Is Crowfunding the Future of Investment?

Posted by: perry 12/17/2013 10:19 PM

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Is Crowfunding the Future of Investment? 
Crowdfunding has become a global phenomenon with the creation of Internet platforms like Kickstarter, FundRazr, and Indiegogo.  People all over the world are pooling their money together to support the efforts of small businesses owners, filmmakers, and even local governments. Today Cathy is joined by entrepreneurs from Hampton Roads and representatives from one of the region’s top universities to discuss how they’ve used crowdfunding to help launch their initiatives. 

Scheduled Guests:

Tom Wilder - Founder, Young Veterans Brewing Co.
vbcopper.com/yvbc

Jamilia Shipman - Director of Development, Operation Homefront
operationhomefront.net

Ravi Shamaiengar - Founder, NapAnywhere 
napanywhere.net

Mark Crowell - Executive Director, University of Virginia Innovation
innovation.virginia.edu

 

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