Hero of the day Kickstart (or today your hot and tomorrow your _____)


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The Good:  Kickstart and others help fund new deals

The Bad: Today your hot and tomorrow your regulated

The Ugly: Why did government have to make rules about crowd funding

Bottom Line:  Do it today before the government gets it hand on crowd funding (regulate, regulate, kill, Kill, KILL)

TODAYS NEWS: How well does crowdfunding actually work? Fundraising website Kickstarter is giving a picture of some of its own numbers, including statistics on success rates and dollars pledged.

The New York company, through which customers raise money to fund creative projects, has received pledges of $261 million so far, according to data published on the company’s site.

Read More: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-kickstarter-stats-20120621,0,5481043.story

EXAMPLE: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66710809/double-fine-adventure?ref=live

NEWS OF EXAMPLE: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2012/03/14/how-double-fine-raised-3-3-million-on-kickstarter-and-changed-game-financing-forever/

Cartoons by JD Morris, Investor Network by JD Morris

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Happy Networking and Investing,

JD Morris

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Cartoons by JD Morris on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/JD-Morris/e/B008DM61W8/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1

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