Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?
"The crowdfunding site Kickstarter might be best known for funding films, games and products -- like Pebble, the Palo Alto-based smartwatch whose maker raised more than $20.3 million in March,making it the most-backed product in the site's history. But occasionally, small Main Street businesses get their start through crowdfunding. One example is Portico Latin Bistro & Cantina in Langley, Wash., on rural Whidbey Island near Seattle, which raised $16,000 in seed money late last year." Read more
Cindy Yang, Entrepreneur, 4 Aug 2015