A brief guide to crowdfunding… for normal people

Crowdfunding is all the rage, with new platforms popping up ever more frequently. Many consider it to be the future of investing, others warn that its risks are often underestimated. And then there are the different types of crowdfunding: reward-based, equity-based, debt-based, flexible, fixed and so on. It can all seem bewildering, but like most things the underlying logic is simple.

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What is the crowd?

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This is a crowd. Yes, I know that’s obvious. That’s the point.

The main types of crowdfunding platform

Reward-based crowdfunding

Equity-based crowdfunding

Debt-based crowdfunding

Blockchain crowdfunding

Which one should you choose?

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CEO & Founder of Firedrop.ai. I write about technology, artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and other stuff. https://firedrop.ai

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