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When I heard in November that Toms co-founder Blake Mycoskie had launched The Marketplace, where consumers can buy from social entrepreneurs, I was reminded, once again, why I love marketplaces.  Read more about marketplaces.

Read about clean energy marketplaces.

When I heard in November that Toms co-founder Blake Mycoskie had launched The Marketplace, where consumers can buy from social entrepreneurs, I was reminded, once again, why I love marketplaces.  Read more about marketplaces.

Read about clean energy marketplaces.

To fund its solar power installations, SolarCity has traditionally worked with big banks and financial institutions capable of supplying hundreds of millions of dollars.
Now the San Mateo company wants small-time investors as well.  Read more about SolarCity.

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Can You Raise Money This Year? These 3 Trends May Decide
How are you going to fund your business? That’s long been one of the most vexing questions facing entrepreneurs, who routinely balance the pros and cons of insanely high credit-card rates with the discomfort of having to answer for the in-laws’ investment around the holiday turkey. Those and other trade-offs constantly evolve as interest rates fluctuate, new government regulations take hold, and family members’ enthusiasm waxes and wanes.
Here are three trends that could affect where you’re able to raise money this year.
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On October 23, 2013 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the proposed rules for Regulation Crowdfunding.  The 585-pages included an explanation of the rules, the feedback it received, and a cost/benefit analysis.  Read more for the surprise Equity Crowdfunding cost.

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I often get asked how I ended up becoming a venture capitalist. When people ask me how they can become a VC, I point them to my partner Seth Levine’s excellent blog posts How to become a venture capitalist and How to get a job in venture capital (revisited). But it occurred to me today, after getting another email asking me how I’d become a VC, that I wasn’t really answering the question.  Read more about Venture Capitalist.

 
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I often get asked how I ended up becoming a venture capitalist. When people ask me how they can become a VC, I point them to my partner Seth Levine’s excellent blog posts How to become a venture capitalist and How to get a job in venture capital (revisited)But it occurred to me today, after getting another email asking me how I’d become a VC, that I wasn’t really answering the question.  Read more about Venture Capitalist.

 

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The year 2014 will be known as the crowdfunding and p2p lending year.  Various platforms will break the $1 million dollar raise in 2014.  Innovation is here as seen with financial trends in FinTech.

The year 2014 will be known as the crowdfunding and p2p lending year.  Various platforms will break the $1 million dollar raise in 2014.  Innovation is here as seen with financial trends in FinTech.

Pitfalls to Avoid When Dealing With These Key Sources of Funding

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‘Blockbuster’ Finance and Equity Crowdfunding

“I’ve been frankly confused by this fascination that everybody has with Netflix …Netflix doesn’t really have or do anything that we can’t or don’t already do ourselves.” Read more about disruptiveequity crowdfunding finance.
Distressed Homes Attract Private Equity Funds
P2P Lending: Finally, It’s a Wonderful Life