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''It's crowd-source funding fever! UK game industry trade group UKIE announced this week that it will be publishing a new crowd funding report that urges the government to pass new legislation that will allow game companies to take advantage of this financing model to fund their businesses or projects.''
Despite his fears—as only he could express them—that crowdfunding for video games could become "a dick measuring contest," Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe says he'd consider a Kickstarter project for backing, as he embarks on life starting up a new development studio.
These eight people raised at least a quarter of a million dollars for their tech projects.
Each friday I roundup the biggest developments and the most interesting stories in the Crowdsourcing world, and this week, among other things, the flurry of new launches continues.
There are crazy days and then there are days like yesterday. Kickstarter has experienced some frantic hours but nothing like what happened in the 24-hour span between Wednesday at 6:54pm and Thursday at 6:44pm.
Undocking's a breeze and it works with cases. Built at a whole new level of quality with a beautifully minimal design.
Recently, StartSomeGood released an e-book that profiles some of the innovative projects that have taken flight thanks to the site. In its first nine months of operation, StartSomeGood brought in over $225,000 to fund 34 campaigns.
Industry trade body UKIE will publish a report next week outlining how to make crowd funding legal for UK games firms.Trade body encouraged by Double Fine's Kickstarter project; report due next week...
San Francisco-based game studio Double Fine took to Kickstarter to fund its next adventure game project. So far, the crowdsourcing effort has raised more than $700,000 in less 24 hours.
The Elevation Dock starts out as something simple: an iPhone dock. Unlike most accessories though, this one has quite the story behind it. Not only is it expertly crafted, but it is also a record-breaking product — record-breaking before it has even shipped. That is because the Elevation Dock is set to break the all-time Kickstarter fundraising record.
Zurich, 08.02.2012 - Start-up company Uepaa is the first player worldwide that turns smartphones into alpine life-saving devices.
''Who has the right to enter the artistic scene? Who decides the criteria’s on access to public funding? How would public art funding be designed if we invented the concept now? CrowdCulture is a new crowdfunding site for creative projects, that tries to answer these questions in a fairly unique way.''
You've never used email this intuitively.
STEP BY STEP: Casey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. He wanted $75,000 he got $1.5 million. Kickstarter kicks ass. But how does one do that?
Chris Avellone of Obsidian Entertainment has a touch of "Kickstarter Fever" and that can only mean that Planescape 2 is on the way!
In moving away from the proof of concept model to one focused on community building, PledgeMusic has found that fans pledge as much as 20% more when the specific goal is not revealed.
Crowdtilt, a new group-funding site backed by startup incubator Y Combinator, has launched today to help you fund anything. The site lets you group fund any project or goal you can come up with, from trips across the country to buying a wedding gift.
Double Fine’s Kickstarter (currently wobbly under the weight of money), the planned month-long fund raise for $400,000, has just crossed $1,000,000 in the first 24 hours. One. Million. Dollars. In a day.
Has Tim Schafer changed the gaming industry?
It's a question I've seen on more than a few message boards and Twitter feeds over the past 24 hours, following the Grim Fandango creator's announcement that his company Double Fine will use crowdfunding website Kickstarter to finance a new point-and-click adventure game.
An adventure game from Tim Schafer, Double Fine, and YOU!
And they did it, Double Fine Adventure just hit $1 million, 5 hrs after Elevation Dock, 22 hrs after launch
The Rockefeller Foundation and GlobalGiving are working together to crowdsource solutions to problems facing vulnerable communities. They are currently in phase three of the three-part series. For the month of February, The Rockefeller Foundation is matching every donation 200%. Learn more about Advancing innovations to Solve Social Problems at the Rockefeller Foundation.
Biggie’s lyrics about how to be the perfect drug dealer fit perfectly with the yet unwritten rules of setting up a crowdfunding platform.
On average, campaigns that reach their goal raised one-third of their funds within the first quarter of their campaign lifetime. Campaigns reaching their goal have an average deadline of 47 days.
Right now, social entrepreneurship is a hot trend and there are funders, conferences, university departments and newspaper sections devoted to it.