5 Sporting Events to look forward to in 2016

At the beginning of every new year one always has that anguishing feeling about New Year resolutions and the stress of a busy year. However 2016 will be quite a year to look forward to especially in the world of sports. Rest assured that 2016 will be quite the spectacle for sports so here are the top five:1) 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,BrazilThis one really is a no brainer for all sport fans. The Olympic Games are back and there is plenty of hype globally. The host city Rio is already known for its jaw dropping carnival,...

Early Crowdfunding Momentum

When one starts a crowdfunding campaign it is very important to gain early momentum. Early momentum goes a long way for the success of an athlete or a team’s campaign. There are many different aspects that give early momentum. Firstly,the objective would be to find out your total sum that you will raise. Secondly, I would look at the benchmarks you could set for yourself. These four points are a recipe for success and will give you a running start to your campaign. Before you start anything it is crucial that you make a clear financial plan so that you...

NCAA: None Can Argue Anymore, Crowdfunding is Permissible

On November 6th the NCAA dropped a bombshell of an announcement for the crowdfunding community. On the NCAAs Legislative Database a series of questions were asked about prospective students using crowdfunding a year ago and the answer seemed rather convoluted however recently the NCAA posted a new set of rules and regulations which can be summarized as followed: 1)An athlete may set up their own crowdfunding campaign as long as the funds raised are used for actual and necessary expenses related to competition and practice (for team athletes) or an event and practice immediately preceding the event (for individual athletes).2)An...

The Four Circles 2.0: The Four Circles Strike Back

This blog post is about reintroducing concepts that were exposed in a previous blog post by Mr David Ancor while adding a little new spice to the four circles. This is about breaking down thousands of campaign into those famed four circles of friends and family. There is a procedure an athlete or team can follow to reach a wider audience and get better crowdfunding results. Each circle is of differing proportion to the other and is of significant importance. One circle is very much of symbiotic importance to the other. However the one extra ingredient is how a member...