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Crowdfunding Mailbox: Toymail, Quebee Cameraman, Chronic Illness Becomes ... - Crowdfund Insider

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Toymail, Quebee Cameraman, Chronic Illness Becomes ... - Crowdfund Insider | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
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Crowdfunding Mailbox: Toymail, Quebee Cameraman, Chronic Illness Becomes ...
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Perhaps a Crowdfunding Sunday?
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interesting little website for identifying different crowdfunding opportunities, as well as where to suggest your crowdfunded activitiy

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three Crowd Funding campaign videos are the best example of Crowd Funding video and Video SEO - Crowdfunding Planning | Your Complete Solution for CrowdFunding |Planning for CrowdFunding the Smart Way

three Crowd Funding campaign videos are the best example of Crowd Funding video and Video SEO - Crowdfunding Planning | Your Complete Solution for CrowdFunding |Planning for CrowdFunding the Smart Way | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
CrowdFundingPlanning is a Complete Solution for a Fast and Successful CrowdFunding campaign empowering SMBs, Start-ups, Entrepreneurs, CF Expert Professionals and Investors Community.

Power of the Crowd, Expert and Cloud Sourcing.
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Crowdfunding a New Danger for Clients? - On Wall Street

Crowdfunding a New Danger for Clients? - On Wall Street | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding a New Danger for Clients?
On Wall Street
The SEC voted unanimously in October to advance rules that would permit startup businesses to cast a wider net in raising capital through online crowdfunding portals.
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WS now claiming its a threat to their clients, more likely a threat to them  

 

Too late, they are now disrupted, $$ will migrate away from traditional Wall Street investments towards a crowd funding model, WS has proven it can't be trusted to invest with.  

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Congress aims to cut off patent trolls’ food supply

Congress aims to cut off patent trolls’ food supply | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
"Don’t feed the trolls!”
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(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): This is welcome news for all, patent trolls are a blight on innovation and invention, everyone should be telling their congress persons and senators to be supporting this bi-partisan bill

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Ex-Nokia Engineers Launch New Smartphone

Ex-Nokia Engineers Launch New Smartphone | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
HELSINKI (AP) -- A team of ex-Nokia engineers is launching a smartphone based on the former world No.
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(from the Curator of IoT and Wearables): Note to Self:  Listen to your engineers when they tell you your design sucks and needs to be improved  Because this is one of those lessons when MSFT s/w is not the answer and then your (best?) engineers quit and do their own startup and then tell you off in the marketplace for not listening to them the 1st time they told you that you needed a better solution.  

 

 

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How crowdfunding kept one London theatre open for Christmas - The Guardian

How crowdfunding kept one London theatre open for Christmas - The Guardian | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
The Guardian How crowdfunding kept one London theatre open for Christmas The Guardian The latest show in Hackney, at the Yard Theatre, might never have happened if it wasn't for the generosity of local businesses, community groups and members of...
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How crowdfunding is yet another alternative to banking community who have become too strident since the 2008 metldown, the rules for investment will now be revisited, banks don't like competition

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Design Your Startup Bridges The Gap Between Startup & Crowdfunding - Newsday

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Design Your Startup Bridges The Gap Between Startup & Crowdfunding
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New Company Helping International Seed-Stage Ideas Grow Into USA Startups. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013.
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Fueled by the momentum of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is catching on in a big way in the consumer space. As platforms like WeFunder and hundreds of others launch to provide startup businesses with funding, Design Your Startup was created to bridge the gap between an idea and startup

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One Spark - the Crowd Funding Festival increases Prize $$, attracts international attention

One Spark - the Crowd Funding Festival increases Prize $$, attracts international attention | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
One Spark crowdfunding festival increases prize money, attracts international ...
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(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables):  One Spark, billed as “the world’s crowdfunding festival,” aims to match creators in the fields of art, innovation, music, science and technology with resources to help support their ideas. Innovation is the event’s new category.

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How to Understand the New World of Crowdfunding - NBC 10 Philadelphia

How to Understand the New World of Crowdfunding - NBC 10 Philadelphia | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
How to Understand the New World of Crowdfunding NBC 10 Philadelphia Although crowdfunding has been around in some shape or form for centuries – praenumeration is considered an early form of this business model – it has just started to become...
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Excellent on the fundmentals and even explains the new law pertaining to crowd funding

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Love the finance folks but they too can say some really stupid things 29 of them - Business Insider

Love the finance folks but they too can say some really stupid things 29 of them - Business Insider | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
"We're cautiously optimistic."
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Love the finance folks but they too can say some really stupid things.  A LOL moment for those who listen to finance without challenging them on what they say

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The Basics of Crowdfunding

The Basics of Crowdfunding | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Small investments from a lot of people can equal a lot of money.

Via Marty Koenig
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Crowdfunding 101, have a read

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Technology Forecasting Tools for High Tech and Semiconductor Companies

A "How-to-do a Technology Forecast using simple and advanced methods within the Systematic Innovation Toolbox. This presentation was done in the Winter term of
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These tools are foundational to understanding where to go on your technology roadmap, don't understand where you're going, better get started the big players are using these tools

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An Analysis of a Corporate Innovation Program - Samsung

If you want to know why and how Samsung has become so good at out-innovating Apple and others, see this report

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If you want to know why and how Samsung has become so good at out-innovating Apple and others, see this report

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Scientists calling on the crowd for funding - Crowdfunding Softlaunch - Crowd Funding Soft Launch

Scientists calling on the crowd for funding - Crowdfunding Softlaunch - Crowd Funding Soft Launch | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Our unique and powerful CrowdFunding preview platform helps, acquires,incubates, and accelerates CrowdFunding at its early stage.
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More software for Crodfunding, the competition for investment $$ is going to increase

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Local software may jumpstart crowdfunding - Northern Colorado Business Report

Local software may jumpstart crowdfunding - Northern Colorado Business Report | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Local software may jumpstart crowdfunding Northern Colorado Business Report FORT COLLINS – Crowdfunding – a high-tech, online method for raising small amounts of start-up cash - is poised to reach multi-million-dollar levels worldwide, and entities...
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New software for supporting crowdfunding, Wall Street, you are in trouble for being poor invesment analysts, as you do not pay attention to what people are really buying and why.  That is why your analysis' are mostly wrong.  You do not understand customers, yet you think you do.  Consider yourself served.

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Crowdfunding roundup: affordable custom molded earphones ...

Crowdfunding roundup: affordable custom molded earphones ... | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Rather than make you sift through all of these projects, we're tracking down the best or most notable crowdfunding projects from around the web and delivering them to you in a simple roundup. If there's a project that you've ...
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Nice approach to sifting through the different ventures gettting funding, worth a read to see whats going to be next

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Nanotubes and Raman technology: From the streets, to the lab and even your computer

Nanotubes and Raman technology: From the streets, to the lab and even your computer | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Commercially available as instrumentation designed for macro-size sampling, Raman spectroscopy drew interest for providing information similar but complementary to infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy for chemical identification.
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(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Raman technology unlocks carbon nanotubes potential In late September, Stanford Univ. researchers unveiled the first working computer built entirely from carbon nanotube transistors. The computer contains 178 transistors formed from several tens of thousands of single-walled carbon nanotubes.

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Trinity College Dublin to establish ‘creative quarter’ and generate 161 start-ups over 3 years

Trinity College Dublin to establish ‘creative quarter’ and generate 161 start-ups over 3 years | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has unveiled a new strategy for entrepreneurship that will see 161 start-ups emerge from the university in the first three years.
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(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Nice to see the home country and TCD getting support for startups that can pass muster, hopefully the big fella (Intel) will help 'em out

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NYC Teen Is Crowdfunding: Forumla 1 Race Car - Forbes

NYC Teen Is Crowdfunding: Forumla 1 Race Car - Forbes | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
NYC Teen Is Crowdfunding: Forumla 1 Race Car
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Luca Forgeois is an 18 year old teenager with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) breaking his way into the IndyCar circuit.
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Here's one way for you to get your won Formula 1 Racing Car, Crowdfund it

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Software Company (Star Citizen) their crowdfunding campaign reaches $30 million - Joystiq

Software Company (Star Citizen) their crowdfunding campaign reaches $30 million - Joystiq | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
TechSpot Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign reaches $30 million Joystiq Cloud Imperium Games's crowdfunding campaign for Star Citizen continues to barrel along and doesn't seem intent on stopping yet, as creator Chris Roberts has announced that the...
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There are multiple companies from many diverse industries getting crowdfunding / sourcing this industry is going to blow wide open as an alternative to Wall Street, Angels and Venture Capitalists

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Arran Brewery in crowd-funding push - Offlicence News

Arran Brewery in crowd-funding push - Offlicence News | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Arran Brewery in crowd-funding push Offlicence News The craft ale brewer plans to upgrade its brewery on Arran, develop two new breweries on the mainland – the Forth & Clyde Brewery and the Loch Earn Brewery, open Scotland's first sake brewery, set...
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Not just for technies, even breweries are involved in crowdfunding, 

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Crowdsourcing competition allows Georgetown scientists to raise funds - Washington Post

Crowdsourcing competition allows Georgetown scientists to raise funds - Washington Post | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing competition allows Georgetown scientists to raise funds
Washington Post
The partners program reflects a growing trend of raising funds through crowdsourcing, in which individuals pool multiple small donations for greater impact.
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Even scientists and geeks can get funding, what will they think of nex? How about an easy to use investor tool to evaluate investment proposals - make it easy for everyone, investor as well as those seeking investment

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What Wisdom Of What Crowds?

What Wisdom Of What Crowds? | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it
People who really care about the wisdom of the crowds need to think beyond "clicking" and sifting through "likes" and "shares" to gain insights that matter.
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I am not so sure, despite how popular it is to talk about the wisdom of crowds because this approach seems like a rehash of the Delphi method, that uses experts in a given field to do the same thing act as a cord.  The reliability of the Delphi method has already been called into question as not being all that helpful in the long term

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Nitz Associates using Chase Mission Main Street Grants for Kids

Nitz Associates using Chase Mission Main Street Grants for Kids | Crowd Funding, Micro-funding, New Approach for Investors - Alternatives to Wall Street | Scoop.it

Nitz Asociates is working on two apps one for pipes and containers of gases and an app that enables students with smartphones to get smarter with science. 

 

Think of it as a “Science Lab in Box”.  Building on our Acoustic Signature Analysis technology and expertise in Test Instrumentation, we’re creating a “black box” that wirelessly connects to Android phones and provides an assortment of inexpensive laboratory instrumentation, logging and control for experiments.  The “black box” will make physical measurements like temperature, pressure, magnetism, g-force, etc. plus an oscilloscope with digital and analog signal generation and analysis, in a price range of $50-$100.

 

If you haven’t voted yet, please go to: www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/business/detail/16082 and click the vote button for Nitz Associates.  You’ll need to have a facebook account, and please don’t be put off by the note from Chase that they’ll peek at your friends list.  This is to ensure you’re a real person with a real facebook account. Chase promises not to store or share any of your information. (besides, the NSA and facebook already have all of it).

Chase's $3M Mission Main Street Grants program for Small Business is in full swing! Apply or vote today! Learn more here: www.missionmainstreetgrants.com

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Nitz Associates is working on an app that enables students with smartphones to get smarter with science. 

 

Think of it as a “Science Lab in Box”.  Building on our Acoustic Signature Analysis technology and expertise in Test Instrumentation, we’re creating a “black box” that wirelessly connects to Android phones and provides an assortment of inexpensive laboratory instrumentation, logging and control for experiments.  The “black box” will make physical measurements like temperature, pressure, magnetism, g-force, etc. plus an oscilloscope with digital and analog signal generation and analysis, in a price range of $50-$100.

 

If you haven’t voted yet, please go to: www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/business/detail/16082 and click the vote button for Nitz Associates.  You’ll need to have a facebook account, and please don’t be put off by the note from Chase that they’ll peek at your friends list.  This is to ensure you’re a real person with a real facebook account. Chase promises not to store or share any of your information. (besides, the NSA and facebook already have all of it).

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13 Key Principles to Develop and Deploy Your Own Innovation Program...

The true story of Intel's deployment of TRIZ across the corporate enterprise how to deploy your own innovation program - Key Principles for a successful deplo
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And this is how Intel is going to win at out-innovating others in the marketplace of semiconductor and high tech

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