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Taking Out a P2P Loan [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

With banks hesitant to lend to small businesses, entrepreneurs are beginning to turn to peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms. One of the most prominent players in this field is Funding Circle, which made headlines recently when it raised a $65 million funding round to continue to beef up its operations in the UK and the US. One of the advantages crowdlending platforms tout over banks is speed. To show exactly how long it typically takes to secure a loan via Funding Circle vs. a traditional bank, Funding Circle put out the following infographic.

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Anton RootJul 28, 2014 07:24 pm GMT462 views
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Where Do Nonprofits Fit into the Crowdfunding Ecosystem?
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding coach Rose Spinelli writes in with the latest edition of her new weekly column, Rose Recommends. This week, she answers a question about non-profit crowdfunding, and how that part of the industry is developing. Have your own crowdfunding questions? Don't hesitate to ask!

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Rose SpinelliJul 28, 2014 04:08 pm GMT1123 views
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Crowd Coffee: July 28
Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: Kickstarter and taxes; Airbnb squatter also may have scammed on Kickstarter; crowdsourcing digital policy ideas; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 28, 2014 02:45 pm GMT403 views
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Where Crowdfunding Will Go from Here [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has exploded over the past few years, as Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns raised millions of dollars and the JOBS Act promised to open angel investing to the masses. The company BusinessProfiles recently put out a good infographic showing some of the emerging industry trends, including self-run campaigns, niche platforms, and international expansion.

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Anton RootJul 25, 2014 06:27 pm GMT2149 views
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Crowd Coffee: July 25
Crowdfunding

In this end of week edition: EarlyShares Q&A; Areal developers discuss suspended Kickstarter campaign; Indonesia's president-elect crowdsourcing cabinet member suggestions; FlightCar gets backing of high-profile angels; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 25, 2014 02:33 pm GMT565 views
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