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Crowd Funding World Summit 2013 Underway

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The 2013 Crowd Funding World Summit is underway with more than 65 experts and members of Congress speaking on the topic.

According to Wikipedia, Crowdfunding (alternately crowd financing, equity crowdfunding, crowd equity, crowd-sourced fundraising) is the collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowdfunding )

These funding avenues are gaining both traction and attention; sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are recent examples.

The 2013 Crowd Funding World Summit is featuring speakers who will be speaking on the following topics:

  • Is Crowdfunding right for you?
  • Case studies of Crwodfunding success
  • When to use rewards vs. equity in your offerings
  • How will Crowdfunding impact social media?

Stop by the Crowd Funding World Summit web site to see a list of speakers, find speaker schedules, learn about the history of crowdfunding, and register to listen to the speakers for free.

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