"Crowdfunding Goes Mainstream: Trends and Tips for 2015," Business News Daily
Business News Daily interviewed Jonathan Wilson for its article, “Crowdfunding Goes Mainstream: Trends and Tips for 2015.” As the popularity of crowdfunding continues to grow, startups and small businesses are set to continue to take advantage of the various trends that emerge in the space in 2015. The article provides three tips and trends for entrepreneurs, including the growth of equity crowdfunding in states with crowdfunding exemptions. Mr. Wilson notes that about a dozen states have adopted their own in-state regulations for business crowdfunding, and that these intrastate offerings have had some success raising funds for real-estate projects, especially for construction financing and rehabilitation financing deals. In addition, Mr. Wilson advises entrepreneurs to ensure their campaign is organized, including investing the time to complete a business plan and all of the related contracts before trying to tell their story through crowdfunding. Read the full article on Business News Daily.