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Finance

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5 Ways Digital Marketing Powers Your Equity Crowdfunding Campaign to Succeed

When you research something online, you become a hot lead.

BrewDog plc Gives Original Investors a 2,765% Return

Equity crowdfunding has a poster child.

4 Things to Consider Before Investing in Other Entrepreneurs

Nearly anyone can become an angel investor. Decide if it's a fit for you.

Equity Crowdfunding's First Report Card

First reports show the new legislation is yielding very encouraging grades for entrepreneurs everywhere.

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