Saturday, August 25, 2012

Crowdfunding News


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Crowdfunding Tops Regulators Annual List Of Investor Traps
Huffington Post
Mary Schapiro. State securities regulators have put the relatively new investment phenomenon of crowdfunding at the top of their annual investment scams list, highlighting a recent controversial U.S. law that relaxed capital raising rules on small ...
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Crowdfunding the farm
Fortune (blog)
FORTUNE -- A new crowd-funding site launched today, but it has nothing to do with tech or consumer goods start-ups. Instead, it's focused on the American farmer. The site is called Fquare, and is designed to buy land from farmers and then lease it back ...
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Fortune (blog)
Crowdfunding scams top investor threat -- regulators
Reuters
State securities regulators release annual threat list. * Also highlight mid-size investment advisers, drilling schemes. By Beth Pinsker Gladstone. NEW YORK, Aug 21 (Reuters) - State securities regulators have put the relatively new investment ...
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Startups, That Crowdfunding You're Raising May Scare Off Other Investors
Business Insider
However, most entrepreneurs are unaware of the fact that the real danger in crowdfunding is that it might prevent start-ups from ever being able to raise private funds from any other source. While raising money online for charitable and artistic causes ...
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Business Insider
Day one at Campus Party Europe – crowdfunding, cyborgs and Paulo Coelho
VentureBeat
Campus Party Europe has begun with a bang, with Europe's biggest tech party hosting the who's-who of the tech, startup, science, design, software and robotics scene. VentureBeat syndication partner VentureVillage is here in Berlin all week checking out ...
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Crowdfunding: Starting a business without a bank loan
BBC News
He started the business not through a bank loan, but through crowdfunding: the collective investment of private individuals - in this case, 183 people. Depending on how much money they put into the business - it could be as little as £20 - investors ...
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BBC News
3 Benefits Of Music Crowdfunding Beyond "Show Me The Money"
hypebot.com
Show-me-the-money It's not surprising that we all tend to focus on the money when we talk about crowdfunding music. But all the work that goes into crowdfunding campaigns can result in other benefits especially when you keep those in mind. Such ...
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Congressman: SEC's foot-dragging is killing crowdfunding promise
VentureBeat
This would allow everyone from Hedge Funds to VCs all the way down to crowdfunding platforms to solicit accredited investors for money. Given there are over 6 million accredited investors in the USA and only about 10% of them have made an investment ...
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