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New Law Will Allow Startups To Avoid VCs

New Law Will Allow Startups To Avoid VCs

Startups have always had to bootstrap or receive funding from venture capitalists. However, a new law, awaiting to be put into effect by the Securities and Exchange Commission,  will allow small firms to offer equity through crowd funding. So far, crowd funding has only been used to support artists, [Full Story…]

Artists Receive Support via Financial Crowd-Sourcing

Artists Receive Support via Financial Crowd-Sourcing

While the economy continues to trip over its feet, attempting to regain balance, money troubles have taken a stark toll on artists, who have been forced to heighten their hunt for new fund-raising strategies. According to The New York Times, financial crowd-sourcing on the Internet has been embraced [Full Story…]

Kickstarter Sues ArtistShare CEO Over Alleged Patent Shakedown

Kickstarter Sues ArtistShare CEO Over Alleged Patent Shakedown

NY startup Kickstarter is suing former musician Brian Camelio (who used to jam with the bands Journey and Phish), the CEO of ArtistShare. The startup claims that Camelio, who filed a patent that resembles their own crowdfunding model, "repeatedly turned up to demand that the website license his [Full Story…]

Funding on NY-Based Kickstarter Isn’t As Easy As It Seems

Funding on NY-Based Kickstarter Isn't As Easy As It Seems

Kickstarter, a NY-based crowd-funding platform, has helped 10,626 creative projects by artists, developers and designers of all kinds raise more than $75 million in just over two years.  The projects range from the trivial, like sending funny handwritten letters to every household in Pittsburgh's [Full Story…]

Long Island Rock Band Uses Web 2.0 Crowd Funding

Long Island Rock Band Uses Web 2.0 Crowd Funding

A Long Island-based rock band called Bulletproof Messenger has learned about the benefits of online music promotion, according to an article in am NY.  The band has been using the Web 2.0 site SellaBand, a crowd funding site where users invest small amounts of money to finance a band. Users [Full Story…]