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Crowdfunding Helps Underserved Investment Markets

A University of California study has determined that crowdfunding has opened the financing spigot for startups in regions of the United States not served by venture capitalists (i.e., places other than Silicon Valley and Boston which accounted for 50%+ of … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Accelerates House Flipping

Flip or Flop? House flippers are using real estate crowdfunding sites to buy, renovate and sell homes at an accelerated pace. One investor has raised over $9 million in the past 2 1/2 years on 9 deals, with one $1 … Continue reading

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Bank Teams With Funding Portal To Create Hybrid Crowdfunding

Fresno Bank, Fresno, California, has teamed with crowdfunding portal Breakaway Funding to provide “hybrid crowdfunding” to those startups that can qualify. It appears that the idea is that if a company can raise sufficient capital to qualify for a loan, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding A Cancer Cure

Because of one of the biggest crowdfunding events in history, scientists have now linked a new gene to Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). Jon Huntsman has called for another crowdfunding challenge to defeat cancer. But because cancer comes in many guises, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding DNA Testing To Test Price Resistance

There’s a price war going on in the genome sequencing business. While Veritas Genomics offers a full sequence of your DNA for $999, it is reported that: “Tute Genomics is crowdfunding a personalized DNA sequencing program. The campaign is aiming … Continue reading

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Teachers Use Crowdfunding To Enhance Classroom Experiences

Teachers, who typically pay out of their own pocket for numerous school supplies, are turning to crowdfunding to give their classes a headstart. CNBC reports that “DonorsChoose.org, which focuses solely on education projects, says it raised more than $100 million. … Continue reading

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Crypto-Financed Crowdfunded Film

Crowdfunding around the world is getting more complicated. There is now a Swiss film production company crowdfunding a horror movie with crypto payment Ethereum. According to Econotimes: “[T]he company has created an Ethereum account where users paying 10 ETH …are … Continue reading

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