AlumniFunder Launches A Crowdfunding Platform Where Alumni Can Back Student Entrepreneurs

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http://techcrunch.com – AlumniFunder launched in beta this week with a simple mission: Help create a deeper relationship between current students and alumni, while supporting collegiate entrepreneurship and creativity. To do that, AlumniFunder wants to give alumni a platform by which they can invest in innovative projects created by students at their alma mater. Whether it be for a new science lab, natural language processing research or a documentary film, the startup also wants to help give students access to the capital they need to get their ideas off the ground. Riding the crowdfunding wave, the startup is essen (IT news)