Beyond the financing options available to blueMoon startups through blueMoon Seed Fund, Lions Den, and blueMoon Angels, another exciting option is access to crowd equity funding through blueMoon Crowd, an online platform enabling thousands of private individuals (the “crowd”) from anywhere in the world to invest small amounts of money in return for equity to blueMoon startups.  blueMoon Crowd will enable blueMoon startups to be pitched to the world, leveraging the power of social media and the trend to globally connect.  It is also an exciting way to contribute to the changing narrative on Ethiopia as a place of opportunities, of aspirational youth, and thriving innovation and entrepreneurship.