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ToGather, Asia’s first crowdfunding site, opens for business

ToGather, Asia’s first crowdfunding site, opens for business

ToGather, Asia’s first crowdfunding site, opens for business March 28, 2012 by Terence LEE Crowdfunding has taken off in a big way in the United States, with startups like Kickstarter , IndieGoGo , and Quirky getting huge traction. In Asia however, crowdfunding is a foreign notion. But ToGather.Asia , a Singapore-based startup, hopes this will change soon. Their website essentially allows anyone to post up ideas for creative projects, social initiatives, and innovations and seek funding from the public to turn them into reality. The money will only be passed to the project creators once the target is met. There’s no equity exchange involved, so the funding is the form of donation pledges. The site has just entered public beta this month, and five projects are open to public donations. One is an F&B company that is seeking S$30,000 to kickstart a healthy food concept to com...

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