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    What's the difference Venture Capital and Crowdfunding?

    How does these two differs?

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    Hi, Read this article on Fortune: http://fortune.com/2013/04/03/ventur...lets-get-real/

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    The article was good. Thanks for sharing.

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    Venture capital (and angel investors and private equity) were just about the only option for early stage companies to go to when they needed cash, before equity crowdfunding came along.

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    So equity crowdfunding is like an advanced form of those yeah? Okay.. Making more sense i guess

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    In short, whereas VC’s money is hauled in by “closing the deal” and single selling moments, crowdfunding really is investment marketing. If we look at the dynamics during the campaign I could swap “the company” for any other product and it wouldn’t be called “crowdfunding” but “marketing”. Analysing and setting up various campaigns, the 4 (or 7) P’s are a great way to make entrepreneurs think about what they’re selling and how they’re attracting enough customers, emphasizing the strong marketing dynamics that really separate crowdfunding from VC funding raising.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Markallen View Post
    In short, whereas VC’s money is hauled in by “closing the deal” and single selling moments, crowdfunding really is investment marketing. If we look at the dynamics during the campaign I could swap “the company” for any other product and it wouldn’t be called “crowdfunding” but “marketing”. Analysing and setting up various campaigns, the 4 (or 7) P’s are a great way to make entrepreneurs think about what they’re selling and how they’re attracting enough customers, emphasizing the strong marketing dynamics that really separate crowdfunding from VC funding raising.
    Good stuff. Thanks

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