iGaming Crowdfunding Site Established In UK
The founder of London's Fox Poker Club, Chris North, is using his experience and business savvy to help startup entities in the world of igaming find investors through a new crowdfunding platform.GamCrowd, which is set to be based in the United Kingdom, will launch at the end of January and aims to bring together startups with investors that are not from the traditional banking or venture-capital worlds.iGaming startups and potential investors can use the platform to get together and discuss ways to raise capital to launch successful businesses, and spur growth in the UK gambling industry. In recent times, venture capital firms have started reducing investment in gaming companies, and GamCrowd will hopefully make up for ...
Posted Jan 6, 2014, 12:54 PM by Unknown user
New regulations could lead to big crowdfunding future
The continuing pressure for banks to improve their lending to small businesses could help make 2014 a take-off year for crowdfundingThe continuing pressure for banks to improve their lending to small businesses could help make 2014 a take-off year for crowdfundingThe Financial Conduct Authority has already paved the way for the Chancellor to embrace alternative lending more openly with a set of new rules for the sector which will come into force in April. HM Revenue & Customs is already consulting informally on bringing crowdfunding within the Isa regime, and the move could be unveiled by the chancellor in his March budget."Consumers who want to invest in small or start-up businesses via crowdfunding platforms will ...
Posted Jan 6, 2014, 12:51 PM by Unknown user
Crowdfunding Helping Holiday Giving Around Bay AreaSAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — You may want to do some holiday giving this year to support a local foodbank, or a global charity. Or maybe you’re inspired to help a single individual fighting cancer, or an Entrepreneur trying to get an idea off the ground. All is possible with crowdfunding.Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Draper took his wife’s story public in the name of raising money to fight the disease that plagues her.“My wife has Parkinson’s and has for some 35 years,” he explained.
Draper planned to donate to the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center, headquartered in Sunnyvale. But he realized he could do even more.“I said, ‘Look, come on, let’s ...
Posted Jan 6, 2014, 12:36 PM by Unknown user
Is Equity Crowdfunding a Low-Risk Investment?
The grim truth about start-up businesses is that the majority of them fail within the first few years. But like any type of investment, there will always be risks, so this should not scare people away from equity crowdfunding. In fact, as the industry grows and the SEC irons out the final regulations, equity crowdfunding may grow into a form of low-risk investing.
For start-ups and entrepreneurs, equity crowdfunding is an exciting new development. For small-time investors this feeling’s mutual. The crowd’s unique perspective may cast light on minor start-ups that traditional funders otherwise would have missed. So, in this sense, equity crowdfunding is a potential gamer changer.
The Dangers of Equity Crowdfunding ...
Posted Dec 17, 2013, 1:20 PM by Unknown user
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Posted Dec 5, 2013, 10:54 AM by Unknown user
A Guide For Better (Business) Use Of Twitter – Infographic
Twitter is an awesome tool to promote and market your business, including your products and services. There are a few things you must know and you need to take care of, in order to get the most out of the platform. Have a look at this guide on how to do Twitter right.
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Posted Dec 5, 2013, 10:29 AM by Unknown user
Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares
Crowdfunding is popular among musicians, filmmakers and artists looking for a way to finance their next project.
Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is
considering rules that, for the first time, would allow small companies to solicit investments over the Internet and sell shares to the general public.
For some small firms, these new rules come as welcome news.
Shane Emmett, CEO of Health Warrior, which makes a line of nutrition bars made of chia seeds, says his company is looking to raise money and would consider doing so under the SEC rules.
Currently, private companies are only allowed to solicit funding from accredited investors — essentially wealthy people with a net worth of $1 million, excluding their homes. But the ...
Posted Dec 5, 2013, 10:20 AM by Unknown user
Crowdfunding’s Big-Bang Moment
The crowdfunding service Kickstarter reached an important milestone last week. The company’s website reported that Kickstarter has now funded over 50,000 projects, with pledges coming from over 5,000,000 individual backers. Since its founding in 2009, Kickstarter has helped fledgling projects raise nearly $1 billion in donations.
But those impressive numbers may be eclipsed by a revolution in venture financing that is only being held back by final government approval: start-ups raising actual investment funds from individuals in exchange for equity or a share of profits.
Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission took a major step toward allowing crowdfunded equity financing. In a 600-page proposed rulemaking, the SEC moved to implement key ...
Posted Dec 5, 2013, 10:10 AM by Unknown user
Walter H Groth: Thoughts on Leadership Please share posts
Some of you might have heard the notion “inner game”, it is about what happens inside you, inside yourself. Most people are on automatic pilot during their entire life time. They are completely unaware of what they are doing and why that is. And, even when you would show it to them, make it visible to them, they just wouldn’t care. Environment is stronger than willpower ... for most people.
Your inner game defines how you act and react in your outer world, how you play your outer game, so to speak. While this is actually important to know for anyone, it is essential to know and understand for a true Leader.
Like most things in life this doesn’t ...
Posted Dec 5, 2013, 10:13 AM by Unknown user
Crowdfunding Frameworks After initial interest, how to ask investors for money?Attention from investors is the first thing. We discussed that in our previous post. If you have a good start up idea and follow some guidelines, there is a high chance to get noticed. Afterwards, there comes a time in the fundraising process when you have to face investors and discuss your valuation. As any important point, it should be discussed very early to avoid wasting time in negotiating a deal that is broken from the beginning. As it turns out, valuation is often left as almost the last point to be addressed, causing the failure of the deal and the waste of the time invested in the process.The reason for not discussing it is that, if there is ...
Posted Nov 4, 2013, 10:24 AM by Unknown user