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Comments on Proposed Rule: Crowdfunding

RT @FundHubBiz: Here are the public comments so far on the proposed SEC equity crowdfunding rules: http://t.co/e3cgXESeQL #crowdfunding #JO…
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37 Saddest Failed Kickstarters

37 Saddest Failed Kickstarters | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
On Kickstarter's 3rd anniversary here are a few of the spectacular crowdfunding flops!
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These projects failed to raise capital ... some failed to deliver. Crowdfunding needs innovation to help innovation!
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Securities Attorney T. Hale Boggs: SEC Uncomfortable with JOBS Act - Crowdfund Insider

Securities Attorney T. Hale Boggs: SEC Uncomfortable with JOBS Act - Crowdfund Insider | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
“Corporate Attorney T. Hale Boggs, a partner at well respected law firm Manatt, founded their Palo Alto office in 1998. He also helped establish the San Fr (RT @FundHubBiz: Is the SEC uncomfortable with the concept of crowdfunding?”
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Mere regulating won't help building 'safe' crowdfunding alternative to capitalize early-stage entrepreneurs ... building ecosystem with checks & balances that encourages crowd-wisdom will! That's what I see missing from the JOBS Act and the 500-page proposed rules under Act.
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FundRazr kicks off ‘crowdfunding as a service’

FundRazr kicks off ‘crowdfunding as a service’ | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
FundRazr, one of the largest crowdfunding sites in Canada, has started up a partnership designed to help people embark on crowdfunding campaigns
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Can crowdfunding create a healthcare safety-net (eventually covering all other risks) for everyone and obviate the need for a financial intermediary such us as an insurance company or a government?
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This online journalism startup raised $1.7M in crowdfunding and you've never ... - GigaOM

This online journalism startup raised $1.7M in crowdfunding and you've never ... - GigaOM | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
This online journalism startup raised $1.7M in crowdfunding and you've never ...
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The drivers of this crowdfunding success: well-known founders, launch on popular television show.
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Trepidation and Restrictions Leave Crowdfunding Rules Weak

Trepidation and Restrictions Leave Crowdfunding Rules Weak | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
“Crowdfunding has great potential for fraud, but the S.E.C.’s proposed rules for this investment model do little to protect investors.”
Rajiv Hazaray's insight:
Negative potential actualizes early ... positive potential requires evolution of a supporting ecosystem. Currently working on a paper on "Crowd Wisdom & Capitalizing Entrepreneurship" with a goal to outline the ecosystem required to support crowdfunding.
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