Friday, September 14, 2012

CrowdfundingNews 9/14/12

Crowdfunding
News 9/14/12
The future of crowdfunding: Crowd-investing?
Christian Science Monitor (blog)
There are several new entities popping up due to the the growing interest in crowdfunding and the passage of the JOBS Act that will allow crowdfunding to be used for equity investments rather than just donations (the Kickstarter model). We are also ...
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Christian Science Monitor (blog)
Crowd funding website finds a way to improve neighborhoods
ABC Action News
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2 upcoming panels I'm moderating - crowdfunding & angel investing
Bizjournals.com (blog)
Next Wednesday, Mass Innovation Nights will host its Crowdfunding Innovation event at the Microsoft NERD center in Cambridge, which will include presentations from startups seeking crowdfunding and a panel discussion with three successful crowdfunders ...
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Employees Only, NYC Bar, Looks To Crowdfund Barback's Health Care
Huffington Post
The New York City bar Employees Only is crowdfunding on GoFundMe to help pay for facial reconstructive surgeries for one of its employees, Uros Miljkovic, who works as a barback at the West Village lounge and as as a bartender at sister bar Macao.
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Crowdfunding sought for women's pro cycling team
Bike Biz
Crowdfunding sought for women's pro cycling team. Carlton Reid. by Carlton Reid Friday, September 14th 2012 at 3:10PM In News · Tweet. Email. Crowdfunding sought for women's pro cycling team. Women's pro cycling is woefully underfunded.
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AMP Turns To Crowdfunding For Sustainable Business Networking
socalTech.com
A new, Santa Monica-based startup, AMP, is hoping that crowdfunding will bring its bookmarking site and file exchange site for those interested in sustainability to life. The startup--started by Sarah McKinney and John Lehnert--said it turned to ...
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Crowdfunding Goes Mobile Today
Daily Crowdsource
Raising money through crowdfunding got a little easier today because now your friends, family, and Internet compadres can send you money using their phone - as long as your project's on GoFundMe. In their continual pursuit towards the top of the ...
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Crowdfunding sought for Bristol community bike cafe
road.cc
Coffee, cake and cycling. The three C's that make up the holy alliance of a great Sunday morning out. Being West Country folk, we might be biased here, but we can't help thinking that this Crowdfunder project for a bike shop -cum- cafe in Bristol ...
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First Funder Launches Crowdfunding Site With Angel Backing
techrockies.com
Two, 18-year old entrepreneurs, Kevin Zell and Brendan Karp, are behind a brand, new, crowdfunding platform launched Friday, First Funder, aimed specifically at community-based organizations. First Funder said its crowd funding campaigns are sponsored ...
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Philadelphia Experiments with Crowdfunding Platform
Government Technology
Philadelphia citizens who are passionate about civic projects now have a way to show their support — with their wallets. Philly is trying out a crowdfunding platform called Citizinvestor, which allows people to donate money to efforts that benefit and ...
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