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The Power of the Crowd is Tackling Child Trafficking

The Power of the Crowd is Tackling Child Trafficking Crack the Crowd's very own director of marketing, Gabi Barragan, is featured today in, one of the best site's on the planet to read about how crowdfunding is doing

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4 Critical Elements For Marketing Your Crowdfunding Campaign

4 Critical Elements For Marketing Your Crowdfunding Campaign Last week, I spoke at StartFEST, Utah's largest grassroots startup festival, and I got to do two very cool things: hang out with some really smart people, and talk about the good and

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The Math Behind Crowdfunding

The Math Behind  Successful Crowdfunding Time and again, students of all ages list math as their least favorite subject. Unfortunately, they also tend to keep these feelings into adulthood. However, when it comes to crowdfunding, math is the best

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Richard Swart on Global Impact, Culture, and Corruption in Crowdfunding

In this episode we talk to Richard Swart, PHD Crowdfunding researcher, Author, Speaker, Investor, Advisor and one of the most prominent minds in crowdfunding. He’s at the center of the global talking to governments and all things crowdfunding.

In this interview, we discuss the state of the last two years of crowdfunding, how to the difference between US, South American, Chinese, and European crowdfunding markets, & corruption.

This is Only Part 1, so stick around for the next episode to learn more abou Galvin vs the SEC, the growth of Title II and Title iV, and the needs in the Jobs Act 2.0.

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Richard Swart: U.S.’s Equity Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act 2.0

In this episode we sit down for part two of our interview with Dr. Richard Swart to discuss the United States regulatory environment and its impact on crowd funding and innovation. Swart highlights Galvin’s Case vs. the SEC,  relatively flat growth of Title II, accredited investor’s friction to invest, and the surprising activity in real estate. He lays out a case for what should and could be done to stimulate more economic and crowd funding growth, in the JOBS Act 2.0 by congress person McHenry, and the need for action by legislators in the very near future to attain those goals.