The Crowd Funding Services Handbook: Raising the Money You Need to Fund Your Business, Project, or Invention

The Crowd Funding Services Handbook: Raising the Money You Need to Fund Your Business, Project, or Invention

by Jason R. Rich
     
 

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Crowdsource funding is the new way to finance start-ups in a networked world

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, investors, artisans, or those who merely have a good idea for a business venture have a new and attainable means of securing capital to grow their dreams. Gone are the days when the only options to raise funds for a new business were venture

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Crowdsource funding is the new way to finance start-ups in a networked world

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, investors, artisans, or those who merely have a good idea for a business venture have a new and attainable means of securing capital to grow their dreams. Gone are the days when the only options to raise funds for a new business were venture capitalists, angel investors, or Wall Street. Web-based crowdfunding services are now plentiful and offer a variety of options for the aspiring entrepreneur. However, these services are not typically as well-understood as the more traditional means of raising capital.

In The Crowdsource Funding Services Handbook, author Jason R. Rich offers a step-by-step overview of the various crowdsource funding services available on the Web, as well as the necessary documentation required to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign.

  • Contains details on how to evaluate and select the best online platform for crowdfunding efforts
  • Provides details on creating a business plan to the specifications require to raise capital via crowdfunding
  • Provides an overview of the financial projections that will be required for a crowdfunding initiative
  • Proposes a specific approach to creating a "pitch video" to succeed with a crowdsource funding campaign

The Crowdsource Funding Services Handbook is a thorough, well-developed resource for those seeking to raise capital to start a business or fund the development of an innovative idea. Author and crowdfunding expert Jason R. Rich provides this definitive, hands-on guide to raising capital in the new economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118853009
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/02/2014
Series:
Wiley Finance Series
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
637,044
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

JASON R. RICH (www.JasonRich.com) is the bestselling author of more than 55 books, as well as a frequent contributor to numerous national magazines, major daily newspapers, and popular websites. He has written extensively about online social networking and is the author of The Unofficial Guide to Starting a Business Online from Wiley.

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