CHAPTER 13: CROWDFUNDING
Raising money might not be the same as making money, but in a sense money is coming your way to fund an idea and in that sense it should be included. Just about any idea you have can function as a crowdfunding option if you find the right site.
AngelList – Focuses on tech start ups
appbackr – Crowdfunding for mobile apps
Crowdfunder – The crowdfunding platform for businesses.
Crowdrise – Donation-based funding for Causes and Charity.
Indiegogo – Like Kickstarter but more lenient on who is approved.
Invested.in – Software provider, giving you the tools to get started and grow your own.
Kickstarter – Donation-based funding for new creative products.
Quirky – A place to collaborate and crowdfund for donation-based funding. Also includes community support to bring the idea into fruition.
Rockethub – Donation-based funding for a wide variety of creative projects. In addition they have programs to help you market you project.
Somolend – Lending for small businesses in the US, providing debt-based investment funding to qualified businesses with existing operations and revenue.