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Crowdfunding: The Coal that Powers the Engine of Economic Prosperity

October 30, 2019

Backbone of the economy Entrepreneurs who start small businesses can be powerful forces in boosting economic growth and creating jobs. In fact, the US Senate recently held a briefing of the Entrepreneurship Caucus, to discuss crowdfunding and issues that impact entrepreneurs, because they seek to understand why startup rates have dropped to a near 30-year…

WeWork: More Proof Venture Capitalism Can Be Hocus Pocus

October 2, 2019

WeWork has halted pursuing an IPO and secured their footnote in VC history.  Founder vs. entrepreneur mentality WeWork’s implosion originated at the top, with CEO Adam Neumann. Early investors overlooked many problems with the leadership team, hoping to strike gold. Since the mess at WeWork can no longer be contained, the public is learning exactly…

Congrats to Project JAM! The launch party hit a high note

September 22, 2019

We kicked it Lionel Ritchie Style – all night long! 🎉🎉 Oh what a night Project JAM, our client-company, launched their crowdfunding campaign during a party at Peppermint nightclub in Hollywood on Friday, September 20th. It made us feel like proud parents watching our young fly away from the nest. While we helped them prepare for…

From Kiva to Crowdstreet: The Trends of Crowdfunding

September 6, 2019

Pitching in a few dollars in contribution to some really important initiative – beer for the frat party, paying for a friend’s surgery – isn’t a new idea.  Pooling together money from a group has had many iterations over time. It’s such a normalized part of life, that, similar to fashion, home decor and automobile…

How Crowdfunding Addresses The Common ‘Valley of Death’ Startup Problem

August 17, 2019

“As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I take a look at my life and realize there’s nothin’ left” – Coolio (and pretty much every entrepreneur seeking startup funding after burning through their savings!)  Tread carefully in the valley The Valley of Death typically refers to the $30,000 – $250,000 gap…

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