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crowdfunding

Online fund raising. Crowdfunding over the Internet reaches a huge audience, and billions are raised each year by this method for both small and large projects. For social causes, many more people may donate a couple of dollars to support something they like rather than give $100, $50 or even $25. See Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
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(67.) CROWDFUND CAPITAL ADVISORS, HOW DOES CROWDFUNDING IMPACT JOB CREATION, COMPANY REVENUE AND PROFESSIONAL INVESTOR INTEREST?
Sources: usatoday.com, 3/9/17; districtadminsitraiton.com, 8/19/16; edudemic.com, 3/18/15; crowdfund.com
"There have been other much talked about crowdfunding platforms devoted to journalism over the years, but most came and went (Emphas.is, Vourno, Indie Voices, etc.) None lasted as long, were as widespread, and received as much praise as Spot.Us," notes a 2015 MediaShift analysis ("Why Crowdfunded Journalism Pioneer Spot.Us Died," Khair Johnson, March 19, 2015; mediashift.org/2015/03/why-crowd funded-journalism-pioneer-spot-us-died).
(19) In 2012, Congress signed the equity model of crowdfunding for unaccredited investors and small businesses into law as the CROWDFUND Act.
Crowdfunding also may introduce additional liquidity risk since there may be no active secondary market for crowdfunded shares.
Activity increased across the board in the first quarter of 2014, with up to 22,000 projects open and being crowdfunded at any one time worldwide - and more than 500 projects starting every day.
How much do you really need to crowdfund to get your business where you want it to go?
The newly published website is organized by category and contains a keyword-searchable database of crowdfund industry providers who pay a fee to be listed on the website and appear based on the search criteria of the user.
funding from the crowd-raising small amounts of money from a large number of investors."); David Mashburn, Comment, The AntiCrowd Pleaser: Fixing the Crowdfund Act's Hidden Risks and Inadequate Remedies, 63 EMORY L.J.
"I would urge investors - big or small - to back this great initiative when the crowdfund goes live.
She is also a founding board member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates and chair of the Crowdfunding Professional Association.
Panama City, Panama, April 19, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Xsolus, a blockchain solutions company with headquarters in Panama, is set to launch its Crowdfunding Platform (CROWDFUND) to allow the company, its customers, and its partners to host simultaneous live crowdfunding events, accepting a variety of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Dash (DASH), and Monero (XMR).