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Old 04-29-2012, 09:10 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by rtrooney View Post
It was interesting to note that the author mentions that Kickstarter uses the term Backer rather than Investor. A Backer gets into the game expecting something more tangible, e.g., a T-shirt, than does an investor who is looking at a financial return on the money invested.
If you're looking for an actual investment via crowd funding, then there's a new company currently being set up called Gambitious.

You can read an article about it on the Penny Arcade Report.
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