19 May '11, 11pm

Championing Entrepreneurship: An Interview With Profounder%C2%92s Jessica Jackley

Championing Entrepreneurship: An Interview With Profounder%C2%92s Jessica Jackley

For those who aren’t familiar with Profounder can you tell us how the platform works? Sure! ProFounder is an online crowdfunding platform that provides tools for entrepreneurs to raise investment capital from their community. Entrepreneurs simply create a profile and fundraising pitch on profounder.com , and then can invite anyone (even "unaccredited, unsophisticated" investors) such as family, friends, customers, classmates, colleagues and others, to invest in their company. Investors receive either equity ownership (stock) in the company or a percentage of revenue over a fixed amount of time, depending on what investments terms the entrepreneur has set. ProFounder provides tools to entrepreneurs to manage and facilitate compliance regulations, e-signatures on term sheets, investor management, and more. What was the inspiration for Profounder? Through my role as a cofound...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/trailblazers/blog/championing...

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