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Honeymoon Funds: Getting Cash Without Being Crass

Filed under: Lifestyle

With the expense of weddings and the still weak economy, more and more couples are taking advantage of the crowd-funding trend to bankroll their honeymoons. In fact, last year, 12% of couples created a honeymoon registry, ac…

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Crowdfunding Rules: 3 Keys for Kick-Starting a Business with Web Money

Filed under: Investing, Small BusinessOnce the domain of artists and philanthropists, crowdfunding — in which several investors put up cash for a project or business idea posted to the Web — has become a major source of capital for start-up entrepren…

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Ryan Caldbeck of CircleUp: Investing In Small Business with Crowdfunding

There’s good news for small business. If you operate a small business, by now you know how challenging it can be to find investors. The good news is that all of this is about to change. Ryan Caldbeck, CEO and Founder of CircleUp, joins Brent Leary to share his solution, a crowdfunding platform for the small business industry.

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Ryan Caldbeck of CircleUp: Investing In Small Business with Crowdfunding

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What Kickstarter Means to You — Maybe

I’ve had several visits to Kickstarter.com in the last week. First because some friends of mine are looking to launch a project there. Second, because I’m getting so interested in crowdfunding. Third, because of the Three Years of Kickstarter Projects infographic on NYTimes.com. At kickstarter, I saw the Pebble project that’s raised more than $8 […]

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The New JOBS Act, Crowdfunding, and Shoes Waiting to Drop

It’s less than three weeks since the new JOBS act opened the door to exciting new crowdfunding initiatives. This could be a sweeping change, an end to antiquated laws requiring startups to get investment mainly from so-called accredited investors. And it could be another deregulation causing a lot more problems than it solves.  For the […]

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