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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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Because schools tend to have close-knit groups of parents, families and students, teachers can crowdfund relatively easily.
com], where scientists can directly crowdfund for their ideas.
6) The CROWDFUND Act requires entrepreneurs and investors to exchange capital through an intermediary, which is an online website.
Companies can't crowdfund on their own but will have to engage an intermediary registered with the SEC.
in a recent North American survey by Crowdfund Capital Advisors, 71 per cent of firms that had succeeded with crowdfunding reported accepting, or being in talks to negotiate, follow-up investments.
The most current listed project is "We Can Be Heroes", the first photography exhibition to crowdfund using Aflamnah.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to issue final regulations, here are 10 items to know when preparing to crowdfund.
She is also a founding board member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates and chair of the Crowdfunding Professional Association.
Fink, Protecting the Crowd and Raising Capital Through the Crowdfund Act, 90 U.
I would urge investors - big or small - to back this great initiative when the crowdfund goes live.
based platform backed by, among others, Silverstein Properties, was the first site to successfully crowdfund equity investment for real estate online.