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The campaign was off to a fast start, quickly raising €1m, and breaking the Indiegogo record for the most contributors. To commemorate the occasion, Indiegogo put out a useful infographic, revealing information about the backers of the campaign. Some of the most interesting information was about the backers’ locations: not surprisingly, most of them came from Europe, though Americans also made a good showing, placing fourth behind the UK, Germany, and France.
In this start-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding finances scientists' research projects; survey finds crowdfunding not as popular as may seem; why Africa and other emerging markets need crowdfunding; the sharing economy is going mainstream; and more.
Steven Bettinger, CEO of Acquire Real Estate, a crowdfunded commercial real estate company, writes in to discuss the difference between crowdfunding and crowd investing, and how the latter plays a role in real estate. Read on, after the jump!
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Ride to Give finds its niche; Malaysia first ASEAN country with crowdfunding regulations; Crowdcube's Westlake on what's next for equity crowdfunding; Road Angels pivots its model away from crowdsourcing; and more.
Scott Purcell, serial entrepreneur and founder and CEO of FundAmerica, keeps a highly informative blog, focusing on equity crowdfunding in the US, and we are sharing the latest post after the jump. In it, he discusses what you can and can't do as a non-broker-dealer when it comes to general solicitation.