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Crowdfunding Creeps Into Healthcare Debate

Crowdfunding may be creeping into the health care debate as many in the United Kingdom are now seeking the kindness of strangers. BuzzFeed News has reported that almost 25% of persons prescribed a wheelchair are not receiving one due to … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Crowd Infect You

A crowd infection virus is now being seen by security experts called Popcorn Time. It’s ransom ware that infects your computer by getting you to click a link or download a file. The nasty part is, that in order to … Continue reading

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FINRA Shutters Crowdfunding Portal

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the organization that regulates broker dealers and, now crowdfunding web portals, shut down UFP, LLC, known as UFundingPortal.com, because the portal: lacked a reasonable basis for believing that certain companies offering securities through its online … Continue reading

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Wall Street Attempts To Push Out Crowdfunding Lenders

Wall Street is stepping into a vacuum left by crowdfunder Lending Club by initiating a new consumer lending platform named “Marcus.” If you are invited to the party (with a code), you will be able to borrow up to $30,000 … Continue reading

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Man Faces Prison For Sharing A Crowdfunding Link

A UK- Australian citizen was arrested in Dubai for sharing a crowdfunding link on his Facebook page. It is reported that Scott Richard is being held without bail for posting a “link to a crowdfunding effort to bring clothes, blankets … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Free “Wall Street” Convict

If you’re a Bernie Sanders supporter, then you probably won’t be contributing to the crowdfunding campaign to raise legal fees for the appeal of Tom Hayes. Hayes was the London trader who is currently serving an 11-year sentence for conspiring … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Disaster?

What is being billed as the “biggest Kickstarter disaster” is apparently getting worse. According to a hyperbolic report, the company that raised $18 million to manufacture a cooler is now asking backers to pony up another $97 for “expedited shipping.” … Continue reading

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