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The State of Crowdfunding Worldwide
Crowdfunding

A look around the world at the growth of crowdfunding, from Latin America to Europe.

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Is Crowdfunding the Future of Journalism?
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

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Crowdfunding Could Support Civil Rights Reporting
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The article provides a link to an essay written on civil rights and social justice issues by Leonard Witt.

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Scred: Open accounting and meaningful banking for communities
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PIFWORLD
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Pifworld is a charity platform where members can make donations to their favorite projects. Pifworld provides the opportunity to participate in many types of projects including projects that enable...

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KICKSTARTER
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

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ActBlue
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Founded in 2004, ActBlue is a non-profit organization that provides fundraising tools to Democratic candidates and committees, and progressive organizations and has raised over $382 million from...

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SymBid
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

Founded as early as 2009 by a team of Dutch entrepreneurs, Symbid is an online investment platform that helps private investors, entrepreneurs and start-ups come together in a safe and secure...

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Poptent raises $3M for crowdsourced video
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The big question is, does the wisdom of the crowd pick better stocks than a mutual fund manager? Mutual funds historically don’t beat the S&P 500, but can EquitySplash do any better? Critics...

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My Major Company Mixes Traditional Record Label A&R with Crowdfunding
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document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

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Types of Crowd Funding: Ways Entrepreneurs Can Face the Investment Crisis
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In theory, it is very simple. You have a project to finance, you present your project in a web site, and you promote your project to people and ask them to give you money! If people like your...

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Causes
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Co-founded by Sean Parker and Joe Green, Causes allows members to form projects that aims to make a difference in their place. Plus, it also gives users a chance to support any project which they...

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Crowdcube
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

Established in 2009, CrowdCube is the first equity-based crowdfunding platform that allows people to do two things: invest in business ideas and raise finances for their business.

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Rocket Hub
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

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document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

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