Is Crowdfunding the Solution for Your Small Business?
- Parent Category: WSO News
- Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2013 16:57
Crowdfunding, raising money online through a large number of individuals, is the hot new buzz term in the often archaic world of finance. Numerous websites offering to connect entrepreneurs and small businesses seeking funding with eager hordes of individuals looking to invest have sprung up seemingly overnight. Some, such as Kickstarter are based on the donation with rewards model, as opposed to others such as AngelList which use the more traditional investment for equity model. Both have some advantages over more traditional fund raising strategies, but both also have disadvantages.