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“I’m Sorry,” Say Crowdfunded Companies Gone Bust

Bloomberg reports that apology letters are starting to become a “thing” for crowdfunded companies that have burned through their investors’ funds and have gone bust. It notes that the Seedrs equity crowdfunding portal has seen at least 3 companies bite … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Becoming Electronic Panhandling

Fed up with getting crowdfunding pleas from women who want to remove the tattoo from their forehead? One blogger has “new rules” on when she will donate: someone she knows & trusts makes a personal plea; the campaign gets someone … Continue reading

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