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Look Back To 10 Biggest Crowdfunding Campaigns

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the 10 biggest crowdfunding campaigns in recent history, including: Pebble Watch (raised $20.3 million) – shut down; Flow Hive (raised $15 million) sold more than 51,000 bee hives so far and is … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Vs. Snowflakes

Take my wife, please! Would Rodney Dangerfield survive in today’s snowflake environment? Probably not, as Louise Beamont, who performs as Louise Reay, a British comedienne can attest. She was at the Adelaide Fringe festival riffing on her ex-husband when she … Continue reading

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Yanked Crowdfunder Considers Lawsuit Vs. Indiegogo

Canadian startup Frank, that was to create a $180 smart phone, is contemplating litigation against crowdfunding site Indiegogo. Indiegogo terminated Frank’s crowdfunding campaign at only 23% of its targeted goal for alleged violations of its Terms of Service. But Frank … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Remember the wise words of Ben Franklin who said: “We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. ”

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Advertising A Regulation Crowd Funding Offering

Advertising a Regulation Crowd Funding offering is limited under Rule 204(b) to just the “terms of the offering, ” which is defined to include “the amount of securities offered, the nature of the securities, the price of the securities and … Continue reading

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UK Crowdfunding Outperforms Private Equity

United Kingdom research company Beauhurst reports that crowdfunding outperformed private equity in 2016 with investment into non-listed high growth companies in the UK. While venture capitalists previously (publicly) refused to participate in crowdfunded deals, many are now co-investing with the … Continue reading

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Actor Responds to Twitter Troll By Crowdfunding For Refugees

Actor and Presidential assistant Kal Penn (https://lnkd.in/deyzNzP) who was born in New Jersey, got a tweet that told him he didn’t belong in the US. So, he started a crowdfunding campaign for Syrian refugees and is seeing donations made in … Continue reading

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