Crowdfunding at Universities

Why Universities will use Crowdfunding?

stanford university crowdfundingUniversities still don’t know it, but soon they will be using crowdfunding as a financing alternative. So they have to analyze this method the sooner the better

For years, universities around the world have invested in both intellectual and financial structure. They have a valuable source of capital committed (the ‘alumni’) as well as vast reserves of intellectual capital, represented by the students and faculties. Adopting the crowdfunding as financial solution would create a great value and link between the university, students and community members around.

Based on the article from by the author and founder, I’ve decided to write this post about it.

startup university students crowdfundingStudents should have the opportunity to start their entrepreneurial projects without deadlines or arbitrary pressures. I mean, what if universities gave this possibility? They would not only grow and evolve the good reviews of the educational system: they would establish a factory of creativity, putting together teachers, professionals and amateurs, regardless the size of the project.

All this could be achieved with crowdfunding, but we need it!

Nowadays is difficult to climb (in our careers, I mean), and we can not go out there without all the equipment to overcome obstacles. This is the reality that surrounds us, and is the same we’re prepared to face by Universities. Following programs that slowly approach the world of entrepreneurship… Do you think I would last long out there? I’ll be ready, maybe, but let me disagree. Our creative boom is in those years when the brain activity is higher: when we are in college, school, or any other kind of academic institution.

Crowdfunding money to rebuild destroyed Montana

by mondoBLIND health clinic
Crowdfunding money to rebuild destroyed Montana family health clinic —
Since 1976, Susan Cahill of All Families Healthcare has been in family practice in Montana, offering compassionate family/reproductive health services -- including abortion. It is for this reason that her clinic was all but destroyed by violent thugs, who even trashed her irreplaceable personal mementos. An Indiegogo fundraiser has brought in about $32K so far...

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