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After being back for more than two months from my fantastic journey through South America, I have finished compiling a report that summarizes my thoughts and ideas from My Crowdfunding Study. I have written the report from a first-person perspective and decided to focus more on the developing story of crowdfunding in South America.

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ALittleGoesALongWay

After an amazing month on the road conducting My Crowdfunding Study, I spent the last week and a half chillin’ out on the coast of Brazil and reflecting on what transpired during that period. While nothing has really sunk in, I was able to piece together a few thoughts as to how I see.

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MyCFS

What a month it has been! Exactly one month after arriving here in South America, the sun is now setting on My Crowdfunding Study (My CFS). In the last month there has been a little bit of everything – ups, downs, and everything in between. It has been an adventure in the purest form,.

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One of the biggest buzzwords being thrown around in the business world these days is Corporate Social Responsibility. Many companies have clued into the fact that society as a whole is not enamoured with the behavior of big business, so they have attempted to become stewards of society in a ‘socially responsible’ way.  The problem is.

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After a fairly intense (but fun!) week in Sao Paulo, I jumped on a plane yesterday bound for Belo Horizonte. Belo Horizonte is a town with a few million people located in the state of Minas Gerais. It is about an hour plane ride from Sao Paulo and is known around Brazil as simply.

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Back in the Spring of last year, I was informed of a new crowdfunding website that had recently launched in Brazil called Catarse. At the time, I was familiar with the concept of crowdfunding and was certainly interested in it, but I hadn’t really spent any time thinking about it or brainstorming about its.

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CrowdfundingInvestmentModel

In the last few blog posts, I have written about how crowdfunding can be used to jumpstart both social ventures and cultural projects – but there is another potential avenue for crowdfunding, which may perhaps be the most intriguing for many people, and that is crowdfunding for investment in startups. In the current crowdfunding.

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I’m not really sure if cultural entrepreneurship is an official term or not, I have never heard it used in business school or seen it in any YouTube videos;  to me cultural entrepreneurship is simply a form of entrepreneurship that is used to create culture in any given community, city or country. Catarse, the.

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SaoPauloooo

Following a very cool week in Curitiba, I jumped on an airplane on Saturday and headed off to Sao Paulo, the epicenter of business in Brazil. After hearing and reading so much about all of the growth and innovation currently happening in Brazil, I was very excited to get into the city and learn.

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Over the last few years I have developed a passion for not only traditional entrepreneurship, but also social entrepreneurship. The concept of using entrepreneurship as a means of resolving a prominent social or environmental issue is something that has always been on my radar. In Brazil, a country with over 200 million people and.

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