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Articles Tagged - startupvalley

5 Ways to be a Better Entrepreneur this New Year

By Startup Valley, Posted in Entrepreneurs

A new year means you will be accosted with new opportunities and various other possibilities for change and growth. Given that knowledge, preparation is key. To be a better entrepreneur of time and money this year, take these five steps:Step 1: FocusBegin each day focused. Take the time to actually visualize and consider those things laid out for you. If there are regular expectations, contemplate how to effectively and efficiently get them done. If there’s a meeting to attend, or a report due, focus... read more.

Crowdfunding Boosts the US Economy

By Startup Valley, Posted in Crowdfunding

The growth of crowdfunding has made it clear that it’s not just a passing trend. Crowdfunding helps startup companies succeed, and successful businesses mean more jobs and income for their surrounding communities. This helps not only that particular area, but the United States as a whole, by bringing in taxes and building the economy. More businesses also mean higher income per household, which means more shopping at local stores which helps the economy.The impact of crowdfunding as a whole is nearly... read more.

What does Equity Crowdfunding Mean for your Local Economy?

By Startup Valley, Posted in Crowdfunding

The idea of crowdfunding is funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people.  But, have you heard of equity crowdfunding yet? This kind of funding helps both the startup company as well as the investors, by giving them shares in the company profits. Equity crowdfunding is a way for anyone to become an investor in a company, no matter what your income! With this type of crowdfunding, even if you only have a few hundred dollars to invest, you can still be... read more.

THE ROLE OF EQUITY CROWDFUNDING GLOBALLY

By Startup Valley, Posted in Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is experiencing unbelievable growth worldwide. In the period of 2009-13, the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of the funding amounts was approximately 76 percent with an estimated total funding volume of $5.1bn in 2013. In geographical standings, the largest market has been North America (and mainly in the United States where the idea of crowdfunding started) with just over 60 percent of the market capacity, followed by Europe, which has almost 36 percent. Equity crowdfunding is the smallest... read more.

Successful Crowdfunding: 5 Tips to Make Your Campaign Standout

By Startup Valley, Posted in Crowdfunding

More than half of all crowdfunding campaigns started on the Kickstarter platform fail. Despite the risk of failure, the popularity of crowdfunding continues to rise. To be sure your campaign is successful, it is imperative that yours stands out in a saturated market. Be LikeableIt seems like common sense but it bears repeating, people will back campaigns that they feel personally invested in the success of. Ultimately, you want to create fans and supporters; you want these people to be more than mere invest... read more.

The Current Status of Crowdfund Investing

By Startup Valley, Posted in Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding works, and just as importantly, it's here to stay. It gives everyone the opportunity to support the products, businesses, and charities that they want to succeed, and it has helped funnel billions of dollars into startups and small businesses. According to CrowdMapped, crowdfunding projects across the world raised more than $5 billion in 2013 alone. Annual growth of 90 percent isn't an outlier either; crowdfunding grew from $1.5 billion in 2011 to $2.7 billion in 2012, and 2014 is on track to m... read more.

Equity Crowdfunding Garners Attention from Investors

By Startup Valley, Posted in Investors

If you have or are thinking about creating a startup, and aren't familiar with equity crowdfunding, you should be. It offers a new way for companies to raise money by creating a whole new class of small investors. This revolutionary new approach to investment may soon change the face of the American economy. Equity crowdfunding is an excellent alternative to traditional methods that young companies have used in order to obtain the funds they need to get off the ground. Its potential will soon (hopefully) b... read more.

Top Crowdfunding Trends Every Entrepreneur Should Know

By Startup Valley, Posted in Equity Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding is expected to be live by the end of 2014. It's become clear that the model of crowdfunding really is here to stay, and that it has the potential to completely transform the way people do business. Even more exciting for small startups is the fact that, due to the 2012 JOBS Act, the principles of crowdfunding can now be applied to investing as well. Equity crowdfunding tosses out the old stringent restrictions against companies soliciting investments from the public, meaning greater fre... read more.

How Equity Crowdfunding Works: The Future of Startup Capital

By Startup Valley, Posted in Equity Crowdfunding

It isn't often that the world witnesses a significant shift that changes the way startups receive funds. The concept of equity crowdfunding is fairly simple to understand. Essentially, equity crowdfunding allows any ordinary person to invest in an up-and-coming company in exchange for shared equity.For a very long time, you could only act as an equity investor if you could prove you were worth at least one million dollars or had an income of at least $200,000 per year over the last two years. In equity Crow... read more.

4 Ways to Raise Exposure for Your Startup

By Startup Valley, Posted in Startups

If you've taken the time to develop a lucrative idea into a viable business opportunity, the next step is usually to begin raising awareness of your brand or product. Entrepreneurs who take the time to learn about ideal marketing practices may feel that they've covered all of their bases, but that initial recognition that you need to really take off is one of the most challenging parts of successfully launching your startup. Use these valuable methods to properly position your company.Establish Your Busines... read more.

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