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Derivative Businesses Flourish With Risks

If you can’t beat them, service them. The Wall Street Journal today features derivative startups that provide services to/for users of successful internet companies. These companies find a niche, such as providing post-rental cleaning to Airbnb lessors, and then latch … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Tax

States are now hip to collecting sales tax on rewards-based crowdfunding. Washington State has issued a release that says that “the project creator is required to collect sales tax on donations if you provide retail services (such as meals), digital … Continue reading

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VC’s Glom On To New Crowdfunding Ideas

New ideas on crowdfunding are popping up everywhere. Teespring just received a $20 million investment from VC firm Andreesen Horowitz. AH took the whole investment without partners this time. They must like this idea…. It’s a mutant company that combines … Continue reading

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