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Communities Use Crowdfunding For Local Improvements

Michigan organizations are using crowdfunding to obtain state grant to “support new parks, pedestrian and street improvements, trails, public art and more.” State entities are matching crowdfunded amounts to help communities meet financial goals for local improvements. For example, the … Continue reading

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Use Grants to Bootstrap Before Crowdfunding

Tech entrepreneurs that have an application that could be used in agriculture may want to look at the folks who are providing grants in that field, including: the Agricultural Technology Adoption Institute, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Rockefeller … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Drug Startups Still Iffy

The University of British Columbia study suggests that crowdfunding may be a way to provide seed capital to risky pharmaceutical and/or disease diagnostics startups. Reviewing 97 campaigns, it was determined that average donations ranged from $59 to $199 on seven … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding and Hillary

When you think of strange bedfellows at the Oscars, you’re probably thinking of some May-December hookup at the after party. But, the combination of crowd funding and the US State Department may be the strangest of all. The short film … Continue reading

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