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New Crowd Funding Site Helps Companies Raise Time

The cool thing about crowdfunding is that it started as a way to raise donations (eg, public radio) then morphed into rewards, then into equity and now CrowdRaising is starting a platform where you “donate” your time instead of money. … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Skews Focus For Real Entrepreneurs

John Greathouse, a partner at Rincon Venture Partners told the Wall Street Journal that Shark Tank is misleading entrepreneurs because, in the real world: investors want to be partners with the company not take advantage of them; investors don’t focus … Continue reading

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What Investors Really Mean…

If you’re trying to raise funding, you soon realize that you need a pretty thick skin and can’t be afraid of rejection. PandoDaily has cracked the code that we all know, but just can seem to translate (reality check in … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Myths Explained (Sort Of)

IndieGoGo has published its “Top 10 Myths About Crowdfunding,” trying to debunk a number of recent criticisms. Because most campaigns do not reach their funding goal, IGG explains that this isn’t failure, it’s a learning experience. While its been proven … Continue reading

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Fun With Numbers!

A website is now asking people to forward a petition to the SEC to be timely with their rulemaking because crowd funding has the potential of creating up to 2 million new jobs. See the calculus at the link. http://careerfuel.net/2012/08/2-million-jobs-from-startups-lost-in-the-past-decade-crowdfunding-for-equity-could-fill-the-gap/

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