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Network Analysis of Science Crowdfunding | Wired Science | Wired.com

Network Analysis of Science Crowdfunding | Wired Science | Wired.com | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Some of his analyses have looked at the statistical properties of the donations so far, confirming that donations do not come in at a constant rate (there is often a burst in the beginning and end, with some stagnation in the middle). In addition, Ethan recently emailed me an analysis based on his Facebook friends, and who donated and who did not.

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‘Curiosity’ Killed The Apathy? #fundNASA Crowdfunding Plea Goes Viral - Technology Articles Daily

‘Curiosity’ Killed The Apathy? #fundNASA Crowdfunding Plea Goes Viral - Technology Articles Daily | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Many of us right now are wide-eyed with the latest images from NASA’s Curiosity mission to Mars — so much so that, as Europe wakes up from its live-TV Olympics 100-meter sprint slumber, it looks like that site is occasionally crashing from traffic. Now, another, important idea is just starting to take shape: NASA needs money, big time, to keep doing cool stuff like this.


#fundNASA is picking up steam on Twitter with people (at least in theory) saying they would step up to crowdfund NASA for the future.

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Crowdfunding comes to science's aid as budgets, grants face squeeze - Economic Times

Crowdfunding comes to science's aid as budgets, grants face squeeze - Economic Times | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding comes to science's aid as budgets, grants face squeezeEconomic TimesCrowdfunding has funded human rights campaigns, political campaigns, movies, arts and other humanities projects as well as start-ups over the last few years.
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Questions for science and the wisdom of crowds

Questions for science and the wisdom of crowds | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is already passé - not over, just old news. I’ve lost track of how many articles I’ve read that cover how scientists are using “innovative” methods to attract funds from among...

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Young Scientists Embrace Crowdfunding - New York Times (blog)

Young Scientists Embrace Crowdfunding - New York Times (blog) | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Strapped for grant money, researchers turn to an online public for help.
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Science Crowdfunding Website PetriDish.org Approaches First $100,000 Raised

Science Crowdfunding Website PetriDish.org Approaches First $100,000 Raised | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Petridish.org, a website that ‘crowdfunds,’ or solicits donations from random web users for science projects, is nearing $100,000 in fully funded projects after just 1 month of existence, according the site’s creator.
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Anglia Ruskin helps power renewable energy start-up | Business Weekly | Technology | Biotechnology | Business news | Cambridge and the East of England

Anglia Ruskin helps power renewable energy start-up | Business Weekly | Technology | Biotechnology | Business news | Cambridge and the East of England | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Microgenius, the first-ever crowdfunding service dedicated to community-based renewable energy projects, expects the launch of
www.microgenius.org.uk to spark interest amongst the UK public.
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Ferrite - Interactive Liquid Sculpture

Magnetism and physics are made visible with ferrofluid. Help fund a highly engineered container that showcases this unique material.
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WAKAWAKA is the coolest solar LED light

Fits on a bottle, powered by the sun, giving you 16 hrs reading light. A sustainable, social Adventure you wanna be part of!
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Crowdfunding Science That's Near and Dear to My Heart

Crowdfunding Science That's Near and Dear to My Heart | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

If executed correctly, these crowdfunding campaigns were often met with successful outcomes, and usually because they provided a context that was in some way familiar to their funders, including me.

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Crowdfunding Helps Identify New Gene Variant In Child With Developmental Delays

Crowdfunding Helps Identify New Gene Variant In Child With Developmental Delays | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is good for more than just funding the next iPhone accessory: Online donors recently helped scientists identify a never-before identified gene variant in a 4-year-old girl, Maya Nieder, that may be tied to her developmental delays.
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15 Steps for Science Crowdfunding Success from #SciFund!

15 Steps for Science Crowdfunding Success from #SciFund! | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
After two rounds of the #SciFund Challenge, these 15 steps should be a part of any crowdfunding effort - particularly when crowdfunding scientific research.

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A Month of Crowdfunding: Is Scientific Progress Really That Easy? - Daily Crowdsource

A Month of Crowdfunding: Is Scientific Progress Really That Easy? - Daily Crowdsource | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
SciFundChallenge.org, a science crowdfudning initiative, was started by a biologist and ecologist who wondered if they could effectively boost science funding with the emerging trend of crowdfunding. It turns out they need not wonder; they certainly can, and with help from the crowd, they did.
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Crowdfunding for research dollars: a cure for science's ills?

Crowdfunding for research dollars: a cure for science's ills? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The public disengagement with science and the difficulty of funding research are very different problems. Unexpectedly though, there is a new solution that might just answer both problems: science crowdfunding.
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Biopharma Will Need More than New Law to Embrace Crowdfunding - Genetic Engineering News

Biopharma Will Need More than New Law to Embrace Crowdfunding - Genetic Engineering News | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Biopharma Will Need More than New Law to Embrace CrowdfundingGenetic Engineering
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4 Reasons Inventors Are Using Crowdfunding | Vinu Shankar

4 Reasons Inventors Are Using Crowdfunding | Vinu Shankar | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
If you have just made a revolutionary invention, ideally you would want the invention to sell itself. Sadly, that is not how things go.
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TechMoola: Crowdfunding for Technological Innovation

TechMoola: Crowdfunding for Technological Innovation | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
A new startup, called TechMoola, has just been launched to help investors fund their projects.
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