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Crowdfund Or Crowdfraud?

 
 

In addition to traditional financing options, many entrepreneurs, inventors, and other dedicated individuals now also rely on crowdfunding — the collection of many small online donations from the general public that add up in support of a larger financial goal — in order to bring their new ideas or solutions to life. 

Below are a few examples of some of the more noteworthy (and in some cases, bizarre) money-related initiatives to appear on sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe, and more. But to make things interesting, we’ve also thrown in a few crazy ideas that we made up right here in the Last Word laboratories. Can you tell the real crowdfunds from the crowdphonies?

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In addition to traditional financing options, many entrepreneurs, inventors, and other dedicated individuals now also rely on crowdfunding — the collection of many small online donations from the general public that add up in support of a larger financial goal — in order to bring their new ideas or solutions to life. 

Below are a few examples of some of the more noteworthy (and in some cases, bizarre) money-related initiatives to appear on sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe, and more. But to make things interesting, we’ve also thrown in a few crazy ideas that we made up right here in the Last Word laboratories. Can you tell the real crowdfunds from the crowdphonies?

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