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Universities Climb On The Crowdfunding Train

Crowdfunding is now a tool of universities, large and small, to build their small donor base. Did the University of Buffalo Athletic Department need to crowdfund a $5,000 Jacobs Ladder cardio machine for their workout room? No, other sports were … Continue reading

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IndieGoGo Sponsors Crowdfund ICO

Rewards-based crowdfunding portal Indiegogo, which has partnered with the registered funding portal Microventures, is the first to sponsor what appears to be a Regulation D accredited investor only Initial Coin Offering. T he ICO is offering a┬áSimple Agreement for Future … Continue reading

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Fans Crowdfund To The Top of the League Standings

Forget crowdfunding for uniforms. Lincoln City in Ireland crowdfunded to buy the contract of free agent striker Nathan Arnold (IP30,000). The investment has paid off handsomely as Arnold has scored 10 league goals this season putting Lincoln at the top … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding + AI + Fantasy Sports

Crowdfunding comes to the fantasy leagues as Edge Up Sports has partnered with IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence engine Watson to develop a numbers crunching app to help you “bet” on football. All legal of course, as fantasy sports betting is … Continue reading

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Uh, Maybe Not

Thought for the weekend: Not every crowd generated idea is a good thing… http://www.indiewire.com/article/will-the-nfls-groundbreaking-stab-at-crowd-sourcing-be-a-touchdown-or-a-blocked-punt?utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Indiewire+Today&utm_content=

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