2012 is slated to be an exciting year for both entrepreneurs and established business owners alike. The JOBS Act provides that the SEC eliminates restrictions on general solicitation and advertising for private offerings, effectively legalizing crowdfund investing as a powerful way of raising capital for your company without having to go public. This is not to say, however, that crowdfunding will be a financial free-for-all without specific accounting and filing requirements. Whether you’re looking to build a customized crowdfunding campaign from scratch or just want to keep a pulse on the industry, we’ve carefully curated the most useful resources for you:
Planning and executing your crowdfunding campaign is a delicate process. Selecting the appropriate resources for your individual needs is essential for success and avoiding costly pot holes along the way. If crowdfunding resources are as new as the investment strategy itself, how do you know whom to trust? This is where Crowdfunding Website Reviews comes in.
As its name implies, Crowdfunding Website Reviews provides honest, third-party opinions on a variety of categories ranging from crowdfunding marketing services to equity crowdfunding platforms. For each website, you’ll find a quick list of ratings accompanied by an in-depth written review. Crowdfunding Website Reviews is by far the most comprehensive platform for finding quality services for your crowdfunding needs.
Crowdfunding Roadmap is a cloud-based service providing comprehensive tools that walk you through every detail of your business plan and due-diligence financial reporting for equity crowdfunding. In addition to simplifying your business’s maintenance, Crowdfunding Roadmap offers resources for increasing growth and funding.
Most notably, they are hosting the Crowdfunding Professional Association’s annual convention, “Crowdfunding Bootcamp.” This highly anticipated conference gives entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to master the ins and outs of equity crowdfunding and network with other like-minded individuals. Get complete details and register for “Crowdfunding Bootcamp” HERE.
Fund All Be All is a full-service firm that helps you plan, execute, manage and consult your company’s crowdfunding campaign. Their diverse team consists of experts such as angel investors and bank staffers who will utilize tried-and-true tactics to guide your customized program to success.
Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss are two of the three men responsible for crowdfunding’s legalization in the United States. Together, they founded Crowdfund Capital Advisors as an advisory, implementation and education firm. Their expertise on crowdfunding delivers optimal results for clients from every sector — public or private, government or entrepreneur, domestic or foreign. Their top-notch services include crowdfund investment program design, onsite training classes, and everything in between.
CCA’s next class: “Democratizing Access to Capital”
Learn how democratizing access to capital will stimulate entrepreneurship, innovation and create millions of tax paying jobs while reducing fraud. You will leave sessions with:
- An understanding of how the flow of capital is directly related to job growth
- How technology has allowed the crowd to step in as the nation’s financiers
- How doing so will lead to less fraud and greater success
- How local communities stand to gain the most from the bill
- How to implement a similar framework in Canada with prudent oversight
To learn more or sign up, contact Joy Schoffler at 512-271-9489.