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Merchmakr Launched Revenue Sharing Campaign on Startwise

Posted by Startwise on Oct 2, 2017 5:51:35 PM

Gary Jurman is a small business owner from Florida who created Merchmakr - a kit for everyone to print their designs on t-shirts. He launched a revenue sharing campaign on Startwise. Here is the view into the life of an entrepreneur:

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Topics: Revenue Sharing, Entrepreneurs Story

Teaming Up With Consumer Product Enthusiasts

Posted by Startwise on Sep 17, 2017 6:07:49 PM

Hardware is hard. Beyond the usual business hurdles and risks, designing and manufacturing with trusted partners is a challenge for most of the product companies. This also makes them a more risky deal for potential investors. That is one of the reasons it is hard to raise money for product companies.

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Topics: Startwise Team, Business Resources

How does 'Micro deposit' verification work?

Posted by Startwise on Aug 11, 2017 12:59:58 PM


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Topics: Using Startwise

Regulation Crowdfunding – What We’ve Learned from the First 100 Campaigns

Posted by Startwise on Mar 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Although regulation crowdfunding under the newly approved Title III to the JOBS Act has only been possible for less than a year, already 100 campaigns have been launched. This number exceeded my estimations and I’m sure impressed many lawmakers on Capitol Hill who were initially doubtful about the potential of regulation crowdfunding. While not every campaign has been successful, the sheer amount of campaigns launched validates the need for this market.

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Topics: Regulation Crowdfunding

2017 - The Rise of Revenue based Financing

Posted by Startwise on Dec 17, 2016 7:00:00 AM

While 2016 will certainly go down as one of the most important years ever in the history of crowdfunding, 2017 may be remembered as one of the most exciting. Obviously the passing of Title III to the US JOBS Act in May of this year will be a key milestone for the industry given that this new legislation allows, for the first time ever, non-accredited investors the opportunity to invest directly in the equity and debt of startups and small businesses. That means that 95% of the capital concentrated in the United States now has the legal right and access to invest directing into the businesses and startups in their communities. There is little the industry will likely ever do that will eclipse this monumental achievement but while the passage of this law is truly impressive, the real excitement is derived from the growth and achievements of the actual startups and small businesses that now have access to capital.

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Topics: Regulation Crowdfunding

How To Become a Millionaire By the Age of 30

Posted by Startwise on Jul 26, 2016 5:30:00 AM

Getting rich and becoming a millionaire by the age of 30 seems like an impossible task for most people. But here are the steps that could help you become a millionaire if not by your 30’th birthday, then maybe by the next one.

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Topics: Personal Finance