Topping the list of new finance industry innovations coming in 2013, crowdfunding promises to revolutionize everything by democratizing investment. Things only get more interesting from here, as – despite the success of sites like Kickstarter, RocketHub and IndieGogo – a tidal wave of new equity-based solutions prepare to launch following the issuance of rules and regulations by the SEC. On the back of the JOBS Act, passed earlier this year, companies will be able to raise up to $1 million online by selling ownership stakes (current solutions are limited to physical merchandise and personalized rewards in exchange for contributions). It’s becoming an increasingly popular topic for financial speakers, and one well-worth exploring if you’re a business owner, as we explore in the following videos.
If you’re looking for expert crowdfunding tips, you can also see The Crowdfunding Bible, our book which is 100% free to download, and can help businesses, brands and startups of any size. As you’ll see there, and in the clips below, a great deal of opportunities are going to open up to entrepreneurs at every level. Needless to say, it’s an exciting time to be in the technology business.