Startup Fundraising

A curated directory of resources, articles, podcasts, books, VC's, and angel investors to follow that will help you raise funding for your startup or business.

Crowdfunding Fundraising Stories

How We Raised $450K on Kickstarter

In this article a Moment co-founder discusses how his company chose a crowdfunding platform, the pre-launch decisions that had to be made about a Kickstarter campaign, getting early momentum for his campaign, and other things that helped Moment blow through its fundraising goal.

How I Raised $125,000 on Kickstarter

In this article filmmaker Ryan Koo talks about how he raised $125,000 on Kickstarter for his film Man-child by assembling a team, setting a tough goal, the amount of traffic he predicted he would need to hit his goal, and more super interesting information.

Crowdfunding a $50,000 Media Startup

In this article a woman named Keren Goldshlager interviews entrepreneur Samantha Harrington about how she raised $50,000 from 234 backers for her media startup, Driven Media, using Beacon (a crowdfunding site devoted to journalism).

Ambronite Crowdfunding: How We Raised $100,000 on Indiegogo

In this article Ambronite co-founder Mikko Ikola talks about the percentage of campaign contributions that came from each marketing channel, how his company drove traffic to Indiegogo, getting media coverage for Ambronite, and more things that helped his company raise $100,000.

How I raised $250,000 on Kickstarter

In this article Y Athletics Founder Arbab Mazumdar talks about how he raised $250,000 for the company on Kickstarter by focusing on his products’ main benefits, getting lots of feedback, and giving early backers great prices.