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If You Build BaaS, Will Someone Buy It?

BaaS – know what that is? It’s Blockchain As A Service. And all the big guys are now into it, including IBM, Oracle and now Amazon Web Services. It’s cool, it’s new, but apparently not even the vendors know how … Continue reading

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Lovable Bill Murray Crowdfunding Ugly Golf Pants

Remember Ground Hog’s Day? Not last week, the Bill Murray movie. All Boomers love Bill Murray. But will they give the love to Bill Murray’s crowdfunding campaign to sell “Bill Bottoms,” the ugly bell bottom golf pants that he’s hawking … Continue reading

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It’s Not Funny When It Happens To You

With all the excitement surrounding crowd funding, it’s easy to forget that the failure to provide full and fair disclosure to potential investors, even if they are “friends and family,” could result in a nasty legal battle. Witness former SNL … Continue reading

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