October 26, 2011 - 2:21pm
Crowd Funding
Crowdfunding (sometimes called crowd financing or micro-financing) is a new and growing method for small businesses and entrepreneurs to raise funding. Instead of the traditional approach of seeking a bank loan, individuals can connect with friends, colleagues and others through social media to seek capital.
Louisville Metro Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that his new Office for Innovation is providing a unique workshop to explore crowdfunding resources for small and new businesses. The “Crowdfunding Means Business” workshop will concentrate on connecting businesses with Kickstarter.com...