Gone are the days you have to think of investing as something for suits on the stock exchange. Now that equity crowdfunding (ECF) is here, anyone can invest! This blog post is in the first of an ongoing ‘Investor Education Series’ of articles to demystify the investment process and sharpen your investment skills, let’s get started! 1. The… Read More 10 investor terms you’ll want to know before investing
What can we learn from the first quarter of US Regulation Crowdfunding? It’s been three months since Regulation Crowdfunding in the US, and tech news site Venture Beat have done a great piece on what successes and failures in the space so far can tell us. A key characteristic of equity crowdfunding is that if you don’t… Read More 5 Key Learnings on ECF Successes and Failures from the US
It’s been an exciting week for us here at Ata Plus, and after months of hard work, we are pleased to be kicking-off with a bang. Today, we present you with not just one, but three up and coming companies, each doing some very interesting work within the fintech, e-commerce and crowdfunding landscape. People are… Read More Meet our First Listings!
Half the religion in the world propagates some form of fasting as a path to spiritual cleansing and enlightenment. The underlying principle of fasting/abstaining from the many kinds of human needs and desires is a display of man’s commitment to a cause, be it implicitly or otherwise. Muslims around the world had fasted continuously in… Read More In Pursuit of Collective Happiness
Gary Vaynerchuk, aka GaryVee, is a real life proof why there is no such thing as over night succeass. If you want to be successful then you have to Work! Work! Work! “The first wine guru of the Youtube era”, was a nickname he earned after launching the Wine Library TV in 2006, a Youtube… Read More Gary Vaynerchuk Has A Piece Of Advice That Every Entrepreneur Should Hear.
Our last article demonstrates that the fundraising exercise on crowdfunding could be proven to be very convenient, quick and cheap compared to the conventional way. There are also other inherent benefits you can gain from raising funds through crowdfunding by looking at the mechanism that makes it’s the suitable alternative way for businesses to get… Read More Why Opt for Crowdfunding Part II
We often hear that the financial landscape is changing with the emergence of new technology; and this technology is making it easier for companies to access financing. Since the inception of crowdfunding, and the predominance of reward based crowdfunding with the likes of Kickstarter.com, it was noted that some of the companies who received contributions… Read More Our Four Main Reasons Why Investors Should Look into Equity Crowdfunding
Labour day is one of those holidays that no one really pays attention to. It came like a ‘bleep’, more of an unexpected and comforting holiday that usually contributes to a long weekend filled with all sorts of unplanned vacation and recreational activities. Having said that, labour day could mean more than a gift of… Read More The Meaning of Work – Labour Day
When it comes to getting money, there’s no one more eager than a business owner. Be it for starting-up or getting funding to push the business to the next level, businesses will opt for the easiest, fastest and cheapest way. Unfortunately, as we all know; money does not grow on trees. The most common way… Read More Why Opt for Crowdfunding : Part I
The term ‘crowd’ has been a buzzword for the past few years. The term commonly goes around with the attached verb, implying that everyone is participating in a particular activity. Now, that may not sound like something new. But in the age of the internet and mass social media, the term evokes the image of… Read More Crowdfunding Basics