crowd funding


The method of raising money from a large amount of individual investors, typically through the Internet, for a project or organization. President Obama's JOBS Act of 2012 helps enable the general public to receive company equity in exchange for funding. Examples of where crowd funding is used are in support of startup companies, scientific research, disaster relief, political campaigns and musicians.

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Our crowd funding campaign is going good and a lot of people are very interested in helping us make our film.

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Kickstarter is a new way of crowd funding, my friend Jarrett used it to get money to start building his special robots.

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Among people and business looking to fund their ideas, crowd funding has become a popular fundraising method for those looking to raise money quickly and effectively.

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