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VentureHealth on Securing an Online Venture Fund
Crowdfunding

We recently introduced you to VentureHealth, an online venture fund that connects accredited investors with biotech startups. Today we feature the second part of our conversation with VentureHealth co-founder Talat Imran, who also serves as the platform's lead developer. Discussion topics include security concerns, payment processing, past investments, and the company's future.

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Eric BlattbergAug 19, 2013 09:00 pm GMT3685 views
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Your Anti-Advisory Board: Leverage for Lean Start-ups (and Life)
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

I’ve been fascinated for some time by the leverage that comes from distributed expertise. Building a board, whether of the Advisor or Director variety, is about finding the experience outside of your four walls that help you know what you don’t. And done well, this can mean the difference between life or death for any venture.

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Saad Khan Apr 06, 2011 09:02 pm GMT4863 views
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VenReport
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

VenReport is the leader in the investment (equity) crowdfunding news, analysis, and research industry. We created VenReport for two reasons: #1 Help promote and advocate for the equity...

Eric BurnsDec 15, 2012 10:04 pm GMT1248 views
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VenReport
SEC Regulations Barricade The Crowdfunding Floodgates
Crowdfunding

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 GMT11289 views
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5 Ways to Initiate The Crowd In Crowdfunding
document 

To “move the crowd” towards your crowdfunding and startup objectives, do the following: 1. Grow Your Network. Connect. 2. Bring Your Own Crowd. 3. Promote Your Startup Page & Crowdfunding...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 24, 2011 07:47 am GMT2847 views
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5 Ways to Initiate The Crowd In Crowdfunding
Crowdtap Raises $7 Million To Help Brands Connect With Their Influential Customers
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Mr. Youth invested $3 million of seed funding in Crowdtap back in 2009 (and served as an incubator for the company during its early stages), which brings the startup’s total current investment to...

Rebecca GutierrezJul 28, 2011 12:28 pm GMT1085 views
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Crowdtap Raises $7 Million To Help Brands Connect With Their Influential Customers
Worried About Idea Theft? Don't Be.
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

GoodorGreatIdea.com Founder Mohammed Guller shares his five reasons not to worry about anyone in the crowd stealing your million dollar idea.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 13, 2011 02:13 am GMT4598 views
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Coffee & Power: 258 Guys in a Garage
Cloud Labor

Philip Rosedale, co-founder of Linden Lab and Coffee & Power, shares his vision for cloud labor and how he used the crowd to build his company.

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Crowdsourcing.orgFeb 01, 2012 05:26 pm GMT3922 views
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A crowdfunding site for tech startups, a gin-infused cocktail bar, and more
document 

TechMoola.com: This Chicago-based crowdfunding website,which launched in February, helps innovators raise money for new technology and gadgets.That focus makes it different from Kickstarter,...

Fiona MaresMar 21, 2012 07:01 am GMT1562 views
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A crowdfunding site for tech startups, a gin-infused cocktail bar, and more
Chris Van Pelt, Founder & CTO Crowdflower #data2
video Cloud Labor

Studio artist, computer scientist, Web engineer, and CrowdFlower co-founder, Chris pours his diverse background into his role as Chief Technology Officer (though he prefers Chief Awesome...

Benjamin FosselApr 15, 2012 10:01 pm GMT1958 views
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Chris Van Pelt, Founder & CTO Crowdflower #data2
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 GMT13415 views
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DeRev
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DeRev is an Italian social platform for crowdfunding and participative democracy that allows users to turn their best ideas into Revolutions in order to improve the world. It gives to communities...

Roberto EspositoFeb 09, 2013 07:40 pm GMT1290 views
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DeRev
Tips from a 22 Year-Old Crowdfunding Veteran [Part I]

At age 22, Anthony Ng Monica has already completed two successful crowdfunding campaigns to fund his startup, Swogo. We recently caught up with the young, tech-savvy CEO to learn more about his business, crowdfunding for equity, and why buying a laptop can be so damn frustrating.

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Eric BlattbergApr 26, 2013 10:48 pm GMT3542 views
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Crowd Coffee: January 8
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee, where we compile the latest crowd-related stories from around the web, you can read about how Apple's new patent may lead to crowdsourced mapping, a new crowdsourced venture by Twitter cofounder Biz Stone, and a crowdfunding drive for one of India's political parties.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 08, 2014 03:16 pm GMT1872 views
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Crowd Coffee: July 8
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition: Kickstarted potato salad goes viral; Invesdor finds new investors on own platform; another crowdsourced design startup raises cash; a week spend sharing; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 08, 2014 01:57 pm GMT973 views
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TaskRabbit raises $13 million Series C round, adds new board members
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TaskRabbit plans to announce Monday that it’s raised $13 million in a Series C round and added two new board members, bringing the startup’s total funding so far to $38 million and pushing the...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 24, 2012 06:13 am GMT1545 views
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TaskRabbit raises $13 million Series C round, adds new board members
Japan's Crowdworks Raises $3.75 Million, Poised for Further Asia Expansion
article Cloud Labor, Tools

Crowdworks, a Tokyo-based startup providing a crowdsourcing platform that matches engineers and designers with job postings, just announced today that it has raised a total amount of $3.75 million...

Harshida PatelOct 31, 2012 11:52 am GMT2045 views
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Japan's Crowdworks Raises $3.75 Million, Poised for Further Asia Expansion
Screw the Critics: Five Reasons Crowdfunding Works
Crowdfunding

Despite crowdfunding’s democratic appeal, not everyone is on board. Crowdsourcing.org Editor Eric Blattberg silences the critics by outlining five reasons crowdfunding works.

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Eric BlattbergDec 05, 2012 12:48 am GMT6972 views
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Three Things Broken in Investment Crowdfunding That SEC Regulations Won't Fix

Hopes being placed on prospective SEC regulations are based on a false promise. Non-accredited investment crowdfunding under the JOBS Act was never meant to actually work.

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William CarletonJan 07, 2013 02:30 pm GMT4296 views
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CloudFactory Launches CloudFactory 2.0 Platform After Acquiring SpeakerText & Humanoid
article Cloud Labor

SpeakerText automates video transcriptions through algorithms and crowdsourcing and its investors included Mitch Kapor, 500 Startups, Crowdflower CEO Lukas Biewald, Roy Rodenstein, Chris Yeh and...

Harshida PatelMar 04, 2013 08:48 am GMT2355 views
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CloudFactory Launches CloudFactory 2.0 Platform After Acquiring SpeakerText & Humanoid
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