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Crowdfunding's Potential for the Developing World

A new report commissioned by infoDev studies the promise and the risks of crowdfunding as a tool to finance innovation and growth in developing countries. It also provides an in-depth case study of crowdfunding’s potential in funding clean energy and climate technologies. Crowdfunding—the practice of raising...

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Paper slaps warning on equity crowdfunding

A discussion paper with draft Financial Markets Conduct Act regulations, recently released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, proposes a warning for investors who may use crowdfunding services. The paper includes a condition for crowdfunding service providers to make a warning statement available as...

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