The rise of the crowd funding economy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Crowdfunding is growing rapidly — we’ve heard as much from observers and consultants (including our sister company Massolution) for some time.

But “crowdfunding” is hardly a rigid term. There are different ways to raise cash from the crowd, and the landscape is likely to change soon with Title III of the JOBS Act (which legalizes equity crowdfunding for unaccredited investors) coming into effect.

Not sure how the new rules will affect the crowdfunding space? Check out the infographic below, which was created by, a company that connects knowledge seekers with experts. The infographic shows some of crowdfunding’s biggest successes, and gives a brief overview of how the JOBS Act regulations will affect startup financing.

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