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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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For bookstores, crowdfunding to the rescue

NEW YORK — For years, independent bookstores have taken creative steps to fight off challenges from Amazon.com and the superstores by building in-house espresso bars, hosting members-only lunches with authors, and selling birthday cards, toys, and trinkets. In 2013, it has come to this: asking their...

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Peer to Peer Crowdfunding Continues to Grow

Funding Circle – a UK based Peer 2 Peer crowdlending platform – has announced that it is expanding the type of organisations it will broker loans for. Till now it has accepted only limited companies but this week will see the arrival of non limited companies, some...

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