What is Crowdfunding? What does it mean to you?
What people are saying. 

1- "A crowd of people coming to donate toward a cause" - Rafael Hernandez Placentia, CA
2- "r.o.m.p. (reaching other people's money)" -  Santa Ana, CA
 3-"Crowdfunding is the ability for a large group of people to band together and make small investments that collectively are enough to fund a startup company"
    - Andrew Manzo  Irvine, Ca
4- Crowdfunding is an alternative method of raising finance for a business, project or idea T McKiver
5-  CrowdFunding : Permits small private offerings to large numbers of unaccredited investors.
6- Grassroots financing through  community loyalty
7- CrowdFunding : Accelerate your rate of innovation
8 - Connecting people with talent, ideas, & stuff to sell with those that have the funds to send their way. 
9- CrowdFunding : Capitalize Your Network - dvaid Khorram - Newport beach CA  - CrowdFunding Community
10- “A good idea, well-crafted and pursued with passion, doesn't need a gatekeeper’s stamp of approval to succeed.” ( YANCEY STICKLER, CO-FOUNDER OF KICKSTARTER)  
 11-Investing our own money in emerging private companies with SEC permission
12-CrowdFunding: Permits small private offerings to large numbers of unaccredited investors 
 13-CrowdFunding: Accelerate your rate of innovation
14- Connecting people with talent, ideas, and stuff to sell with those that have the funds to send their way
 15- An innovative way to raise funds and awareness for creative ventures (Crowdfunding)
16- The ability to submit your work to be selected for tangible creative opportunities 
 17- Solution to  problem of access to finance for people that are looking to do something in this world
18- Crowdfunding: Harnessing the power of the masses
19- Solicit Working Capital from non-accredited investors
20- Collecting smaller sums of money from a large number of donors not only generated a big pool of cash but also a deep well of emotional investment from those voters
21- CrowdFunding is and open system , what Linux did for Internet and Google , Crowdfunding will outperform the ability of current closed-system capital formation mechanisms
22- Crowd Funding is a new way to get working capital for new initiatives from many small investors instead of lending institutions and angel investors
23- Crowd funding is also sometimes referred to as “crowd sourced capital”
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