Kickstarter – The Power of Crowd Funding

Cap with moneyAn email from Kickstarter landed in our inbox that I thought best summed up the power of crowd funding. 

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If you aren’t familiar with crowd funding check out the dry but comprehensive overview on wikipedia. More importantly, each crowd funding operation has their own funding mechanics, and niches (from community development to pornography). Once again the most comprehensive list we know of is over at wikipedia: Comparison of crowd funding services.

Lastly, with the popularity and scale of crowd funding outpacing the current reach of the SEC, there are new rules and regulations coming down the legislative pipe to attempt to mitigate the risks associated with raising capital from investors the SEC does not consider Accredited.

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