CEO Vince Molinari of Gate Technologies and co-Chair of CFIRA added “Investor relations and investor education are essential components of investor protection and awareness and their importance will only increase as crowd funding for business continues its rapid adoption globally.”
The following guest post is by David Drake, an early-stage equity expert and the founder and chairman of LDJ Capital, a New York City private equity firm, and The Soho Loft, a global event-driven financial media company.
John Bean's insight:
Some needed rules finally enacted to support entrepreneur's pursuit of capital. (the JOBS Act).
Kickstarter is a website where artists, entrepreneurs can post a page or start a campaign to accept donations. In return, they will offer prizes and goodies to the people to contribute. Here you will have to set a target or goal and you need to reach it in order to get paid. That means, if you ask for a thousand, and get 900, you will not get anything. Paypal or Amazon is used for payments through kickstarter. Getting started is not difficult here, but getting successful is really hard. Here are some tips to help you getting your project funded...