Investing in entrepreneurs and start-ups has become a boom among small investors, especially since it can be done from small amounts and is within reach of a click. However, this type of investment still entails risks, as the law does not yet regulate it. Despite this growth scenario, funding projects or companies requires careful analysis of the project and the entrepreneur, since the more yield (profit) they offer, the greater the risk that the investor will take.
Evelyn Fermat will definitely no longer fund any project via crowd funding. Between August and September of 2012, he deposited $ 275 (about 5,000 pesos) to the foreign campaign Brightening Bike Lanes Worldwide, in Kick-starter of the United States. The company asked for 50,000 pesos and achieved a goal of 75, 417 pesos. In exchange, would receive 10 sets of lights for bicycles, the company’s flagship product, as they wanted to put them on sale at their bike accessories company. Continue reading “Bad crowdfunding experiences you can learning”