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Ensure Your Business Plan Covers All Presentation Bases

You can double your chances of securing capital if you have a complete business plan, but you can sink your business with a flawed one. That’s from Judd Hollas, CEO of EquityNet, an online platform that has raised $270 million in capital for small businesses.

The Impact Of Current Social Media Trends For Crowdfunding

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As many business owners know, social media is a powerful tool that helps them let the rest of the world know what they’re about and what they have to offer. It has also become a critical element in crowdfunding campaigns to help entrepreneurs raise capital for their businesses. Social media trends, however, are constantly changing. Here’s a look at some of those trends that will develop over the next year.

Apply To Pitch At SXSW V2Venture In-Person Pitch Competition

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EquityNet has partnered with SXSW in the third annual SXSW V2Venture in-person pitch competition. It takes place on Wednesday, July 22 at Bellagio Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. A live audience, as well as a panel of expert judges will discover advancements in various sectors of emerging technology. Catch a glimpse of the industry’s future with a guided tour by SXSW emcees and judges.

Founder’s Chat, Part 6: What Are The Easiest And Hardest Things About Crowdfunding?

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This is part 6 of our Founders Chat Crowdfunding series. To start at the beginning, where our entrepreneurs discuss what they did to prepare for crowdfunding, click here. In part 6 of our Founder’s Chat series, we asked our entrepreneurs: What is the easiest and the hardest thing about crowdfunding?

Founder’s Chat, Part 5: What Surprised You About Crowdfunding?

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This is part 5 of our Founders Chat Crowdfunding series. To start at the beginning, where our entrepreneurs discuss what they did to prepare for crowdfunding, click here. In part 5 of our Founder’s Chat series, we asked our entrepreneurs: What is something that surprised you about your crowdfunding experience?

Founder’s Chat, Part 4: What Entrepreneurs Need To Know Before They Crowdfund

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This is part 4 of our Founders Chat Crowdfunding series. To start at the beginning, where our entrepreneurs discuss what they did to prepare for crowdfunding, click here. In part 4 of our Founder’s Chat series, we asked our entrepreneurs: What is the one thing other entrepreneurs should know before they start a crowdfunding campaign?

Founders Chat, Part 3: How a Company Can Be Attractive to Investors

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This is part 3 of our Founders Chat Crowdfunding series. To start at the beginning, where our entrepreneurs discuss what they did to prepare for crowdfunding, click here. In part 3 of our Founder’s Chat series, we asked our entrepreneurs: What makes your company attractive to investors?

Founders Chat, Part 2: Engaging Investors

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This is part 2 of our Founders Chat Crowdfunding series. To start at the beginning, where our entrepreneurs discuss what they did to prepare for crowdfunding, click here. In part 2 of our Founder’s Chat series, we asked our entrepreneurs: What tips do you have for engaging investors?

Founders Chat, Part 1: Preparing For Crowdfunding

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Over the years, we’ve answered thousands of fundraising questions to entrepreneur clients. We have many success stories and recently asked entrepreneurs who have ran successful crowdfunding campaigns some questions of our own about their experiences.

Over the next several weeks, we’ll share insights from Ascenergy, Mine Shaft Brewing, and Bitvore ranging from tips to engage investors to things that surprised them the most about crowdfunding. We’ll start with a variant of a question we get all the time:

How long did your crowdfunding campaign last, and what did you do to prepare for it?