It’s said that investors are wont to follow. Once a startup has persuaded the first angel or VC to invest, it’s significantly easier to get others to join the round. A similar mentality at scale can be seen in crowdfunding. Campaigns that garner enough backers early on reach a tipping point that often sees the project funded well before its deadline. Meanwhile, those that fail to attract enough initial backers are usually destined to be consigned to the crowdfunding graveyard.
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