FundRazr | Daryl Hatton, Founder & CEO | November 20, 2013
Crowdfunding is one of the hottest business topics of 2013. In 2012 all forms of crowdfunding raised $2.7b – an 80% increase from the $1.5b raised in 2011. Massolutions, a consultancy, estimates the global market will increase another 81% in 2013 to $5.1b. A big component of this growth will come from the crowdfunding activities of startup companies. It is important for exempt market dealers to understand the application of the various models of crowdfunding to the funding lifecycle of startups in order to identify and capture emerging business opportunities.