Infographic: Startup Funding Trends That Will Shape 2013

Ready or not 2013 is here! Funding is an integral part of getting your startup off the ground.  Last year, the rise of crowdfunding and a decline in venture capital investments opened new doors of po...


Crowdfunding vs. Traditional Investors

As most entrepreneurs know, lack of access to capital is one of the biggest hurdles for startups to overcome. Some young companies try to avoid this problem by raising money through angel investors, v...


Crowdfunding? Make Sure You Have the Crowd First

More and more entrepreneurs are using crowdfunding to raise dollars and awareness for their startup ideas, yet many people overlook a key principle: before you can get the funding, you have to have th...


Is Crowdfunding Right For Your Business?

There’s been a lot of recent buzz around crowdfunding, but is it best for your business? Crowdfunding can be particularly useful for idea stage startups, because without the figures to base a loan...


Ignore the Naysayers—The JOBS Act Will Create Jobs

The JOBS Act, the law that allows companies to raise capital via “crowdfunding” for the first time, is appearing more and more in the news. Many people, rather than looking forward to raising capi...


Startups – There’s a New Fuel Heading Your Way!

By this time, most startups and entrepreneurs have probably heard about the JOBS Act and the implications for the crowdfunding industry.  With the enabling legislation under the JOBS Act, startups wi...