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The Fyre Festival Deck Shows What is Wrong With Modern Fundraising

The internet is overflowing with schadenfreude right now toward anyone who had a role in the disaster known as the Fyre Festival. Everyone is an easy target, from the “Influencers” who were so easily duped to the investors who poured in over $25 million.

I get it. Watching people crash and burn is an entire genre of modern entertainment and the…




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Collector of interesting people. Writer. 4x founder with 2 exits to public cos. CEO at @PHLEARN CoFounder @Technori Former EL at @ChicagoCouncil

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