VC

May 16, 2020
Coronavirus has Positioned Crowdfunding to Give Venture Capital a Run for Its Money

Venture capital has traditionally been an industry with tremendous unchallenged power and the ability to tap a company, and watch its founder become a millionaire overnight. However, the coronavirus has pushed VC towards the sidelines, while crowdfunding is stepping in to fill the void by assisting banks and the Federal government to fund Main Street….

April 21, 2020
3 Ways Crowdfunding Benefits Society

Stability Most entrepreneurs don’t have the luxury of pinning their hopes on the slim 6% chance of securing VC money, especially not in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Crowdfunding, on the other hand, offers the absolute best shot at securing funding because comparatively, it averages a 60% raise rate. While the economy seemingly plunges…

March 10, 2020
The Opportunity Cost of Investing in Homogeneity

Crowdfunding is looking like it could be the antidote *bangs head against desk* We know that multicultural workplaces can expect to generate 19% more revenue and outperform competitors by 35%. Yet, check-writing VCs still aggressively favor white men who graduated from Stanford.  Even if they didn’t graduate from Stanford, if at all, white guys funding…

August 17, 2019
How Crowdfunding Addresses The Common ‘Valley of Death’ Startup Problem

“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…