Lending a hand
She cites a number of crowd-funding outfits such as “Kickstarter, Indiegogo, RocketHub and RockThePost.” Crowdsourcing.org reports that during a recent 12-month period, about $1.5 billion was raised from 452 crowd-funding platforms. Some offer equity and an opportunity for a return on investment. Most don’t.
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