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Crowdfunding Success Explained

If you read between the lines of this article about the co-founder of Kickstarter, you’ll see that the company has made had net income of about $175 million in the last 9 years. Not bad for a guys who started … Continue reading

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Large Pharma Matches Crowdfunding Donations

Large pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has been supporting a global public health crowdfunding website for the past two years. The CaringCrowd platform raises money from the public that is matched by J&J up to $250 per person per project … Continue reading

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The Bad News About Crowdfunding

The good news and bad news about crowdfunding is that its democratic. You can give to help someone with cancer treatments or support the facist groups that target minorities. It’s important that the public be aware of who they are … Continue reading

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Facebook Muscles Into Crowdfunding

You don’t have to be first just the most muscular, to win. Facebook has moved into the personal (give me money) crowdfunding space with its new personal fundraiser app. Funding is limited to a few causes, including: education expenses, medical, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Etiquette: A New Thing

Tacky or tasteful? Experts have now set rules for crowdfunding things you want but don’t want to pay for yourself, like your over-the-top wedding. It’s called “crowdfunding etiquette.” Included in the rules are: tell donors what their money is to … Continue reading

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Wall Street Attempts To Push Out Crowdfunding Lenders

Wall Street is stepping into a vacuum left by crowdfunder Lending Club by initiating a new consumer lending platform named “Marcus.” If you are invited to the party (with a code), you will be able to borrow up to $30,000 … Continue reading

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PayPal No Longer Providing Crowdfunding Protection

TechCrunch reports that PayPal is changing its policy and will no longer provide Purchase Protection for crowdfunding donations. The online publication thinks that it may be because there’s a new type of donor who has been asking for her money … Continue reading

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