Document Type : Research Article



Any entrepreneur’s most significant hurdle is obtaining investors and raising cash for their
firm. When raising investment funding, social entrepreneurs can face stiff competition from
commercial entrepreneurs. As a result, loans and Crowdfunding become the only viable
options for ethical entrepreneurs to remain competitive in the market. Thus, it is critical to
examine and comprehend the values and consequences of crowd fundraising. Our research
examines and surveys the advantages and disadvantages of crowd financing or crowd
investing in social entrepreneurship. In hindsight, social entrepreneurs’ failures with equity
crowd fundraising reveal many drawbacks, including insufficient public visibility, an
indistinctive pool of small investors, inexperienced investors, and often more extraordinary
expenses than commercial entrepreneurship. However, there are some benefits, such as
increased visibility and marketing of social causes with a powerful message, more accessible
access to impact-minded people, increased firm value, and a favorable power balance