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Need a Remote Way to Raise Capital? Try Equity Crowdfunding

In the beginning of the year the public markets faced historic drops as the pandemic spread globally and industries rapidly shifted to accommodate a new norm. Small businesses, which account for 44% of all economic activity, are being especially hard hit. Oftentimes, these businesses turn to...

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The CEO Secrets to Success No One Will Tell You

An Interview with Chris Lustrino, Founder & CEO of KingsCrowd ValueSetters recently launched a new series on our YouTube channel where we interview angel investors, entrepreneurs, private market experts, and more about the startup ecosystem. Last week, in our first Ask the CEO video, our CMO Kathy...

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3 Types of Startup Investors

3 Types of Startup Investors Interested in learning more about launching a startup before you take that first step? In our Entrepreneurship 101 blog series, ValueSetters will be exploring everything from meeting investors, understanding the basics of a pitch, and building up your business team. Be...

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5 Industries Transformed by the Pandemic

5 Industries Transformed by the Pandemic

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Crowdfunding vs. Equity Crowdfunding: What's the Difference?

Crowdfunding vs. Equity Crowdfunding: What's the Difference? Although “crowdfunding” and “equity crowdfunding” are sometimes used interchangeably, there are big differences between the two types of fundraising. As an investor or entrepreneur, you may be wondering which one is a better fit for you....

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6 Strategies for a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

6 Strategies for a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Raising capital through Reg CF (also known as equity crowdfunding) is gaining traction. Since 2016, over $300 million has been raised through Reg CF offerings, according to CrowdWise. As more and more startups list offerings on online...

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3 things you need to know about marketing your Equity Crowdfunding offering

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Do You Have What it Takes to Start Your Own Business?

Thinking about starting your own business and wondering if you have what it takes?  Read on to see if you share these key personality traits with top entrepreneurs:

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Do you ever wonder why some fundraising campaigns take off like magic?

Do you ever wonder why some fundraising campaigns seem to take off like magic, while others fail?  These are the key factors that the most successful campaigns have in common:

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3 Important Facebook Ad Tips for Marketing Your Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

In a previous post I explained the importance of marketing your Equity Crowdfunding campaign. Social media marketing is one of the most important aspects of any campaign, and Facebook’s advertising platform is incredibly sophisticated in terms of targeting just the right potential investors for...

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