Recap and full video of a lively panel discussion on crowdfunding due diligence featuring four industry experts on real estate, startups and alternative assets
An unvarnished look at how different crowdfunding platforms communicate when investments don't perform as expected
Crowdfunding sites are designed to feel a lot more like online shopping than a bank, but they’re still beholden to a range of bank-style requirements for collecting customer data
35 states now allow non-accredited residents to invest in local crowdfunding deals, often with higher limits than at the federal level
Because there’s much, much more to learn out there than any one site could ever provide
From real estate to startups to P2P loans, non-accredited investors have a lot of choices among online crowdfunding and alternative investment platforms
A vital skill for any crowdfunding investor is the ability to quickly narrow down your choices to focus your valuable time on the only best opportunities.
Equity crowdfunding sites are opening up a smorgasbord of choices for investing in startups and small businesses to adventurous everyday investors-- from mobile apps to gourmet pet-food delivery to broadway musicals to cafes and breweries. This post will cover some of the best equity crowdfunding sites for trying your hand at startup investing while keeping the amount you're risking as low as possible.
Crowdfunded investing offers the influence once reserved for the wealthy, helping pick which companies get funding to launch products or grow their business.
Before you pull the trigger on a particular investment, make sure you know which kind of entity is behind it, so you can make an informed judgment about the level and quality of due diligence that’s gone into the offering.
Navigating and deciphering the inscrutable alphabet soup of the relevant crowdfunding regulations, rules, laws, and requirements is about as much fun as …. well, navigating and deciphering an alphabet soup of laws, rules, and regulations.