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TRD Forum: Crowdfunding competition heats up

Startups find different solutions for the same dilemma: timely funding
From left: Marty Burger, Dan Miller, Rodrigo Nino and Allen Shayanfekr at The Real Deal’s New Development Showcase and Forum (credit: Eileen AJ Connelly)

From left: Marty Burger, Dan Miller, Rodrigo Nino and Allen Shayanfekr at The Real Deal’s New Development Showcase and Forum (credit: Eileen AJ Connelly)

From the New York website: Spend enough time around tech startups, and you will inevitably hear some pretty violent analogies. The business competition at a major trade show is called “Battlefield.” Elon Musk’s ex-wife refers to him as “the Terminator.” And in the early days of real estate crowdfunding, entrepreneurs referred to their field as the “Wild West” – presumably with themselves as pioneers under constant attack from incumbents. [more]