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Crowd-funding Site Offers Open Alternative to Kickstarter - PCWorld

Crowd-funding Site Offers Open Alternative to Kickstarter - PCWorld | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Crowd-funding Site Offers Open Alternative to KickstarterPCWorldBy Cameron Scott, IDG News Crowd-funding website Crowdtilt officially launched on Friday, expanding upon the collective fundraising model pioneered by Kickstarter to enable raising money...
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Top 20 Tech Startups in Africa - Forbes

Top 20 Tech Startups in Africa - Forbes | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Africa's top 20 tech startups, as publihsed in the February 2012 issue of Forbes Africa magazine, a licensed affiliate of FORBES Magazine.
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(Startup) Weekend Reading 2/10/2012 | Startup Weekend

3 Startup Weekend To Present Alpha Pitches At DEMO Asia 2012 · SW Las Vegas Startup Rumgr Raises $500K · Kauffman Launches Super Bowl ... Tech Cocktail Vs. Startup Weekend Goes Into OT. ««  ...

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This Week in Startups #106: Gil Elbaz, founder of Factual.com | ThisWeekIn

This Week in Startups #106: Gil Elbaz, founder of Factual.com | ThisWeekIn | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Interview with Gil Elbaz -- CEO of Factual and Applied Semantics.
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Crowdfunding is Great, But is it Right For Startups?

Crowdfunding is Great, But is it Right For Startups? | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Perhaps you heard the story last week of the graffiti artist who spray-painted Facebook's first offices, took stock instead of cash, and now stands to make $500 (Still hot: Crowdfunding is great, but is it right for startups?
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A VC: Understanding Kickstarter

A VC: Understanding Kickstarter | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
It was a big week for our portfolio company Kickstarter. In the span of 24 hours, not one but two projects passed $1mm in funding. Co-founder Yancey Strickler wrote a great blog post laying out the timeline of those 24...
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How to Crowdfund Your Next Big Idea

How to Crowdfund Your Next Big Idea | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing may be the latest and most promising source of startup capital. Here's how to get started.
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Startup Weekend Partners with New Microsoft BizSpark Plus Program | Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend Partners with New Microsoft BizSpark Plus Program http://t.co/EFaEs1qy...
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Sneak Peak of the Where Do You Give? Tzedakah Curriculum!

Sneak Peak of the Where Do You Give? Tzedakah Curriculum! | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Where Do You Give? is a project of American Jewish World Service that invites communities to engage in critical thought around questions of where we give, why we give and how we give.
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CrowdFunding LIVE

CrowdFunding LIVE | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Crowdfunding Live. (CrowdFunding LIVE is out!
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Bam Aquino, Joey Salceda, Iya Villania named UN spokespersons

Bam Aquino, Joey Salceda, Iya Villania named UN spokespersons | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
In the solidarity concert held at the University of the Philippines, the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Advocates’ newest additions included actress Iya Villania, youth leader Bam Aquino, Albay Governor Joey Salceda, and women’s NGO director Iza...
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Crowdsourcing Meets Crowdfunding to Improve Lives :: News :: The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation and GlobalGiving are working together to crowdsource solutions to problems facing They are (Crowdsourcing Meets Crowdfunding to Improve Lives :: News :: The ...: The Rockefeller Foundation and GlobalGivin...)...
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Global Giving visit

Global Giving visit | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Meg Dallett and Laurel Chor, two In the Field Interns from the Global Giving team, visited all SEREP’s Projects.
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How to use crowdfunding platforms (Le «comment ça marche» du sociofinancement)

How to use crowdfunding platforms (Le «comment ça marche» du sociofinancement) | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Le «comment ça marche» du sociofinancement / How to use crowdfunding platforms (Le «comment ça marche» du sociofinancement / How to use crowdfunding platforms http://t.co/6kgsxQPu...
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IndieGoGo Blog: IndieGoGo Interviews COMMON Co-Founders Rob Schuham & John Bielenberg | Crowdfunding World

IndieGoGo Blog: IndieGoGo Interviews COMMON Co-Founders Rob Schuham & John Bielenberg | Crowdfunding World | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
COMMON is an umbrella brand geared towards social change, created in January 2011 by three highly prolific visionaries eager to provide a collaborative platform for entrepreneurs.
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KauffmanFoundation's Channel - YouTube

KauffmanFoundation's Channel - YouTube | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid-1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman.
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Social Media Cheat Sheet for Small Businesses

Social Media Cheat Sheet for Small Businesses | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it

I love this infographic! It compares Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Tumblr and Digg. The "How to Begin" and "Learn the Lingo" sections are especially helpful. The audience size of each gives a good perspective of the reach in using each type.

 

Roxanne Miller, Curator, Social Media Primer


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Crowdfunding and creativity: giving a little can make a big difference

Crowdfunding and creativity: giving a little can make a big difference | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
As a Belle & Sebastian linked film project shows, crowdfunding connects audiences and artists with more than just money in mind, says Catherine Noonan (Al rico crowdfunding: la experiencia de Belle and Sebastian, por @katenoonan
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Crowd-Funding Website Kickstarter Has Double Million Dollar Day - TPM

Crowd-Funding Website Kickstarter Has Double Million Dollar Day - TPM | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
NeoseekerCrowd-Funding Website Kickstarter Has Double Million Dollar DayTPMKickstarter, the Manhattan-based crowd funding website launched in 2009 that's since gone on to fund an iPod Nano Watch and the Occupy Wall Street Journal, among other...
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The President Favors Crowdfunding, But Is It Good Enough? | Startup Company Law Blog | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | Fund Fever

The President Favors Crowdfunding, But Is It Good Enough? | Startup Company Law Blog | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | Fund Fever | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
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500 Startups’ Paul Singh: What not to do in a start-up pitch

500 Startups’ Paul Singh: What not to do in a start-up pitch | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
Don’t pitch the first time you talk. Have a game plan. And whatever you do, don’t use PowerPoint.
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Chicago Urban Farm Aims for Environmental & Economic Self ...

Chicago Urban Farm Aims for Environmental & Economic Self ... | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
This Big City is an award winning sustainable cities blog exploring innovations in urban design, architecture, culture, technology, transport and the bicycle. Founded in September 2009 by Joe Peach, This Big City now ...

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Crowdsourcing meets Crowdfunding to improve lives

Crowdsourcing meets Crowdfunding to improve lives | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
InnoCentive is on Phase Three of its Global Giveback Challenge Series : Crowdfund implementation of the solutions.
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Venture for America provides a program for young, talented grads to spend 2 years in the trenches of a start-up with the goal that these young graduates will become socialized and mobilized as entr...

Venture for America provides a program for young, talented grads to spend 2 years in the trenches of a start-up with the goal that these young graduates will become socialized and mobilized as entr... | Yellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism | Scoop.it
RT @innovateunc: #UNC students interested in startups?
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Mimoona Crowdfunding, a new Israeli Crowdfunding Platform.

''Mimoona provides a fully adaptable Crowdfunding platform for individuals, businesses and organizations to maximize their funding potential.''


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