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Crowdfunding Now More Necessary Than Ever

Crowdfunding is taking on new importance as the Wall Street Journal reports that seed funding by venture capital firms fell 40% in 2014. With massive (unrealistic?) valuations in more mature private companies (e.g., Uber), the VCs are looking to pad … Continue reading

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Are Crowdfunding Portals A Good Investment?

Can you make money as a crowdfunding portal? Google seems to think so. “Fortune has learned that AngelList recently raised around $24 million at a valuation in the $150 million range. Atlas Venture and Google Ventures helped lead the round, … Continue reading

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