Crowdfunding is not one thing, there are some different types, and they are quite different. In this article we will go through the four main types of crowdfunding. Who they are for, how it works and what you will get back from it. The pros and cons. The four main categories are donation based, reward based, lending based and equity based.Continue reading
The two major equity crowdfunding platforms Crowdcube and Seedrs has announced that they intend to merge together. By their own words they plan to make the worlds largest private equity marketplace. The merger is structured as an acquisition by Crowdcube of Seedrs. So how will this effect the equity crowdfunding space?Continue reading
Investing in equity crowdfunding is for everyone and is not complicated. Still, there are some things that are helpful to know. In this article we will go through five basic areas.
1. What you invest in
2. The risk
3 Long term lock-in
4 Tax incentives
In the book The wisdom of crowds published i 2004, the author James surowiecki argues that crowds often aggregates information and make better decisions than could have been made by any single member of the group. Surowiecki makes several compelling arguments by presenting anecdotes of crowds superiority in decision making.Continue reading