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Crowdfunders Say Men Not Welcome

Although you can donate, if you’re a (cis) male, you’re not welcome to the Man Free (actually named the “Statement”) Music Festival in Sweden. Started by a Swedish female comedian after reports of sexual abuse at other festivals, the Kickstarter … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Campaign Started For Google Tech-Bro

The crowdfunding web portal that is raising money for such campaigns as “Criminal Act or Adultery Committed By Hillary Clinton” and the Neo-Nazi Daily Stormer vs. the Southern Poverty Law Center, is also raising money to “help James Damore get … Continue reading

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Big Banks Really Did Abandon Small Business

So, we weren’t imaging it. The Wall Street Journal reports that the 10 largest banks providing loans of $1 Milllion or more (ie, small business loans) cut their lending by 38% from 2006 to 2014. This has opened the door … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Curation or Censorship?

The SEC proposed crowdfunding rules don’t permit significant curation of projects. Although it’s not yet clear if sites can specialize in verticals, the rules do suggest that funding portals must take all comers. So, what happens if a site “discriminates” … Continue reading

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