Kickstarter For Kiwis

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is opening up for Kiwis according to the NBR.

I would point you to Lance Wiggs’ recent posts:

In the aftermath of misrepresentation of both Fama and Shiller from journalists and bloggers trying to sell something, here’s something to chew on.

There is no alpha. There is beta we understand, and beta we don’t understand.

I think Kickstarter is good for things like shifting the cost of an America’s Cup campaign from taxpayers and ratepayers to people who watch that stuff. I’m not convinced crowdfunding will be the panacea the economist in me wishes it could be.

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