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Crowdfunding Real Estate, Budget Bills' Small Business Impact, Chaos in Cyberspace: March 21


Crowdfunding Real Estate, Budget Bills' Small Business Impact, Chaos in Cyberspace: March 21

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J.D. Harrison looks at the budget plans put forth by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and breaks down what each would mean for small businesses. [Washington Post]

If it seems like there’s a crowdfunding service for just about everything, that may be because there is—Adrianne Jeffries reports on Realty Mogul, a new site that lets investors buy into real estate deals for as little as $5,000. [The Verge]

Another new crowdfunding site, Crowd Supply, plans to differentiate itself from Kickstarter and Indiegogo by offering creators pre-order management, warehousing, and fulfillment services, Michael Carney reports. [PandoDaily]

A Virginia-based loan broker pleaded guilty to using falsified documents to obtain $100 million in loans backed by the Small Business Administration, writes Andrew Zajac. [Bloomberg News]

Josh Patrick continues his “Business for Sale” series, evaluating the prospects of a long-haul trucking business. [New York Times]

Bessemer Venture Partners’ David Cowan says that “technically speaking, all hell has broken loose” with cyber crime, and discusses the opportunities for companies providing defense services. [Bloomberg Television]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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