3 Steps to Get All the Equity Financing You Want

Getting equity financing can mean the difference between growth or slow death for a startup, use this three-step process to get the money you need I’ve started a few companies and have consulted on … [Read More...]

Best Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms for Double-Digit Returns

Learn how to boost returns and diversify your portfolio with the best real estate crowdfunding platforms Real estate crowdfunding still seems like one of those few undiscovered investments that most … [Read More...]

Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding Marketing Strategy

Reach the real crowd in crowdfunding with a crowdfunding marketing strategy and don’t join the 60% of campaigns that fail to reach their funding goal This post is a follow-up to a post last week on the different resources in crowdfunding campaign marketing and how to get the most bang for your buck. Social media […]

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 business ideas but is it the best form of financing available? Massive growth in peer lending last year brought the industry […]

DasCoin: Credibility as the Key to Success

DasCoin, the Currency of Trust and the store of value within Das ecosystem, is built on an innovative permissioned blockchain. It plans to revolutionise the world of digital currencies by becoming a means of payment with more than 60 million retailers worldwide. DasCoin will also enter various different sectors with a variety of innovative blockchain […]

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 I’ve been a real estate investor since just after the Marine Corps in 2001. I was first a … [Read More...]

Top 5 Equity Crowdfunding Platforms for Investing your Money

Equity Crowdfunding is becoming one of the hottest trends in investing and could be ready to explode higher! Just one year after passage of Title II of the JOBS Act, a total of 534 companies … [Read More...]

19 Ways to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Follow this list of ways to promote your crowdfunding campaign to get the word out and raise more money Ways to promote your crowdfunding campaign is the most popular theme on the blog. People jump into their campaign overflowing with enthusiasm but then realize how difficult it is to really get the word out. Then […]

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Ultimate Real Estate Crowdfunding Guide for Beginners

Use this real estate crowdfunding guide to decide if the new opportunity in property investing is right for you From commercial real estate agent to investor and landlord, I think I’ve been involved in just about every step in property investing. I’ve been investing in real estate for about as long as I’ve had money […]

Crowdfunding vs Bank Loans to Jumpstart Your Business

The question shouldn’t be between crowdfunding versus a bank loan but how you can use both to grow your business I get a lot of questions about crowdfunding versus other business funding sources. Crowdfunding has really stepped up over the last decade to fill a gap in funding left behind from banks unwilling to make […]

How to Start a Real Estate Investment Group for Crowdfunding

Creating a real estate investment group can minimize the problems with real estate investing and crowdfunding I love real estate crowdfunding as a compliment to my portfolio of rental properties. Through the crowd, I’ve been able to minimize a lot of the problems with direct real estate investing that cause investors to lose money. But […]

Save Thousands by Converting from Sole Proprietor to LLC

These five steps make it easy to convert from a sole proprietor to LLC and can save you thousands I’ve been considering converting from a sole proprietorship to an LLC for my online business over the past couple of years. Nobody likes the double taxation you get with a corporation but there are some huge […]

10 Pros and Cons of Franchising

Understand the advantages and disadvantages of franchising as well as your alternatives before you commit to a contract I’ve owned a sandwich franchise and did very well for years. I sold the contract to another franchisee for a profit and booked solid returns every year I owned the location. Running a franchise business can be […]

Crowdsourcing and Bankruptcy Risks

If you think that all you need to be successful are a great idea and the money to make it real, you should take a step back and learn from the experience of others. Managing budgets and expectations as well as careful planning is sometimes more important than coming up with the idea that people […]