Richard Swart Gives His Insights on the Global Dynamics Currently Impacting Crowdfunding

by Dan Baird CEO crack the crowd , CrowdFundBeat Guest Editor,

Richard Swart, PHD, is at the center of all things crowdfunding. He’s a speaker, author, researcher and advisor, and every year he leads the Annual Academic Symposium on Crowdfunding Research. A couple months ago, I had the chance to sit down with him for some scintillating discussion on the last two years in crowdfunding, including the difference between U.S., South American, Chinese, and European crowdfunding markets—and crowdfunding fraud.

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Sit back, and “join us” for part 1 of our discussion. If there’s anything you’d like to add to the discussion, please drop a comment below—we’d like to hear from you. Also, be sure to come back next week for part 2 to learn more about William Galvin vs. the SEC, the growth of Title II and Title IV, Jobs Act 2.0, and how to attract and approach accredited investors on what really matters.

This interview is part of our #CRACKtheCROWD series of long-form conversations on the dynamics and people in crowdfunding. If there’s anything you’d like us to cover, we welcome your suggestions.


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World Bank Report: Crowdfunding’s Potential for the Developing World

Dr. Richard Swart discusses global crowdfunding, the difference in US, South American, Chinese, and European markets, & crowdfunding fraud.

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