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How do you get money for your business? Short crowdfunding course

Crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, crowdlending, reward-based crowdfunding, equity-based crowdfunding, loan-based crowdfunding… – so many names! And how should you choose which are relevant for your business and your needs? Relax, it’s easy! FundedByMe with Eliademy, have prepared a simple educational training, which helps you to learn everything you need to know about crowdfunding and even more important: how to get money and added value from it. During the crowdfunding course you will…

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Win an Apple Watch with FundedByMe

Early adopters, win yourself an Apple Watch Tech industry readers, of course it’s no surprise to you that the hottest device these days is the Apple Watch. Because FundedByMe is the hottest FinTech company, we see these two as a beautiful match. Therefore we prepared a special incentive for you: Simply lend to a company of your choice who are running a loan-based crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe, Share your experience…

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First ever loan-based crowdfunding successfully closed

Our first loan-based crowdfunding campaign has closed! Several days ago Sushirullen, an ecological sushi shop, were funded 10 000 euro in the first ever loan-based crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe. And they did it in only 56 hours! 29 lenders from 23 countries decided to lend to Sushirullen their money for 6 months. Why? Two main reasons: They believe in the business model presented by Johan Falk, Sushirullen’s CEO and founder. A…

Why do we need to verify the crowdlenders’ identities?

  FundedByMe has just launched its new product, loan-based crowdfunding, which is also known as crowdlending. This service enables savers and private investors from nearly all over the world to become lenders and benefit from the growth of Swedish small and medium businesses. How to do it? It’s easy! Creating an account takes only a few minutes. However, after the registration is complete, FundedByMe has to verify the identity of each lender. This…

FundedByMe launches loan-based crowdfunding (P2P lending)

Once again, FundedByMe is changing the financial landscape in Sweden, by introducing a new financial instrument for investors: loan-based crowdfunding (also known as: crowdlending, peer-to-peer lending or social loans). On February 17th FundedByMe, being the fastest growing crowdfunding platform in Europe, introduced peer-to-peer lending available to Swedish small and medium enterprises. The newly launched peer-to-peer lending by FundedByMe enables investors from all over the world to lend money to Swedish…

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Fourth anniversary of first crowdfunding platform presentation

Welcome back to the FundedByMe blog! Right now we are preparing for big changes on one of the leading crowdfunding sites. We will inform about you it soon. But today is an important day for us. Exactly 4 years ago Daniel Daboczy, CEO and one of the co-founders and Arno Smit, CTO and the other co-founder, presented the first crowdfunding business model of FundedByMe. It was actually only on a…

Estimating crowdfunding reward delivery dates

This is part 4 of a 4 part series on rewards for crowdfunding campaigns. Rewards fulfilment is probably the most challenging part of crowdfunding, because from the moment you launch, everyday its’ a race against time to get perks out your door, and into your backers hands. There are just too many unforeseen variables for reward delivery. Here are just some examples: Manufacturer parts are incorrect or not working Shipping, or…

How to price rewards?

This is part 3 of a 4 part series on rewards for crowdfunding campaigns. Pricing rewards is more art than science. There’s no one formula to determine the best pricing for your rewards, because there are just too many variables to consider; perceived value, market competition etc. But here are some key things you should not miss out: Start By Totalling Up All Product Related Costs Pricing rewards is best…

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3 best practices for planning your crowdfunding rewards

This is part 2 of a 4 part series on rewards for crowdfunding campaigns: crowdfunding rewards 3 Rewards Best Practices Tangible rewards > Intangible Rewards Tangible rewards triumph intangible rewards, anytime.Let’s say you are creating the next big social networking site. It’s the next Facebook for pet owners, and you’re crowdfunding it. And I told you that if you backed my project for €20, I would give you beta access to…

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Crowdfunding rewards – What’s in it for me?

This is part 1 of a 4 part series on rewards for crowdfunding campaigns: crowdfunding rewards Your reward perks make or break your campaign. If your reward perks are not well-planned, you will lose the interest of potential backers. You might have a convincing video and a well crafted pitch, but it’s the reward perks that sweeten and close the deal. We wish to make-believe that our community browses them daily…