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Crowdfunding for Beginners – New Book

Crowdfunding for Beginners – New Book

By Brian Koscak, CrowdFunding Beat guest contributor, How to Raise Money for Start-Ups, Early Stage Enterprises, Charities and Non-Profits Late this summer, a new crowdfunding book was released by serial author Iain Williamson of Learn2succeed.com Incorporated. I have read the book and find it an interesting and easy-to-read book of about 156 pages on crowdfunding for beginners. It is perfect for those who are just wading into the subject and want a simple book that looks at equity and non-equity crowdfunding from a global perspective including the United States, Canada…

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N.S. proposing rules to govern start-up crowdfunding

N.S. proposing rules to govern start-up crowdfunding

CBC News, The Nova Scotia Securities Commission has outlined new rules that would govern how start up and small businesses raise capital using crowdfunding. The province is one of several in Canada proposing regulations for equity crowdfunding. Crowdfunding involves funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically through the internet. It has emerged in recent years as a successful way for small and start-up businesses to raise money. Decision based on demand Abel Lazarus, a securities analyst with the…

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Australia: Government review recommends equity crowdfunding

Australia: Government review recommends equity crowdfunding

By James Hutchinson and Caitlin Fitzsimmons Small companies should be allowed to raise capital in the same way websites such as Kickstarter encourage consumers to commit funding to new products, qualifying them to become share­holders in the company, according to a ­government review. The recommendations were released on Thursday after a long-awaited review by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee. It is its last review after the government abolished the body in last month’s federal budget. Investors and start-ups said the scheme would close a funding gap for start-ups seeking…

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Meet first ‘ordinary investor’ to buy stake in a company online

Meet first ‘ordinary investor’ to buy stake in a company online

SEAN STANLEIGH | The Globe and Mail |  May. 09 2014 – Calgary-based SeedUps Canada uses its website to connect early stage companies with potential investors, a process known as equity crowdfunding. Back in March, securities commissions in seven provinces announced proposed rules to regulate raising capital online. Crowdfunding, in a general sense, has been conducted in Canada to this point on portals such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, which enable fundraising for businesses and projects in exchange for benefits rather than equity. But the tide is turning, as small businesses look to…

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Canada’s CrowdFunding News

CBC.caSask. ridesharing website aims to fill gap left by STC shutdownCBC.caA Yorkton, Sask., web developer has created a ridesharing website to help facilitate travel when the Saskatchewan Transportation Company stops running [...]

Los Angeles TimesCrowdfunding for medical expenses is rising — when it should be eradicatedLos Angeles TimesNot all crowdfunding needs could be eradicated by universal healthcare. Even Canada, which has a well-developed singl [...]

CBC.caWhat data on Kickstarter projects in Kitchener-Waterloo revealsCBC.ca... crowd-funding campaigns fall into either the design or games categories, a new CBC data analysis project shows. CBC reporter Roberto Rocha crunche [...]

What 10000 Kickstarter projects reveal about Canada's entrepreneursCBC.caThe CBC looked at six years of Kickstarter projects with data provided by Web Robots and HiveWire, two firms that track crowdfunding sites. Only Ki [...]

CBC.caWhat 10,000 Kickstarter projects reveal about Canada's ... - CBCCBC.caCrowdfunding sites have changed how creative entrepreneurs fund their passions. Here's what we found in the largest analysis of Canadian Ki [...]

Whistler QuestionCrowdfunding set up for local injured in VietnamWhistler QuestionUpon hearing the news of Christensen's injuries and the cost of getting her back to Canada, her friend Bretlyne Friday knew she wanted to [...]

ETCanada.comNeil Patrick Harris Backs Museum Crowdfunding Campaign For 'Muppets' ExhibitETCanada.comA New York City museum is asking fans of Jim Henson's “Muppets” to help pay for an exhibition featuring origin [...]

Canada NewsWire (press release)Fineqia Partners with JOI Media's Katipult for Technology PlatformCanada NewsWire (press release)Fineqia will use JOI's proprietary crowdfunding software product Katipult, named as one [...]

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