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Top Kickstarter Project Ever Raises $7 Million

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Imagine raising $7 million from nearly 50,000 strangers in a matter of weeks. That’s the power of a growing trend toward crowd funding, as demonstrated by the most successful Kickstarter campaign yet.  Read the full story at CNET

JOBS Act Kicked Back to the House With More Crowdfunding Restrictions

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The U.S. Senate has sent an amended version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act back to the House on a vote of 73-26. The bill, introduced by House Republicans, is intended to spark investments in small and medium-sized startups, partially through crowdfunding — similar to the way entrepreneurs raise money on Kickstarter. Read […]

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Bring on the Money and the Mob

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Remember the game show 1 vs. 100, where one contestant played against 100 people for a cash jackpot? As the lone contestant built up his/her end of the jackpot (through incredibly inane multiple-choice questions) host Bob Saget (later Carrie Ann Inaba) would call for a decision to play on with this question: Do you want […]