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CrowdfundingNews 9/20/12



Crowdfunding News 9/20/12
No need to wait for crowdfunding
Bizjournals.com
A handful of upstarts are working to make crowdfunding a reality—now. They're creating platforms using existing rules that give businesses the chance to raise money online, and offer investors a chance to roll the dice on private companies, no matter ...
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Online Ticketing Startup Picatic Launches EventTilt, Its Kickstarter For Events
TechCrunch
Crowdfunding is all the rage these days, isn't it? People are crowdfunding their hardware startups, crowdfunding their insurance bills, even crowdfunding their honeymoons. And now you can crowdfund concerts and other events. Online ticketing startup ...
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Crowdfunding getting behind-the-scenes push in Canada
National Post
Crowdfunding is practiced in other parts of the world and, thanks to the passage of the JOBS Act, is now the law in the United States, although potential market participants are awaiting regulations before declaring themselves open for business. The ...
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National Post
UK founder of world's first equity crowdfunding site coming to Toronto
ITBusiness.ca
Darren Westlake co-founded UK-based Crowdcube, which went online in 2010 calling itself the first equity crowdfunding site ever launched. He will take part in a panel discussion on whether investment crowdfunding can be a viable growth accelerator for ...
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Four Ways to Pin the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Daily Crowdsource
Pinterest is a social network that hasn't realized its full potential, and that's because most people who use it haven't recognized the power it possesses. A virtual pinboard, Pinterest allows you discover interesting things on the Internet and pin ...
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Daily Crowdsource
Business Compliance Partners Reviews NASAA's List of Emerging and ...
Crowdsourcing.org
"NASAA members are particularly concerned about two provisions of the recently passed [Jumpstart our Business Startups] ("JOBS") Act that could unwittingly open a floodgate of fraud. These include provisions to expand crowdfunding to allow businesses ...
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Taking crowdfunding to the Philippines
Crowdsourcing.org
But with more than 9m Filipinos living overseas with earnings that last year were more than $20bn – accounting for more than 10 per cent of the country's GDP – Mr Garrido believes these Filipino ex-pats could potentially be engaged, through ...
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SEC Chair & Former Chair Challenged To Cage Match For Right To Determine ...
Crowdsourcing.org (blog)
Description The federal government using the infinite wisdom that has led to a $15 trillion deficit has decided to order the SEC inject itself into private lives by requiring people who want to go into crowdfunding to register all in the name of fiscal ...
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Comedienne Josie Long launches scheme to fund new Glasgow-based film
stv.tv
Arriving back in Scotland following the success of her Foster's Comedy Award-nominated Fringe Show, Josie has launched a crowdfunding scheme to help finance the film, called Romance and Adventure. Crowdfunding plan will help Josie to oversee costs ...
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Greenpop turns two, Makhulu seeks crowdfunding
Crowdsourcing.org
Description In order to turn this effort into a full-length feature called Losing Livingstone, Makhulu aims to raise USD20 000 via crowdfunding on Indiegogo. "With the money we raise, we will focus on a feature-length documentary about deforestation ...
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