This is a fair question all the investors and investors-to-be ask at some point in their journey. The truth is that there is no definite answer, which means that the possibilities out there are endless. Yet, it’s essential to realize from the very beginning that any investment comes with a risk of losing it, let […]
An increasing number of start-ups and established companies use crowdfunding to raise money for launching or scaling their business. If you’re building a crowdfunding platform, it’s important to understand the target audience and whom you can rely on to finance more deals: raising funds from “the public”, also known as retail investors or addressing the […]
There are good reasons to consider P2P lending a decent source of passive income. It has been on the rise for a while now and there are financial experts out there with extensive experience in the area and impressive investment portfolios. So we’ve decided to pick their brain on P2P lending to be aware of […]
One of the Baltic Tigers, Latvia, is experiencing a crazy public interest in crowdfunding activities now. Just check out CrowdfundInsider’s newsfeed about Latvian companies getting authorisation for alternative financing services. According to Statista, the total value of alternative financing in Latvia during 2020 was $237 million, the number of platforms — 19. A friendly regulation […]
The coronavirus cryptocurrency, fake charity projects, and fraudulent promotion of COVID-19 related products and services – Bernie Madoff’s business is alive and very successful. The global crisis has spurred criminals to craft sophisticated ways of investor crowdfunding abuses. Scammers pretend to be suffering from coronavirus disease, inventing industry-breaking equipment or collecting money for the victims […]
90% of startups fail, but 10% of those who survive can bring really good profit. We will find out the advantages and disadvantages of investing in startups through crowdfunding, analyse the 3 main reasons for startup failure, and review top 5 equity-crowdfunding platforms for investing.