Saturday, September 22, 2012

CrowdfundingNews 9/22/12


Crowdfunding News 9/22/12
On Crowdfunding and Other Threats
Wall Street Journal
Leading the group's list of top investor threats: "crowdfunding," or using the Internet to sell securities to individuals. Under the new law, small businesses will be able to offer up to $1 million in debt or equity through crowdfunding, selling either ...
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Wall Street Journal
A Crowdfunding Pioneer Psychoanalyzes Crowdfunding's True Believers
Crowdsourcing.org
It was satisfying and fun collaborating with others on efforts to push the crowdfunding exemption from idea to reality. I've always had an idealistic view of the exemption, and I saw that my compatriots felt the same way. We were (and are) excited ...
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Crowdsourcing.org
Crowdfunding Helps Startups Raise Funds; JOBS Act Helps, SEC Must Do More
Investor's Business Daily
Episencial, a Los Angeles-based maker of baby-safe skin care products, turned to an unusual source when it needed $300,000 to expand its product offerings, marketing and distribution. Founder and CEO Kim Walls approached CircleUp, a San Francisco ...
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New Kickstarter Rule Prohibits Renderings, Require Risk Assessment
RedOrbit
Popular online crowd-funding platform Kickstarter has announced a series of new rules that limit the type of goods that can solicit funds through the website as well as the types of information that aspiring inventors can include to push their projects.
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RedOrbit
Uwingu Looks To Crowdfunding For The Future Of Space Exploration
WebProNews
For years, we've entrusted the future of space exploration to public agencies and they have done a great job. NASA was able to land on the moon, send a rover to Mars, and make a satellite out of Android phone with public dollars. Unfortunately ...
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Crowdfunding startup, Picatic, can eliminate the financial risk for event ...
Crowdsourcing.org
Description Online ticketing startup, Picatic, brings the crowdfunding model to events thereby removing some of the financial risk for promoters, artists and venue-owners.The Canadian company, founded in 2008, is the brainchild of a former events ...
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Hyper-Local Crowdfunding Site for Nonprofits Recently Launched
Crowdsourcing.org
Hyper-Local Crowdfunding Site for Nonprofits Recently Launched. Description The Money Crowd is a new local crowdfunding site that aims to help nonprofits and community organizations in the Tampa Bay area that need money for projects. The first group to ...
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SMEs unaware of crowd funding
Crowdsourcing.org
Summary More than two-thirds of business owners have never heard of crowdfunding, according to research by the credit rating agency Experian. Description Just seven per cent said they would search the internet and only six per cent thought of talking ...
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