We are all familiar with viral videos that get shared thousands of times on social media. There are a few that stand out among the crowd, specifically those relating to Kickstarter and Indiegogo. We highlight the top five crowdfunding campaigns with viral videos that helped kickstart ludicrous crowdfunding results.
With many new companies, traditional and VC funding options may be limited or much too costly. Over the past few years, equity crowdfunding has emerged as a viable source for growth capital while also providing an opportunity for investors seeking to participate in higher risk/reward ventures.
Regardless of the statistics that suggest only about half of all new businesses survive in the first five years, and a third remain in operation after 10 years, entrepreneurs and investors remain enthusiastic about the next big success. We all know and readily recall that UBER, AMAZON, and Apple were once very small and fledgling startups.