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A Look at Crowdfunding With Indiegogo CEO Becky Center

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Becky Center is the CEO of Indiegogo, an online crowdfunding platform that's helped over 800,000 entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. How the laboratory-like nature of crowdfunding can help predict "the next big thing" before it goes mainstream. It's usually like, it's not like I woke up one day, have an idea, and I'm crowdfunding.

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SorbiForce Raises $340K in Crowdfunding

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SorbiForce, a Phoenix, AZ-based company which specializes in sustainable battery technology, raised $340K in Crowdfunding. SorbiForce develops technology that utilizes its […] The post SorbiForce Raises $340K in Crowdfunding appeared first on FinSMEs. 537 investors across 38 countries participated in the campaign.

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Mobile Pixels Raises Over $8M in Crowdfunding

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Almost […] The post Mobile Pixels Raises Over $8M in Crowdfunding appeared first on FinSMEs. Led by Jack Yao, Founder and CEO, Mobile Pixels is a provider of lightweight, portable laptop monitors that began its journey in June 2018, with the launch of DUO on Kickstarter.

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Funding Friday: Crowdfunding Restaurants Via Blackbird

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L’Appartement 4F Land To Sea There is a new wrinkle in crowdfunding restaurants, bars, coffee shops, bakeries, etc courtesy of USV portfolio company Blackbird, which I recently wrote about. Although Blackbird did not imagine its platform being used for crowdfunding, operators have started to use it that way.

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AtomBeam Surpasses $3M Goal in Crowdfunding Campaign

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AtomBeam, a Moraga, CA-based data compaction software company, surpassed the $3M goal in its crowdfunding campaign. Led by CEO Charles Yeomans, AtomBeam is a […] The post AtomBeam Surpasses $3M Goal in Crowdfunding Campaign appeared first on FinSMEs. The campaign saw participation from a diverse group of investors.

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How to Secure Funding for Your Small Business: Insider Tips

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Crowdfund Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter have emerged as powerful tools for raising funds directly from potential customers and supporters. Transparency regarding business goals and progress is also essential, transforming close ones into supportive stakeholders.

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A Famed Gymnast Is Crowdfunding to Pay Her Medical Bills. Here's How to Secure Affordable Health Insurance and Avoid That Fate

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Image source: Getty Images In the 1980s, Mary Lou Retton was a household name. The star gymnast was a member of the U.S. Olympic team, and in 1984, she took home a gold medal for her performance in the all-around competition. You'd think someone in that position wouldn't have to worry about covering their bills in the event of a hospital stay.