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Bad Crowdfunding Ideas

So, aside from outright fraud, there are a multitude of crowdfunding campaigns that are just a bad idea, stupid or wrong. Huffpost Australia has cataloged a few, including: the woman who asked for money to finance her US Green Card … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Risk Of Crowdfunding

One of the dangers of crowdfunding is the public release of your idea before you go to market. Since most crowdfunders are in the startup mode and likely have not patented their product (although a patent may not help in … Continue reading

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Fashion Brands Crowdfund For Cash and Ideas

Will hiking-sneaker-boots be as successful as dress-pant-yoga-pants? The Wall Street Journal is noting that apparel brands are trying to get closer to their customers by having them help design fashion and then pre-buy it online via crowdfunding. By the way, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Competition Expanded Nationwide

Kevin Plank, the founder of UnderArmour, is taking his Cupid’s Cup entrepreneur competition to more than 20 schools. Started at the University of Maryland, entrants, who must be younger than 30 and running a legal business entity, will have until … Continue reading

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Life After Crowdfunding

The crowdfunding worked! You’ve received free capital to create your product. Now what? Take a look at the portal that helps you sell your crowdfunded product: outgrow.me. This site sells all of those great crowdfunded ideas like this goat mug, … Continue reading

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