Green investing: what’s there to know
Socially and environmentally responsible businesses have been a steady trend for some time now. Investing is no exception. More and more investors seek not only to make attractive returns but also to support companies that produce a social or environmental benefit. Sustainable impact investing can imply a broad variety of causes: from waste recycling and […]
Equity crowdfunding vs venture capital: which is better?
If you are an established business owner or startup entrepreneur, you must know how your choices can shape your business’s success or failure. One of such crucial decisions is coming up with your capital-raising strategy. There are enough ways to raise business capital today but in this article, we’ll explore equity crowdfunding and venture capital. […]
Crowdfunding vs angel investing: what’s the difference
Raising funds is usually a major challenge for a business that wants to launch a new project or scale. Today companies have several options to get the required funds and in this article we will discuss crowdfunding and angel investing in particular. Before we get straight to that, let’s refresh a bit on what investment […]
Equity crowdfunding in the UK: how it works & top equity platforms
Crowdfunding, as a form of business fundraising, is increasingly gaining popularity among many initiatives: creative and social projects, startups and early-stage businesses. Given the volatile economic situation, entrepreneurs often resort to it as an efficient way to raise capital for a business launch or scaling. Investors, in return, receive passive income in the form of […]
How does equity crowdfunding work
It’s truly fascinating to see how many forms crowdfunding, as a phenomenon, has taken to help people solve various purposes. In this piece, we will focus on equity crowdfunding, a method to raise capital common for early-stage companies and startups. We think it may be useful for both entrepreneurs and investors willing to put their […]
How much can you earn with crowdfunding
All the investors and investors-to-be ask this question 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 alone earning from […]
Private vs Public Crowdfunding: the US and EU Markets
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 […]
How to create passive income with P2P lending?
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 […]
Crowdfunding platforms in Latvia: best options to invest
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 […]
Ethical crowdfunding: how to support impactful startups
Ethical investing is one of the offshoots of crowdfunding, which helps to support projects with certain moral principles.
Let’s figure out what’s crowdfunding for social good works and how it can be of help to supporting impactful startups.