KingsCrowd Site Redesign Overview

On April 12th, KingsCrowd released an updated navigation experience. So we thought we’d walk you through the strategy and thinking behind the changes. 

How To Use the Portfolio Tool

KingsCrowd is happy to announce the launch of our new portfolio feature. Not only can you now follow companies you…

Crowdfunding and the Coronavirus

Our entire society is now at war with the coronavirus," Wefunder's CEO, Nick Tommarello, declared last week.  We are currently…

How Do Membership Interest Units Benefit Crowdfunding Investors?

The crowdfunding securities that companies offer for sale in early stage seed rounds are called membership units, and they are…

How Does Convertible Debt Work for an Equity Crowdfunded Startup?

Entrepreneurs can choose from a few basic structures when sourcing capital for a new business venture via equity crowdfunding –…

The Pros and Cons of Preferred Equity Investments

Business owners that take on outside investors typically have (at least) two classes of securities: common equity and preferred equity…

How Do Crowd Notes Work in the Equity Crowdfunding Market?

To understand the concept of a crowd note, we first must delve into convertible notes and how they pertain to…

The Ultimate Guide to Security in the Equity Crowdfunding Realm

Thanks to the 2012 JOBS Act, equity crowdfunding allows non-accredited investors to invest in private companies. In exchange for business…

What is a Convertible Note?

What is a Convertible Note? A convertible note is a form of financing for early-stage startups. Because it’s a rather…

Types of Investors in the Startup Ecosystem

As you immerse yourself in the startup ecosystem, you’ll get acclimated to terms like angel investor, venture capitalists, and more.…

What is Common Stock? (And Related Terms)

What is Common Stock? (And Related Terms) When raising venture capital, companies can raise equity, debt, or some combination of…

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 18

In this episode of the KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast Chris Lustrino welcomes Callaway Climate Insights' David Callway to the show.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 17

In this episode of the KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast, Chris Lustrino welcomes Bruce Virga and Kim LaFleur of Title 3 Funds.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 16

In this episode of the KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast, CEO Chris Lustrino shares a conversation with Krishan Arora. Krishan is…

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 15

On this episode of the KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast, KingsCrowd CEO Chris Lustrino welcomes Netcapital System's President & founder Jason Frishman.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 14

On this podcast episode, Sean O'Reilly and Olivia Strobl discuss KingsCrowd's recently published KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 13

On this episode Chris Lustrino is joined by Blake Janover, founder and CEO of tech-enabled commercial real estate and business lending startup Janover Ventures.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 12

Early Investing's Vin Narayanan joins Sean O'Reilly to talk about why the regulation crowdfunding market is well-suited for biotech and pharmacy startups.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 11

Chris Lustrino welcomes Republic CEO Chuck Pettid. The two talk about recent developments in equity crowdfunding and what the future holds.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 10

KingsCrowd's Sean O'Reilly and Early Investing's Andy Gordon discuss the new $5 million limit for Regulation Crowdfunding campaigns.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 9

Chris Lustrino and Sean O'Reilly discuss the equity crowdfunding data from 2020 to preview KingsCrowd's upcoming annual report.

KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast – Episode 8

Chris Lustrino meets with founder and CEO of Cleveland Whiskey Tom Lix to talk about the challenges of raising capital from the public.

Timothy Dickens is Investing for Retirement

KingsCrowd spoke to startup investor Timothy Dickens who told us about his startup investing strategy and his goals for retirement.

Vilem Fruhbauer Is “Fixing America One Ben Franklin at a Time”

In KingsCrowd's first Investor Profile, Vilem Fruhbauer tells us how his investment strategy is "Fixing America one Ben Franklin at a time."