Startup Investing Guide: How to Vet Online Startup Investment Opportunities

Learn how to thoroughly vet startup investment opportunities by understanding and examining five key metrics.

Five Debt Crowdfunding Platforms Investors Should Know

Investors have many debt crowdfunding platforms to choose from, and each brings its own unique set of strengths and offerings.

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…

Ep. 28 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On this episode of the podcast, Chris Lustrino welcomes Shari Noonan, co-founder & CEO of Rialto Markets.

Ep. 27 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On this episode of the podcast, KingsCrowd CEO Chris Lustrino welcomes Henry Yoshida, co-founder and CEO of Rocket Dollar.

Ep. 26 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On today's episode of the podcast, Chris Lustrino welcomes CabinetM founder & CEO Anita Brearton.

Ep. 25 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

In this episode, Chris Lustrino welcomes Alex Ovchar, a lead investor of PE-backed Novalent. Novalent is currently raising via Regulation D on Republic.

Ep. 24 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On this episode of the KingsCrowd Startup Invest Podcast, Sean O'Reilly welcomes Dr. Arup Roy-Burman, founder & CEO of Elemeno Health.

Ep. 23 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On this episode of KingsCrowd's Startup Investing Podcast, host Sean O'Reilly welcomes Sam Bogoch, co-founder and CEO of axle.ai.

Ep. 22 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On this episode, KingsCrowd CEO Chris Lustrino welcomes equity crowdfunding platform Wefunder's Director of Partnerships Justin Renfro.

Ep. 21 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

On this episode, KingsCrowd CEO Chris Lustrino welcomes Josh Choniewicz, CEO of Fundify as well as the co-founder and CEO of art.com.

Ep. 20 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

In this episode of the KingsCrowd Startup Investing podcast, Sean O'Reilly welcomes Trung Pham, the co-founder and CEO of RYSE.

Ep. 19 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

CEO Chris Lustrino welcomes KingsCrowd's SVP of Strategy Vin Narayanan to discuss a fast-growing sub-sector of the online private markets: Gaming.

Ep. 18 – KingsCrowd Startup Investing Podcast

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

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."