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Crowdfunding is Great, but Consumer Protection Should Not be Ignored
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Kickstarter has validated online crowdfunding. Over $200 million in capital has been raised for 20,000 projects by over 1 million users. For a company that was started in 2009, these are...

Arthur Hardy-DoubledayApr 30, 2012 01:36 pm GMT2895 views
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Crowdfunding is Great, but Consumer Protection Should Not be Ignored
Drake on Consumer Protection and Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

In this post Drake offers some recommendations on how to handle consumer protection and documentation under the emerging crowdfunding framework.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 15, 2012 04:26 pm GMT3180 views
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Mobile Rhino Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Protect Our Mobile Lives
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According to Dwight Stuckey, CEO of Mobile Rhino, Kickstarter is the perfect platform for them to bring their product to market. Crowdsourced funding allows them to reach their consumer directly...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 13, 2012 05:30 am GMT1446 views
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Mobile Rhino Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Protect Our Mobile Lives
Mobile Rhino Launches Campaign with IndieGoGo to Protect Our Mobile Lives
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Mobile Rhino announced today the start of a IndieGoGo.com campaign to fund the market introduction of a mobile insurance product focused on protecting the mobile lives of today's consumers....

Claire MackayApr 21, 2012 03:45 am GMT1271 views
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Mobile Rhino Launches Campaign with IndieGoGo to Protect Our Mobile Lives
BillGuard Expands Award-Winning Credit Card Protection to Digital Wallets
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BillGuard, the world's first transaction monitoring and resolution provider,which announced earlier this month that its award-winning credit card protection service was available to...

Rebecca GutierrezNov 06, 2012 05:01 am GMT2046 views
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BillGuard Expands Award-Winning Credit Card Protection to Digital Wallets
BillGuard Collaborates With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Protect US Consumers
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BillGuard, the leading provider of transaction monitoring and resolution services, today announced that it is collaborating with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the sharing of...

Pablo BracciniNov 14, 2012 11:19 pm GMT1500 views
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BillGuard Collaborates With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Protect US Consumers
BillGuard Infographic Provides Tips to Protect Consumers From Grey Charges for Safer Online Shopping This Holiday Season
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BillGuard recently expanded its proven big data and crowdsourcing technologies to protect consumers against Grey Charges via mobile payments with BillGuard for Passbook and its integration with...

Harshida PatelDec 05, 2012 03:22 pm GMT2691 views
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BillGuard Infographic Provides Tips to Protect Consumers From Grey Charges for Safer Online Shopping This Holiday Season
Crowdfunding is hot but it can be dangerous -- Boutique sites like Bellevate.com help protect consumers
document Crowdfunding

To avoid the potential pitfalls of Crowdfunding all strategists recommend the same solution: backers should use third-party websites like Bellevate.com. Bellevate holds payments in escrow until a...

Fiona MaresMay 16, 2013 03:27 am GMT1093 views
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Crowdfunding is hot but it can be dangerous -- Boutique sites like Bellevate.com help protect consumers
Protections Offered to Investors Under Italy's Equity Crowdfunding Law

Alessandro Lerro writes in to explain how the recently-passed Italian equity crowdfunding laws protect investors. Can this be a model for other countries considering crowdfunding laws?

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 02, 2013 01:00 pm GMT3847 views
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Elizabeth Warren Wants to Turn CFPB Into a Crowd-Sourced Wiki
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Elizabeth Warren’s early efforts in standing up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is exploring technological solutions to address consumer protection challenges. Warren suggests that the...

Carl EspostiNov 08, 2010 04:34 am GMT5870 views
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Elizabeth Warren Wants to Turn CFPB Into a Crowd-Sourced Wiki
Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
document Crowdfunding

After a procedural vote to consider the bill passed Wednesday morning, debate resumed on investor protections. Much of the debate centers on the provisions for crowdfunding, and additional debate...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 22, 2012 12:10 am GMT1593 views
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Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
Mobile_Rhino.mp4
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Kickstarter video for Mobile Rhino, an insurance product that protects the mobile lives of today's consumers.

Rebecca GutierrezApr 13, 2012 05:39 am GMT1343 views
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Crowdsourcing Helps Battle Tech Bullies
article Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

WeGoLook offers services to consumers to help protect them from being taken advantage of by "tech bullies" - or internet scammers. Many of these tech bullies post fake listings or...

WeGoLookMay 10, 2012 05:43 pm GMT2528 views
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Crowdsourcing Helps Battle Tech Bullies
Crowdfunding and Direct Selling: A Conversation With Dan Williams (Part 3)
Crowdfunding

The conclusion of our conversation between Paul Spinrad and Dan Williams on the intersection of crowdfunding and those nifty products sold directly to consumers via infomercials and elsewhere.

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Paul SpinradMay 24, 2013 05:48 pm GMT3364 views
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Ballast IP Capital Announces Launch: Will Assist Entrepreneurs in Protecting Intellectual Property and Raising Capital
document Crowdfunding

BIPC offers the following services for a wide variety of entrepreneurial ventures including those in the technology, consumer products, and bio-technology sectors: *Develop strategic plans and...

Benjamin FosselJun 22, 2014 05:32 am GMT1206 views
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Ballast IP Capital Announces Launch: Will Assist Entrepreneurs in Protecting Intellectual Property and Raising Capital
Crowdfunding, Social Networks, and the Securities Laws
document Crowdfunding

The difficulty here is trying to balance the policy of encouraging small business formation against the investor protection goals of the securities laws. Unless new exemptions are formally adopted,...

Rebecca GutierrezNov 12, 2011 08:43 pm GMT2341 views
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Crowdfunding, Social Networks, and the Securities Laws
Crowdfunding bill gains in Congress
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Introduced by U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., the Senate bill addresses some of the consumer protection concerns that critics levied against the House bill, which passed overwhelmingly in...

Sebastian BlancaDec 03, 2011 08:08 am GMT3291 views
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Crowdfunding bill gains in Congress
SEC rules limiting startups
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In testimony before a House subcommittee in September, Meredith B. Cross,director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance,acknowledged that technology is a powerful tool and offers an...

Adam FrazerDec 19, 2011 09:50 pm GMT1275 views
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SEC rules limiting startups
Utah companies head for CES
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Utah’s reputation as a mini tech sector will be well represented at this year’s show, with local companies presenting items such as protective film for smartphones and high-end speaker cable.

Jayne AnnJan 09, 2012 01:24 pm GMT1291 views
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Utah companies head for CES
Entrepreneurs win half a loaf with the JOBS Act
document Crowdfunding

The JOBS Act is good legislation, but the constraints the Senate imposed on crowdfunding are another demonstration of how big business uses "consumer protection" regulation to keep out...

Claire MackayApr 02, 2012 03:02 am GMT2258 views
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Entrepreneurs win half a loaf with the JOBS Act
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