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The act of fundraising by using the internet or a similar network to solicit funds from a large pool of potential donors.

[crowd + fund + -ing.]

crowd′fund′ v.


the funding of a project by a large number of supporters who each contribute a small amount
ˈcrowdˌfund vb
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Wales, who advises on state and federal government agencies on equity and debt-based crowdfunding, offers a guide to peer-to-peer lending and equity crowdfunding for job creators, investors, and entrepreneurs.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-January 29, 2018-YouCaring to Acquire Indiegogo's Personal Crowdfunding Service, Generosity.
Crowdfunding is a way of financing, which has in the last few years occupied an extremely important place in the startups field.
1) Regulation crowdfunding allows eligible companies to raise money under the crowdfunding exemption from the SEC registration rules under the Securities Act of 1933, beginning May 16, 2016.
But Mr Mayes raised that cash not through a bank loan or angel investors, but from assorted members of the public attracted to the project through a crowdfunding site.
The Central Bank of the UAE is looking at regulation for crowdfunding in the emirates as part of measures to boost financing for small and medium enterprises, its governor said on Wednesday.
The Central Bank of Bahrain released a series of regulations pertaining to both conventional and Shari'ah- compliant financing-based crowdfunding businesses.
London-based Darf Publishers recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the translation and publication of Colonial Tales , the second volume of Alessandro Spina's historical epic, The Confines of The Shadow:
A new report entitled Women Unbound: Unleashing female entrepreneurial potential by PwC and The Crowdfunding Centre shows that while more men use seed crowdfunding than women, women are more successful in reaching their finance goals than men in all sectors and geographic regions across the globe.
NextGen Crowdfunding -- which tracks equity crowdfunding deals and investments -- launched Thursday a first-of-its-kind dashboard that allows investors and issuers to keep track of all of the available Title III Regulation Crowdfunding offerings.