Fundraising: Crowdfunding 101
Katie Fitzgerald of CircleUp discusses the basics to crowdfunding and how CircleUp provides fundraising resources to early-stage and growing companies.
Table of Contents
- What is Crowdfunding?
- What is the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act of 2012)?
- What are some different ways to crowdfund?
- Does my product need to exist at the time of fundraising?
- Does my product or service need to exist at the time of fundraising?
- Are certain crowdfunding sites better for different types of businesses?
- Do I have to be specific about what the money raised will be used for?
- Do crowdfunding sites offer any other benefits other than hosting my fundraising efforts?
- Do crowdfunding websites or investors gain equity in my company if we reach our financial goal?