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Equity Crowdfunding Must be a System of Value Creation, Not Destruction

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Equity Crowdfunding Must be a System of Value Creation, Not Destruction
Description Patronage has its place in crowdfunding. Kickstarter, having raised over $315m to date for new projects, ideas and movements, exemplifies this. But when for-profit motivations take the wheel – as they will in equity crowdfunding – patronage must take a back seat. Startups are not helpless, underserved entities deserving of our charity. In fact, charity will only hurt them. They need disciplined capital; capital that expects a return. Capital that believes in them, supports them, but will also hold them accountable in their search for a job-generating, value-creating business model.

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