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Crowdfunding Politicians Gets Scientific

Although President Obama perfected it, crowdfunding a political campaign is getting more polished as donation-based web portal Crowdpac is helping non-traditional candidates raise funds to gain elected office. One such candidate is DeRay McKesson, a Baltimore Black Lives Matter activist, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders Back the “Uber for Dope”

Sometimes following the money can provide a sign of the (high?) times. Over 40 Silicon Valley investors and venture capitalists have joined an Angel List syndicate to put in over $1.5 million for what the Wall Street Journal calls the … Continue reading

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