Crowdfunding And Physical Fitness Have A Lot In Common

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Project initiators who are trying to get a good handle on their crowdfunding campaigns are constantly on the lookout for tips that can help them manage their projects better. One reason for this is that social funding has been so successful that it has seen an increasing amount of campaigns being put forward by people in hopes of raising the amount they need to get started with their business ventures.

The platform has paved the way for startups and even small and medium-sized entrepreneurs that seems to be just out of reach of traditional lenders to raise the amount they need to get started with business idea. The crowdfunding platform has built a bridge between their needs and the financial resources that the masses can put together.

But crowdfunding is not as easy as it looks that is why those behind it are trying to look for ways to make it a little easy to operate. This is where physical fitness comes in because there are some similarities between the two with the approach that people might not often make the connection. Physical fitness can vary from one person to another but the underlying basics remain the same.

Crowdfunding and physical fitness

Here are a few things that would make you understand the relationship of the two better and how engaging in a physical activity can make you understand and appreciate crowdfunding a little more.

  • It does not happen overnight. When you set out a fitness goal whether it is to lose weight, gain some muscle mass or even regain some flexibility after an injury, the process does not happen overnight. You need to put in the time and sweat to make it happen. The same goes with crowdfunding where your financial target will not happen without putting in a lot of effort into the campaign. There are some projects that gets funded right out of the gate but this does not mean they are lucky. They have put in the work to make it happen.

  • It is a combination of a lot of factors. Crowdfunding is a multi-faceted operation and does not simply rely on investors or the site itself. Just like how a physical activity would require the exercise itself plus enough sleep and proper nutrition – social funding consists of a lot of factors. The investors play a crucial part but so does your project presentation. Your financial outlook is also important as well as your initial list of investors. There are a lot of factors to consider and you need to be on top of these things.

  • You need to constantly educate yourself. When undertaking a physical activity, you need to make sure that you know what you are doing so as not to waste your time and energy on useless activities. In crowdfunding, you efforts need to be calculated and precise and one way of doing this is knowing your process. Social funding does not end as soon as you hit that live button. There are a lot of other things that you need to understand to make your project a success and you can allot a few hours everyday to read up or find any literature to help you get ahead of the game.


This article is written by the Crowdfunders Editorial Team. In Asia, Crowdfunders.Asia is a leading portal on providing news related to crowdfunding, start-up, property and business. It is operated by CoAssets is South East Asia’s first listed and largest real estate crowdfunding platform. If you have any Crowdfunding news or stories to share, please email [email protected]


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