Why crowdfunding will grow in 2018

Odds are you’ve been asked to contribute to a new product or cause via Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Indiegogo, or another crowdfunding site at some point or another in the last few years. Although popular crowdfunding sites like those only launched as early as 2008, the fact is, you’ve been participating in crowdfunding for a long time. You just didn’t know it. Crowdfunding is defined as “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet,” says Wikipedia. By that definition, every time you bought wrapping paper…

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