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Richard Branson Reveals How Crowdfunding Could Change The World (Video)

Richard Branson Reveals How Crowdfunding Could Change The World (Video) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sharing his thoughts about crowdfunding, Virgin Group’s founder Richard Branson discuss why he believes that the funding method could be a game changer for startups.
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Flexcel Network's curator insight, June 3, 2015 10:13 PM

Learn more about crowdfunding, to see if it might be useful for your idea, project, company....

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100 Women Co-Creating the P2P Society: Ana Von Teschenhausen | P2P Foundation

100 Women Co-Creating the P2P Society: Ana Von Teschenhausen | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ana is an independent researcher currently working on 2 projects: knowledge as a ubiquitous commons and a proposal for community-based forest monitoring.
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Return with Freedom and Occupy Banking | P2P Foundation

Return with Freedom and Occupy Banking | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Occupy Banking: a perverse system based on debt with these institutions – who have never been voted in democratically – is hijacking our sovereignty.
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Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3

Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The last in the series of free posters about Commons-Based Peer Production produced by P2Pvalue  & designed by Laura Recio shows some of the crazy things we can do with collaborative communities.
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Indiegogo is Poised to Move Into Equity Crowdfunding

Indiegogo is Poised to Move Into Equity Crowdfunding | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
With the release of final rules for Title IV of the JOBS Act, commonly referred to as  Regulation A+, all investment crowdfunding platforms are sizing up the opportunity and evaluating the shift in regulations.
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And The Winner Is -- Crowdfunding Finds Its X Factor Moment - Forbes

And The Winner Is -- Crowdfunding Finds Its X Factor Moment - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In May of this year a competition aimed at at finding the next 'must-have'  gadget  will reach its climax on Britain's Channel 5 television when a winner inventor or entrepreneur is announced on the Gadget Show.
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Stand For Trees: A Global Grassroots Deforestation Intervention

Stand For Trees: A Global Grassroots Deforestation Intervention | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We're losing forests at a staggering rate, with a forest area the size of New York City disappearing every two days, and because of that deforestation, we're slowly losing one of our greatest allies in the fight against climate change.
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California Introduces the Local Economies Securities Act Crowdfunding Exemption - Crowdfund Insider

California Introduces the Local Economies Securities Act Crowdfunding Exemption - Crowdfund Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
California Introduces the Local Economies Securities Act Crowdfunding Exemption Crowdfund Insider Existing law exempts from permit requirements any offer or sale of a membership in a California consumer cooperative corporation, provided that the...
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Return with Freedom and Occupy Banking | P2P Foundation

Return with Freedom and Occupy Banking | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

We want to finance the team that is already working on the launch of the #OccupyBanking campaign with thintention of placing at the center of public debate the total lack of democracy of the European Central Bank (ECB) and large private banks who control the monetary system, and especially the creation of money. A perverse system based on debt with these institutions – who have never been voted in democratically – hijacking our sovereignty. The #OccupyBanking campaign also wants to be the spearhead for creating the conditions that allow the #ReturnWithFreedom of the activist Enric Duran.


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Beyond Bitcoin: Legal Pathways for Blockchain Enterprises

Beyond Bitcoin: Legal Pathways for Blockchain Enterprises | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The technologies that undergird Bitcoin transactions have advanced to suggest other, non-financial applications. (Bitcoin Magazine)
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North Carolina Man Seeks Kickstarter Funding to Help Him 3D Print Prosthetic Fairings For His Leg

North Carolina Man Seeks Kickstarter Funding to Help Him 3D Print Prosthetic Fairings For His Leg | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There have been so many incredible stories we have covered over the last year. In fact, as 3DPrint.com turns a year old, the topics which have received the
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▶ Game Theory, Assurance Contracts and Crowdfunding via Bitcoin - YouTube

In my first video, I discuss game theory and assurance contracts, and explain how bitcoin can be used for crowdfunding. 

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Top 4 Crowdfunding Developments and Predictions for Asia in 2015 - Entrepreneur

Top 4 Crowdfunding Developments and Predictions for Asia in 2015 - Entrepreneur | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The new year has arrived and for those looking to get into Asia's crowdfunding market, here are our predictions.
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Multitude Project: Crowdfunding capacity for peer production

SENSORICA is not a typical organization. It is an open value network. It is an open network that does peer production. It is a cluster of open enterprises. It is, in my opinion, the most audacious attempt to implement commons-based peer production of hardware, started in February 2011, one year and 3 months after Satoshi Nakamoto published his paper "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System". It is the furthest humanity has gone into hard core peer production, building peer-run physical labspeer governance and normative systemsmethodologies for open product development, as well as legal structures compatible with all that. SENSORICA is the proper type of organization for p2p (or real) crowdfunding.  

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The Future of Cities: Crowdfunding Can Tackle Urban Density & Issues of Inequality Simultaneously

The Future of Cities: Crowdfunding Can Tackle Urban Density & Issues of Inequality Simultaneously | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the 19th century, there were 11 cities with over 1 million inhabitants.  Today there are over 500 cities around the world where the population stands above 1 million.  There are over 7 billion souls on this planet and this number is predicted to...
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The Crowdfunding Death Zone – How to Avoid It!

The Crowdfunding Death Zone – How to Avoid It! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
5 Must-Know Things Before You Launch Your #Crowdfund One glance at this u-shaped graph of 200,000 crowdfunds is enough to tell the story to anyone who’s seen many crowdfunds succeed and fail.
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VisionFunder's curator insight, June 22, 2016 1:29 PM
A great product and an epic pre-launch marketing campaign is the key to crowdfunding success
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Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3 | P2P Foundation

Free Commons-Based Peer Production Posters No. 3 | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The last in the series of free posters about Commons-Based Peer Production produced by P2Pvalue  & designed by Laura Recio shows some of the crazy things we can do with collaborative communities. The poster can be  downloaded below (click on image to go to the downloads page on Wikimedia Commons) & used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license. …
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Top 80 US Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites Open New Doors in 2015

Top 80 US Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites Open New Doors in 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The evolution of crowdfunding as a new investment vehicle in the US real estate industry has been remarkable in the past few years. Since the JOBS Act was passed into law in 2012, platforms specializing in crowdfunding real estate projects have mushr...
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BBB Warns Customers as Seeming Kickstarter Success EZ3D Fails to Deliver on Crowdfunded 3D Printers

BBB Warns Customers as Seeming Kickstarter Success EZ3D Fails to Deliver on Crowdfunded 3D Printers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding has long offered a unique and impressive platform for startups to get off the ground — inventors with a great idea and some entrepreneurial spirit can turn to like-minded individuals who’d love to see...
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Crowd Funding Creates the Ultimate Sharing Economy

Crowd Funding Creates the Ultimate Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
CrowdCube Co-Founder Luke Lang and JustPark Chief Executive Officer Alex Stephany discuss the impact of the sharing economy on various sectors.
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Crowdfunding's Secret Benefit - Fortune

Crowdfunding's Secret Benefit - Fortune | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are raising billions via crowdfunding -- but the nonfinancial payoff may be even greater.
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Kim Harris's curator insight, March 10, 2015 5:27 PM

This is why the #stepup2inspire campaign is a success...the relationships being built through a common goal always outweigh the goal.

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theRacetotheBottom - Home - Crowdfunding and the "Wisdom of the Crowd"

Congress in the JOBS Act provided an exemption from registration for certain crowdfunding offerings.  The SEC has a rule proposal pending.  The difficulty in this area is balancing the costs of investor protection against the impediments to capital raising.  The issues are exacerbated by the limits ($1 million) on the size of any offering relying on the crowdfunding exemption.
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Project of the Day: Credibles

Project of the Day: Credibles | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“Credibles crowd-funds small, sustainable food-related businesses. The re-payment of the funding is in-kind – edible credits, or Credibles.
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Is Amazon Building A New Crowdfunding Platform for Inventors and Investors?

Is Amazon Building A New Crowdfunding Platform for Inventors and Investors? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over the last few months, Amazon has been hiring for a new endeavor with the goal of creating the “best end-to-end platform for startups” In what appears to be the next step in becoming a one-stop-shop for everything, the company is developing an inventor platform aimed at supporting inventors and selling their products. In one job description, Amazon promotes the new position as a “new platform with investors.”

Also read: What Edward Snowden Has To Say About Amazon
Amazon Takes on Crowdfunding
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