Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion worldwide last year

Almost US$1.5 billion was raised in 2011 by crowdfunding platforms around the world, according to an industry report released Tuesday by Massolution, the research group of industry body Crowdsourcing.There were almost 350 crowdfunding

Published on: May 8th, 2012 Cameron Scott

Kiva.org social network proves micro loans can have major impact

Jessica Jackley had a simple idea to help her friends in East Africa get ahead -- lend them $25. It may not seem like much to you, but in the developing world where

Published on: April 22nd, 2009 Brian Jackson