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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, August 5

Indiegogo hosts campaign for accused police murderer

Supporters of a man accused of killing a Memphis police officer have started an Indiegogo campaign to help him. Katie McHugh reports.

Family offices slow to recognize P2P opportunity

Even though peer-to-peer lending continues to generate excellent returns, family offices have so far been slow to jump on the bandwagon. Michael Finnigan explores the issue.

Lending Club has big plans

Car loans and mortgages are two areas Renaud Laplanche has his eyes on. Ben McLannahan reports.

Proposed Aussie crowdfunding plans resemble insufficient US ones

A maximum $5 million raise and 50 non-employee limit are two aspects of Australia’s proposed crowdfunding rules that were deemed inefficient here in the United States. Learn more here.

Crowdcube closes first offer

Software startup Collect becomes the first company to close an offer on New Zealand’s Crowdcube. Calida Smylie reports.

Christie considering crowdfunding bill

A bill currently before New Jersey governor Chris Christie would expand the ability of local businesses to crowdfund. It has bipartisan support. Hugh Morley reports.