Economics

Ni Hao Regulation, So Long Crowdfunding!

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A special guest article from my co-author Randal Moss. The People’s Bank of China just put a full force strangle hold on innovation and with its bone crushing grip on nontraditional funding mechanisms it is choking off the lifeblood out of a potential major growth engine. Even worse, it’s actions are creating a chilling effect on the entire start-up/garage-brew culture.  culture ...

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What’s the State of the Union in Austin Nonprofits?

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Now this is something I love. This “state of the sector” report from our friends at Greenlights shows the numbers behind our social sector and has implications for not only nonprofits, but also philanthropists, high-dollar donors, social businesses, board members and more. From national and local data, the report details employment data, sector growth, financial health, and wages in comparison ...

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We could all use this class….srsly…

This is pretty brillant. I know that the modern donor has way too many choices and anything the sector can do to help them make better choices…is better for all of us. Plus recently completing a MOOC I’m pretty in love with the format. Your thoughts? http://www.learningbygivingfoundation.org/

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Hot spots. Hot issues.

I’m a graduate of Leadership Austin and want all my readers to know more about it. Leadership Austin’s Experience Austin is a great way to further your knowledge of Austin issues and strengthen your engagement with the community. These days, community connections are becoming all the more essential in both our business and civic spheres – and this is a ...

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