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The Crowdfunding Players

In today’s post, I wanted to take some time to clarify who the major players are in equity-based Crowdfunding.  I will start with the three main players – the Crowdfunding platforms, the investors and the entrepreneurs – and then explain the roles of some other players in the industry. 724 more words

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What Happens to My Crowdfunding Investment?

As I mentioned in the risks of Crowdfunding, after you make your investment, your money could potentially be tied up for a long time – in most cases up to several years.  585 more words

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How to Be a Savvy Crowdfunding Investor - Part 2

In my previous post, I discussed the strategies you can employ to increase your chances of being successful at investing in Crowdfunded businesses by mitigating small business risk.  638 more words

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How to Be a Savvy Crowdfunding Investor - Part 1

In yesterday’s post, I discussed the details of three main risks that Crowdfunding investors will face when investing in Crowdfunded businesses – small businesses risk, liquidity risk and the risk of fraud.  747 more words

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The Risks of Crowdfunding

As I noted in earlier posts, certain provisions have been put in place to help protect small investors from putting more money at risk than they should.  574 more words

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How Much Can I Invest in Crowdfunding?

Since Crowdfunding investments will be in smaller companies that do not have short-term options for investors to sell their stakes, investors’ money will be tied up for a good amount of time – several years in most cases.  689 more words

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Crowdfunding, Where Have You Been All My Life?

One of your first questions may be, “if this Crowdfunding thing is so great, why am I only now hearing about it?”  Well, investing in small startup and growth businesses is not new – it was just limited to high net worth individuals, called accredited investors.  392 more words

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