It’s difficult to make the case that venture capitalist (VCs) are threatened by the crowdfunding phenomenon. Incubators such as YCombinator and Techstars imply no shortage of entrepreneurs in the startup pipeline fiercely competing for the opportunity to draw from the vast coffers of their experienced, sophisticated, and wealthy VC mentors.
I’ve been a fan of Kickstarter (and Indiegogo) for quite some time. I’ve backed some bigger project — as well as some smaller ones — and I’ve been generally happy overall. Like many that use crowdfunding, I understand the risks that come along with it — the promises that may be broken,
Whether you like his political agenda or not, President Donald Trump has clearly altered and energized today’s business climate. His plan to deregulate the commercial capital sector suggests a host of new growth opportunities for entrepreneurs and early-stage business operators, who currently depend on crowd-based capital to move their projects
Business financing via crowdfunding is huge. More and more startups are leveraging crowdfunding as a means of generating the capital they need without many of the headaches of more conventional approaches. With well-known platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo paving the way, this practice has even become mainstream. But what are
The bed in a box mattress craze seems to be exploding at an exponential rate. And it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. But Big Mattress, or traditional mattress brands, doesn’t seem to be sweating any bullets at the moment either. The question remains: what is all the