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Crowdfunding cows in the Netherlands to cut food waste

Crowdfunding has become an incredibly popular way to finance new business ideas over the last few years, and Springwise has seen the concept applied to skyscrapers and sports careers (check out our Crowdfunding Now section for more examples). Putting a new spin on the model, The Netherlands’ koopeenkoe.nl requires meateaters to collectively pledge to buy 100 percent of the steak from cows before they’re sent to slaughter.