Archive for December, 2017

Abundance of Capital

There is a growing abundance of capital to fund entrepreneurs’ Massively Transformative Purposes (MTPs) and Moonshots. Just this year, venture capitalists in the United States have poured over $70 billion into entrepreneurs — just the tip of the iceberg. In this blog, I’ll cover three places outside of traditional venture funding where I am seeing […]

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10 reasons the $1 million crowdfunding cap should be $20 million

It’s been18 months since the final rule of the JOBS Act went into effect, allowing equity crowdfunding. In those 18 months, everything proponents of the rule said would happen (and none of what the detractors said would happen) has become a reality. Over $82 million dollars of previously untapped capital from local investors has been […]

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Can Equity Crowdfunding Transform Startup Investing?

Few would dispute that crowdfunding is enjoying a moment. Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe. These have all become household names. They began as ways for creators, artists, and (sometimes) entrepreneurs to present campaigns about their proposed projects or products and to solicit donations from the crowd to bring them to fruition. Because they were donation-based – save […]

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