In Finland, a crowdfunding platform for community projects
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Following on from our coverage of Smallknot, the US site that enables residents to support their favorite local businesses with donations, we've now discovered another similarly community-minded crowdfunding platform. Conceived in Finland, Brickstarter encourages citizens to take civic projects into their own hands, rather than waiting for governments to pick them up. Like the site it is modelled and named after, Brickstarter invites anyone to upload details of a project that seeks to benefit the local society, the amount of money needed to get it underway, and updates on progress once it begins to turn from proposal to reality. Those…
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