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Crowdfunding Backlash: Reading Rainbow

Crowdfunding Backlash: Reading Rainbow

So, did you hear LeVar Burton raised a whole bunch of money on Kickstarter last week to relaunch Reading Rainbow? The original goal was to raise $1 million in just over a month, with donations used to expand the Reading Rainbow app Burton has already developed (he...
Too Risk-Adverse To Fail (Nonprofit Edition)

Too Risk-Adverse To Fail (Nonprofit Edition)

by Josh Jacobson “Eight out of 10 businesses fail. Are you sure you want to do this?” Not exactly the sort of thing you want to hear when you’re contemplating launching a new business.  Now almost three months into my own new consulting venture (76 days to be exact,...