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8 KEY INGREDIENTS TO MAKE CROWDFUNDING WORK FOR YOU

BY A. CECILE WATSON   As the name suggests, “crowdfunding” requires something to be funded and a crowd to provide the funds. Approximately 43% of crowdfunding campaigns are fully funded. Now that’s not bad when you consider that those funds wouldn’t have been available had not the campaign creator taken the time to share their need and seek support toread more

CROWDFUNDING?  WHAT’S THAT?   

BY A. CECILE WATSON I had the very same reaction when I first heard the word “crowdfunding” back in July 2013.  I was attending a Diaspora Conference and the word came up.   No explanation.  Just a word mentioned in someone’s presentation; and having never heard it before, my curiosity was piqued.  Fast forward 18 months, and our Caribbean region isread more

CROWDFUNDING? WHAT’S THAT? – Part 2

BY A. CECILE WATSON   In my first blog post entitled “Crowdfunding? What’s That? – Part 1” I introduced crowdfunding in a culturally relevant way to us in the Caribbean.  Now, I will continue exploring the scope of crowdfunding by describing the four main types, namely:  donation-based, rewards-based, debt-based and equity-based.   SEE:  The 4 Types of Crowdfunding  BY DAVEread more