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Can Crowdfunders Sniff Out Fraud?

Can the crowd do better than the CIA? If so, can the crowd sniff out fraud in the crowdfunding marketplace? According to NPR, the Good Judgment Project has determined that ” if you take a large crowd of different people … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Beats Google Analytics

The Google predictive model that has been touted as being 94% accurate may help studios market their films, but is actually closing the gate after the horse has escaped. Unfortunately, by the time the analysis begins, over 95% of the … Continue reading

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Cool it!

While the excitement for the Crowd Fund Act is justified, it may be wise to tone down the projections, which  this week have included, for example: that crowd funding will result in a  “10% increase in new businesses and 170,000 … Continue reading

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