The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) presents the (free) Crowdfunding Miniseries webinar "Crowdfunding and Startup Investing".
While the passing of the Jobs Act was definitely a good thing, a lot remains to be seen as the legislation makes its way through the Senate.
What if you had been the guy to "loan" Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook, the few thousand dollars he needed to get his initial version of Facebook hosted on the web? Today that small investment would be worth literally hundreds of millions of dollars.
Today, as part of Microvolunteering Wednesday, we feature an opportunity found on Help From Home, a microvolunteering opportunity portal. Do you use email? Duh! Do you print the email out? Sometimes! Do you think about what you’re printing? Maybe not, but the following opportunity may help you and thousands of others to ponder that question.
On Tuesday January 24, 2012 President Obama delivered the State of the Union Address. He highlighted the challenges the economy faces and the direction in which we need to take the country. One of the nation’s biggest challenges he highlighted was unemployment. Obviously, jobs are the solution to unemployment. Crowdfund Investing (CFI) also known as equity-based crowdfunding, is a zero-cost government solution to the jobs crisis. CFI allows the community to fund their local entrepreneurs to spur innovation, launch businesses and create jobs. And, believe it or not, it is one of the solutions both the President and Democrats & Republicans in the House support. The framework for all the bills before Congress (HR.2930, S.1791 & S.1970) came from the entrepreneurs behind The Startup Exemption. However, until Congress legalizes it, we can’t help fund our nation’s net new job creators.
As political pundits weave their way through state after state, a hot button issue will continue to find an effective way to manage the country's increasingly discombobulated (and expensive) health care system.
One solution? Crowdsourcing. In a recent article, author Cyndi Laurenti notes some of the most prominent and powerful ways crowdsourcing is weaving its way into the medical field-- and the potential the widespread staffing phenomenon may hold for the industry.
Today, as part of Microvolunteering Wednesday, we feature an opportunity found on Help From Home, a microvolunteering opportunity portal. If you're fed up with having long hair, then why not consider donating some of the stuff to a child that doesn't have any?
Earlier this month, UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office issued a call for tech firms to take greater responsibility when sharing location data and when giving opportunity to its users to do so. According to the organization, geo-location tagging raises several security issues that many users might be unaware of.