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7) Fulfilling Promises

The Zach Braff crowdfunding video below is valuable if you are thinking of raising funds. Zach Braff explains that successfully raising funds is a journey that often started long ago and is a result of regularly communicating with the people that choose to share your journey. Accumulating one million twitter fans doesn\'t happen overnight. Neither [...]

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Hope and Crowdfunding Timelines

Hope is the emotional state which promotes the belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one\'s life. Wikipedia When people send in money to a Crowdfunding campaign, be it $80 or $30,000 "hope" is in play They hope that the $80 they pay for a watch will result in them receiving [...]

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Having run an Equity Funding platform for the past seven years ASSOB has a real feel for the type of platform that will be necessary to manage equity based crowdfunding. At the lowest common denominator Crowd-funding platforms enable anonymous persons to appear as legitimate entrepreneuers wanting your hard earned cash for investment in their "start-up": [...]

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Finance Sector could be reduced by a factor of 4 or 5

In an interview conducted by Business Spectator's Amber Plum on October 17, 2011 with University of Western Sydney associate professor of economics and finance Steve Keen, he makes the following statement: "SK: If the finance sector was doing what it should be doing, which is simply providing working capital for the non-bank financial sector and [...]

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Raising Capital of $1.5m thru 304 followers worth $4804

In ASSOB's Raising Capital public seminars we spend a lot of time explaining why Seth Godin's "Tribes" idea is essential to be implemented in a capital raising endeavour. "Tribes" looks at the development of niche groups which forms "tribes" – with or without you – and in a raising capital context there is value engaging [...]

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How you can start now to raise the capital you need

  You can start today! We've found that those who have raised capital on the ASSOB Capital Raising Platform (over 200) work hard to score 10 out of 10 on each of the following so that they can raise the capital they require. 1) Develop a convincing and compelling story. When someone asks you what [...]

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When Capital Raising Should You Always Take the Money?

But you can't! Well not always. It depends on how you have planned your capital raising and the law. In some jurisdictions there are limits to the number of "retail" investors that funds can be received from. This means that even if people want to invest they may not be able to. However its not [...]

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Preshafoods is no longer capital raising so I can tell you a little about it. A good start is to watch the ABC TV Inside Business show. At the top of the article is the 'Play video' button. In this interview Andrew Gibb, Managing Director of Preshafood advises the rational behind listing on ASSOB. The [...]

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