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Equity Endeavor Tests Crowdfunding Platform In Austin, New Orleans

Equity Endeavor is a rewards-based crowdfunding platform that has just launched two pilot platforms. The platforms will focus on projects in Austin, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana. Equity Endeavor is described as a “city specific crowdfunding platform created to help local businesses and entrepreneurs raise… Read More

Greenstart backs Carrotmob, the crowdfunding startup for social good

A few years back, the recession enabled a new kind of capitalism-activism called “cash mobs.” Local consumers would, all at once, mob a business and spend money to show their support for the recession-struck gas station, or clothing store, or deli. But before the existence… Read More

Crowdfunding Support Alone Won’t Save Clayton Toy Store

Despite customer efforts that kept LagoonaMagoo Toys from defaulting on a bank loan last month, owners need to increase sales to stay in business long term. Last month community support prevented two popular St. Louis area toy stores from closingshop as originally planned–but the company still… Read More

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