Banking on the public to fund social enterprise startups


With the emergence of alternative funding platforms, the public can now vote with their wallets, giving startups – especially social enterprises – better access to early funding.

One startup that was funded through an alternative funding platform and is off to a good start is Me.reka Makerspace. It nurtures creativity in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, including providing schooling for disadvantaged kids for free.

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