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Raising funds through VCs, CrowdFunding or both? Chicken or the egg?

posted Aug 8, 2014, 1:36 PM by David Khorram
The discussion of crowdfunding and VCs is a much deeper (and wonderfully debatable) discussion. Without a doubt, being a part of the crowdfunding ecosystem gives the participating VCs a first-hand opportunity to engage with those start-ups that they would normally not engage with, as well as access market reaction and acceptance of  products. A great way to see if the idea sticks!

In reverse , both these two projects raised funds 1st  through VCs before they  got much more from CrowdFunding ( interesting ?)
As we know the 2nd one was quickly bought up by Facebook  for 2 billion dollars 




This is a list of some of our publicly announce projects : http://www.promotemycrowdfunding.com/successes