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#VeteransDay: Crowdfunding Platforms & Campaigns For Military Veterans

Today is Veteran’s Day in the United States, a day to celebrate the sacrifices made by American soldiers throughout history. The day marks an armistice between the Allies and Germany that brought and end to fighting during World War I, on the eleventh hour of… Read More

Deal Focus: 28-Year Army Veteran Hopes to Open a FitGolf Franchise

  Gerhard Schulz is set to retire from the Army in the spring of 2013 after 28 years in the service.  He is leveraging crowdfunding web site Sprigster in hopes of raising $50,000 to open a new FitGolf franchise in Houston, Texas. From the Sprigster… Read More

Company uses crowdsourcing to help veterans

Before Larry Colley serviced air conditioners, he served in our military. “Most of my service was in the Middle East,” he explained. “I served six years with the 82nd Airborne Division and the rest of the time with the United States Army Special Forces.” Coming… Read More

Mark Mohler: One-size Fits All Crowdfunding Offering Terms Will Not Work

Mark Mohler, who launched Sprigster in February 2012, has some poignant insights for other crowdfunding platforms that may be overzealous in trying to standardize offering structure in the space. Some would-be equity-based crowdfunding portals intend to permit listing companies do only a single form of offering.  Whether… Read More

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