Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Crowdfunding 10/2/12


Crowdfunding News 10/2/12
Ben Bernanke's QE3: The Best Thing for Crowdfunding Since the JOBS Act
Forbes
On September 13th, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced a third round of quantitative easing (QE3), which came in the form of an open-ended commitment by the Fed to purchase $40 billion of mortgage debt per month until the job market ...
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Crowdfunding Rescues Provocative South Korean Film
Sci-Tech Today
Corporate investors had shunned the South Korean revenge movie 26 Years, due to fears about investing in such a politically sensitive movie ahead of the presidential election this year. Now, online donations -- known as crowdfunding -- have saved the film.
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Sci-Tech Today
Crowd funding for business start up has advantages
Corpus Christi Caller Times
ANSWER: There are two crowd funding sources. The congressional "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act" will allow businesses to sell equity stock to small investors online. The Securities and Exchange Commission regulations governing stock sales will be ...
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CrowdHut Launches First Ever Platform For Crowdfunded Innovations
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
CrowdHut is changing the crowdfunding industry and leading it into a bright future by giving entrepreneurs guidance after having ran a successful crowdfunding campaign. Bloomberg News has referred to CrowdHut as the future of crowdfunding.
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Tesla Museum Campaign Ends, Sets Indiegogo Crowdfunding Record
Crowdsourcing.org
The Oatmeal's crowdfunding campaign to build a museum celebrating scientist Nikola Tesla ended over the weekend, having raised a total of $1.37 million. This makes it the most successfully funded campaign on Indiegogo, nearly doubling the $702,000 ...
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Crowdsourcing.org
Followup: Meander's Kitchen crowdfunding campaign, as work begins at new ...
West Seattle Blog (blog)
P.S. Her crowdfunding pitch, by the way, isn't a simple case of "give me money." As many do with these types of campaigns, she's offering gifts for donors at various levels, such as her homemade ketchup for $30 donors and a private dinner party for ...
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West Seattle Blog (blog)
Making Sense of the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding [Infographic]
Business Insider
Every day at my company Fundable, we get the chance to speak to entrepreneurs across the country. We love hearing about their innovative ideas, witnessing their hard work in action, and answering their questions about what it takes to create and grow a ...
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Veteran using "crowdfunding" to help open whiskey distillery in South Bend
ABC 57 News
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A local army veteran plans to start a whiskey distillery, the first of its kind using purely Indiana ingredients, in South Bend. Charles Florance was inspired to start The Indiana Whiskey Company after being hospitalized for Guillain ...
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EventTilt: Crowdfunding for Events
Small Business Trends
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter have already become widely used to help startups and individuals fund new products and initiatives. But now online ticketing startup Picatic is offering a similar opportunity for event planners, promoters, and venues ...
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