A piece entitled Crowdfunding Vermont’s Startups ran today in the Burlington Free Press by Launcht CEO & Co-Founder Freeman White. The piece highlights the benefits that the pending crowdfunding legislation will bring to the startup community, connecting ideas with funding in a value-rich and meaningful way. As Freeman says in the article “Picture a bakery getting started with invested capital from people in the neighborhood. Picture a sustainable food project raising capital from its community. Both are possible with crowdfunding.” We are excited about the article and the potential of this new legislation.
Nonprofit work isn’t just for bleeding hearts anymore. It has evolved into its own competitive industry—thanks, in large part, to online crowdfunding. The research firm Massolution found that crowdfunding raised $34 billion in 2015 (a 167% jump from the year … Continue reading →