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    Google's projects: funding source

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    Using Google, find 2 projects/events that need an investment, one which is current and one which is a long term investment.

    For each of the projects/events, what is the preferred source of funding? Why?

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    One of Google's projects is the Google Books Library project (Google, Inc., 2009). In this project, Google works with several major libraries to include their collections in Google Books and, like a card catalog, show users information about the book, and in many cases, a few snippets - a few sentences to display the search term in context. The Library Project's aim is simple: make it easier for people to find relevant books - specifically, books they wouldn't find any other way such as those that are out of print - while carefully respecting authors' and publishers' copyrights. Our ultimate goal is to work with publishers and libraries to create a comprehensive, searchable, virtual card catalog of all books in all languages that helps users discover new books and publishers discover new readers. With this project, I believe that an equity and preferred stock will be great sources of funds to undertake the project. The reason for using equity is because this project will be a long-term investment project. It will ...

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    This solution is comprised of detailed explanations of two projects or events in Google with the identified source of fund for the projects. A detailed explanation is also provided as to why the identified source of fund is most appropriate.