It’s imperative for kids to grow up seeing nuanced and inspiring role models – both male and female – in their media. The days of male characters taking action and being fully-formed, rounded protagonists, while female characters are relegated to the role of girlfriend, the princess to be rescued, or the token, generic “girl” among a group of individualized boys, should be well behind us, but unfortunately they’re not.
Category: crowdfund it
Good Business New York team members attended the “How to Crowdfund Your Next Project” on February 5 at the fabulous WeWork space in Soho. The evening was presented by local event organizer Creative Village and featured a presentation by RocketHub founder Brian Meese.
After years of experience and observation of over 10,000 funding campaigns, RocketHub has narrowed down the formula to find success with crowdfunding. These factors determine which projects achieve their goals (and which ones don’t). Those who press the funding button will make an emotional connection with how you talk about your project. RocketHub data shows funders may be moved by your passion, the project itself, or both, but somehow you made them feel they had to support you.
Crowdfunding is a hot new way to source capital for your early-stage business or growth-stage for-profit enterprise. Traditionally, the amounts for investment are small (up to $10,000), but can provide seed money for innovative initiatives. Crowdfunding is so new, it must pass SEC hurdles before it can really take-off.
What’s Good About Wall Street?
Given the current market volatility and public mistrust for Wall Street, it’s refreshing to highlight financial services firms that make money the old fashioned way: Through Time-Tested Integrity Models. Hennessy Funds, a publicly traded U.S. equity asset management firm based in Novato, California manages shareholder & investor money with an unwavering committment to transparency.