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Financial contributions from online investors, sponsors or donors to fund for-profit or non-profit initiatives or enterprises. Crowdfunding is an approach to raising capital for new projects and businesses by soliciting contributions from a large number of stakeholders following three types of crowdfunding models: (1) Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship where there is no expected financial return, (2) Lending and (3) Investment in exchange for equity, profit or revenue sharing.

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How to Attend College Without Student Loans
article Crowdfunding

Here are six things college students can do that may help cut down or eliminate the amount of student loans they need to take out as they work toward their degree; 1. Work while attending...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 30, 2015 01:00 pm GMT224 views
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How to Attend College Without Student Loans
article Crowdfunding

Here are six things college students can do that may help cut down or eliminate the amount of student loans they need to take out as they work toward their degree; 1. Work while attending...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 30, 2015 01:00 pm GMT224 views
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How to Attend College Without Student Loans
ANVIL: Rock Legends Offer Unique PledgeMusic Fan Opportunities In Support of New Album
article Crowdfunding

Canadian cult metal act ANVIL is back! Striving to bypass the labels that have stood between the band and fans for years, ANVIL is creating their new record Anvil Is Anvil with a direct-to-fan...

Harshida PatelAug 30, 2015 05:54 am GMT455 views
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ANVIL: Rock Legends Offer Unique PledgeMusic Fan Opportunities In Support of New Album
CrowdStreet and Mainstreet Celebrate Crowdfunding Success, Delivering 14 Percent Return to Investors
document Crowdfunding

"Mainstreet's Bloomington project was the first use of crowdfunding to raise capital for a senior health care property," said Tore Steen, CEO of CrowdStreet. "Now it's...

Fiona MaresAug 30, 2015 03:03 am GMT570 views
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CrowdStreet and Mainstreet Celebrate Crowdfunding Success, Delivering 14 Percent Return to Investors
EarlyShares Launches Equity Investment Offering from Magnus Capital for Multi-Family NYC Properties
document Crowdfunding

“We’re thrilled to be giving accredited investors across the U.S. access to Manhattan real estate by hosting Magnus’ new deal on EarlyShares,” said Joanna Schwartz, co-founder and CEO of...

Fiona MaresAug 30, 2015 02:40 am GMT432 views
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EarlyShares Launches Equity Investment Offering from Magnus Capital for Multi-Family NYC Properties
Begslist Inc. Announces the Launch of a New Website Overhaul Redesign for Begslist.com
document Crowdfunding

Begslist is another way for people to beg for money online instead of facing strangers or even friends to ask them for money.The crowdsourcing platform's cyber begging and crowdfunding...

Benjamin FosselAug 30, 2015 02:16 am GMT344 views
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Begslist Inc. Announces the Launch of a New Website Overhaul Redesign for Begslist.com
Hasbro Teams up with Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge
document Crowdfunding

“More people are gaming than ever before and the category has grown tremendously with the emergence of a passionate and talented community of game designers,” said Brian Chapman, head of design...

Benjamin FosselAug 30, 2015 01:32 am GMT467 views
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Hasbro Teams up with Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge
Crowdfunding’s Latest Invasion: Real Estate
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is rapidly changing the real-estate investment market, offering developers new ways to finance projects, small investors a way in, and the socially conscious an avenue to support their...

Carmen CampoAug 29, 2015 04:57 pm GMT511 views
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Crowdfunding’s Latest Invasion: Real Estate
The Digital Voices of NGOs
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Another great example is a crowdsourcing platform called Transparent Hands, which defines itself as “a global crowdfunding platform that builds a personal and trusted bond between patients and...

Jason RobbinsAug 29, 2015 01:46 pm GMT768 views
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The Digital Voices of NGOs
Why Crowdfunding for Startups Makes Sense
Crowdfunding

Andrew Adcock, the chief marketing officer at Crowd for Angels, writes in to discuss why equity crowdfunding makes sense for startups, compiling some of the most popular arguments for the new funding model.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 28, 2015 07:02 pm GMT2312 views
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The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

The remaining months of 2014 may still hold unexpected twists for those hoping to ride the ever-increasing crowdfunding wave in the U.S., Europe and beyond. The number of crowdfunding platforms...

Carmen CampoAug 28, 2015 03:52 pm GMT782 views
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The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding
Firm Pioneers Pro Bono Crowdsourcing
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding may be the future of improved access to justice, after Salvos Legal because the first firm to use crowdfunding on a pro bono case. On a highly compelling, public interest case, the...

Samuel BennettAug 28, 2015 11:50 am GMT729 views
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Firm Pioneers Pro Bono Crowdsourcing
Crowd Coffee: August 28
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: another big firm turns to crowdfunding; predicting how the recent global market fluctuations will affect crowdfunding; a look back at Tomnod's crowdsourced MH370 plane search; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 28, 2015 09:30 am GMT567 views
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U.S. Leads World In Burgeoning Crowdfunding Trend
article Crowdfunding

Right now the spotlight is on LendingClub that offers peer-to-peer loans of up to $33,000. Last month they transacted $125 million with projections to lend up to $1.5 billion by year end. They...

Carmen CampoAug 27, 2015 04:01 pm GMT941 views
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U.S. Leads World In Burgeoning Crowdfunding Trend
Kickstarter Film Festival Coming to a City Near You
Crowdfunding

This year, Kickstarter is taking its film festival across the nation, having paired up with 32 cinemas in 31 cities. The festival will take place on October 15, and will show five films, two feature-length ones, and three shorts.

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Anton RootAug 27, 2015 11:39 am GMT557 views
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Start up story: Vinco Life
article Crowdfunding

The Vinco wallet is a crowdfunded startup, on a platform where they needed to hit 30% of their target in order for the public to be able to fund their products. “For us it was not about making the...

Samuel BennettAug 27, 2015 10:22 am GMT844 views
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Start up story: Vinco Life
Crowd Coffee: August 27
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Celery Launch allows people to set up own crowdfunding platforms; crowdfunding in Indonesia; the sharing economy taking off in China; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 27, 2015 09:31 am GMT899 views
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Crowdfunding platforms are all-game for Board Games
article Crowdfunding

Anyone looking to create a game is turning towards Kickstarter. And why not? Game projects have been quite successful on Kickstarter, with Exploding Kittens leading the pack where 219,382 backers...

Sue MilesAug 26, 2015 08:21 pm GMT799 views
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Crowdfunding platforms are all-game for Board Games
Marketplace Fairness Act & What It Means For The Growing Crowdfunding Industry
article Crowdfunding

The U.S. Senate on May 6 passed the third version of Senate Bill 743, otherwise known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, which requires consumers to pay sales tax on all Internet purchases. How does...

Carmen CampoAug 26, 2015 01:25 pm GMT965 views
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Marketplace Fairness Act & What It Means For The Growing Crowdfunding Industry
Crowdfunding Platform Eyes Next Funding Move
article Crowdfunding

During its two and half years of existence, the OurCrowd crowdfunding platform has enabled startups to receive funding from accredited investors, along with providing direct investments to the...

Claire MackayAug 26, 2015 12:14 pm GMT476 views
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Crowdfunding Platform Eyes Next Funding Move
How Six Korean Startups Conquered Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

Lately several Korean startups have launched highly successful crowdfunding campaigns, including Yolk, which have just raised US$1,021,584 for Solar Paper. Nathan Millard, founder of G3 Partners,...

Jayne AnnAug 26, 2015 09:35 am GMT778 views
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How Six Korean Startups Conquered Crowdfunding
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