on shelves

Small business owners play a big role in the battles against disease, climate change, and corporate wrong-doing. In the past year, a company called CircleUp has helped them with their fight. CircleUp is a crowdfunding platform for up-and-coming consumer product businesses. In the year since its launch,… Read More

U.S. Leads World In Burgeoning Crowdfunding Trend

Research firm Massolution released last Monday a crowdfunding industry report based on its research into 582 firms. 2013CF The Crowdfunding Industry Report  estimates that crowdfunding sites globally will reach close to $5.1 billion in transactions for 2013, twice the $2.7 billion total for 2012.  That… Read More

Crowdfunding Expected to Drive Alternative Financing Market to $150 Billion

In new research report, “Capital Reformation: Alternative Financing and the Fate of Intermediaries,” TABB Group examines the emerging business models that are enabling smaller investors to provide short- and long-term funding for small- and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) that account for over 99% of the companies… Read More

Massolution Research on Crowdfunding Market – Grows 81% in 2012

Crowdfunding is accelerating at an unprecedented rate and impacting government policy, informing enterprise innovation, and changing the role of financial institutions around the world. Massolution, a research firm specializing in the crowdsourcing and crowdfunding industries, released its annual 2013CF – Crowdfunding Industry Report. After collecting… Read More

Global crowdfunding volumes rise 81 percent in 2012

* More than half of funds raised through U.S. websites * Predicts total volume will reach $5.1 billion in 2013 Crowdfunding websites helped companies and individuals worldwide raise $2.7 billion from members of the public in 2012, an 81 percent increase on the previous year,… Read More

US Equity Crowdfunding Report from Equity Net

EquityNet has published a report regarding accredited investors in the United States.  The report is derived from the Equity Net user base of over 1000 businesses. The entire report is embedded below but there are several interesting points which preview the impending commencement of equity… Read More

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