Crowdfunding is Growing Up

Still unknown by the average person, crowd funding platforms are growing at a very rapid rate:

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It is interesting to note that the original, arguably best know platform (Kickstater) was originally intended for musicians and visual artists. Today, art and even entertainment have clearly been surpassed by other types of investments.

 

Source: Global crowdfunding (The Economist)

 

See also B-listers: Etsy and mission-based capitalism (The Economist)