"Crowdfunding has gained considerable traction over the last few years. By combining the Internet/social media with equity-based financing, it is poised to usher in a new asset class that will change how early stage and small business financing transactions are consummated. Author Steven Dresner, Founder and CEO of Dealflow.com, understands the nuances of how crowdfunding can help companies gain much needed access to capital, and now he shares those insights with you"--Publisher's website.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part 1. The business of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding: a historical perspective / Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss Understanding the "crowd" / Karen Kerrigan A statistical view of crowdfunding / Carl Esposti Part 2. Preparing for your crowdfunding campaign. Business planning in preparation for a crowdfunding campaign / David Feldman Protecting your intellectual property / Michael J. Allan and Tremayne M. Norris Understanding your investor options / Reginald Chambers Communicating with your investors or "backers" / Joy Schoffler Alternatives to crowdfunding / David R. Burton Part 3. Understanding the framework of rules and regulations. The legal aspects of crowdfunding and U.S. law / Joan MacLeod Heminway Crowdfunding laws based on global jurisdiction / Jeff Lynn and Kristof De Buysere Living with the new Reg D and its impact on pitch events and demo days / Kiran Lingam, Trent Dykes, and Megan Muir.
Digital File Characteristics
Source of Description
Online resource (Wiley.com, Bloomberg Law, viewed March 9, 2018).
Available in Other Form
Print version: Dresner, Steven, 1970- Crowdfunding. Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons : Bloomberg Press,