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Exploring the Idea of the Atlanta Capital Growth Fund: Equity Crowdfunding as One Component of the New Atlanta Private Securities Exchange [Section 6]

The geographical scope of interest of both the Atlanta Fund and the Atlanta Private Securities Exchange is about 50 miles from Buckhead’s outer perimeter. Successful technological innovation occurs in market habitats that have multiple diverse networks of actors who share cognitive maps about innovation. These shared cognitive maps are geographically-bounded within a 50 mile envelope.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 25, 2015 07:05 pm GMT661 views
What’s In A Name?

Looking at the alternative finance arena from the customer’s perspective, whether an individual investor/lender or borrower, or a business seeking funding through borrowing or selling equity, the choice of options and providers is extensive.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 19, 2015 08:15 pm GMT1305 views
Gamification and eLearning – Should You be Considering It and Why?
Distributed Knowledge

Isn’t the foremost rule to boost e-learning better writing, better scripts? And besides keeping its tone conversational, human-centered, and focused, isn’t it important to consider that your learners are essentially adults, professionals in fact? Word choices thus are the difference between a successful and not-so-effective program, and will ruin your efforts and the purpose of the contents provided to prospective learners.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 17, 2015 08:11 pm GMT5633 views
Exploring The Idea of The Atlanta Capital Growth Fund: Equity Crowdfunding As One Component of The New Atlanta Private Securities Exchange [Section 5]

The outcome of this interplay of forces is contingent. Some societies have institutions and cultural values that promote technological innovation, which causes economic growth. Some societies do not. According to Mokyr, technological progress tends to occur in regional economies which have well-educated citizens, who are deeply engaged in the economic and political decisions of their communities. Mokyr suggests that those communities are “sympathetic environments” for innovation, and that innovations must be borne into the sympathetic environment in order to survive.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 16, 2015 06:23 pm GMT1269 views
The Wisdom of The Crowd

Crowdlending is a specific type of crowdfunding, where crowd invests its money in return for repayment with interest. It has many other names, including “marketplace lending” and the popular term “peer to peer lending” coined by Zopa in 2004, to describe their model of individuals lending to individuals. But since then the market has got a lot more complicated.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 12, 2015 06:39 pm GMT1601 views