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Media Bias Site Crowdfunds

To invest in a crowdfunding campaign, you have to believe in the product. A “public benefit corporation” is crowdfunding its “media bias chart” to “enhance its patent-pending media rating technology and create a dynamic and interactive version of the chart.” … Continue reading

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Cannabis, Crypto and Crowdfunding

What could be bad? The leading marijuana magazine High Times has been on an acquisition spree, now being funded by its Securities and Exchange Commission registered Regulation A+ crowdfunded offering. According to Forbes, over 1,000 people have invested so far, … Continue reading

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Site Crowdfunds To Fight Trump Travel Ban

Crowdfunding continues to be political as a new crowdfunding site has been established to help two Yemeni brothers who have been deported by the Trump travel “ban” (although the Administration now calls it a temporary pause). According to the Financial … Continue reading

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Journalism Crowdfunding Site To Shutter

Beaconreader.com, a journalism crowdfunding portal, is shutting down, following in the footsteps of several other journalism sites. No reason was given. Started in 2013, “it’s backed several high-profile journalism projects, including The Huffington Post’s $44,626 Ferguson Fellowship, The Texas Tribune’s … Continue reading

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On The Other Hand, Q1 2016 VC Stats

PriceWaterhouseCoopers reports that venture capitalists invested $12.1 Billion in 969 deals in the first quarter of 2016. Investors moved toward more proven concepts as seed investing declined 10% from last quarter and represented only 3% of all dollars invested, while … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sites Starting to Shy From Politically Charged Causes

Apparently, one of the reasons for jailing Kentucky County Clerk Davis was testimony that if fines were imposed, the clerk’s supporters would merely raise the money on personal crowdfunding websites like GoFundMe. According to Salon, after an anti-gay Oregon couple … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Allows Forever Funding To Certain Films

Indiegogo has extended an offer to the film “Gosnell” * and 15 others to continue funding beyond their targeted deadlines in a quiet campaign to help these filmmakers according to The Hollywood Reporter. When launched in September the “forever funding” … Continue reading

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