5 Things You May Not Know About Crowdfunding * 75% of funds typically come from person who launched the campaign's network. * Roughly half of all campaigns succeed. * Average ask for successful campaigns is below $10K. * Campaigns with 25% or more raised in first week or less have an 80% chance of reaching their goal. * See our exclusive market share and fees estimates http://sco.lt/5fBvov for the top 3 crowdfunding sites.
Should your company create a crowdfunding campaign? Enterprise crowdfunding is different than entrepreneur or startup crowdfunding. Enterprise crowdfunding was one of the ideas fueling our Triangle Startup Factor funded startup http://www.curagami.com .
We see crowdfunding as a new marketing channel since no vote counts as much as money. We wouldn't recommend Big Brands place crowdfunding campaigns on existing platforms since they would be out of sync with visitor expectations.
We would recommend Big Brands think about how they can create their own crowdfunding channel and give Curagami a call to help.
Should Startups CrowdFund? I think the answer to this question is always yes. Startups have little to lose and everything to gain from crowdfunding. Crowdfunding creates an effective way to introduce your startup and it helps identify your 1%eers - those people willing to support your new idea with advocacy, social shares and money.
CrowdFunde's mission is support investors, donors and shoppers by merchandising crowdfunding based on cool algorithms YOU set. Based on our incubator investor meeting today may remain a DREAM, but something will work out since the content is too cool and valuable to remain "haystacked" for much longer.
One cool trick is the algorithms that control what gets shown where have two modes DEFAULT and FRIENDS. When Facebook is linked to a profile algorithms go into "friends mode" showing what your friends and friends of friends like with the ability to toggle back to defaults.
That little trick is cool enough I might have to fund development. Heck I might have to regardless (lol). Marty
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November SEC ruling makes crowfunding stocks closer and the ruling changed the game:
"The law changes the landscape," said Shmerling, InCrowd's chief executive officer.
Federal lawmakers included crowdfunding in the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act as a way to ease financing to small businesses. The SEC's proposed rules will be open 90 days for public comment.
While companies will be capped at raising $1 million per year through equity crowdfunding, Shmerling said it's an option for startups looking to raise under $100,000 to create an initial concept, prototype or business model.
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