In the old days entrepreneurs were at the mercy of banks or venture capitalists for financing their innovative ideas. Nowadays crowdfunding provides resources at the grassroots level. It’s a “teamwork makes the dream work” approach that offers even the little guy an opportunity for success.
Maybe you too have a dream?
- Likened to an old-fashioned barn raising, crowdfunding is successful when recipients work hard and give back in return. This restaurant owner offered free meals.
- A creative print and design business became reality with the help of Kickstarter, the largest of crowdfunding communities.
- Crowdfunding is also for non-profits. StartSomeGood, who actually prefers the term peerfunding, connects social entrepreneurs with people who want to help.
- Kiva helps under-served and poor people around the world. Just a $25 loan empowers people to create a better life for themselves.
- A top ten list of crowdfunding websites.