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Crowdfunding Components & Risk Assessment

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Mr. Roques
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Re: We need a Better measure of ROI
Mr. Roques   2/17/2013 9:59:34 AM
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first of all, i love the crowd funding idea. Is it here to replace angel investors? Half way between them and venture capitalists? Substitute everything? You need more than an idea to succeed.

tech4people
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We need a Better measure of ROI
tech4people   2/17/2013 6:40:03 AM
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Brian,

Please do correct me if I am wrong about this issue but this Crowdfunding Idea recieved a massive fillip thanks to the Obama Jobs Act.

Correct?

Why can't the inventors offer Shares in the Venture in return for Cash donations?

They can decide well in advance how many Shares they believe Venture has and how much should each share be worth.

I am sure offering Partial Ownership here will make This Crowdfunding idea even more attractive for Funders.

Regards

Ashish.

Hospice_Houngbo
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Re: Consolidated is
Hospice_Houngbo   2/16/2013 11:46:34 PM
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@Rich,

"Another grand and glorious Golden Age of Prosperity."

That is a way to see this, I wish I were part of that "grand and glorious Golden Age of Prosperity". I guess it is something to be grand and prosperious.

Hospice_Houngbo
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Re: Consolidated is
Hospice_Houngbo   2/16/2013 8:45:00 AM
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Consolidated also means stability and stagnation. The industry does need new and creative minds. But consolidation is not a bad thing as it reassures the big investors.

Hospice_Houngbo
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Hospice_Houngbo   2/16/2013 8:35:43 AM
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"the potential investor-audience is a lot smaller."

It seems like not many believe in crowdfunding. The concept may only take off if investors are sure they can get their money back.

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