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Crowdfunding Basics In 30 Minutes by Michael J. Epstein

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Introduction

Just a few short years ago, if you wanted to start a business selling a new kind of bicycle or raise money to make an independent movie, you had no choice but to scrape together funding on your own or hope a generous friend or relative might be willing to put up seed capital. Now it is possible to look to the online masses and leverage crowdfunding, not only to raise money to fund your idea, but also to generate excitement and build a community of supporters. Crowdfunding is truly a game changer for those of us without easy access to capital for our projects!

Crowdfunding involves raising money through small contributions from a ...

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