Launcht and Find Boomer were featured in the Boston Innovation article, Two Boston Startups Team Up to Help 93 Companies Crowdfund Their Way to 600 Potential New Jobs. The article focuses on the partnership of the two companies to create VoltCrowd, a $50k crowdfunding challenge to support 93 startups and spur job growth across the country. VoltCrowd provides webinars and workshops to these startups in order to increase the success rate of their crowdfunding campaigns. Even if these startups do not reach their crowdfunding goals, they are able to keep the funds raised and use it to grow their business. While the campaign ends on December 20, there will be many more similar initiatives to VoltCrowd to support startups and small businesses.
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 →