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Founded in 2010,, is a neutral professional association dedicated solely to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. As one of the most influential and credible authorities in the crowdsourcing space, is recognized worldwide for its intellectual capital, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding practice expertise and unbiased thought leadership.'s mission is to serve as an invaluable source of information to analysts, researchers, journalists, investors, business owners, crowdsourcing experts and participants in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platforms.

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Crowdfunding vs. Crowd Investing: A Critical Difference in the Real Estate World

Steven Bettinger, CEO of Acquire Real Estate, a crowdfunded commercial real estate company, writes in to discuss the difference between crowdfunding and crowd investing, and how the latter plays a role in real estate. Read on, after the jump!

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 02, 2015 04:00 pm GMT971 views
Crowd Coffee: July 2
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Ride to Give finds its niche; Malaysia first ASEAN country with crowdfunding regulations; Crowdcube's Westlake on what's next for equity crowdfunding; Road Angels pivots its model away from crowdsourcing; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 02, 2015 11:00 am GMT529 views
The Dos and Don'ts of General Solicitation for Non-Broker Dealers

Scott Purcell, serial entrepreneur and founder and CEO of FundAmerica, keeps a highly informative blog, focusing on equity crowdfunding in the US, and we are sharing the latest post after the jump. In it, he discusses what you can and can't do as a non-broker-dealer when it comes to general solicitation.

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Scott PurcellJul 01, 2015 06:10 pm GMT1193 views
Sony Launches ‘First Flight’ Crowdfunding Platform
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Sony has launched First Flight, a crowdfunding platform that aims to fund employee projects, in a bid to highlight and market test innovative ideas coming out of the company. In addition to crowdfunding ideas, the site also functions as a ‘co-vision’ and an e-commerce platform. First Flight, currently open only to Japanese customers, launched with three projects: two products available for pre-order, and a proper crowdfunding campaign that has already hit over 50 percent of its $21,500 target.

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Anton RootJul 01, 2015 12:36 pm GMT1758 views
Crowd Coffee: July 1
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: Greek debt crowdfunding campaign is no joke, creator says; Kickstarter wins patent battle; equity crowdfunding's secondary market problem; not all sharing economy companies are using 1099 workers; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 01, 2015 09:00 am GMT573 views