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crowdfund

To raise money for something, such as a project or cause, by soliciting donations from a large network of people, often via social media. If the studio won't finance our movie, then we'll have to turn to crowdfunding. I'm crowdfunding to raise money for a local family whose house burned down.
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Investors in crowdfunds could by anyone with some financial resource.
American Homeowner Preservation crowdfunds the purchases of pools of nonperforming mortgages from banks at big discounts, then offers sustainable solutions to keep families at risk of foreclosure in their homes.
Panama City, Panama, April 19, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Xsolus, a blockchain solutions company with headquarters in Panama, is set to launch its Crowdfunding Platform (CROWDFUND) to allow the company, its customers, and its partners to host simultaneous live crowdfunding events, accepting a variety of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Dash (DASH), and Monero (XMR).
CROWDFUND aims to help startup and expanding businesses with their fundraising efforts through crowdfunding, ICOs, and token sales, while innovating to add better governance and stability to the blockchain community.
CROWDFUND can be used to issue coins or create Smart Object transactions on Xsolus' Coin Of The Realm (COTR) open source blockchain platform.