Game Changer: SEC Lifts General Solicitation Ban

After a year-long wait since the announcement of the JOBS Act in April 2012, the SEC finally made a much anticipated vote of 4-1 yesterday in favor of lifting the ban on general solicitation for Title II of the JOBS Act.  This is exciting news for fundraising entrepreneurs with private companies and for investment crowdfunding/equity […]

Streamline Your Fundraising Process Via Equity Crowdfunding

As an entrepreneur, I personally know how stressful the fundraising process is. When I first went through a funding round I was completely alone, depending solely on my personal knowledge of how the process should be conducted. That is why I founded RockThePost, an online investment fundraising platform. I wanted to create a seamless process of […]

Navigating The Sea Of Crowdfunding: How To Pick The Right Platform For Your Brand

Choosing the right crowdfunding platform for your business or project can be an overwhelming process. At face value, many of the popular sites can look identical, and the numerous factors involved can turn this into a complicated decision. The first step in choosing a crowdfunding platform is to ensure that you have a solid idea […]

Inside The JOBS Act: Equity Crowdfunding

In the spring of 2012, President Obama passed an act that will drastically alter the landscape of crowdfunding platforms. Until April 5, 2012, a small pool of existing crowdfunding sites were only permitted to operate on a reward or donation basis, essentially offering a product, discount, or enticement in exchange for monetary funding. With the […]

5 Key Points To Know About Equity Crowdfunding

In April 2012, President Obama signed the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act, aiming to revitalize opportunities for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses; e.g. America’s main job creators. Briefly, main benefits of the JOBS Act as it is now are as follows. The JOBS Act will enable entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses to raise funds […]

Series A Crunch: Why Startups Will Use Equity Crowdfunding Instead

With a plethora of venture capitals, the issue of funding used to be just finding the right match. Now, Series A investments are in a crunch, with investors shying away from the consideration to invest in startups taking risks via internet companies seeking funds. Nicole Perlroth of The New York Times calls it The Facebook Effect, citing […]

Top 10 Benefits Of Crowdfunding

Since launching our own crowdfunding platform, Rock The Post, in 2011, we have seen many small businesses and entrepreneurs flourish and benefit from the aid of this industry. However, being successful in crowdfunding is not as easy as it seems. It comes with a lot of effort and dedication, but if one puts in the necessary […]