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StartSomeGood, ING Direct Team Up To Launch Dreamstarter

StartSomeGood has partnered with leading financial services provider ING DIRECT to launch Dreamstarter, a crowdfunding initiative to boost Australia’s social enterprise sector.   Dreamstarter offers inspirational Australian entrepreneurs an online platform to raise funds towards diverse social change projects. Successful projects that capture the imagination… Read More

It’s Not Really Crowdfunding, It’s Peerfunding

As a follow-up to my article last week about fixing how we categorize crowdfunding platforms, here is a clip of StartSomeGood founder Tom Dawkins questioning whether crowdfunding is really the right term at all considering where the funds tend to come from. Is it really… Read More

Crowdfunding Success Stories Include $35,000 for Sock Monkeys and $2,000 for Dry Composting Toilet

Social entrepreneurs of all varieties are turning to crowdfunding to launch or expand their social efforts; recently I’ve connected with five who have shared their stories of how they raised up to $100,000 each. Rebecca Pontius led the effort for an organization called the Do… Read More

Crowdfunding: A little cash from a lot of folks

A yoga instructor wants $10,000 for studio renovations. A student wants to take an overseas educational trip. An entrepreneur has an idea for a piece of exercise gear but needs money to get rolling. A coffee shop needs new equipment. Many of these people would… Read More

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