Crowdfunding is getting a lot of attention as an alternative way to finance a project or a startup company.
The first Crowdfund Texas Conference took place earlier this year.
While countless companies have raised millions of dollars through crowdfunding sites like IndieGoGo, Kickstarter and Hubrocket for all kinds of projects, crowdfunding is not without its perils.
A Kickstarter backer sued a project creator last year after he failed to deliver the product he promised.
And soon the Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to release rules to govern equity-based crowdfunding that will allows companies to raise funds from small investors.
So I created this Slideshare to give some information the state of the industry today.