Crowdfund Donations From Alumni

Mashable: What if funding a project for your university interest group was as simple as asking school alumni who benefited from the group while they were in school? That’s the idea behind Schoolyard, a startup that connects students and alumni through student organizations to fundraise. The idea for the project came from founder Dan Gailey’s

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Will Crowdfunding Survive?

As we’ve seen, using crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter can be a great way to cobble together some cash in a down economy. They allow customers, friends, and strangers to invest in businesses in exchange for a small revenue share later on. But The Wall Street Journal reveals they also have their drawbacks. Most sites,

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Crowd Funding A Lighthouse

An entrepreneur from Brunswick is hoping to save a lighthouse and keep it in the hands of the locals reports Mainebiz. Bob Muller, a consultant with a background in IT and high-tech image mapping, is scrambling to crowd fund between $75,000 and $150,000 in individual $49 donations in order to buy the lighthouse in Casco

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