Announcing The Local Crowd's 2019 Crowdfunding Cohort

Cohort members will receive free services such as training, coaching, and networking. In addition, cohort members will have an opportunity to earn back the standard 5% platform fee by meeting specific goals.
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Social Enterprises Invited to Participate in NSF Study on Crowdfunded Finance Methods

Research & Development to provide support for the emerging Fourth Sector of the economy. The Local Crowd, LLC, a Wyoming-based company, is the recipient of a $225,000 National Science Foundation grant designed to support the emerging…

The Local Crowd Wins Crowdfundie Award

LARAMIE, November 20, 2017—The Local Crowd (TLC), a rewards-based crowdfunding platform, won a Crowdfundie Award presented at the Global Crowdfunding Conference in Las Vegas, last month. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the…
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Four Rural Communities Selected to be Crowdfunding Demonstration Sites

The Local Crowd (https://www.thelocalcrowd.com), a locally-focused crowdfunding platform, has selected four rural communities to serve as Demonstration Sites for a USDA funded research project. The Local Crowd’s platform offers features…

The Local Crowd Featured in Larta Institute Report

Larta Institute, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the commercialization of innovations, released their annual report this week. The report profiles the work of six of their portfolio companies including The Local…
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Seed-Crowdfunding Delivers More Cash to Businesses than UK Government Initiative

January 25, 2017 — Seed-Crowdfunding provided 40% more funding to UK businesses and startups in 2016 than the government funded Startup Loans program. According to a report by The Crowd Data Center, which has collected extensive data on…

Announcing an Opportunity for Rural Communities

December 10, 2016 -- We are pleased to announce an opportunity for several U.S. rural communities to participate in a pilot study on the use of crowdfunding as an economic development tool. It is well known by economic development professionals…

The Local Crowd Featured at CDFA National Summit

November 4, 2016 — The Local Crowd co-founders, Diane Wolverton and Kim Vincent  presented a workshop at the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) National Summit in New Orleans November 3. They showcased the The Local Crowd crowdfunding…
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Communities from Montana, Texas and Wisconsin Join Local Crowd

LARAMIE, Wyoming, October 17, 2016. The Local Crowd (https://www.thelocalcrowd.com), a locally-focused crowdfunding platform, has selected three rural communities to serve as Demonstration Sites for a USDA funded research project. The Local…
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Six More Communities Selected as TLC Demonstration Sites

LARAMIE, Wyoming, July 7, 2016.  The Local Crowd has selected six more rural communities to serve as Demonstration Sites for a USDA funded research project. The communities joining the The Local Crowd are: Golden Hills, Iowa; Goshen, Indiana;…