Live Chat with the 2013CF Crowdfunding Industry Report Team

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2013CF: The Crowdfunding Industry Report: Chat Live with massolution’s Founder and Research Director — To learn more about the report and what went into creating it, plan to attend a live video chat via a Google+ Hangout On the Air this Thursday, April 18th at 2pm EDT (6PM GMT). The event will be streamed live on Google+ in the Hangout, on, and on our YouTube channel.


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This report sets a new standard for comprehensive, reality-based assessment of the crowdfunding industry, based on data gathered from 308 funding platforms worldwide and analysis from massolution’s industry-leading brain trust.

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