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Need money for an invention? Check out the Crowdfunding Bootcamp!

Get confidence and explore the world of crowdfunding. From first time inventors to long term entrepreneurs, this is the time to learn about online fundraising.  Be a part of the Crowdfunding Bootcamp and first annual CFPA Convention to learn the best practices of the new regulations for Crowdfund Equity Investing. The conference and bootcamp implements the best of a conference with practical hands-on access to professionals essential to being able to raise capital using equity based crowdfunding. The event takes [...]

More than half of Kickstarter projects succeed!

The key to having a successful Kickstarter project is having realistic goals and campaigning properly. Shorter Kickstarter campaigns tend to do better, with the average successful project lasting 38 days, compared to failed projects which averaged 43 days. Kickstarter is proving to be promising for new inventors and start-ups. Out of all the projects with over $200 million pledged it appears more ventures are successful then fail. A little more than 8% have received double the end goal. It is [...]

25 inventors compete for $25,000 in a Crowdfunding Competition

Crowdfunding describes the collective cooperation, attention and trust by people who network and pool their money together. It is usually via the Internet in order to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations. This platform is proving invaluable for inventors and start-ups. is holding the 2012 Entrepreneur Contest which started at the beginning of the June. Anyone can enter their invention idea until September. The judges consist of Angel Investors, Mentors, and Thought Leaders who will determine the [...]

JOBS Act changes the face of Crowdfunding for Inventors and Entrepreneurs

President Barack Obama discusses his jobs plan, the American Jobs Act(Photo credit: Wikipedia) President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, also known as the JOBS Act last month. This act makes it easier for small businesses to raise capital and go public.  The section on crowdfunding allows companies to use online resources to solicit investments from individuals without having to register their shares with the SEC. The amount raised must be less than $1 [...]

Kickstarter is a new way to fund your invention development!

A great invention with a story behind it can spread like wildfire. This realization has led to a new trend online called “crowdfunding” as a source for money and encouragement.  “Crowdfunding” is a way to raise money to meet a funding goal using “Backers” to give contributions. Project creators inspire people to open their wallets by offering rewards. Video is one of the best options Kickstarter recommends to visualize what you are sharing. Kickstarter’s focus is on creative endeavors for those [...]