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CrowdFunding’s Next Hot Frontier: REAL ESTATE

5 mistakes that kill crowdfunding campaigns

5 mistakes that kill crowdfunding campaigns

Elaine Pofeldt | CNBC | July 29, 2014 – Raking in $102,824 on Indiegogo in a campaign that ended July 3, the start-up Ambronite, maker of a drinkable organic “supermeal,” achieved a goal that…

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Buona Notte, Accredited Investor

Buona Notte, Accredited Investor

By Steven Cinelli, Founder | CEO PRIMARQ/REMARQ, Certainly over the last two years, with the introduction of the JOBS Act, the discussion of “accredited investor” has never been so fashionable. A concept precipitated in…

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Candace Klein named new chief strategy officer at Dealstruck

Candace Klein named new chief strategy officer at Dealstruck

July 28, 2014 – Candace Klein has been named chief strategy officer at Dealstruck, a peer-to-peer lending platform based in San Diego, California. Dealstruck announced the move last week in a release that also…

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Michigan RE crowdfunding site to use new state rules

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July 29, 2014 –  is a Michigan-based, real estate crowdfunding platform that allows sponsors to raise money from investors for their projects in the Midwest. For Michigan investors, the opportunity has become much more…

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Patreon Offers Creators Opportunity To Garner Monthly Support From Fans

Jack Conte

July 29, 2014 – Jack Conte created Patreon to help creators who offer their creations over time. For bloggers, YouTube producers, podcasters and others the site is becoming a serious part of the economic model…

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Crowdfunding Isn’t Just for the Little Guys

Crowdfunding Isn’t Just for the Little Guys

By KATHERINE ROSMAN. Deep-Pocketed Companies Test the Market on Indiegogo On Indiegogo Inc., one of the websites where entrepreneurs can raise cash to support their projects, well-financed startups like fitness-device maker Misfit Wearables Inc.…

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TouchPico: Pocket-sized device projects Android onto any wall (crowdfunding)

TouchPico: Pocket-sized device projects Android onto any wall (crowdfunding)

CFB News Wire, Looking for a portable projector that lets you stream videos, PowerPoint presentations, or other content onto a wall… without connecting to a computer? TouchPico is a tiny projector that runs Google…

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How much is white privilege worth? Ask the woman crowdfunding it

How much is white privilege worth? Ask the woman crowdfunding it

Priya Elan | TheGuardian | July 27, 2014 – There’s a recent strand of crowdfunding projects that has turned into something of a subversive art form. First there was Zack “Danger” Brown’s potato salad…

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CFBeat Radio, Mike Hayes Interview with OneSpark, CEO, Elton Rivas

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Mace Security Partners with Pangaea Services and Contributes $100,000 to Crowdfund The Defender

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LEWES, Del., Jul 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Pangaea Services, Inc. and Mace Security International, Inc. are proud to announce a strategic partnership. Pangaea Services has selected Mace® Brand Pepper Spray to be featured…

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The benefits of crowdfunding

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by Lachlan Mackintosh, How much would you pay to watch someone make a bowl of potato salad? That sounds like a stupid question, but a bloke on a crowd funding website raised well over…

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Crowdfunding for ‘Porn Star Motel’ Photobook Red Ezra

Crowdfunding for ‘Porn Star Motel’ Photobook Red Ezra

CFB  Weekend Edition, Red Ezra is a nickname given to me one night by friend Dimebag Darrell (Pantera, Damageplan) while drinking Ezra Brooks whisky and it just kinda stuck.   I decided to use this…

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China's crowdfunding sector expandsecnsChina's crowdfunding sector saw rapid growth in the first half of 2014, with cash raised via equity-based crowdfunding skyrocketing in June to surpass the January-May total, data from a Chinese independent research team showed on Wednes [...]

Wanna cash in on oil? Here's a new way to investHouston Business Journal (blog)And while Texas is pondering a crowdfunding exemption that would give unaccredited investors the opportunity to jump into projects for equity, Racusin said that companies working with unaccredited inve [...]

An Introvert's Guide to CrowdfundingIndie WireNow save yourself the time and stop reading. This is addressed not to the filmmaker who is primed for crowdfunding success and just needs to fine-tune their campaign but, rather, the talented, passionate filmmaker for whom none of thi [...]

Crowdfunding roundup: Pittsburgh Public Market, punk rock prom, Greek yogurt ...PGH City Paper (blog)Every now and again, we like to update you on some currently active crowdfunding campaigns around town. Here's what's going on right now: — The Pittsburgh Public Market is in [...]

CNBC5 mistakes that kill crowdfunding dealsCNBCMost start-ups that try to raise money on crowdfunding sites are just as pumped about their start-ups as Ambronite's team. Unfortunately, many end up with a goose egg when it comes to money raised. On Kickstarter, 43 percent of campa [...]

Crowdfund InsiderCrowdnetic and UC Berkeley to partner on Crowdfunding ResearchCrowdfund Insider“Crowdnetic has been on the forefront of data technology in the crowdfunding industry since the implementation of Title II. We look forward to utilizing this partnership in our ongoing effo [...]

USA TODAYWomen's Jamaican Soccer Team hopes crowdfunding is the key to successUSA TODAYSimilar to the Jamaican Men's Bobsled Team that used PayPal donations and Internet currency Dogecoin to finance their bid for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Women's Jamaican S [...]

Telegraph.co.uk'posh brat' hits back: 'Why I'm crowdfunding my degree'Telegraph.co.ukBut what I couldn't have expected from my crowdfunding project was the negative reaction. The last four years since I graduated from Oxford have been full of nuance; from [...]

Crowdfunding helps family give son lymphoma treatmentToday.comTo help the Flemings, Joanna's college friend Leigh Essig helped set up a page on crowdfunding website GoFundMe.com, including a goal of $100,000. Crowdfunding is used in conjunction with traditional fundraising, allow [...]

Real Estate and Crowdfunding: A New Path For InvestorsInvestopediaThat's the key question for crowdfunding and the real estate market. It's a question being answered in positive ways in 2014, as the two “odd couples” appear to be pairing up quite nicely and giving investors [...]

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