Crowdfunding: Everybody’s Doing It

Well, maybe not everybody.  But a lot more people and organizations are participating.  According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, there are now more than 400 crowdfunding sites on the Internet:

As regulators consider easing online fundraising rules for small firms, a new directory lists more than 400 websites around the world that already generate capital for everything from start-ups to satellites.

Launched last week by crowdsourcing.org, a Dallas-based website, the directory includes crowd-funding platforms for donations, philanthropy and sponsorships, as well as peer-to-peer lending and investing.

The full story is here.

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