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Civic crowdfunding from the Statue of Liberty to now
article Crowdfunding

There are many models of civic crowdfunding, as there are many models of participation, and each will have to find its own niche that suits local circumstances. One of the most iconic...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 21, 2013 10:16 am GMT2388 views
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Civic crowdfunding from the Statue of Liberty to now
Happy Birthday America, The Statue of Liberty and America’s CrowdFunding pioneer
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

4th of July 2014 Happy Birthday America. Have a fun and safe 4th of July SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://crowdfundbeat.com/the-statue-of-liberty-and-americas-crowdfunding-pioneer/

Philip ChenJul 03, 2014 01:34 pm GMT1354 views
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Happy Birthday America, The Statue of Liberty and America’s CrowdFunding pioneer
Want to see a Statue of Liberty-sized statue of Steve Jobs?
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An Indiegogo campaign has sprouted up that seeks to fund efforts to build a statue in honor of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Started by Alex Kennedy, a former intern at merchant service provider...

Samuel BennettAug 18, 2013 12:49 am GMT782 views
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Want to see a Statue of Liberty-sized statue of Steve Jobs?
My Inch Of The Earth Funds National Park Preservation By Selling Off Virtual Land Deeds
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My Inch of the Earth is one of many initiatives of late that uses crowdsourcing, microfunding and social media to fuel nonprofits and community-building projects. They're particularly...

Jayne AnnJul 06, 2012 07:55 am GMT1060 views
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My Inch Of The Earth Funds National Park Preservation By Selling Off Virtual Land Deeds
The Statue of Liberty was Crowdfunded
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Lessons learned out of the campaign: 1. A project featuring an emotional element, easily attachable by the masses, has all chances raising money with the crowdfunding. 2. Thanks to the...

Rebecca GutierrezMar 11, 2011 01:32 pm GMT5001 views
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The Statue of Liberty was Crowdfunded
The Year of the Crowdfunder
document Crowdfunding

As ever with the easing of regulation in such an area, there are many potential downsides too including the worry that investors will not be adequately protected and may lose their savings. Critics...

Harshida PatelJan 07, 2012 10:10 pm GMT1344 views
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The Year of the Crowdfunder
The Year of the Crowdfunder
document Crowdfunding

The most common form of crowdfunding, soliciting donations from the crowd in exchange for rewards, is not a new concept. Back as far as the 1800s French and American organisations were...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 17, 2012 11:21 am GMT1553 views
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The Year of the Crowdfunder
The Origins of Southern Equity Crowdfunding [Part I]
Crowdfunding

Thomas Vass writes in to discuss early equity crowdfunding in the American South. Check back on Monday for the second part of the article!

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 27, 2013 08:20 pm GMT6373 views
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SEC Regulations Barricade The Crowdfunding Floodgates
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Crowdfunding is such a pervasive concept that today more than 175 crowdfunding sites exist online. Seemingly, a new crowdfunding site pops up every other day. So it may be surprising to learn that none of them allow entrepreneurs to raise money in exchange for equity in their business. That's because regulatory organizations like the SEC ban it.

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Kevin LawtonMar 08, 2011 08:27 pm GMT12855 views
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Crowdsourced Ideas Show New Yorkers Are Thinking Sustainably
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All of these play a role in the sustainability movement- a city where urbanites can interact, move around, eat well and play is a healthy, green place. Now it's a matter of making sure the...

Pablo BracciniJul 03, 2011 11:44 pm GMT1362 views
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Crowdsourced Ideas Show New Yorkers Are Thinking Sustainably
Design Open Mic: Crowdsourcing Personal Passions at IndieGoGo
blog Crowdfunding

In the past it took a high-profile project and a high-profile communications network to use crowdsourcing effectively. IndieGoGo's Danae Ringelmann cites how in the 1880's the pedestal of...

Rebecca GutierrezJan 17, 2012 09:26 pm GMT2279 views
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Design Open Mic: Crowdsourcing Personal Passions at IndieGoGo
The JOBS Act: Economic Boon or Peril?

Signed into law by President Obama on April 5, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act legalizes crowdfund investing in the United States. When the Securities and Exchange Commission’s nine-month legislative review process concludes, entrepreneurs across the country will be able to solicit and collect investments for their startups and small businesses via the Internet. But is the JOBS Act a beneficial piece of legislation for the average American? The bill’s ardent supporters argue it will democratize finance for the 99 percent and ameliorate the United States’ sputtering economy, while its loudest critics claim it will pave the way for another financial crisis. Whether the JOBS Act improves or depresses the American economy, it will fundamentally alter the country’s business ecosystem. It is, as President Obama called it, a “game-changer.”

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Eric BlattbergApr 30, 2012 09:05 pm GMT14263 views
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How Perks Incentives Improve Crowdfunding Success - Slava Rubin
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In Chapter 11 of 13 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, crowdfunding entrepreneur and IndieGoGo CEO Slava Rubin answers "How Have Perks Incentives Been Game Changing for Fundriaising...

April SchmidtSep 08, 2012 02:43 pm GMT1264 views
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How Perks Incentives Improve Crowdfunding Success - Slava Rubin
In Crowdfunding We Trust

Ellie Diaz, of the community crowdfunding platform FunderHut, writes in to explain what campaign owners can learn from Joseph Pulitzer, and share her thoughts on how to encourage trust online.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 05, 2013 09:00 pm GMT4131 views
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Crowdfunding: It’s No Longer a Buzzword
Crowdfunding

David Drake of LDJ Capital and the Soho Loft writes in to discuss how crowdfunding has evolved from a hyped up buzzword into a serious industry that's been used by everyone from real estate firms to charities.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 10, 2014 06:04 pm GMT4746 views
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Crowd Coffee: June 9
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

In this edition: Uber's valuation hits $17 billion; MH370 campaign set up to help fund search; examining Prosper; DARPA turns to the crowd once again; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 09, 2014 01:31 pm GMT3329 views
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