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Wisdom of the crowds

The crowd is pretty good at detecting fraud and finding projects with signals of quality. With information openly shared online, the wisdom of the crowds does act to curb fraud, observers note. According Wharton management professor Ethan Mollick fraud rarely

Posted in crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

They need your knowledge and expertise

As investor or shareholder if the entrepreneur wishes you can bring your knowledge and expertise and actively participate to the success of the crowdfunding campaign and later to the company’s growth. Often small companies do not have enough capital to

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Information is power

As an investor you have the possibility to directly interact with the entrepreneur and its team on truCrowd’s Q&A section during the crowdfunding campaign. You can ask questions and more information about the offering so you can make informed investment

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New way to reach investors

Prior to the JOBS Act, entrepreneurs weren’t allowed to discuss capital raising with strangers. This forced entrepreneur and investor partnerships to be limited to personal networks and geography. The equity crowdfunding platforms offer new tools and avenues for startups to

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You can now invest as little as $100 in any business you like

Through truCrowd you can directly invest money into business opportunities that were once set aside for accredited investors only. You can now invest as little as $100 and up to $5,000/year in every business you like, without needing proof of

Posted in crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

Can I resell my investment?

You can resell your shares. However, investments in crowdfunding assets should be viewed as a long-term and illiquid investment. Conforming to current stipulations, you must hold any purchased shares for a minimum of nine months from the acquisition date.  

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Debt Crowdfunding: When It Makes Sense For Your Company

While there’s been a lot of talk in recent years focused on equity crowdfunding, debt crowdfunding is a unique (and often overlooked) strategy that can help companies fulfill their fundraising needs. Yet many business owners are unfamiliar with this type

Posted in crowdfunding, Crowdfunding Advice, Entrepreneurs, Equity Crowdfunding, funding

6 Proven Tips to Run Crowdfunding Campaign Successfully

It is really a big challenge to get funds, capital and most importantly investors for your startup business because when people don’t know you, they don’t want to make investment in your projects and this is where you can use

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7 Crowd-funding Secrets that Will Help You Meet Your Financing Goals

Unlike a few decades ago, entrepreneurs have a much more viable option to finance their projects or ventures without having to worry about how to pay off the money and manage a plethora of documents needed to obtain it. Commonly

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The Crowdfunding Crowd at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival

This year’s South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) just wrapped up and by all accounts it was a rousing success, with a good time had by all. Held annually in Austin, Texas, SXSW is actually three events in one, with different

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