Crowdfunding’s Place On The Capital Ladder

Often times crowdfunding in the United States is discussed as a dichotomy. On one hand you have the brand of crowdfunding that takes place now, the donation- and rewards-based models that fuel sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and countless others. On the other hand you have lending- and equity-based models, some of which are legal today and some that are still on the horizon. I had a chance to sit down with the founders of crowdfunding...

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Pave, The Crowdfunding Platform For Investing In People

New York-based startup Pave launched with the idea to allow investors to put their money not into startups or companies or ideas, but into people. The idea was to highlight a group of potential prospects who wanted to get a particular personal project off the ground and to help them get that funded. In return, those who put money in to help would receive a small share of their future income afterward. Now it’s offering a way for backers to...

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