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Why Crowdfunding?

3 very significant trend themes in the world at the moment are, as quoted by the title of the new book by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson; Machine, Platform, Crowd.

Rob Heyns
Rob Heyns
Sep 17, 2017 · 6 min read

An Introduction:

But, what is Crowdfunding

In Wikipedia 6 types of crowdfunding are included, but in my mind there are only 3 that are of significance:

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Hey you, back this!

Rebuttals against crowdfunding:

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Why crowd fund?

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Rob Heyns

Written by

Rob Heyns

Founder of League of Beers & Steel Cut Spirits. Yuppiechef member. Interests: Business; Craft Drinks; The Dave Matthews Band and South Africa. @robheyns

Startup Grind

Stories, tips, and learnings from and for startups around the world. Welcoming submissions re: startup education, tech trends, product, design, hiring, growth, investing, and more. Interested in submitting? Visit our submission form here: https://airtable.com/shrShpeN89HrzCzOB

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