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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.
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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.
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David Drake of SohoLoft discusses crowdfunding in 60 seconds. Very interesting!
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...
A group of London parents is crowdfunding, or raising money via the internet, to build a new playground.
TEDx Leiden: Ronald Kleverlaan talks about the crowdfunding basics and shows some of the Dutch crowdfunding projects.
Brian Briskey of fundStartica explaining the techniques necessary for effective and financially successful crowdfunding campaigns for film at Austin Studios, June 2012.
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Internet criminals are using a website called "Kickstarter" to bilk friends and families out of money for terrible, ill-conceived, and unnecessary "personal projects."
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.
Can your $1 contribution create a Big Business? YES, with crowdfunding.
$1.5 billion in 2011, crowdfunding is set to double this year . 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...
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Carl Esposti, Founder at Crowdsourcing.org
Slava Rubin, CEO & Co-Founder at Indiegogo
Panelists:Ryan Caldbeck, CEO, CircleUpDaniel Zimmermann, Partner, WilmerHaleDon Ross, Managing Director/Founder and Board Member, HealthTech Capital and Sand Hill Angels
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.
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.
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...
Nice video explaining what Crowdfunding is, in 2012 an amazing 470,000 different projects raised money through crwodfunding
Still expecting some crowdfunding exemption !
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.
Crowd funding has the potential to shift the way entrepreneurs research, develop and market products
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..
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?
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...
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.
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
Candace Klein is the Founder and CEO of SoMoLend, a debt-based crowdfunding platform, and Bad Girl Ventures, a micro-lending organization for women.
Fireside chat with Sherwood Neiss:The architect of the JOBS Act in the U.S.
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.