Crowdfunding is proving increasingly popular and effective when it comes to startup investment. Follow these steps to maximize your campaign’s chances of success.
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Blood may be thicker than water, but things can get tricky when family (and friends) are your investors. Here’s how one founder made it work.
You know the business you want to build, but where can you find investment to grow your start-up?
There is no cookie cutter formula to fundraising but I believe the common denominator in fundraising is perseverance.
By Aihui Ong (Founder & CEO, Love With Food)
Love With Food graduated from 500 Startups accelerator program about a year ago and we raised $650,000 in June of 2012. It was 3 painful months of fundraising. If you think fundraising is a piece of cake just because we were a 500 alum, think again! When I first began fundraising, all I heard was discouragement.
The only way to encourage investors to invest today is to create urgency — create a possibility that there may not be a chance to invest later.
By Elizabeth Yin (Co-Founder & CEO, LaunchBit)
Every TechCrunch article makes raising a round look easy, but behind most rounds, it’s a real uphill battle. I struggled with deciding to write about our fundraising story, because I’m a fairly private person. But, since I know so many people trying to raise a seed round right now, I thought this might be able to help a little.
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