Forget Crowdfunding, Get a Peer Loan Instead!

Crowdfunding is just one side of the alternative finance coin. Is a peer loan a better option for your funding need? Crowdfunding is changing the way people raise money for their dream projects and … [Read More...]

How to Place High-Quality Tenants in Your Rental

If you are renting out your property, it is important that you hand over the keys to a tenant you can trust.  You have already invested hundreds if not thousands of dollars into your property to … [Read More...]

Best Crowdfunding Books for 2017 for Small Business and Investors

These top crowdfunding books will help you meet your business goals and invest wisely in 2017 Less than 2% of small businesses are using crowdfunding and the market for crowdfunding investing has just opened to everyone last year. It’s fair to say that the vast majority of people have no idea what kind of an […]

The Pyramid Plan to Pick Real Estate Crowdfunding Investing Deals

Real estate crowdfunding could be the biggest opportunity for Main Street investors in more than 50 years It’s been more than half a century since an opportunity has opened up in real estate investing like real estate crowdfunding. Investments in crowd funded properties jumped three-fold last year and could pass $1 billion this year as […]

Crowdfunding 2016 Predictions: The Next Real Estate Boom?

Crowdfunding 2016 looks to be another record year as regular investors enter the funding revolution Crowdfunding is estimated to have past $30 billion this year, up more than 150% from the amount raised globally last year. Thanks to new regulations allowing anyone to invest in projects, crowdfunding 2016 could easily top $60 billion and surpass […]

Best Free Crowdfunding Promotion Services for your Campaign

The best free crowdfunding promotion services for your campaign are the free resources available to you already One of the most frequent questions I get on the blog is whether crowdfunding promotion … [Read More...]

Make your Campaign a Success with Pre-Launch Crowdfunding Hacks

Get your campaign started right with this crowdfunding pre-launch strategy and hacks. Long-time readers of the blog are probably tired of me harping on the importance of pre-launch crowdfunding. This … [Read More...]

33 Expert Tips to Boost Fundraising Ideas and Crowd Campaigns

33 must see expert tips to rocket your fundraising ideas and boost crowdfunding campaigns School and Church fundraising ideas have found a new home on popular crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe and Kickstarter. The sites get massive traffic from all over the world and can help your fundraising ideas go viral. I recently gave a webinar […]

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Church Fundraising Ideas that Raised $450,000 – Case Study

These 11 crowdfunding campaigns offer some creative church fundraising ideas to raise big money for your church project or cause. I got an email from a pastor about church fundraising ideas after last week’s post on planning your Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign. I thought I would check in with the church fundraising campaigns we highlighted […]

How to Become a Startup Investor for Huge Returns

Understand the risks involved and the process to become a startup investor for your chance into this new type of investment We’ve talked a lot about becoming a startup investor lately, taking advantage of the new opportunity in equity crowdfunding to invest in early-stage companies. We’ve covered returns, risks and a complete how-to in analyzing […]

Are Crowdfunding Promotion Services a Scam? [And What to Do]

A whole industry of crowdfunding promotion has emerged but what are you really getting for your money? Media attention to huge crowdfunding campaign success stories has convinced thousands to jump into online funding before they really understand what it takes to raise money from the crowd. This contributes to the fact that two-thirds of campaigns […]

Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding Investing Resources

Use these crowdfunding investing resources to better understand the investment and find information around the best deals We’ve covered crowdfunding investing from start to finish on the blog but I wanted to include one last post to point you in the right direction on additional resources. Most of the resources you’ll need to use will […]

10 Warning Signs in Startup Investing

Cut down on the work and avoid the worst deals in startup investing with these ten warning signs This is the last post in our startup investing series and if you learned one thing from the previous 12 articles it should have been…investing in startups is a ton of work. From understanding the finance for […]

4 Startup Investing Risks and How to Manage Them

Equity crowdfunding investing is about understanding the risks to a company and the potential for high returns. Learn how to assess startup investing risks and you will make money! Investing in startup companies and equity crowdfunding deals is risky. Investors face huge swings in portfolio value, dilution of investment and the risk of total loss […]