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Crowdfunding For the Socially Conscious

Crowdfunding for the socially conscious is the theme for the Dutch LendaHand. The portal teams up with a licensed financial institution in an economically under served emerging country. You lend the money to that institution who then makes a small … Continue reading

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Crowdfund Leader Kickstarter Releases Its First PBC Report

In 2015, Kickstarter, the “rewards” (as opposed to equity) crowdfunding portal, re-incorporated as a public benefit corporation. Public Benefit Corporations have two goals: maximize value to its shareholders (Kickstarter is a privately held company) and consider and balance the impact … Continue reading

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Conditions That Permit Crowdfunding

Rodrigo Davies’ MIT paper in pursuit of his Masters discusses the conditions that have led up to the phenomena of crowdfunding that include: crowdfunding platforms are a sustainable business, the emergence of an affordable online payment processing systems, the explosive … Continue reading

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