Crowdfunding Articles

Revealed: Crowdfunding vs. Equity Crowdfunding

Here’s how crowdfunding works in a nutshell: Let’s say an independent filmmaker wants to shoot a new movie… Or an aspiring inventor has an idea for a new product… They both need capital to get their projects off the ground—but where can they turn? Historically, they’ve had limited options—they can…

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Rebuild America - And Profit

The year was 1884. After nine years of construction, The Statue of Liberty was finally on the verge of being completed... But then the city ran out of money. The entire project was put on hold. Luckily, Joseph Pulitzer, the newspaper publisher who created the Pulitzer Prize for journalism, took…

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Is the Apple Watch Rotten?

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. This Week’s Best Reading The Dramatic Growth of Alternative Finance Crowfundinsider interviews Zopa…

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How to Get Shares BEFORE The IPO

When some people hear the words “Private Equity,” here’s what usually comes to mind:Big risks. Unproven companies. Big potential returns. But today I’ll show you another way to invest in private equity: It still offers big upside potential... But without all the risk. Getting in Early The earlier you invest in a start-up, the…

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Your Backdoor into Exclusive Hedge Funds

Pop Quiz:  What’s the typical minimum investment to get into a hedge fund? A)   $10,000 B)   $100,000 C)   $500,000+ Traditionally, the answer would have been (C) $500,000 or more… But the rules just changed… A new company is attempting to tear down the exclusive walls of the hedge fund industry.…

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Zero-Dollar Stock Trades

Each year, companies spend a fortune on advertising. In the U.S. alone, they spend more than $140 billion. Over 75% of that amount is spent on what’s known as “brand advertising” – in other words, making us aware that their brand exists, or reminding us about it. Think about TV…

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