This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Crowdfunding companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Crowdfunding industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Washington Crowdfunding Companies
Guidant Financial Group
Guidant Financial Group, Inc., has emerged as the industry leader in self-directed IRAs and innovative small business financing. Their services enable people from all walks of life to purchase alternative investments (i.e., real estate, small businesses, mortgages, tax liens, etc.) inside their retirement plans as an investment, without taking a taxable distribution.
They have helped thousands of new business and franchise owners obtain alternative small business funding by providing innovative and easy-to-use small business financing solutions.. .
BackerClub is a private community made up of the most active and influential backers in the world. Membership is limited and the criteria to get in are high.
We are Kickstarter enthusiasts and are the “sneezers” of the crowdfunding world. We are the first ones to back projects and most eager to share great ideas.
We love innovation and cutting edge and creativity. We are the backbone of the crowdfunding world.
BackerClub is only open to those who have backed at least 50 projects on Kickstarter. Many of our members have backed hundreds or thousands of great projects.
In other words, BackerClub is a gathering of the most active and dedicated backers out there. We are a community of those who love crowdfunding and just can’t get enough of it..
Parametric Portfolio Associates
Parametric has been providing engineered portfolio solutions to institutional and private clients for over a quarter of a century, with a sharp focus on implementation excellence and client-specific customization. As Parametric’s capabilities have grown, so has their firm.
In 2007, theirformed Parametric Risk Advisors LLC in Westport, CT and added options-based strategies to their products and services. In 2012, they acquired The Clifton Group, an institutionally focused asset management firm that also traces its roots to the mid 1980’s as providers of highly customized solutions.
And, in order to meet the needs of institutions in Australia, they established offices in Sydney in 2014. Today, Parametric offers systematic alpha strategies that seek to outperform designated benchmarks on a risk-adjusted basis by applying systematic, rules-based asset class exposure.
theirr customized exposure management solutions use individual securities, exchange-traded funds, futures, options and other derivative instruments to construct and manage portfolios to assist clients in meeting their market exposure, risk management, tax management and return objectives.. .
Coop.org currently allows the posting of news and events, plus they also have a crowd funding component. Though, they feel a pivot is needed in order to maximize earning potential.
Ideas are in place, but they remain completely open to input, examination and further thought. Coop.org is a premium domain name that can become an international focal hub for cooperative business.
The URL will work toward the site standing out on it’s own merit, but Coop.org requires a pivot/particular angle of approach from the current status.. .
InvestNextDoor lead communities through a capital transformation by creating a new source of reasonably priced capital for small businesses. InvestNextDoor has created the first community-engaged capital marketplace.
Their marketplace creates a new source of reasonably priced capital for small businesses, better returns for Main Street investors, and longevity for community-based banks and credit unions. They focus on communities that first amplifies the economic effects of consumer investment in small businesses by keeping more of the benefits of the borrowing lifecycle within a given community.
They started InvestNextDoor because they believe that borrowing and investing models are broken. They’ve hit the reset button and started fresh.
By going back to basics we’ve more than made it better, we’ve made it social and fun and impactful. They’re a brand new kind of financial services company, and they’ve already made things better..
Community Sourced Capital
Community Sourced Capital uses new financial tools to help local businesses access capital. It provides loans to small businesses using funds sourced from people in their community.
Community Sourced Capital designed a simple way for community members to lend money to local businesses where they find the most value.. .
Crowdfunding Bank is an initiative that crowdfunds startups and small businesses. It enables people and businesses to accomplish things that they may not have been able to accomplish otherwise.
CrowdFunding Bank provides support to organizations or individuals through enlisting the cooperation, and funding from large number of angel investors or just anyone willing to support the initiative with small amount of money and/or advice. Crowdfunding was founded in 2010 and is based in Seattle, Washington, United States..
Compute.org funds individuals and organizations who want to build software to address issues facing the global community. The primary goal for Compute.org is to provide cash grants to those whose amazing ideas are overlooked by traditional investors who fund software innovations based on the potential for financial profit.
Secondly, we strive to create a community of passionate individuals, innovative software developers and concerned organizations to support and raise funds for software technology whose aim is to solve the most basic and complex problems of our times. It is our hope that, freed from the startup costs of software development, that entrepreneurs, philanthropists and developers will have the opportunity to exchange and share ideas which will lead to the creation of software and software technology that will change the lives of communities and individuals around the world..
Crowdswell is a crowdsolving platform that uses the power of the free market to turn good ideas into better communities. People, companies, and community organizations unite around local problems and causes, swelling the demand for solutions.
Once the funds raised for a Swell provide sufficient incentive for action, the right person or group can step in and solve it to earn the pool of donations.. .
Profit Mastery is a U.S.-based company that creates and delivers tools and resources to guide users to improve business performance in a constantly changing economy. It delivers practical financial management tools to improve the profitability and cash flow of its users.
The company is comprised of former business owners, bankers, and finance professionals, and it delivers a better service by linking its financial management education, benchmarking, and peer performance groups. Profit Mastery delivers, via direct and licensed affiliations, financial and management training programs, products, and services to business owners and managers as well as their advisors to contribute to their overall success.
The company provides information, education, and motivation to owners, managers, and advisors of independent business throughout the world. Profit Mastery was founded in 1985 by [Tim Riley](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/tim-riley-4) and [Steve LeFever](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/steve-lefever).
It is based in Seattle, Washington.. .
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