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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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Canadian Crowdfunding Just Got Crowded

In 2013, crowdfunding is no longer the realm of little guys and start-ups. Not only is Spike Lee funding hislatest million-dollar film on Kickstarter, but Vancouver's own educational institution Science World recently turned to online community donations to build an upcoming exhibition called AMPED. "We didn't have a...

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The Future of Crowd-funding in the UK – 2013 Report

Crowd funding is an increasingly popular way of financing projects, business ideas, charity and loans through small contributions from a large number of individuals. The collaborative power of crowd funding can stimulate the economy, democratise financial systems, create new and better jobs, foster innovation and entrepreneurship,...

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Equity Crowdfunding Is Set to Begin This Fall for Small Business Owners. Are You Ready to Snag $1 Million?

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra needs money to "Preserve The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Legacy," according to its Internet campaign on Kickstarter.com -- an online, donation crowdfunding portal. More specifically, ASO's said to prospective backers, "Your donation will enable the ASO Archives to purchase technology necessary to convert three videos of the...

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Crowdfunding hope for postgraduate support

StudentFunder aims to become ‘one-stop shop’ for those in need. A social enterprise start-up is hoping to help fill the gaps in support for postgraduate education in the UK. The London-based firm StudentFunder is an online “crowdfunding” platform designed to help students who fail to secure scholarships, family backing...

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