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Top 10 crowdfunded start-ups
document Crowdfunding

Here are 10 of the top start-ups to emerge from the crowd with some cash. 1. TikTok and LunaTik 2. New Matilda 3. Enviu 4. Diaspora 5. OpenIndie 6. Berit New York 7. Through the Looking...

Rebecca GutierrezJan 23, 2012 07:25 am GMT1291 views
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Top 10 crowdfunded start-ups
Crowdfunding: More firms turn to investors for start-up funding
article Crowdfunding

Equity-based crowdfunding aims to meet the needs of both start-ups and investors, said Iain Wishart, of Edinburgh-based Wishart Wealth Management. “Many of the firms seeking finance this way...

Fritz SchaeferOct 13, 2012 11:23 pm GMT2018 views
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Crowdfunding: More firms turn to investors for start-up funding
Crowdfunded Sustainable Start-Ups on the Rise
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

As more and more individuals make the transition over to “smarter” and “more responsible” choices, more and more aspiring innovators and creators are turning to IndieGogo.com, to help fund their...

Fritz SchaeferAug 27, 2011 10:15 pm GMT1466 views
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Crowdfunded Sustainable Start-Ups on the Rise
Could ‘Crowdfunding’ become a solution for start-up funding?
document Crowdfunding

It’s clear that the concept of crowdfunding has a long way to go, but there is progress being made. Kickstarter has so far raised tens of millions of dollars in financing for creative projects,...

Marco TorquatiDec 07, 2011 10:06 pm GMT1343 views
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Could ‘Crowdfunding’ become a solution for start-up funding?
‘Crowd Funding’ Gets Green Light For Start-Up Businesses
document Crowdfunding

The crowd funding legislation has safeguards including limiting the amount of money investors can put in so nobody will lose their life savings.

Fritz SchaeferJun 09, 2012 01:57 pm GMT1610 views
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‘Crowd Funding’ Gets Green Light For Start-Up Businesses
Article One Partners Helps Start-Ups Defend Against Patent Trolls
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

To start, the crowdsourcing campaign will investigate the validity of U.S. patent 8,180,858, which involves an "apparatus and method that employs selectable and modifiable animation to...

Adam FrazerDec 11, 2013 06:05 am GMT1254 views
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Article One Partners Helps Start-Ups Defend Against Patent Trolls
Start-up Eats Its Crowdsourced Dog Food
document Crowdfunding

The idea isn't revolutionary but the strength of this is the drive of the founder, Ryan Wardell. The fact that he passed the first serious step (eating his crowdsourced dog food) means it is...

Harshida PatelOct 07, 2011 12:52 am GMT1516 views
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Start-up Eats Its Crowdsourced Dog Food
Australian start-ups urged to be wary as US passes crowdfunding bill
document Crowdfunding

Australia-based entrepreneur Rui Rodrigues, a former venture capitalist in Europe, says the JOBS Act has a “noble mission” of removing the barriers for small businesses to raise money. “This...

Adam FrazerMay 03, 2012 06:41 am GMT2127 views
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Australian start-ups urged to be wary as US passes crowdfunding bill
Crowdfunding Becomes Relevant for Medical Start-ups as TCB Medical Launches Campaign on Indiegogo to Bring Life-Saving Epinephrine Key to Market
document Crowdfunding

“Crowdfunding is quickly gaining popularity and may become the method of choice for start-up companies to raise funds,” says Beller. Crowdfunding involves networks of people collectively pooling...

Jayne AnnJul 31, 2012 02:19 pm GMT1878 views
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Crowdfunding Becomes Relevant for Medical Start-ups as TCB Medical Launches Campaign on Indiegogo to Bring Life-Saving Epinephrine Key to Market
Crowd funding proves fruitful for small and start-up businesses
document Crowdfunding

After Marillion fans got the crowd funding idea under way back in 1997, the concept was adopted by charities, through sites such as Justgiving and ­Indiego-go. But it has really taken off in the US...

Harshida PatelAug 12, 2012 12:36 pm GMT1137 views
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Crowd funding proves fruitful for small and start-up businesses
The Daily Start-Up: VCs See Wisdom of the Crowds
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

CrowdSource and InfoArmy, two companies with crowdsourcing at the center of their businesses, have announced new funding. InfoArmy is building a service that provides profiles of companies that...

Claire MackayOct 23, 2012 02:18 pm GMT1616 views
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The Daily Start-Up: VCs See Wisdom of the Crowds
Is Crowdfunding the Ultimate Tool for Biotech Start-Ups in North America?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As the FDA challenges, stalls, and dissuades many emerging biotech start-ups, researchers are also troubled by the dwindling number of resources for funding in North America. Until the SEC...

Aaron DjekicSep 25, 2013 02:49 am GMT1220 views
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Is Crowdfunding the Ultimate Tool for Biotech Start-Ups in North America?
Crowd-funding site Project PowerUp hunts for start-ups
document Crowdfunding

When fully operational, Project PowerUp takes 10% of all funds raised for successful projects in addition to transaction fees of 2-5% based on transaction value and volume charged by credit card...

Adam FrazerJul 11, 2011 11:09 pm GMT2157 views
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Crowd-funding site Project PowerUp hunts for start-ups
The crowfunding revolution kickstarts a new economic hope
document Crowdfunding

“The crowdfunding equity market is estimated to be worth US$2 billion a year, and the change in the law is aimed at helping kick-start the economy, releasing funds that were previously...

Fiona MaresDec 31, 2011 03:13 pm GMT1500 views
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The crowfunding revolution kickstarts a new economic hope
New crowdfunding site iPledg aims to woo start-ups
document Crowdfunding

iPledg allows budding entrepreneurs to ask for any amount of money, with the “sweet spot” considered to be in the $2,000 to $25,000 range. The service will be promoted via a series of partners,...

Jayne AnnJan 05, 2012 07:21 am GMT1357 views
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New crowdfunding site iPledg aims to woo start-ups
NJIT Crowd funding for Equity Event Attracts Campus Start -ups
document Crowdfunding

The Soho Loft University Series event at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark last Friday,September 28 has been termed “marvelous”by The Soho Loft founder David Drake. “Crowd funding...

Fiona MaresOct 13, 2012 12:44 am GMT1287 views
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NJIT Crowd funding for Equity Event Attracts Campus Start -ups
Green Start-Up Windowfarms Brings Vertical Gardens to New York
article Crowdfunding

So far, Windowfarms raised $155,000 in angel funding from Joanne Wilson, Etsy alumni Charles Smith and one other un-named backer. The company also raised $257,000 via Kickstarter, the popular...

Claire MackayNov 17, 2012 07:54 am GMT1987 views
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Green Start-Up Windowfarms Brings Vertical Gardens to New York
Innovative Chicago Start-Up Offers A New Scholarship / Crowdsourcing Hybrid
article Crowdfunding, Tools

By pooling funds and creating matching funding opportunities, sCOOLfund is creating a new model that makes education funding much more personal. Unlike scholarships that may leave a gap, sCOOLfund...

Claire MackayFeb 21, 2013 12:58 am GMT1953 views
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Innovative Chicago Start-Up Offers A New Scholarship / Crowdsourcing Hybrid
Africa’s crowdfunding context: starting up startups the African way
article Crowdfunding

In Africa, crowdfunding could still be considered being in its beta phase but has the potential to evolve the startup financing culture of the continent. It’s also being adapted to create a new...

Adam FrazerJul 11, 2013 05:05 am GMT891 views
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Africa’s crowdfunding context: starting up startups the African way
Crowdfunding Receivables Start-Up, P2Binvestor, Receives $1.2 Million Series A Investment
article Crowdfunding

P2Binvestor has raised a Series A investment round of $1.2 million. “Social-funding is a fresh, timely way to access working capital and our clients immediately see the benefits of...

Fritz SchaeferSep 17, 2013 05:22 am GMT592 views
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Crowdfunding Receivables Start-Up, P2Binvestor, Receives $1.2 Million Series A Investment
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