Crowdfunding Tips From a Winning Accelerator

HAX, a China/SanFrancisco, California, accelerator that has been investing in crowdfunded projects has some tips for being successful, including:

  • your project should be hard to copy and move fast with it;
  • don’t start your crowdfunding campaign until your technology and manufacturing process is proven;
  • keep your video focused on the product;
  • budget for a good video;
  • give journalists a live demo so they will cover the campaign;
  • use the new viral video channels;
  • use Facebook/Google ads; and
  • build a community.

Good advice from an investor who has been around the block.

About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at:
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