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Something we always recommend to startups looking to raise money on our platform is to create a campaign video for their raise. While it’s not strictly necessary, according to a recent Forbes article, Indiegogo has found that campaigns with pitch … Continue reading

For many startups, the long-established method of raising the necessary funds to get their business to the next level can be a long and winding path. From conducting research, to pitching to investors, to negotiating equity valuation and potentially adjusting … Continue reading

As a relatively new industry, there is certainly no shortage of misconceptions surrounding equity crowdfunding. From the costs of running a campaign to the difficulties of adhering to regulations, we’re discussing some common myths that may deter business owners from … Continue reading

Building a successful startup takes time, money, labor, and know-how. Unfortunately, there is a lot of entrepreneurial and startup advice online that simply isn’t true. Young companies—especially those that are starting from scratch—often rely on advice from trusted online sources … Continue reading

As several large startups have filed to go public in recent months – including MicroVentures’ portfolio companies Dropbox, DocuSign, and Spotify – you may have also seen news concerning another type of offering. Called initial coin offerings (ICOs), these essentially … Continue reading

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) regulation crowdfunding (or equity crowdfunding) rules went into effect on May 16, 2016. Now, the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy has released new analysis of all regulation crowdfunding filings that occurred … Continue reading