6 trends that are shaping the future of crowdfunding

August 15th, 2015|

Before introducing PopSlate, a case that turns the back of a smartphone into a second screen, Yashar Behzadi needed to test the market for the high-tech product and get feedback from first-generation users. Crowdfunding, he suspected, would achieve both goals.

Behzadi launched a 30-day campaign on Indiegogo in December 2012 seeking $150,000 and ended up raising […]

3 Reasons to Invest in USA Startups

July 31st, 2015|

More investors are now adding alternative assets to their traditional portfolios of stocks and bonds. There are compelling reasons to consider investing in startups.

Investing in startups was historically reserved for just the uber-wealthy and those with very strong venture capital or angel investment connections. As a result, less than 0.1% of the U.S. currently invests […]