The first phase of iCrowd's site will include tools to arm entrepreneurswith knowledge and enable them to develop networks of interested parties to help them grow their businesses."Social interaction is the key to investment crowdfunding. Raisingcapital is critical to business success, but it is not sufficient.Development of interactive networks of supporters and potential partners along with access to sound business advice is crucial totransition entrepreneurs from people with ideas to people with successful businesses," said iCrowd co-founder, Brad McGee . "iCrowd makes it possible for entrepreneurs to develop those partnerships."
Functions of the platform include:User Profiles
are an online brand. A user profile describesinterests, expertise, and background that is be searchable by other usersto foster productive connections.
Continuing education is essential for entrepreneurs. The
provides guided topics on a range of subjects focused on launching, developing, and growing businesses.
Ask the iCrowd
Startups and small businesses face problems whosesolutions will shape their success.
Ask the iCrowd
is a vast resource of commonly asked questions and well-thought answers that provideadvice to guide small businesses. Users are invited to ask new questionsto address their specific needs.
help mentor entrepreneurs andguide them through the intricacies of starting and operating a business.Users can interact in private with a team of advisors they assemble at