Crowdfunding

An alternative finance method of raising money from large groups of people, as donations, as a loan, or in exchange for company equity

A Guide to Financing a Book Through Crowdfunding

A Guide to Financing a Book Through Crowdfunding

A lot of new authors now are choosing to finance their e-book and cover their expenses throughout the writing process thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. You might be wishing you could write full-time but you couldn’t leave the stability of a paying job. The good news...

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Rewards Crowdfunding

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Rewards Crowdfunding

Starting a donations-for-rewards crowdfunding campaign is an appealing idea for many, and the conception is that you can post an idea on a platform and the money will start rolling in. In reality, most campaigns fail to reach their targets, and it takes a lot of work...

Seven Tips For Writing An Impactful Crowdfunding Pitch

Seven Tips For Writing An Impactful Crowdfunding Pitch

Donations crowdfunding has become one of the most viable ways to garner financial support for really any venture. Naturally, the ventures which sound the most exciting, like films, games, apps etc, are the ones which get the most shared, but if you are smart about it,...

Top 15 Crowdfunding Platforms in Europe

Top 15 Crowdfunding Platforms in Europe

Here is Crowdsourcing Week's top 15 European crowdfunding platforms (including one Israeli platform that caters to European investors). Crowdfunding in Europe has attained a significant level of growth, adoption and maturity in recent years. The European Commission's...

Crowdfunding and Venture Capital Working Together

Crowdfunding and Venture Capital Working Together

In recent articles we’ve looked at equity crowdfunding from the perspective of entrepreneurs and the benefits they can take advantage of in addition to generating an investment budget, and also through the eyes of retail investors who are not high net worth...

A New Asset Class, For The Masses

A New Asset Class, For The Masses

A little while ago we covered the benefits of equity crowdfunding from the perspective of the entrepreneur. It can be an excellent way for entrepreneurs to raise money, while at the same time gaining significant marketing exposure and solidifying customer loyalty....