What Works In Equity Crowdfunding — Insights From Research

As we have recently celebrated the fourth anniversary of the signing of the JOBS Act into law, it is a good time to take stock of the effect that the legislature had on equity crowdfunding in the United States. It is important to note, that equity crowdfunding is...

Crowdfunding’s Power To Close The Racial Wealth Gap

Today, Monday, May 16th, 2016 marks the beginning of a new era in American capital formation. Title III of the historic JOBS Act signed by President Barack Obama on April 5th, 2012 is now a reality. Regulation crowdfunding, known as Reg CF, allows startups and small...

Closing the gender gap: Women founders win on crowdfunding platforms

Women entrepreneurs have a harder time raising money than men. The gender gap extends to bank lending, and in Silicon Valley men have the power and the purse strings. As a result, more female founders are taking funding matters into their own hands. Women founders who...

Your crowdfunding video could be hurting your campaign

Let’s be honest. After jumping through hoops to get your crowdfunding campaign live, your video is many times an afterthought. We recently analyzed over 200 campaigns to gauge how important videos are in crowdfunding. A quick bit of background: Crowdfunding campaigns...

Equity crowdfunding platforms gaining traction for new businesses

Crowdfunding as a source of capital seems increasingly appealing to entrepreneurs, but growth has been inconsistent among the kinds of crowdfunding platforms that exist, experts say. Equity crowdfunding has yet to gain traction, according to Ethan Mollick, a professor...