Category: crowdfund

Crowdfund Newbie:Carlos and the Bulldogs

Crowdfund Newbie:Carlos and the Bulldogs By Ambrose Moses, III OhioMBE – April 1, 2014 By day Carlos runs a small handyman business and takes care of his family.  Then, one night per week and on Saturday morning, he gets together…

Crowdfund Newbie: Gina and the Grocery Store

Crowdfund Newbie: Gina and the Grocery Store OhioMBE – March 15, 2014 By Ambrose Moses, III In a couple of months, Gina will graduate from Central State University where she double-majored in biology and business management.  She hasn’t made up…

Give Michael Mobility Crowfund

Crowdfund Campaign OhioMBE – March 1, 2014 Campaign Sponsor:  Freedom Concepts Beneficiary:  Michael Lehman Link to Crowdfund Campaign:  http://bit.ly/1bZc5i2 Campaign Type:  Donation Goal Amount:  $4750 Description:   Michael was diagnosed with autism and apraxia before he was three years old. He…

With $1.1 Trillion in Buying Power, Why Are African Americans Missing Out on Crowdfunding?

With $1.1 Trillion in Buying Power, Why Are African Americans Missing Out on Crowdfunding? By Ambrose Moses, III OhioMBE – March 1, 2014 According to a Nielsen Company study entitled “African-American Consumers: Still Vital, Still Growing,” the African American population…

CrowdFund Newbie: Is Your MBE, DBE, or FBE Ready for Regulation Crowdfunding?

CrowdFund Newbie: Is Your MBE, DBE, or FBE Ready for Regulation Crowdfunding? By Ambrose Moses, III There has been much talk about crowdfunding being a game-changer for small businesses and the economy.  Rules have been proposed by the SEC concerning Regulation…

CrowdFund Newbie: My Brother’s Keeper: Why Do We Crowdfund?

CrowdFund Newbie: My Brother’s Keeper: Why Do We Crowdfund? By Ambrose Moses, III When asked what crowdfunding is, many people respond, “I’ve heard people talking about it, but I don’t really know what it is.” Crowdfunding provides “the crowd” (i.e. groups,…

Crowdfund Newbie: Who You Know: A Secret to Successful Crowdfunding

CrowdFund Newbie   Who You Know: A Secret to Successful Crowdfunding By Ambrose Moses, III One secret to a successful crowdfund campaign is activating your network. You can’t simply post a crowdfund campaign on a site and expect money to…