Crowdfunding: the basics and where intellectual property fits in

Crowdfunding is an alternative financing tool whereby funds are raised to finance a project idea from a large number of investors/supporters, typically through the use of an internet-based platform.
This Discover Guide will help you understand the different aspects to consider when setting up a crowdfunding campaign, the importance of intellectual property protection and the benefits it can bring to your campaign.
Who is this Guide for: All businesses that are looking for crowdfunding opportunities and want to operate within the European Union.
Time to complete this Guide: 5 minutes.
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