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Shark Tank Skews Focus For Real Entrepreneurs

John Greathouse, a partner at Rincon Venture Partners told the Wall Street Journal that Shark Tank is misleading entrepreneurs because, in the real world: investors want to be partners with the company not take advantage of them; investors don’t focus … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Generation Gap?

A  New York Times article suggests that crowdfunding is drawing donors, particularly younger donors, away from legacy charities such as the Red Cross and Save the Children. While charitable crowdfunding is growing, legacy charities revenues have not. Many younger donors … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding People Not Businesses

The Wall Street Journal reports today on two crowdfunding sites that let accredited investors invest in promising people. Upstart and Pave permit students to raise money to pay for school debt in exchange for paying “investors” a percentage of their … Continue reading

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Prepare For Your Crowd Fund Offering

The article in today’s Levick Weekly “Crowdfunding – How Communications Will Provide the Keys to Capital”  shares my thoughts on the need to prepare for a crowd funding campaign well in advance of initiation. Read it here: http://levick.com/LEVICK-Weekly-December-7-2012?cm_mid=1962118&cm_crmid=%7b6B019FF2-E003-E211-8BCC-F4CE460F0D2D%7d&cm_medium=email or here: http://levick.com/blog/2012/12/07/crowdfunding-%E2%80%93-how-communications-will-provide-keys-capital#.UMJTwOTg2Sq

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