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Doubts Arise About Reg. Crowd Funding

Is there trouble on the horizon for Regulation Crowd Funding companies? According to the New York Times, almost none of the companies crowdfunding under the JOBS Act are in full compliance with the law and 40% don’t have audited or … Continue reading

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Russian Scientists Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is a global phenomena. Russian scientists, who have crowdfunded over $35,000 on Boomstarter in Moscow, are now on Kickstarter trying to raise another $45,000. Once raised, they will create a new type of satellite that will be able to … Continue reading

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Hollywood Studios Sue Crowdfunded Fan Film

Hollywood movie studios Paramount Pictures and CBS have filed suit against a crowdfunded fan film of Star Trek claiming copyright infringement. While the producers of the film claim that they have an exception under copyright law where they won’t make … Continue reading

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Participate in “Crowdfunding” Via Incubators

One way to manage the risk of crowdfunding is to have the  “experts” vet your investments. There are a number of incubators or accelerators that now accept investments from “accredited investors.” One such is TechStars* that claims to provide “seed … Continue reading

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