North Carolina startups and private businesses can now use a new and very effective way to raise funding called Investment Crowdfunding. It is being used by entrepreneurs across the country to raise money from both accredited and non-accredited investors. Our mission is to provide the education and services needed to enable North Carolina startups and existing businesses to get funded using a variety of online private and public offering strategies including Investment Crowdfunding.
Here is a very interesting post in Forbes about the importance of building your audience before you launch a crowdfunding campaign and how to do it. Author Evan Marsamis has it right, the marketing work done before your launch is as important as what you do after launch. Rule 1 of Crowdfunding: Create Your Crowd!