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Tips on Raising Funds as a Vegan Startup

So, you think you have the next big idea that will revolutionize the vegan market and even attract crossover customers? Awesome! But, without a minimum of funding, even the best ideas struggle to get off the ground. So, how do you find investors and successfully become the next household brand name? Let’s talk about some key tips to get you on the right track. 1) Build your network If you’re new to the startup world

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Why Invest in Vegan Companies?

Why it’s important to invest in vegan companies Vegans tend to be conscious of the many injustices happening throughout the world, and it’s easy to become discouraged when we realize just how much change is needed to create a truly compassionate planet for all beings. By not consuming animals, we are, of course, making a real difference, but by investing in vegan companies, we can extend our impact even further. As an individual, my influence

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The Pros and Cons of Equity Crowdfunding as a Startup

The concept of equity crowdfunding, or even Kickstarter-type rewards-based funding, may sound like an ideal solution to your financing needs. Create an appealing marketing video, conjure up some statistics, and watch the money come flowing in. But alas, nothing worthwhile is that simple. So, before deciding whether equity crowdfunding is right for your startup, take a look at these pros and cons. Pros: 1) Attract people who believe in your mission The majority of people

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What is Equity Crowdfunding?

By now most of us have heard of Kickstarter type crowdfunding where companies collect money from many people online in exchange for a future product or for rewards. By contrast Equity Crowdfunding collects money from many people online, but in this case the people get shares of ownership in the company. Equity crowdfunding is still relatively new In 2016, the Crowdfunding law went into effect allowing every American to invest small amounts in private companies

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6 Ways to Own A Piece of the Vegan Economy

While this club’s main focus is small public offerings and equity Crowdfunding, there’s of course more than one way small investors can own a piece of the Vegan economy, and we’ll be sharing some of these with you today! We’ll outline some of the ways to own shares in your favorite Vegan businesses, and touch on pros and cons of each.   1. Start your own company. While this is not traditional ‘investing’, it shares

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