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The Dangers of Crowdfunding Your Baby

The Dangers of Crowdfunding Your Baby But pages like these may take crowdfunding to an entirely different—and potentially dangerous—level. Beyond unorthodox, the move raises ethical questions about how far is too far in using technology to bring new life into the world. Lauren Marchant … Read more on Daily Beast The Politics Of Crowdfunding: How […]

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Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, and The Future of Training Church Planters

Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, and The Future of Training Church Planters By now, crowdfunding, Kickstarter and Indiegogo are household names. Since 2009, over 8.3 million people have pledged $ 1.6 billion to 82,000 projects on Kickstarter. Also, over 15 million people from 224 countries visit Indiegogo a month. The most well … Read more on ChristianityToday.com Regulation A+: […]

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Amsterdam to get its own cat cafe, thanks to crowdfunding

Amsterdam to get its own cat cafe, thanks to crowdfunding green-eyed cat Amsterdam is to get its own cat cafe, where people can go for coffee and to stroke a cat, thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. The cafe, named Kopjes, will open in the Baarsjes district west of the city centre on April 22, news […]

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Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a Billion Industry In 2014, companies and individuals across the globe raised $ 16.2 billion through crowdfunding, according to a report released today by industry research firm Massolution. That's a 167-percent increase from 2013, when $ 6.1 billion was raised. On the … Read more on Entrepreneur Happy Customers […]

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Crowdfunding’s Secret Benefit

Crowdfunding's Secret Benefit Just 30 days after launching a Kickstarter campaign in August, Cameron Gibbs and David Gengler raised $ 652,000 to begin manufacturing a padlock that can be opened and closed from 15 feet away via Bluetooth. But the crowdfunding delivered far more … Read more on Fortune 'Crowfall' raises .8 million from crowdfunding campaigns […]

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Equity Crowdfunding: Growing But Not Yet Of Age

Equity Crowdfunding: Growing But Not Yet Of Age Equity crowdfunding pools money from a group of investors via the internet, using social media. Currently, only friends, family, and accredited investors (a.k.a. wealthy people) in the United States can invest in a company for share is the company … Read more on Forbes Crowdfunding event for […]

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Not-Exactly- ‘Firefly’ Comedy Sequel Nears a Crowdfunding Record

Not-Exactly- 'Firefly' Comedy Sequel Nears a Crowdfunding Record The zealous fan cult that worships “Firefly,” a short-lived sci-fi TV series that ran for 14 episodes in 2002, has wielded its immense might once again, pushing a “Firefly”-inspired project toward a record level of donations today on the crowdfunding … Read more on Wall Street Journal […]