A contentious topic among early-stage investors is the use of an objective list of criteria (ie a checklist) vs. using gut and intuition when making investment decisions. We will review Atul Gawande’s book The Checklist Manifesto and discuss relevant lessons for crowdfunding investors.
There are two types of equity crowdfunding intermediaries – they are called funding portals and broker-dealers. Find out what the key differences are and why investors should know the difference between the two entities.
The book Equity Crowdfunding for Investors is still the most comprehensive, thorough, and well-researched reference as of mid 2019 for Regulation Crowdfunding investors. We discuss what makes it stand above the rest in today’s book review.
Equity crowdfunding is sometimes referred to as “micro-angel investing.” While it may have a lot in common with angel investing, there are also many differences for the crowdfund investor to be aware of.