IT MAY NOT BE THE SOLUTION YOU WERE HOPING FOR!
According to the dealmakers, experts and lawyers; raising capital via the crowd-funding route is ripe with problems. If you're considering crowdfunding - THE TROUBLE WITH CROWDFUNDING by Brian Korn (yes, he's a lawyer) is a MUST-READ . What's the problem? Compliance with the crowdfunding rules is no joke (ie this is serious stuff)!