What would your SWOT analysis say for following kind of website?
phase 1: Get people/organizations who are looking for financing their projects.
phase 2: Get people who can provide finance to these projects (however small)
Arrange for pooling in the amount, financing and other legalities through this website.
I know this is too brief, but that's intentional, as I would like to provide more information based on your questions and inputs.
Perhaps a look at Microplace (an ebay company) is in order here.
Don't just think that its only for third world investing - here's a group in texas that provides loans to small businesses.
Sure, they are broker-dealers / FINRA members - but that's the cost of doing business.
I would think that a "microISP growth" filter with some third party validation processes would work using this approach.