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Search Results: Crowdfunding
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Shared Kitchen ToolkitMembers only Login
This Toolkit is intended for everyone from kitchen entrepreneurs to startup nonprofits, from economic development agencies to producer networks, from food system groups to real estate developers. We hope this Toolkit also provides helpful guidance...
Small Business Credit Survey 2019Members only Login
The Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS), a national collaboration of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks, delivers timely information on small business financing needs, decisions, and outcomes to policymakers, lenders, and service providers. The report...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Strategies to Support Your Local Venture Capital EcosystemMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, Lamont Price with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Teela Spiller with the Atlanta Micro Fund, and Eric Clement with the NYCEDC highlighted several...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Emerging Structures for Investing in Low-Income CommunitiesMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, John Haines with Mercy Corps Global Innovations along with Michael Schrader and Steven White with Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP discussed the financing structure that supported a...
New Funding Sources for Food-Related BusinessesMembers only Login
This directory provides an overview of various sources of financing that may be available to food hubs and other food-related businesses. This directory is a partial listing of what may be available across the United States; some examples may not be...
Crowdfunding Takes FlightMembers only Login
Benji Taylor Jones from Ward and Smith, P.A. discusses crowdfunding.
Creating a Crowdfunding EcosystemMembers only Login
Amy Campbell Bogie of the National Coalition for Community Capital discusses how to create a crowdfunding ecosystem with a focus on North Carolina.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Crowdfunding Small Business DevelopmentMembers only Login
Crowdsourcing.org defines crowdfunding as “the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture.” This financing mechanism has become immensely popular with entrepreneurs and small businesses as...
Creative Access to Capital in Rural AmericaMembers only Login
Diane Wolverton and Kim Vincent from the Local Crowd present on The Local Crowds innovative model for improving access to capital in rural communities.
Tax Implications of Real Estate CrowdfundingMembers only Login
This report, produced by AlphaFlow, investigates Real Estate crowdfunding. Real estate crowdfunding has become a new tool for raising real estate investment funds. It allows investors to “pool” their money together for a variety of real estate...
EB-5 An IntroductionMembers only Login
An exploration of the EB-5 program including program specifics and how it ties in with crowdfunding.
Locavesting: Revolutionizing Local InvestmentMembers only Login
This CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Presentation, our expert speakers explored locavesting to demonstrate how to unlock this new and innovative development finance resource in your community. 
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Locavesting: Revolutionizing Local InvestmentMembers only Login
This month's CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast , our expert speakers explored locavesting to demonstrate how to unlock this new and innovative development finance resource in your community.
Small Business Financing Solutions in ColoradoMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnell (Colorado Lending Source) discusses how small businesses are financed and the various access to capital challenges they face. In addition, it will showcase a variety of small business financing solutions and explore how they work for...
A Guide to Regulation A+Members only Login
McGuireWoods' white paper explains how the SEC's Regulation A+ works and provides practical considerations to be taken into account in deciding whether to pursue this approach.
Unlocking Capital AccessMembers only Login
Representatives from the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity and California Pollution Control Financing Authority look at how California creates access to capital for micro businesses and enterprises.
Crowdfunding Takes Shape in OregonMembers only Login
Amy Pearl of Hatch Innovation and Noah Brockman of Oregon SBDC Network provide an overview of the crowdfunding process in Oregon.
Funding Alternatives for the Un-bankableMembers only Login
Kedma Ough, Director of Small Business Development Center Mount Hood Community College, presents a number of alternative financing options available to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Combining and Leveraging TIFMembers only Login
Andrew Z. Murray of PGAV details a handful of MO case studies that involve TIF combined with other various financing methods.
CDFA California Webcast: Creative Economic Development FinancingMembers only Login
During this CDFA California Webcast in partnership with CALED, Renewable Funding CEO Cisco DeVries along with Ginny Fang of Golden Gate Global and Samuel Wu of Innovation Capital Law Group, LLP present creative economic development financing tools,...
Successful Fundraising CampaignsMembers only Login
Ashley Boswell of the Shepherd Youth Ranch explained the process to create a successful fundraising campaign.
Crowdfunding in TexasMembers only Login
Alana Parker of Strasburger & Price describes the process of utilizing crowdfunding in Texas, as well as around the U.S.
Crowdfunding Real EstateMembers only Login
Jesse Clem, Cofounder & CEO of Loquidity, presents on crowdfunding and the benefits of the tool. More specifically, Clem explains how real estate crowdfunding can lead to greater economic impact through funders having a personal connection to the...
Dissecting the Early Stage Investment ProcessMembers only Login
Michael Hool of Hool Coury Law defines the terms and logistics behind seed and venture capital funding sharing infographics, term sheets, key issues and more.
Funding for Startups and Early Stage Companies in South CarolinaMembers only Login
David Mendez from Capital A Partners discusses the stages and types of funding available for startups and early stage companies in South Carolina.
Innovations in MicrobusinessMembers only Login
CFED published this report on financing mirobusiness. This report offers an overview of the emerging models of practice, including lessons learned from our partners and similar efforts by other organizations.
Summary of Current State Crowdfunding RegulationsMembers only Login
Morrison & Foerster LLP put together this summary of the current state crowdfunding regulations (as of September 2014). A link to the statutes or regulation for each state is included.
Making Microloans for Big Economic Returns PresentationMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, Shufina English and Susan Brown of the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity discussed capitalization options, management tips, and creative...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Making Microloans for Big Economic ReturnsMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, Shufina English and Susan Brown of the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity discussed capitalization options, management tips, and creative...
Funding for Food Systems: Four Colorado StoriesMembers only Login
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union released this document highlighting four case studies of food and agriculture entrepreneurs. The report focuses on their various successes and failures accessing capital and expanding their businesses.
The Future of Investing: Equity CrowdfundingMembers only Login
Heather Schwarz-Lopes of EarlyShares describes the funding platform that manages the fundraising process from start to finish.
Crowdsourced Financing for SolarMembers only Login
Ben Healey from Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) speaks about the CT Solar Loan program design and innovation.
Crowdfunding Legal FrameworkMembers only Login
Georgia Quinn from Seyfarth Shaw law firm gives an overview of the legal framework regarding crowdsourcing.
Crowdfunding: Game Changer for Small Business?Members only Login
Pravina Raghavan of the U.S. Small Business Administration discusses examples of crowdfunding platforms, proposed rules, and SBA recommendations.
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