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Crowdfunding to Build Communities

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Real estate crowdfunding allows accredited and non-accredited investors alike to browse deals on the Internet and invest in projects that are shaping the development of American communities.

Savvy Crowdfunding Techniques

Brian Hughes | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

Crowdfunding is a popular way to raise money for entrepreneurial, social and charitable projects.

Detecting Emerging Markets

George Beall | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
George Beall

After leaving school to work on a startup and launching the Wikipedia competitor platform, Everipedia, the questions I always get asked are, "how do y...

Accessing Capital Through Crowdfunding

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Crowdfunding has sparked equality in real estate investment. For the first time in history, Americans may use the Internet to participate in deals that are shaping the constructs of our nation.

Crowdfunded Kids Toy Teaches Children To Build and Hack

Jack Choros | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

School is back in session all across the country, making now the perfect time to start checking out the latest and greatest children's toys. One device that could soon be jumping to the top of the list of the most innovative and educational toys is the Zubi Flyer, a device that combines the fun of the classic Frisbee with modern technology.

Innovation and Regulation in Pharmaceuticals

Adam Grossman | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Adam Grossman

I am a caregiver and patient advocate for my mom. I am also a proud co-founder of Give to Cure. My dynamic and awesome co- founder, Lou Reese, is a pa...

Making an Impact with the Crowd

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images Money holds the power to bring justice to social and environmental upheavals. The ways in which we invest our money have...

Are We Living in a Golden Era of Fundraising?

Larry Alton | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

Whether you're trying to acquire capital to fund your startup idea, gathering funds for a lawsuit, or serving some other personal need, eventually you're going to need to look outside your own resources to find those funds.

'Carbage Can' Catches Eye Of TV Moguls Mark Burnett and Steve Harvey

Jack Choros | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

Inventor and entrepreneur Raymond Furgason came up with the idea for the Carbage Can as a way for drivers to keep their vehicle tidy while on the road...

Crowdfunding Transforms Real Estate Investing

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images "When crowdfunding first emerged, I saw in a flash that it was going to be wonderful. It was going to remove the middle...

Education Crowdfunding: An Engine of Good That Could Move Us Toward Equity

The Sillerman Center | Posted 08.23.2016 | Education
The Sillerman Center

When public school budgets shrink, it's students who pay the price. Classes get larger, fewer field trips get scheduled, athletic programs charge fees, and technology doesn't get updated.

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

On The "A" w/Souleo: Author Campaigns to Revitalize Langston Hughes' Home

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.19.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Courtesy: I, Too, Arts Collective For the last 20 years of his life the celebrated writer, Langston Hughes lived at 20 E. 127th Street in Harlem. Now...

Supporting Veterans Shouldn't Only Happen During Holidays

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, I do some work to support orgs helping out service members, veterans, and their families. I figure it's the least I can do to give back. We rec...

Brazil: Gold Medal in Entrepreneurship

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

In July, I've received an invitation to be the speaker as part of State-sponsored U.S. Speaker Program on Entrepreneurship -TechHubs which quickly put me in the "Ambassador of Entrepreneurship" mindset

Minimalist Backpack Shatters Crowdfunding Target In Weeks

Jack Choros | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

Dave Zuverink, creator of the Slimfold Wallet, just shattered a $20,000 Kickstarter goal for his new invention, the Slimfold SlimPack. Raising over ...

Coffee Shop Turns to the Crowd For Growth Financing

NerdWallet | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Steve Nicastro When the owners of Cocoa Cinnamon decided to open up a second coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina, they didn't max out credit car...

Crowdfunding Aggregators Help Investors Gain Efficiency, Convenience

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images more funding than venture capital in 2016. This relatively new tool is rapidly emerging as a powerful capital-raising option...

Death to the Accredited Investor Rules

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images The American Dream is dying. Social mobility in America has all but perished for the majority of Americans. With an extraor...

Bernie Supporters Are Ready To Pay The Bills For The Revolution

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― When the cost of five nights in a high-priced hotel is combined with the price of food, travel and other expenses, delegates to the D...

Honest Advice on Funding your Startup

John Rampton | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
John Rampton

If you're an entrepreneur it's hard not have fallen in love with HBO's Silicon Valley. It's arguably the most authentic look at the trials and tribulations that we startup founders have to face on a daily basis - despite being satire.

Idyllic Beach Now Public Thanks to a $1.7 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

Atlas Obscura | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

New Zealand's crowdfunded beach becomes public park https://t.co/8n6zVfcTFq pic.twitter.com/frWaOeRoAn— FRANCE 24 (@FRANCE24) July 11, 2016 By Erik ...

Change Is Coming -- In A Meaningful Way -- To Tech Investing

Herbie Ziskend | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Herbie Ziskend

It's an old story that building a more inclusive startup economy, particularly within the technology space, is badly needed.

Scaling Diversity In Venture Capital: A Nod To Continued Innovation In America's Capital Formation Legislation

Rodney Sampson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Rodney Sampson

Today, I only know of seven active early stage venture capital funds in America that have African American General Partners. There's Troy Carter and M...

Community And Crowdfunding: A Response To The Harvard Business Review

AdaPia d'Errico | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
AdaPia d'Errico

Recently, the Harvard Business Review came out with an intriguing commentary entitled "The Unique Value of Crowdfunding Is Not Money -- It's Community."