BK Reader: Forum Shows How Residents Can Become Equity Players in Their Community

“The event, entitled, “Crowdfunding: The Urban Approach to Exploring Non-Traditional Funding and Investment Opportunities,” is part of Bridge Street’s “Mapping the Road Ahead” for business and community series.

By now, we all know what crowdfunding is— a way to to raise money for a project or new business venture by accessing a vast network of friends and family through social media portals.

But, there is an entirely new concept soon-to-be-approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission: equity crowdfunding on a local level.”

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