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Mosaic Uses Crowdfunding To Finance Solar Projects

Mosaic provides a unique crowdfunding platform that allows investors to lend money to support solar power projects and earn a return in the bargain. Once the projects are installed, they generate revenue from the sale of power to user and the lenders are repaid with interest. At...

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Crowdfunding Takes On Hunger, Health And Human Rights

Kickstarter meets Kiva meets TOMS: That’s the idea behind a soon-to-be launched social enterprise and crowdfunding web site by the name of Reciprocity & Co. The basic concept is this: Founded by Gainsville, Fla.-based Sam McPherson, the site promotes projects aimed at addressing major areas of need, like health...

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How Smart Angels Will Leverage Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding has a large and growing base of global supporters and advocates. Every few months we see new developments in securities-related legislation, and activity kicking off in countries around the world that are advancing crowdfunding for businesses. On the flip side, equity crowdfunding has also...

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Why Crowdfunding is Disrupting Finance

It is truly remarkable to think about the disruption that has resulted from the creation of marketplaces in almost every industry over the last few years. Need a restaurant reservation?  Open Table has it down to a science- compare that to your experience just 10...

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Why Crowdfunding is Disrupting Finance

It is truly remarkable to think about the disruption that has resulted from the creation of marketplaces in almost every industry over the last few years. Need a restaurant reservation?  Open Table has it down to a science- compare that to your experience just 10...

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A New Crowdfunding Platform For Hardware Entrepreneurs

In the absence of investment capital from venture capitalists, hardware entrepreneurs have flocked to popular crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, to finance their projects. Come September, they will have another option. Boston-based manufacturing services firm Dragon Innovation announced the launch of a crowdfunding platform exclusively...

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