Crowdfunding World
Follow
23.7K views | +5 today
Crowdfunding World
Crowdfunding World
Get your daily Crowdfunding News
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding Stories: Carl Esposti & Kevin Berg Grell from Crowdsourcing.org

In this episode of 'Crowdfunding Stories' Carl Esposti & Kevin Berg Grell from Crowdsourcing.org and Massolution share their expert insights on the current state of crowdfunding.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler Interview at Engadget Expand 2013

Crowdfunding has completely changed the startup game, and nowhere is the site impact more felt more strongly than in the world of hardware manufacturers. Where launching a new piece of hardware once felt insurmountable, the charge lead by Kickstarter is helping to bring on a new era of platforms and innovative devices that have industry-changing potential. Here, we interview Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler.
more...
Meet My Designer's curator insight, March 20, 2013 2:00 AM

La philosophie de Meet My Designer se retrouve aussi dans cet itw ==> Crowdfunding has completely changed the startup game!!

Rescooped by Berend de Jonge from Crowdfunding, Startup Funding & Entrepreneurship
Scoop.it!

CrowdfundingTV #5: What are the Top 4 Crowdfunding for Equity Platforms globally?

Question: What are the Top 4 Crowdfunding for Equity Platforms globally? 


Via Symbid
more...
Symbid's curator insight, February 14, 2013 4:48 AM

David Drake of SohoLoft discusses crowdfunding in 60 seconds. Very interesting!

Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Indiegogo Founder Slava Rubin Says Crowdfunding Takes Down The “Gatekeepers” | TechCrunch

Slava Rubin knows a thing or two about crowdfunding. Founded in 2008, his company, IndieGogo is a major funding powerhouse, bringing together such disparate projects like the Misfit Shine and The Oatmeal's anti-troll lawyer fundraiser...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Parents 'crowdfunding' playground

Parents 'crowdfunding' playground | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
A group of London parents is crowdfunding, or raising money via the internet, to build a new playground.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

TEDxLeiden - Crowdfunding 101 with Ronald @Kleverlaan

Berend de Jonge's insight:

TEDx Leiden: Ronald Kleverlaan talks about the crowdfunding basics and shows some of the Dutch crowdfunding projects.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

fundStartica Crowdfunding Seminar-1

Brian Briskey of fundStartica explaining the techniques necessary for effective and financially successful crowdfunding campaigns for film at Austin Studios, June 2012.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding meets Infomercials, with the Turbo Snort

''So just remember don't drink your energy, snort it!!!! With Turbo Snort''


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Internet Scam Alert: Most "Kickstarter" Projects Just Useless Crap (the Onion)

Internet criminals are using a website called "Kickstarter" to bilk friends and families out of money for terrible, ill-conceived, and unnecessary "personal projects."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

JOBS Act Update and Crowdfunding Research Webinar by Crowdsourcing.org

On Wednesday, July 18, Crowdsourcing.org hosted a webinar with leaders of the emerging crowdfunding industry on how the new framework and regulations are taking shape. Crowdsourcing.org also presented our latest industry research.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding: Disrupting Traditional Funding Models

Can your $1 contribution create a Big Business? YES, with crowdfunding.


$1.5 billion in 2011, crowdfunding is set to double this year [1]. Kickstarter and Indiegogo crowdfunded 60,000 projects: Half of the cash came as donations, while the other half came as an exchange for creative rewards or future product.


Now that the JOBS Act lets startups exchange Equity-for-Cash up to $1M per year, implementation will prove interesting. Crowdfunding has vined its way through informal social networking sites, and these continue to fuel the rapid growth of this new economic engine...


Learn more at: http://www.vlab.org/article.html?aid=446


Moderator

Carl Esposti, Founder at Crowdsourcing.org

Presenter:

Slava Rubin, CEO & Co-Founder at Indiegogo

Panelists:
Ryan Caldbeck, CEO, CircleUp
Daniel Zimmermann, Partner, WilmerHale
Don Ross, Managing Director/Founder and Board Member, HealthTech Capital and Sand Hill Angels
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding: How Indiegogo Connects Concepts With Cash

Indiegogo relies on "user democracy" -- anybody can raise money for anything, and the power of the funders help dictate what catches fire and ends up on the website's homepage.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Rock The Post Webinar: "Crowdfunding 101 - Learn the basics" Video

This one hour webinar explains the mechanics of how crowdfunding works and how you can benefit from it. The session guides you through the process, from creating the actual project to getting the funding you need.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding: Untapping its potential, reducing the risks

We have all heard the buzzword but... what is crowdfunding exactly? And what is its potential for growth in Europe? To fully understand the opportunities and risks of this fast-growing field, the European Commission organized a workshop with crowdfunding platforms, their users, consumer protection bodies and regulators. Check it out and have your say! 
More info on crowdfunding in Europe inhttp://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/f...
more...
Ken Taggart's curator insight, June 30, 2013 7:00 PM

Nice video explaining what Crowdfunding is, in 2012 an amazing 470,000 different projects raised money through crwodfunding

Bruno SCHNEIDER LE SAOUT's curator insight, July 3, 2013 2:19 AM

Still expecting some crowdfunding exemption !

Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Amanda Palmer: The art of asking | Video on TED.com

Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowd funding the future of marketing - Al Jazeera Blogs

Crowd funding has the potential to shift the way entrepreneurs research, develop and market products


Read more

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

IndieGoGo - Crowdfunding in total democracy

No registration, no barriers and no supervision: Crowdfunding on IndieGoGo obeys the law of total democracy. Currently available in more than 200 countries worldwide since it it launched in the US in 2008, IndieGoGo recently announced its greater expansion into the European market with British pounds and Euros on offer for project fundraising. 

In an interview with Gruenderszene editor Joel Kaczmarek, IndieGoGo co-founder Danae Ringelmann gives an insight into how the platform works and shares her top tips for campaigners looking to make the most of it..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding: Should You Be In with the "In Crowd?"

The JOBS Act, passed in April 2012, left many on the edge of their seats. We gathered local experts to speak at our Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet event http://www.accesstocapital.com/a2cpanels about the different forms of crowdfunding available, and how best to capitalize on the new form of funding. The SEC has yet to finalize regulations, but the good news is that crowdfunding organizations have sprung into existence and are already funding thousands of projects.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Equity Crowdfunding? - How To Value Your Business (video)

When you are raising equity finance through a business angel, Venture Capitalist (VC), equity Crowdfunding or what we call CrowdInvesting at BankToTheFuture.com, one of the most important things you will have to do is value your company.


No business valuation, no finance.

Your business valuation will determine how much equity you offer to crowdinvestors and how much money you ask for.


But how do you know if somebody has thought through their business valuation properly?

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Berend de Jonge from Technology Supporting Social Good
Scoop.it!

Super Indie Update - Crowd Funding: How Much is too Much?

In no way is this an attack on the video game industry, Kickstarter, or crowd funding in general and I think David Crane is no doubt a huge inspiration...


Via AAM Associates
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

How To Attract Backers To Your Crowdfunding Campaign by Etta Devine & Gabriel Diani

Filmmakers / Actors Etta Devine and Gabriel Diani (The Selling) agree that most people think crowdfunding is going to be easy. That by simply launching your campaign, backers from all over the world are going to pour in. They tell us crowdfunding is a full-time job. They reveal the majority of their pledges have come through Facebook and how they are using the new Kickstarter dashboard to track where their backers are coming from. They believe in the legitimacy of having outside sources validating their efforts, such as blogs, websites, and influential people. At the end they tell us some things that have not worked in attracting new backers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Amanda Palmer: How to Raise $1 Million

Performer Amanda Palmer, the first musician to raise $1 Million on Kickstarter, talks about her crowdfunding campaign, the music industry and her husband, author Neil Gaiman
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Candace Klein on Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act

Candace Klein is the Founder and CEO of SoMoLend, a debt-based crowdfunding platform, and Bad Girl Ventures, a micro-lending organization for women.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Fireside chat with Sherwood Neiss

Fireside chat with Sherwood Neiss:The architect of the JOBS Act in the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Berend de Jonge
Scoop.it!

Is `Crowd-Funding' a Finance Revolution?

Is `Crowd-Funding' a Finance Revolution? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
When times are tough, businesses have to think of new ways to find money. One method in particular is getting attention for its record-breaking fundraisers.
more...
No comment yet.