Crowd Funding Resources 2016

This white paper link dataset compilation focuses on reliable and actionable sources and sites on crowd funding resources. For many entrepreneurs in the planning stages or for those already creating startups and seeking to develop monetary sources, crowd funding has become an essential part of a financial game plan. This white paper lists many of these sources in alphabetical to assist researchers and entrepreneurs to leverage resources specific to their requirements.

Crowd Funding Resources:

10 Top Crowdfunding Websites
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228534

11 Reasons Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail
http://vergehq.com/2016/03/23/11-reasons-crowdfunding-campaigns-fail/

100 Crowdfunded companies
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229477

2016 Crowdfunding Rules: How the Restrictions Work and Why It Matters
http://www.inc.com/christopher-mirabile/2016-crowdfunding-rules-how-the-restrictions-work-and-why-it-matters.html

3 Crowdfunding Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Raised $11.5 Million
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/278349

4 Local Businesses Perfect for the New Equity Crowdfunding Law
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/275509

5 Tips for Beating the Odds When Crowdfunding
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/250842

6 Good Things Crowdfunding Is Doing for Startups
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/278181

6 Steps to Launch A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/careersandeducation/6-steps-to-launch-a-successful-crowdfunding-campaign/ar-AAftHKQ?li=AA4WUn

9Funding – Your Marketplace for Startup Investing
http://www.99funding.com/

About Money – Crowfunding
http://crowdfunding.about.com/

A Podcast About Democratizing Access to Capital for Deserving Companies
https://aceportal.com/insights/democratizing-access-to-capital-for-companies/

Best Cheatsheet To Refer Before Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign
http://thegadgetflow.com/blog/best-cheatsheet-refer-launching-crowdfunding-campaign/

Betabrand – Crowdfunding Apparel Mens and Womens
http://www.betabrand.com

Buyer Beware – PayPal Drops Purchase Protection for Crowdfunding
http://www.cnet.com/news/buyer-beware-paypal-drops-purchase-protection-for-crowdfunding/

China – The Emerging Online Equity Investing Market and Regulations
http://www.growvc.com/blog/2015/02/china-the-emerging-online-equity-investing-market-and-regulations/

CrowdCrux
http://www.crowdcrux.com/

CrowdEngine
http://www.CrowdEngine.com/

CrowdFulfill – Rewards Fulfillment for Crowdfunding Backers
https://www.crunchbase.com/product/crowdfunded-rewards-fulfillment#/entity

CrowdFund Apps = Kachingle a Content Monetization Platform
http://www.kachingle.com/

CrowdFund Content and Reward Bloggers
http://www.chipin.com/

Crowdfunded Bank Loans Through LendingClub
http://globalriskinsights.com/2015/03/crowdfunding-loans-put-new-pressure-on-banking-regulation/

Crowdfunded Marketing of Your Goods Reach 200M+ Consumers
https://stackcommerce.com/vendors

Crowdfunder – Equity Crowdfunding and Startup Investing
http://www.crowdfunder.com/

Crowdfunding 101: 5 Questions to Consider
http://emergentbydesign.com/2010/12/23/crowdfunding-101-5-questions-to-consider/

Crowd Funding & How Does Crowd Funding Work?
http://welaunch.in/2015/04/crowd-funding-how-does-crowd-funding-work/

Crowdfunding And Capitalism: The Ties That Bind
http://www.forbes.com/sites/philipsalter/2015/12/21/crowdfunding-and-capitalism-the-ties-that-bind/

Crowdfunding and PR: Have You thought This Through?
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/277984

Crowdfunding As An Investment Tool: Is Trouble Brewing?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2015/06/17/crowdfunding-as-an-investment-tool-is-trouble-brewing/

Crowdfunding Bank Loans Through a New Jersey Bank
http://www.pave.com/

Crowdfunding Bible
http://www.crowdfundingguides.com/

Crowdfunding by Robin Good
https://crowdfunding.zeef.com/robin.good?utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ZEEF&utm_source=https%3A%2F%2Fzeef.com%2Fprofile%2Frobin.good

Crowdfunding Could Be In Your Portfolio But Not Too Much
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/277984

Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing, Crowd Financing – What is it & How to do it ?
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/crowdfunding-crowdsourcing-crowd-financing-what-is-it-how-to-do-it-tickets-22674996525

Crowdfunding – Definition at Investopedia
http://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/crowdfunding.asp

Crowdfunding Experts Address New Regulation A+ Rules
http://www.forbes.com/sites/devinthorpe/2015/04/09/crowdfunding-experts-address-new-regulation-a-rules-live/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Crowdfunding for Everyone
http://www.gofundme.com/

Crowdfunding for Intelligent Growth
https://www.fundedbyme.com/

Crowdfunding for Journalists
http://gijn.org/2015/02/17/crowdfunding-for-journalists/

Crowdfunding For X
http://producthunt.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17493a0db65f334e9d8a22315&id=77810f018c&e=2a9b763536

Crowdfunding Lessons, Programs, News and Topics
http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/crowdfunding

Crowdfunding On Fundable – Business Crowdfunding
https://www.fundable.com/

Crowdfunding On Indiegogo
http://www.Indiegogo.com/

Crowdfunding Portals
http://www.crowdfundinsider.com/category/crowdfunding-portals/

Crowdfunding Professional Association
http://www.cfpa.org/

Crowdfunding Real Estate
https://fundrise.com/reits/fundrise-ereit/view

Crowdfunding Sites for Mobile Apps
http://www.crowdmapped.com/cat/mobile-apps/

Crowdfunding Startups From the AngelList
https://angel.co/crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowdfunding

CrowdFund Insider
http://www.crowdfundinsider.com/

CrowdFund Real Estate
https://realtymogul.com/

CrowdFund – We Predict How Much You Will Raise
http://www.CrowdFund.io/

CrowdFundX – We Fuel Great Ideas
http://www.CrowdFundX.io/

CrowdPress – Hassle-Free Crowdfunding For Artists, Designers and Photographers
http://www.thecrowdpress.com/en/

Crowdrise – Raise Money for Your Cause
http://www.Crowdrise.com/

CrowdsUnite – CrowdFunding Reviews and Learning Tutorials
http://crowdsunite.com/

Crowd Valley – Digital Marketplace Investing Platform
http://www.crowdvalley.com/

Digital Fundraising: 15 Popular Crowdfunding Sites for Social Causes
https://www.devex.com/news/digital-fundraising-15-popular-crowdfunding-sites-for-social-causes-87606

Entrepreneur – CrowdFunding
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244265

Entrepreneur – Seeking Capital Online Instead of From a Bank May Be Your Startup’s Best Option
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/243346

Entrepreneur – The Rights Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/242461

Equity Crowdfunding
http://www.offerboard.com/

Equity Crowdfunding For Non-Rich People Is Coming
http://www.fastcompany.com/3059707/equity-crowdfunding-for-non-rich-people-is-coming

Equity Crowdfunding – Investor-Led Vs. Company-Led Platforms
http://www.forbes.com/sites/goncalodevasconcelos/2015/03/11/equity-crowdfunding-investor-led-vs-company-led-platforms-follow-the-professionals-vs-the-crowd/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Equity Crowdfunding Is Here: Now You Can Own a Share In a Startup’s Success (Or Failure)
http://www.fastcoexist.com/3059895/equity-crowdfunding-is-here-now-you-can-own-a-share-in-a-startups-success-or-failure

EquityNet™ – Crowdfunding
http://www.equitynet.com/

Experiment.com – Crowdfunding Science Research Projects
https://experiment.com/

Find Kickstarter Projects to Support with Fundhaus
http://netted.net/improvement-park/

FitFunder – Raise Money For Charity
http://www.FitFunder.com/

Five Reason Why Equity Crowdfunding Beats Venture Capital
http://www.virgin.com/entrepreneur/five-reasons-why-equity-crowdfunding-beats-venture-capital

Forbes – Connectional Intelligence Helps Crowdfunders Succeed
http://www.forbes.com/sites/geristengel/2015/03/18/connectional-intelligence-helps-crowdfunders-succeed/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Forbes – Debunking The Myths of Consumer Crowdfunding
http://www.forbes.com/sites/entrepreneursorganization/2013/12/27/debunking-the-myths-of-consumer-crowdfunding/

Forbes – Europe’s Five Biggest Crowdfunding Centres
http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidprosser/2015/03/04/europes-five-biggest-crowdfunding-centres/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Forbes – How To Build An Enterprise Investement Scheme With Equity Crowdfunding
http://www.forbes.com/sites/goncalodevasconcelos/2015/02/09/how-to-build-an-enterprise-investment-scheme-investment-portfolio-using-equity-crowdfunding/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Forbes – How To Get Started With Crowdfunding
http://www.forbes.com/sites/att/2015/02/04/how-to-get-started-with-crowdfunding/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Free Crowdfunding
https://redbasket.org/

FundersClub – Inc. Magazine Article
http://www.inc.com/maeghan-ouimet/fundersclub-makes-you-an-angel-investor.html?utm_source=feedburner

FundersClub – Invest in the Best Startups; Diversify With Insider Access to Highly Vetted Startups
https://fundersclub.com/

Fundly – Raise Money for Anything
http://www.Fundly.com/

FundRazr – Raise Money For What Matters To You
http://www.FundRazr.com/

GiveCampus – Blends Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and Social Networking
https://www.givecampus.com/

GoFundMe – Crowdfunding for Everyone
http://www.GoFundMe.com/

Here’s How To Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
http://tech.co/launch-successful-crowdfunding-campaign-2016-08

How State and Federal Crowdfunding Regulations Differ
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/278349

How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Model for Your Business
http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/254626

Inc. – 5 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns
http://www.inc.com/john-boitnott/5-secrets-of-successful-crowdfunding-campaigns.html

IndieGoGo – The World’s Crowdfunding Engine
http://www.IndieGoGo.com/

Invested.in – Powering Crowdfunding
http://www.Invested.in/

Launcht – Launch Your Own Crowdfunding Platform
http://www.launcht.com/

Kick-start Your Business Idea With Tips from a Crowdfunding Veteran
http://www.theglobeandmail.com//report-on-business/careers/management/kickstart-your-business-idea-with-tips-from-a-crowdfunding-veteran/article26961925/

Kickstarter – A New Way To Fund Creative Projects
https://www.kickstarter.com/

Kickstarter for Books – Choose Which Books Get Written
https://unbound.co.uk/

Knowledge@Wharton – Crowdfunding Commercial Real Estate – The New Disruptor?
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/is-crowd-sourced-funding-for-commercial-real-estate-the-next-big-disruptor/

Krowdfund – Curated Crowdfunding Projects
http://krowdfund.com/crowdfundingnews/what-is-crowdfunding/

MIT professor: Syndicates are best approach for equity crowdfunding investors — Christian Catalini
http://mitsloanexperts.mit.edu/mit-professor-syndicates-are-best-approach-for-equity-crowdfunding-investors/

MoolaHoop – Crowdfunding Platform for Small Business Women Entrepreneurs
http://www.Moola-Hoop.com/

Patreon – Fundraising for Creative Artists for Anyone At All With a Creative Output
http://www.patreon.com

PeerBackers – Crowdfunding Big Ideas
http://www.PeerBackers.com/

PiggyBackr – Easy Online Fundraising for Groups of All Ages
https://www.piggybackr.com/

Quick Look on the Top 18 Resources For Crowdfunding Projects
http://thegadgetflow.com/blog/quick-look-top-18-resources-crowdfunding-projects/

Raise Equity Capital From Your Own Website (UK Based Site)
https://www.sharein.com/

Razoo – Crowdfunding for Causes
http://www.Razoo.com/

Report: China Internet Crowdfunding and Wealth Management Industry
http://crowdfundbeat.com/2016/01/13/report-china-internet-crowdfunding-and-wealth-management-industry/

RocketHub – The World’s Crowdfunding Machine
http://www.RocketHub.com/

SEC Crowdfunding Rules Take Hold in May
http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2016/01/21/sec-crowdfunding-rules-take-hold-in-may

SEC Reg A+ Will Let You Crowdfund Equity
SEC Reg A+ Will Now Let You Crowdfund Equity

SEC Final Rule: Crowdfunding
https://www.sec.gov/rules/final/2015/33-9974.pdf

SEC Reg Adopts Rules to Permit Crowdfunding
http://www.sec.gov/news/pressrelease/2015-249.html

SeedInvest– Startup Investing Simplified
https://www.seedinvest.com/

SEEDRS – Invest In Businesses You Believe In
https://www.seedrs.com/

Sellaband – Crowdfunding Music From Fans
https://www.sellaband.com/

Shopstarter – Marketplace For Successfully Crowdfunded Projects
https://www.shopstarter.com/

Social Engine – Keep Your Crowdfunding Momentum
http://www.socialengine.com/crowdfunding/

SparkUp – Leverage Your Networks To Raise Equity
http://www.sparkup.fr/

Starting Today There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here is the Good, theGreat, the Bad and the Ugly
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/275777

StartSomeGood – Dream Big … Raise Funds … Do Good
http://www.StartSomeGood.com/

The Future of Crowdfunding
http://www.inc.com/adam-fridman/the-future-of-crowdfunding.html

The Numbers Behind Non-Profit Crowdfunding (Infographic)
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/247533?ctp=BizDev&src=Syndication&msc=LinkedInPulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

This Crowdfunding Startup Is Going to Sell European Startups to America
http://www.businessinsider.com/seedrs-ceo-jeff-lynn-on-cracking-the-us-2015-12

Tminus10.co – Find Facebookers, Tweeters and Bloggers to Help Promote Your Campaign
http://tminus10.co/

Top 10 Best Crowdsourcing Sites of 2016 for Your Business
http://www.designhill.com/design-blog/top-10-best-crowdsourcing-sites-of-2016-for-your-business/

Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites by Traffic Rank
http://www.CrowdFunding.com/

Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites for Nonprofits
http://www.crowdcrux.com/top-10-crowdfunding-sites-for-nonprofits/

Top 10 Equity Crowdfunding Platforms in Europe
http://crowdsourcingweek.com/top-10-equity-crowdfunding-platforms-in-europe/

truCrowd – The Funding Portal for All Texans
https://texas.trucrowd.com/

Vetted Deals
http://www.VettedDeals.com/

Want To Invest In a Crowdfunding Deal? 7 Tips For Doing It Right
http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2016/05/16/want-to-invest-in-a-crowdfunding-deal-7-tips-for-doing-it-right/#1549622d3ef4

Weeve – Give Directly to Nonprofits
http://www.weeve.it/

Wefunder – Invest in Startups You Love
https://www.wefunder.me/

What Entrepreneurs Thinking About Crowdfunding Need To Know
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joansiefertrose/2015/12/02/what-entrepreneurs-thinking-about-crowdfunding-need-to-know/

Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/278744

Why You Should Chose Crowdfunding Instead of Venture Capital
http://www.inc.com/aj-agrawal/why-you-should-chose-crowdfunding-instead-of-venture-capital.html

Zeef Directories – Crowdfunding
https://zeef.com/?query=crowdfunding&in=all

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