Crowdfunding Your Project
Investing in a private company used to be left up to the whims of large investors and entrepreneurs giving a fantastic pitch. While that strategy is certainly not a thing of the past, there are smarter ways to get money to jump start (or Kickstart, as the case may be) a new business, product development or other project. With online crowdfunding campaigns, all a business needs is some good networking to get off the ground and flying into action.
Finding a crowdfunding site that will promote your business is the single most important part of crowdfunding. While sites like Indiegogo are huge crowdfunding platforms, they’re not made for every business. Indiegogo primarily focuses on technology and the arts, making it difficult for a potato farmer to get his start on that platform. The diagram from Inc. can help you determine which platform is best for your business: