BY PETER CLOUGH, Crowdfund Beat is the most comprehensive site for crowdfunding research and information as well as breaking news.
Sydney Armani and his team take an academic approach to crowdfunding and startup entrepreneurship. If you want the facts and figures check out crowdfundbeat.com In addition to the US site they are also localized in several other countries including the UK, Germany and Japan and will be launching Crowdfund Beat China later this year. Sydney is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide and they also produce several conferences a year of their own. They also stream these events live and archive them on the site.