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startup crowdfunding

Crowdfunding For Startups: 8 Tips For Launching

For a people who revere startup culture and the idea that one can bootstrap one’s way to business success, we seem to prefer the TV version to the real thing — especially as of late. It turns out that new business creation recently approached its 40-year low. Banks are retaining their Great Recession-era tight-fistedness and the […]

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Jan 15, 2018 Filed under: Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Loans 0
patreon alternatives

5 Patreon Alternatives

For a wide array of podcasters, YouTubers, writers, journalists, artists, comedians, and other creatives, Patreon (see our review) has provided a convenient means of monetizing output that was previously unavailable. Patreon’s conception of crowdfunding, based as it is on ongoing donations from patrons in exchange for exclusive content, is well-suited to those who produce works […]

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Dec 20, 2017 Filed under: Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Loans 0
loans for business

How To Get A Loan For Your New Business

It’s the central conundrum of starting a business. It seems that everyone, from politicians on down, ritualistically extols the virtues of the American small business owner. They are the ur-icons of star-spangled capitalism and the sturdy foundation of our national exceptionalism, sitting square alongside mom, apple pie, and the ghostly visage of Dale Earnhardt. We […]

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Nov 22, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Peer-to-Peer Loans 4
equity crowdfunding

Equity VS Non-Equity Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is all the rage these days. I don’t have to tell you this; it is a manifest truth, apparent in the world around us. From the Kickstarter-driven boom in the tabletop gaming industry to the use of GoFundMe as a rickety substitute for a national health care safety net, crowdfunding is a fundraising solution […]

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Nov 20, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Loans 0

GoFundMe VS Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is a funding solution shaped to fit the iniquitous era that incubated it. As our society (and our collective psyche along with it) careens from crisis to crisis, reducing us to neurotic spectators watching our phones and waiting for the next shoe to drop, one thing has become abundantly clear: the cavalry isn’t coming. There […]

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Oct 16, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Loans 1