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How Can You Help Out Startups in Hamilton?

April 10, 2015 by · 1 Comment
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chml_logoScott Radley is a seasoned journalist, who has written a column for over 15 years in Hamilton and joined CHML in 2012 and who interviewed us yesterday for his show on CHML and it was a great chance for us to talk to the #HamOnt community about crowdfunding.

Here’s the link to this 25 minute SoundCloud show and it’s chock full of what makes Hamilton a great place to start up your own business idea!

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We’re Crowdfunding for Hamilton’s $230K Welcome Sign!

June 6, 2014 by · 4 Comments
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keyboard_keyWe just put up our own Crowdfunding Campaign over on and thought that we’d post this here for our readers…

Okay, I’m asking for the whole #HamOnt community to step-up and show our own City Hall, our community and yes the globe just what we can do on our own….raise funds to help pay for our own Hamilton sign!

What are we talking about?

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Launched: is Live!

February 21, 2014 by · 3 Comments
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CrowdfundingWe thought that as we launched our new site, just a couple of days ago, that we’d put the same blog post about that launch up here on our for our readers to look over and see if the idea works for them too!

So…without further ado, here’s our launch notice…

After much insight over the years on how a new website gathers momentum when it comes to launch time, I know that the normal methods will not work for our own FundHamOnt site, not in the least…and that’s not a concern…

In fact, what we’re trying to do is to “soft launch” and for the most part we’re right on target. Consider what we’ve done and the rationale behind same…

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Obama Signs: And Crowdfunding is Legal in the US!

April 6, 2012 by · 4 Comments
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Yes, the title above is correct….and as the photo here shows, President Obama yesterday signed into law, the new US JoBS Act which among other things legalizes crowdfunding as a way for startups to receive funding for equity…and that’s a good thing, eh!

It will change the way startups do business in a lot of ways, most notably by making it easier for them to accept smaller investments from a larger number of investors. And we believe it’s a good thing that less wealthy Americans who don’t qualify as accredited investors will now be able to put their money into young businesses and reap the rewards.

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US passes CrowdFunding Act: What Now Canada?

March 22, 2012 by · 4 Comments
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Sigh. And I mean just that….sigh. What are we going to do now, Canuck startups?

The US Senate, as nicely as you please, just passed today, the new JoBS Act, and guess what startups -crowdfunding is now LEGAL in the US.

You heard me. It’ legal. Sure, there’s a few i’s to dot and a couple of t’s to cross…but in fact, if you have a startup and you want to be funded via a crowdfunding website – it’s legal.

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Understanding the US Crowdfunding Bill….

February 20, 2012 by · 3 Comments
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A major part of our time here is as you may already know, spent on web development and technology  concepts that go above and beyond our normal SEO practice, and for us the single driving passion we’ve had lately, is crowdfunding and Canada, and yes we’ve written on this recently too. The two items are very easy to say and think on – but in fact, yes….the two items together are still illegal here in our own province here in canuck-land.

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CanuckCrowdfunding: An Idea whose Time has Come!

February 6, 2012 by · 4 Comments
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Okay, you know that I love SEO and online marketing and talk on same, practice same and yes, even “live” same day-in and day-out…but something that may be new to you all, is my love of the whole premise of what crowdfunding is – and what it can be too!

First a definition – directly from Wikipedia – that says the following about crowdfunding…

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