Did you know that there is now a way to crowdfund yourself? Yes! there are now crowdfunding platforms that let investors back hopeful entrepreneurs who show potential, even if they don’t have a business idea yet.
Upstart was launched in November and utilizes an algorithm that draws on the academic and professional experience of aspiring entrepreneurs to predict their future earnings. Interested investors can then fund these entrepreneurs in exchange for a percentage of their income over the next decade. Sign up, fill out a profile highlighting your skills and accomplishments and see if you can find some backers.