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Crowdfunding For Equity: Title III and Equity Crowd Funding 101

Business Plans and Crowdfunding

What is Equity Crowdfunding? Equity crowdfunding is on the rise after the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was signed by President Obama in April 2012. Simply put, it is a type of crowdfunding that enables broad groups of investors to fund startup companies and small businesses in return for equity. Three […]

Furry Innovation: Pets Are Startup Businesses New Best Friends

It’s no denying it, we love our pets and we’re willing to spend countless amounts of money in order to enhance their health, happiness, and even appearance. According to the American Pet Products Association an estimated $58.5 billion was spent on pets in 2014. With nearly $330 million on pet costumes for Halloween alone. From […]

SEC Oks Equity Crowdfunding with Regulation A+ Changes to the JOBS Act

On March 25, 2015 the SEC amended Regulation A, commonly referred to as Reg. A+, to further implement Title IV of the JOBS Act. The amended regulation seeks to create an environment where emerging enterprises can efficiently raise public capital through crowdfunding. Historically, Reg A has not been widely used for two reasons: 1) the […]

Building Online Brand Presence as a Startup

How to Build Your Online Brand From The Startup Garage

Launching a new high growth startup is a way to build a business from the ground up. Whether you are providing content, products or even services to potential customers. Knowing how to build an online brand presence when getting a startup up and running is essential. Especially when working in competitive fields and making a […]

The Startup Garage’s Top 10 Best Blogs of 2014

2014 was a momentous year for entrepreneurs and startup companies around the globe. Through out the year The Startup Garage has shared our knowledge, resources, and insights with you in efforts to skyrocket your success. Below our Top 10 Best Blogs of 2014, we hope you find them invaluable and worth referencing time and time […]

Avoidable Legal Dilemmas Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Although the verdict is still out whether or not entrepreneurship can be taught there are a few legal problems that all entrepreneurs can avoid with some proper foresight. 8 Startup Situations Every Entrepreneur Wants to Consider 1) Founder’s Agreement: Most co-founders will have some simple planning conversations at the beginning of the venture. However, it […]

Why A Business Plan Is Essential When Crowdfunding Your Startup

Business Plans and Crowdfunding

Letting the crowd fund your startup doesn’t mean allowing your business plan to go unwritten. In the business world, approximately 543,000 new businesses get started each month and funding those businesses comes from a variety of sources. Most recently, startups are beginning to utilize crowdfunding sites to promote their ventures and raise the capital they […]

The Past, Present and Future of Capital Funding

Past Present And Future of Capital Raising from The Startup Garage

The Past, Present and Future of Capital Funding The Internet and the integration of valuable software into corporate systems, has disrupted almost every industry there is, laying bare vast quantities of knowledge, which in the past was extremely well hidden and only known to a privileged few.  Just 10 to 15 years ago, you had […]

Crowdfunding Best Practices

Crowdfunding Best Practices from The Startup Garage

The execution of a crowdfunding campaign is challenging and time-consuming, but can be worth the effort. About 43% of Kickstarter campaigns meet their funding goals, and Indiegogo has a 20% campaign success rate. Whether you are going to launch a donation-based or equity-based crowdfunding initiative, here are some pointers on how to create an outstanding […]

7 More Phenomenal Tips to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Project

Crowdfunding Success TIps from The Startup Garage

Smarter is always better! Haven’t you heard the saying, “Work smarter, not harder.” That’s exactly what you to do when you start a crowdfunding project. You have to be smart in the way you go about it. Crowdfunding is the new funding model for startups, entrepreneurs, and sure why not, non-profit organizations. This can be […]