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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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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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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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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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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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StartswithanIdea

Ideas- almost everyone has them, yet they are very difficult to bring to fruition. For this reason you will here many people say that ideas don’t mean anything, they are a dime a dozen. In my opinion this is not true, as everything starts with an idea. No matter who you are or what.

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Wow, what a week it has been! Between the 40 degree days, the everyday Argentine chaos and the fantastic meetings I have had with people throughout the city, my week in Buenos Aires has been one to remember. Throughout the last few days, my main focus has been to dig deeper into the crowdfunding.

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So after flying across the world, settling into Buenos Aires and writing my first blog, I am now ready to start my ‘study’ and begin digging a little deeper into this new trend. I thought that it would be best to first of all talk about what crowdfunding is and why I am flying.

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