Startnext Crowdfunding Infographic

| February 7, 2018

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The german crowdfunding platform Startnext released an infographic on which they illustrate how their platform has grown during its first year. Throughout the years I have had the opportunity to work on numerous grants that listed matching funds as a requirement in the guidelines.

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