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crowdfunding

#BE30DayChallenge: 5 Prep Steps to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

For the next four weeks, we will outline how to help you reach your goal and raise capital through a successful, reward-based crowdfunding campaign. First, follow these five critical steps to start securing funding for your venture

Here is a 30-day challenge to help you launch a successful rewards-based crowdfunding campaign. Each…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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fiscal sponsorship

Need to Fund a Program or Project? Try Getting Fiscal Sponsorship

Consider this viable alternative to setting up a nonprofit organization

Passionate individuals or grassroots organizations who are looking to fund a program or a project—film,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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IndieGoGo

IndieGogo Just Did Something Big for Equity Investors

The popular rewards-based crowdfuding website partners with online venture capital enterprise to offer equity-based crowdfunding

The fundraising website IndieGoGo is partnering with MicroVentures, an online venture capital platform, to open…

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startups

Black-Owned Tech Startups Offer Stock Options for Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding offers rewards (and risk) to minority-owned businesses and investors

DreamFunded seeks to minimize financial risk by offering low-cost investments and rigorously vetting the startups…

By Samara Lynn

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kickstarter

This Kickstarter Raised $25,000 in an Hour

Here's their secret to power-crowdfunding

A smart home hub that allows you to control other smart, connected devices with gestures,…

By Samara Lynn

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crowdfunding

6 Successful Tips Crowdfunding Tip for Entrepreneurs

Here are some helpful tips to help you turn profits via your next crowdfunding campaign

Rewards-based crowdfunding has taken off in the last couple of years. A number of campaigns…

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It’s Like Kickstarter for Bail Money

Need bail money? Launch a crowdfunding campaign with Help Bond Me

You’ve been arrested. You could bail out, but you have no money to do so…

By Samara Lynn

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real estate

Throwback Thursday: Black Professionals Ban To Invest In Commercial Real Estate

How a group of black doctors and Cincinnati, Ohio, business people pooled their money as first-time investors

It was a bittersweet moment for Carl Satterwhite when he was toasting the purchase of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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raise money

Webinar Teaches Entrepreneurs to Raise Money From Investors, Accelerators, and Family

Businesswoman Chanel Martin offers first-hand tips in an upcoming webinar, after having raised over $500,000 for her own startup ventures

Accessing capital money to start, grow and build a business is major challenge. Helping entrepreneurs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Minute Weave Raises Over $15,000 On Kickstarter

This black family business got 101 backers for their hair weaving system in 30 days using crowdfunding

Minute Weave is a quick-weave installation and styling system founded by a family of engineers,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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crowdfunding

New Crowdfunding Site Designed for Youth and Millennial Entrepreneurs

New crowdfunding platform for young entrepreneurs raises over $100,000 in first month

An ambitious new crowdfunding platform aims to do more than just host a fundraiser for…

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Here’s How Ugly Things Get When You Don’t Deliver on Kickstarter

Here's how not to manage your Kickstarter campaign

“…they came up with the somewhat misguided idea to charge customers who had not yet…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Businesses To Have More Access To Capital

SEC finally passes JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding, opening up a wider pool of investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3 to 1 to finally allow all non-accredited…

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Amazon Partners With Startups To Sell Crowdfunded Products

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns.

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Black Woman-Owned Wine Company Launches Campaign

Gwen Hurt hopes to raise $50,000 for expansion in US and Asia

Winemaker Gwen Hurt hopes to raise $50,000, for expansion in US and Asia, by launching…

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Auto Startup Unveils $16 Million Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Move comes after SEC approval of long-awaited alternatives for capital raising

Equity crowdfunding made possible after SEC approval of long-awaited alternatives for capital raising in the…

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Claressa Shields, America’s Best Kept Secret

How she brought home America's first gold medal in womens' boxing

With the Olympic trials coming up in October, every day is spent honing her skills,…

By Michael Tolbert

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NFL Fans Supporting Their Teams Through Crowdfunding

The extent that fans will go to support the success of their favorite teams and players has reached a new level

NFL fans are willing to part with additional money in support of their favorite teams…

By Michael Tolbert

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FinTech Disrupting Wall Street With Banking Alternatives

Electronic payment services, crowd-funding and lending vehicles could take a billion-dollar chunk out of big banks

On-demand apps are all the rage, with the subset collectively on track to rocket past…

By Joel Lyons

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EducationMoney

Toronto Woman Crowdfunds Her Way From Homeless to Harvard

How Tonika Morgan raised thousands in order to attend Harvard grad school

Toronto woman Tonika Morgan raised her tuition via crowdfunding in order to attend Harvard grad…

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