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BlooSee BlooSee is a web- and mobile-based social mapping platform for ocean recreation and conservation. The platform is designed to host a combination of crowdsourced and institutional media, forecasts, charts, and location based points of interest, safety, navigation, conservation, and cruising routes. BlooSee is owned by BlooSee, Inc. a Silicon Valley Startup company[1] originally founded in 2010 by internet entrepreneurs Pedro Valdeolmillos (originator of the idea) and Marc Puig. The Explore Section[edit]

How to find Social Venture Capital Firms and Social Business Funding Need to Startup a Social Business? Find a Socially Responsible Venture Capitalist E How has several great suggestions on finding a social venture capital firm: Crowdfunding in Portugal - web site developed by web agency Exsisto Ltd. Crowdfunding projects are becoming extremely popular all over the world. Our team was happy to develop one of the first crowdfunding web sites aimed at the Portuguese market. As Exsisto team is already experienced in development of such platforms - we are happy to advise our customers effectively, by drawing their attention to the main objectives and elements of crowd financing web sites as: - It must be easy for posting a project on the web site - Entrepreneurs need to have access to the projects at a glance Said in other words - clear navigation and intuitive structure and web design are of great importance for the success of such a web site.

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Cambodia Knits – Cuddly and Socially Responsible Do you know someone having a baby? I know seventeen. Well, maybe not seventeen. Maybe it’s just my age group (early 30s), or maybe it’s a subtle hint from the Universe, but it feels like it’s a lot of people having lots of babies which inevitably means – baby showers. Positive People Backing Bright Ideas Lending via Buzzbnk involves significant risks and lenders may not recover all or part of any loans advanced, therefore lenders should not participate in lending to a Project unless they can readily bear the consequences of such a loss. Loans are unsecured and the primary purpose of lending via Buzzbnk is to enable the positive social or environmental outcome the project seeks to achieve and any financial returns should be secondary. Any person who is in any doubt about lending to a Project featured on this Site should consult an independent financial advisor or other appropriately qualified persons. SellAVenture LLP (trading as Buzzbnk) is regulated under an Interim Permission (CCI-IP-055569) by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and will become fully authorised as per the FCA Loan-based crowdfunding timetable set. Lending via Buzzbnk is not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Copyright © 2014 SellAVenture LLP.