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Kickstarter’s New Charter – No IPO?

Does the re-incorporation of Kickstarter as a public benefit corporation focusing on liberal causes telegraph to the investing public that it will not ever go public? Kickstarter announced that it has become a public benefit corporation. Under Delaware law, a … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Can be Lucrative

Kickstarter founder Yancy Strickler notes, among other things, that: it was not wrong to feel betrayed if you donated to Occulus Rift just before it was sold to Facebook for $2 Billion and you didn’t even get your headset yet; … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Pioneer Interviewed

Crowdfunding pioneer Yancy Strickler, founder of Kickstarter, was interview last night by Charlie Rose. Kickstarter, founded in 2009, hit $1 Billion in pledges last week and continues to grow, but has eschewed equity crowdfunding. Strickler notes that a million dollars … Continue reading

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