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Mad: The Least-Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

Mad: The Least-Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Recently, cartoonist Rich Burlew raised a mind-melting $1.2 million to produce a print version of The Order of the Stick, his role-playing themed webcomic. How did Burlew do it? Through a nifty online quasi-Ponzi begfest known as Kickstarter. But for every Order of the Stick success story, there are countless failures.

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What is the right funding goal for your Crowdfunding Project? | Funder Thunder Blog

What is the right funding goal for your Crowdfunding Project? | Funder Thunder Blog | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Calculating the amount of money you need to raise through crowdfunding can either be one of the easiest parts of setting up a project or the hardest, it just depends.

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Who is your crowd and how can you entice them to support your crowdfunding campaign

Who is your crowd and how can you entice them to support your crowdfunding campaign | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding can only reach a tipping point to be being part of our social, community and financial landscape if campaigns reach beyond their immediate social networks.
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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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Locavesting: The Future of Crowdfunding

Locavesting: The Future of Crowdfunding | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''Crowdfunding is clearly striking a chord. On Kickstarter, people are pledging more than $2 million a week to projects that they support—a figure approaching the entire annual operating budget for the National Endowment for the Arts!''

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New Crowdfunding Site for the Arts in Scotland Launched - HI-Arts

New Crowdfunding Site for the Arts in Scotland Launched - HI-Arts | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

An international arts project spanning Ethopia and Huntly has launched Arts & Business Scotland’s (A&BS) brand new crowdfunding website for the cultural and creative sectors.

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Kickstumbler: Stumble into projects on Kickstarter you'd never see otherwise!

Kickstumbler: Stumble into projects on Kickstarter you'd never see otherwise! | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Stumble into projects on Kickstarter you'd never see otherwise!
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Crowdfunding Tips from Jennifer Fox's Record-Breaking "My Reincarnation" Kickstarter Campaign

http://www.pbs.org/pov/blog - Jennifer Fox raised a record-breaking $154,000 on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter - the most raised for a finished film and the most per donor - for her new film My Reincarnation. Find out how she did it.
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This week in crowdfunding: More Android games popping up for funding

This week in crowdfunding: More Android games popping up for funding | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
This week in crowdfunding, more Android games popping up for you to fund...
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Million Dollar Book Proves Kickstarter Model, Now Authors Just Need The Reach - Forbes

Million Dollar Book Proves Kickstarter Model, Now Authors Just Need The Reach - Forbes | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Rich Burlew’s million dollar Kickstarter drive proves the crowdfunding model for publishers, but a key challenge for authors and small publishers remains: reaching enough fans.
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Red Advertising Raises £125K in Equity Crowdfunding through CrowdCube | FinSMEs

Red Advertising Raises £125K in Equity Crowdfunding through CrowdCube | FinSMEs | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Red Advertising Ltd, a Cannock, Staffordshire, UK-based provider of online solutions within the HR and recruitment industry, has raised £125k in equity crowdfunding through CrowdCube. Sixty eight investors have acquired an 11% stake in the company.
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Become a Kickstarter Rockstar

This is a long in depth presentation about crowdfunding on Kickstarter, wich could be used for any other crowdfunding platform for that matter.
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FRANK: Faveoly project of the day

Frank is a wall hook that looks like a rabbit! He's available in some great colors too.

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'Offbeatr' Crowd Funding System For Adult Industry Announced - XBIZ Newswire

'Offbeatr' Crowd Funding System For Adult Industry Announced - XBIZ Newswire | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
A new Kickstarter-like crowd funding program for the adult industry has been announced by Extra Lunch Money, a marketplace adult digital products.
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Faveoly project of the day: GreenUnite | LifeCycle Bracelets by Ben

Faveoly project of the day: GreenUnite | LifeCycle Bracelets by Ben | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
LifeCycle Bracelets by Ben - LifeCycle Bracelets: eco-bling for the green conscious.

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Make Way, High Line: Former NASA Engineer Kickstarts “LowLine” Underground Park

Make Way, High Line: Former NASA Engineer Kickstarts “LowLine” Underground Park | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The success of New York’s High Line park has inspired urban planners around the globe to refashion unused infrastructure into soaring parks.
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15 Top Crowdfunding Projects on Kickstarter

15 Top Crowdfunding Projects on Kickstarter | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Here is a list of the top money-raising projects on Kickstarter. All of the projects, except Double Fine Adventure, have completed their funding. Most overshot their goal by a wide margin. Along with the amount each project raised is the project's original funding goal.

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The Departure Game App

Let's bring these little guys to life! - http://bit.ly/The-Departure The higher the pledge amount the more we'll pack into the game.

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Wichita launches crowd-funding site for arts projects - Wichita Business Journal

Wichita launches crowd-funding site for arts projects - Wichita Business Journal | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
As group-funding models like Kickstarter see success, Wichita leaders are trying out a similar local effort.
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Investment Crowdfunding Analysis: Crowdfunding Soars While A Pioneer Shutters | Funding Launchpad

Investment Crowdfunding Analysis: Crowdfunding Soars While A Pioneer Shutters | Funding Launchpad | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''This time last week, the crowdfunding world was abuzz about two projects surpassing $1 million raised: Elevation Dock and Double Fine Adventure. A mere week later, the investment crowdfunding community is in shock and mourning following ProFounder’s announcement that they are shutting down. What does it all mean?''

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March is Crowdfunding Month

March is Crowdfunding Month | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
March is Crowdfunding Month, a month of new possibilities for funding & investing! Starting March 1st, Daily Crowdsource will be celebrating Crowdfunding Month by focusing our content on helping our visitors understand & adopt crowdfunding.
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Crowdfunding Tips And Best Practices.

Crowdfunding Tips And Best Practices. | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Now that we are about to launch what we hope will be the first CrowdFunding site in the U.S., I have been thinking about how entrepreneurs can transform the dynamics of traditional face-to-face investing to virtual web-based investing, while still preserving both cognitive trust (rational economic reasons to believe) and affective trust (emotional rationalization of data to market behavior). Because, without both elements, your plan will not get funded.
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crowdfunding: saving the 'new economy'?

crowdfunding: saving the 'new economy'? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

"Entrepreneurship is vital to future growth and job creation and there are probably more budding entrepreneurs around now than ever before. But we are still quite in the dark about the characteristics which make for a successful entrepreneur and the context which most favours them. When we do find people who have, and act on, great ideas we should cherish them and encourage them to develop this talent in others."

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The Business Finance Store Discusses Crowfunding to Fund Businesses

The Business Finance Store Discusses Crowfunding to Fund Businesses | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The Business Finance Store discusses crowdfunding as a small business financing option, given Tim Schafer's recent success in funding his new computer game project.

 

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Mobcaster - Find It, Fund It, View It

Mobcaster - Find It, Fund It, View It | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Mobcaster is the first ever crowd-funded television channel. By combining a crowd-funding platform with an online television channel, Mobcaster is the first and only place to find original, independent, audience-supported television shows.
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