Crowd Funding: - As Emerging Method to Finance Startup in India


Finance is the basic factor which decides the existence and growth of a new startup. Crowd funding is rapid growing way of raising finance in India and that day is not so far when it will be abide with legal laws and regulations.Crowdfunding is similar to the stock exchange where fund is raised from public through online mode but it is legally not authorized as stock exchange is. In India untapped market available for crowd funding and the need is to make it legal and streamline. In this paper I will discuss the process of crowdfunding,differentplatformsandlegalstatusofcrowdfundinginIndia.

[1] Consultation paper on crowd funding in India by SEBI.

[2] Data sources: Individual crowd funding websites.

[3] Indian journal of research paripex -„A study on crowd funding in implications in India“.

[4] Indian Startups and Ecosystem Maturing Edition 2016- NASSCOM.

[5] NASSCOM“s annual product conclave Report-2018.

[6] IOSCO Staff Working Paper - Crowd-funding: An Infant Industry Growing fast, 2014.

[7] Data sources: individual crowd funding websites and their respective face book pages.

[8] Business Finance “Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Launching a Crowd funding Campaign”.

[9] World Bank report -2017.

[10] Business Finance: List of the Best Academic Research on Crowd funding by Mollick.

[11] Equity crowd funding articles by seed invest. [12] Crowd funding for startups in India.