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Crowd funding (alternately: crowdfunding , crowd financing , equity crowdfunding , or hyper funding ) web sites provide Internet platforms which support the collective cooperation, attention and trust by people who network and pool their money and other resources for projects initiated by other people or organizations. [ edit ] Funding models Crowd funding pertains to donation based fundraising for businesses or creative projects, typically via an online funding portal. Hyper funding pertains to equity based fundraising, in which equity ownership in a business is given in exchange for investment capital via an online funding portal.
Fundraising or fund raising (also development ) is the process of soliciting and gathering voluntary contributions as money or other resources , by requesting donations from individuals, businesses, charitable foundations, or governmental agencies (see also crowd funding ). Although fundraising typically refers to efforts to gather money for non-profit organizations , it is sometimes used to refer to the identification and solicitation of investors or other sources of capital for for-profit enterprises. Traditionally, fundraising consisted mostly of asking for donations on the street or at people's doors, and this is experiencing very strong growth [ citation needed ] in the form of face-to-face fundraising , but new forms of fundraising such as online fundraising have emerged in recent years, though these are often based on older methods such as grassroots fundraising . [ edit ] Organizations
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