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Free Money Crowdfunding Experiment Peters Out

This may be a sign to the Silicon Valley titans who believe that there should be a minimum Universal Base Income. A scheme (in the British sense) to provide one man a minimum income via crowdfunding ran out of steam … Continue reading

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Robot Invasion!

Just to illustrate how crowd funding might change our future, take a look at Roboy, a crowd funded, anatomically correct, humanoid robot. An EU project that is being led by Prof. Owen Holland of Sussex University, it is intended ┬áto … Continue reading

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Like Unprotected Sex

How is crowd funding like “unprotected sex”? Several angel investors note their reticence to invest online because of the lack of in-person due diligence that can smoke out issues ranging from personality conflicts among managers to overstatements regarding the progress … Continue reading

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