At a time when banks have been accused of pulling back from start-up funding, the rise of crowdfunding comes at a germane moment for early-stage ventures.
But how can you convince the public to pledge for your project? And what are the major pitfalls you need to be aware of?
A selection of Aussie start-ups that raised $135,000 between them via crowdfunding provide their top tips to StartupSmart today.
Christmas is now less than three months away, with new figures pointing to a price-cutting frenzy by businesses. Lawyer Craig Yeung also has some advice on how to resolve a legal stoush without breaking the bank.