Equity Crowdfunding Role On Start-Up Pre-Seed Capital In India: A Case Study

  • Sufia kamal laskar, Dr.Khalid Waheed


The present study understands the impact of equity crowding funding on start-up pre-seed capital in India. A Mixed approach of semi-structured interview with the start-up’s and technology entrepreneur’s survey method is adopted. All the participants of the survey were from small business sectors in TamilNadu, India. Snowball sampling was used to collect the responses from the entrepreneurs. The paper discusses on the various types of industries involved in equity crowd funding, the various sources from where they acquire pre-seed capital finances. SEBI Guidelines on Crowd funding of equity and the limitations faced by Indian start-up entrepreneurs on Crowd Funding of equity based are also discussed.