STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Catholics are jumpstarting their own projects to bring Christ to the world by taking advantage of a new kind of personal economics made possible only through the Internet and social media.
The name of the game is “crowdfunding,” where the investors are ordinary people, but success depends on how personally connected people feel with the project.
Crowdfunding in the digital age is largely an Internet-based — and often social-media-fueled — collective effort. An entrepreneur with a great idea invites other individuals to invest in his idea and give him the financial resources to make a dream a reality.
Bob Rice, a professor at Franciscan University of Steubenville...READ MORE