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I don't think there's a right—meaning, sane—answer here. How much capital do you think you'll need over the next 4-5 years? Series A? Series B? So on? Some, but not all, institutional investors will take a look at a cap table made longer by crowdfunding the way kids look at a pool that's been pee...

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From my experience, crowdfunding is hardly/if-ever effective as an actual fundraising tool for the vast majority of entrepreneurs (particularly if there are actual goods being manufactured and delivered.) But what it can be used for effectively is a tool to gauge and show interest in your busine...

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Over the years I have been asked many variants of this question, and the answer is almost always “yes, you can”, so what we prefer to dig in on is the “why should you”. There tend to be three scenarios where people ask this question: 1. A prior campaign failed and the founders want to try again...

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Over 8,000 children's books have been funded on kickstarter successfully (https://www.kickstarter.com/discover/categories/publishing/children's%20books). As you look at those that are most funded (https://www.kickstarter.com/discover/advanced?category_id=46&sort=most_funded&seed=2605499&page=1) L...

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There are quite a few platforms out there, each one with its own intricacies. The first question is, can you raise funding without using a Crowdfunding platform? Running a Crowdfunding campaign can deliver good results but can be a lot of work and be a big distraction for the business. The bes...

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After shepherding 300 equity crowdfunding raises through our platform I'd say all of them have a higher valuation. Reason is it is the entrepreneur that is calling the shots. It is the entrepreneurs offer on their terms on an equity crowdfunding platform. Once you get outside investors involved...

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My opinion will differ a lot from the others, but I am a angel investor myself and I also have angel investors investing into some of my businesses. Rule One: Never approach an investor, wait for them to approach you. Trust me, your negotiation power will be multiplied enormously and you will w...

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I am assume you're talking about equity crowdfunding. There are several sites available now for accredited investors, which would be looking for a higher return than you are probably expecting. After May 16th this type of investing will become available to the general public. The SEC just opene...

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