Analyses | Regional and economic development | 2017-08-02 | HKEJ

How can legitimate crowdfunding projects be distinguished from scams?



For entrepreneurs, crowdfunding can serve as a channel to finance their endeavours. Additionally, it allows entrepreneurs to test the water through gauging initial reactions of a large number of small investors to their proposals. However, small investors and entrepreneurs often never meet face-to-face, so it is difficult to distinguish whether crowdfunding efforts are legitimate, or scams in disguise. To invest money wisely, there are some tips you may find useful.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.