Friday, January 25, 2013

Crowdfunding News 1/25/13


Crowdfunding News 1/25/13
Three awesome crowdfunding projects going on now
Boston.com (blog)
From an adorable puppy Facebook game to fresh produce for everyone, these local crowdfunding projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo offer a little of something for everyone. Fresh Truck. What they do: Convert an old schoolbus into a mobile farmers ...
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Solar Crowdfunding Startup Lets Ordinary Investors Own A Piece Of The Sun
Forbes
Solar Crowdfunding Startup Lets Ordinary Investors Own A Piece Of The Sun. This story appears in the February 11, 2013 issue of Forbes. comments, called-out. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Comment Now ...
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Forbes
Crowdfunding Helps Bring Xconomy to Colorado; Now Writers Needed
Xconomy
If you've spent much time in the Colorado back country, you probably remember feeling a profound sense of elation that comes after hours of relentless upward hiking, when you finally reach the summit and a panorama of the Rocky Mountains opens around ...
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Crowdfunding platforms gather at starting line
Silicon Valley Business Journal
One indication that crowdfunding of startups will explode once the Securities Exchange Commission approves rules for the industry: There were nearly 8,000 URLs with "crowdfunding" in their name, up from less than 900 at the start of 2012, as of Nov. 30.
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Crowdfunded project launched in Galápagos
pv magazine
Crowdfunding is emerging as an increasingly common tool for funding small to medium sized photovoltaic arrays. In the latest example Yosef Abramowitz, President of Israel's Arava Power, has launched the campaign through his Energiya Global project, ...
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pv magazine
Equity Crowdfunding Stalls
Practical Ecommerce
One advantage of the broker dealer partnerships with crowdfunding sites is that if the funding is open only to accredited investors, the size of the raise can be anywhere from $100,000 to $5 million. In contrast, the equity crowdfunding law restricts ...
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Announcing the 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Crowdfundingroadmap and NowStreet Media are pleased to announce the The 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp. Comprised of the largest gathering of industry professionals, this year's convention is designed to provide ...
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Mary Jo White to Lead SEC: Crowdfunding Implications?
Crowdsourcing.org
President Barack Obama nominated Mary Jo White, a former federal prosecutor, to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier today. White first rose to national prominence in 1993, when she became the U.S. attorney for the Southern ...
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Crowdfunding Platform EarlyShares Launches University to Educate Investors ...
Crowdsourcing.org
EarlyShares , America's premier equity-based Crowdfunding platform, is excited to announce the launch of EarlyShares University to educate investors and business owners on Crowdfunding best practices and industry trends. The company will release an ...
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