Kickstarter can be a great way for small businesses to raise funds — but it’s not the only crowdfunding platform available. Take a look at the best sites like Kickstarter before you launch your next crowdfunding campaign.
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Crowdfunding can be used to fundraise for more than the next popular board game. Learn about the four types of crowdfunding available, and how they could be used to help your business.
Don’t think that GoFundMe is the right crowdfunding platform for your needs? Learn about the best competitors to the crowdfunding giant right here.
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With over $5 billion raised on the platform since its inception in 2010, GoFundMe has a reputation for helping to cover the costs of personal emergencies in a world where most of us are just one missed paycheck away from ruin. But while the company has become synonymous with charitable crowdfunding, you might not realize […]
Kickstarter and Indiegogo are popular crowdfunding platforms to get funding to turn product ideas into reality. But which is better? In this article, we examine the key differences between Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
As a freelancer, you already know the benefits of self-employment. The only boss you have is yourself. You get to set your hours and select the clients and projects you take on. You have the freedom to do what you love while also earning a living. The life of a freelancer isn’t without its challenges, […]
Crowdfunding is a funding solution shaped to fit the iniquitous era that incubated it. Kickstarter and GoFundMe are aimed at different audiences, so it wouldn’t make much sense to name a winner and a loser in this comparison.
When crowdfunding rose on its initial wave of popularity, it was strictly a means of raising money for personal causes and makers of board games and household gadgets and whatnot. That all changed with the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012. The JOBS Act was sold as a response to the lack of capital […]
With the increasing prominence crowdfunding has attained over the course of the last decade, I’m sure you’re broadly familiar with the concept of crowdfunding. You’ve probably heard of people using GoFundMe (see our review) to try to cover medical expenses and other personal emergencies. You’ve probably also heard of crowdfunding a la Kickstarter (see our […]