KingsCrowd Education

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…

What Financial Returns to Expect from Equity Crowdfunding

In the past, you could invest in private companies only if you were an accredited investor. The reason behind this…

Will Equity Crowdfunding Replace Angel Investors?

Will Equity Crowdfunding Replace Angel Investors? The JOBS Act legalized equity crowdfunding, disrupting the traditional investing environment, which limited venture…