Tap into potential sources of startup capital. Crowdfunding enables small and midsize businesses to raise working capital from their personal and professional networks, or investor networks sourced via a crowdfunding portal or broker dealer. This course explores the many applications of crowdfunding in today’s marketplace such as tech startups, real estate, cleantech, tourist attractions, computer games, music bands, product companies and more.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • understand the basics of equity and debt crowdfunding
  • describe the basic mechanics of a crowdfunding campaign
  • create your own roadmap for implementing a campaign
  • apply crowdfunding mechanics to an existing business model
  • identify the value of your personal and professional networks
  • explain how a crowdfunding portal works
  • understand industry trends, investment data, and key players

Who will Benefit:

Industry practitioners such as funding portals or broker dealers, and do-it-yourself small and midsize businesses trying to receive investments online.