Tag Archive: Funding

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Crowdfunding: A Safe Space for Female Entrepreneurs

    A banker turned crowdfunding executive explains why new financing models are leveling the playing field for female-owned businesses.

    By Heather Schwarz-Lopes (Co-Founder & CEO, EarlyShares.com)

    The crowdfunding space is emerging as a progressive place for women entrepreneurs and business managers alike. Once the SEC finalizes its rules, equity crowdfunding — a subset of crowdfunding that aims to raise funds and invest in businesses through social networks — will allow more people to invest in projects important to them, leveling the fundraising playing field for currently underrepresented entrepreneurs.