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Crowd Funding Comes to Northern Kenya in Support of Women Entrepreneurs

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Crowd-based funding via the Internet has taken off, with no end in sight to its popularity. One report claimed a staggering 81% growth in the industry in 2012, with 2.7 billion dollars raised for start-up projects ranging from innovative flashlight designs to experimental landmine clearance equipment. This year that number is expected to nearly double to 5.1 billion. Nonprofits have taken notice. A recent crowd-funding…

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The Statue of Liberty and America’s crowdfunding pioneer

The Statue of Liberty still stands on the base funded by Pulitzer's efforts

As the Statue of Liberty was shipped from France, efforts to raise funds for its pedestal stalled. But thanks to a newspaper campaign and the small donations of hundreds of residents, the base was eventually built. Rodrigo Davies, a researcher at the Center for Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, explores America’s first major crowdfunding project. By the summer of 1885 the Statue…

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GoFundMe, Facebook help people raise cash for wants, needs

GoFundMe, Facebook help people raise cash for wants, needs

Brenda Lynn plays with her two-and-a-half year old son, Kaleo… (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda,…) February 1, 2013|By Walter Pacheco, Orlando Sentinel Brenda Lynn says her autistic 3-year-old son, Kaleo, hardly speaks, and his inability to express himself frustrates him — except when using his speech therapist’s iPad. “The iPad really controlled the tantrums and helped him communicate. I tried to get him one, but I couldn’t…

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