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Comment: Crowdfunding platforms widening their offering

Some looking to be 'springboard' for firms , writes Leanna Byrne

8th July, 2016

These days, there’s a crowdfund for everything. Bands are doing it to fund music videos, filmmakers are raising before finalising their final scripts and this week a group in the US crowdfunded to stop vandals vandalising community gardens.

A favourite for start-ups and campaign, it has become the rising star of an emerging financial sector. A report funding company Massolution estimated that the global crowdfunding industry doubled in 2015 to reach $34.4 billion.

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