November 2013

Turkish Crowdfunding Takes Off with Fongogo

A new market place for projects, fit for Turkey November 22, 2013, Istanbul Fongogo (www.fongogo.com) offers anyone from individuals to companies to NGOs a marketplace to fundraise, seek feedback, and marketing projects. Anyone who finds a particular project attractive gets the opportunity to be part of making it...

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CROWDFUNDING RAMPS UP DOWN UNDER

The crowdfunding phenom is wrapping its game-changing reach around the globe and Australia is very much caught up in its embrace. Spurred on by the regulatory developments taking place in the States of late, the Aussies arecurrently reviewing their own legislation as it relates to crowdfunding. In October, the government’s Corporations...

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Live crowdfunding tested out in Finland

Rami Korhonen, startup entrepreneur and CEO of the company Playmysong, is the third presenter on stage. He has exactly five minutes to impress investors with his presentation on a new-generation mobile jukebox service, which makes music interactive, for example, in bars and restaurants. — Through this app,...

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Interpretations of existing regulation concerning crowdfunding in Europe, North America and Israel

Read the full report here Visit Europe Crowdfunding here: http://www.europecrowdfunding.org/2013/10/review-crowdfunding-regulation-2013/ The ECN Review of Crowdfunding Regulation 2013 considers the varying applications of the single market legislation to Crowdfunders across Europe both now and in the foreseeable future. Furthermore it takes a look at the Crowdfunding regulation in other relevant countries...

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CrowdMission launches – Its Time has Come: Equity Crowdfunding for Social Ventures

CrowdMission launches quest to crowdfund social businesses • Serial entrepreneur Karen Darby launches crowdfunding site to fund thousands of social, environmental and health-related businesses • Darby warns that crowdfunding risks being stifled through over-regulation by the FCA Social entrepreneur Karen Darby has launched a new crowdfunding website to...

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Crowdfunding – Should We Be Worried About Its Future?

By John Mullins, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Marketing and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. Crowdfunding is a hot new area of interest for entrepreneurs and those seeking funding for artistic projects and more. While there have been some notable crowd-funded successes – and even an Academy Award-winning...

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