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The Weatherman comedy show to be funded by audience

The Weatherman  comedy show to be funded by audience | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
MOST TV pilots fail, but The Weatherman, starring former Flying Doctors star Robert Grubb, aims to be the first TV local comedy funded by its audience.
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SoKap Introduction for Media Producers Video

This was the impetus for building SoKap. When we originally built our first engine it was going to be for film only but the music, publishing, startup and small business communities also said they'd like to use it too.
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George Clinton seeking help on IndieGoGo

http://www.indiegogo.com/Fundraser-for-C-Kunspyruhzy-and-What-Studios?a=369759 

 

Because a Florida judge ruled last month that iconic funk king George Clinton doesn’t own the rights to any music he created from 1976 to 1983, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is now seeking help from fans online to preserve his recording studio. Clinton, the former leader of Funkadelic, has set up a $50,000 fund-raising campaign

 

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Unleashing Crowd Power, Part 5 | Working with the Motivation Wheel

Unleashing Crowd Power, Part 5 | Working with the Motivation Wheel | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Although the Motivation Wheel can be used as a tool for measuring the motivation of the crowd retrospectively on each crowdsourcing project, its core benefit lies within the concept design phase. Defining which motives you are trying to maximize can help you prioritize what to focus on during the development.
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Fundraising Platform For Startups ProFounder Shuts Its Doors

Fundraising Platform For Startups ProFounder Shuts Its Doors | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
ProFounder, a startup that offered entrepreneurs ways to raise money for their startups and ideas, is shutting its doors, according to an announcement on the company's site today.
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Radical crowdfunded start-up seeks to save 129-year-old football club

Radical crowdfunded start-up seeks to save 129-year-old football club | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Targeting the football club’s fans and followers, BuyDarlo yesterday launched a crowdfunding campaign on equity-based platform Crowdcube – offering 100% equity in the start-up to investors.
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Using Crowdfunding To Fuel Urban Renewal | Fast Company

Using Crowdfunding To Fuel Urban Renewal | Fast Company | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
It’s estimated that there are as many as 40,000 abandoned properties and vacant lots in Philadelphia, 75% of which are owned by private landlords who are unwilling or unable to make them safe and livable spaces.
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access:energy -- IndieGoGo

access:energy -- IndieGoGo | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Wind turbines made by Kenyans, for Kenyans. Power to the People.

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Crowd funding works for Halifax restaurant | The Chronicle Herald

Crowd funding works for Halifax restaurant | The Chronicle Herald | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
If there were any doubts about crowd funding, the proof is in the numbers for Brooklyn Warehouse.
In just 60 days, its first foray into the unique money-making initiative garnered 103 contributors who helped the Windsor Street eatery raise $21,450, or 71 per cent, of the original goal.
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angel.me

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Angel.ME combines crowdfunding for startup, access to capital & supporting services for entrepreneurs (angel.me - combining crowdfunding for startups with access to capital and supporting services for entrepreneurs.)...
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The story and stats behind Crowdcube’s success so far.

The story and stats behind Crowdcube’s success so far. | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdcube.com celebrates it's 1st birthday with some impressive stats...
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How a flashlight app will raise $450,000 in 7 days

How a flashlight app will raise $450,000 in 7 days | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
It’s been a lucrative week for crowd funding.
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The Jackson 5...Million

Seven years in the making, this film is the first to introduce you to Michael Jackson's loyal fans with whom the media is so fascinated...

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Crowdfunding Development – raising money and awareness

Crowdfunding Development – raising money and awareness | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding development awareness?
Development education should look to crowdfunding to fund or co-fund projects building support and raising awareness of the issues at the same time.
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10 CROWDFUNDING Tips from Kickstarter Independent Film Producers

10 CROWDFUNDING Tips from Kickstarter Independent Film Producers | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Here are 10 Tips from independent film producers that were successful with their Kickstarter Campaigns...
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UKIE Crowd Funding Report - A Proposal to Facilitate Crowd Funding in the UK

UKIE Crowd Funding Report - A Proposal to Facilitate Crowd Funding in the UK | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

UKIE believes that crowd funding models can provide a valuable source of finance for games and interactive entertainment businesses, particularly the large number of innovative and creative start-ups and SMEs that are emerging in the UK.

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Ninja Blocks: Connect your world with the web.

The Ninja Block is controlled with “if this then that” style tasks and connects your things to the web (Dropbox, Twitter, & more).
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Crowdfunding - A Concept Whose Time Has Come? Social Media Week London

Crowdfunding - A Concept Whose Time Has Come?
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An Entrepreneur's Pitch Take on Crowdfunding for Equity

An Entrepreneur's Pitch Take on Crowdfunding for Equity | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
An entrepreneur offers her take on the handful of Crowdfunding bills now on Capitol Hill.
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GreenUnite aims to crowdfund projects that can help save the Earth

GreenUnite aims to crowdfund projects that can help save the Earth | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
We've seen the power of crowdfunding firsthand with the success of the popular platform Kickstarter. Less than a week ago, two projects hit the $1M funding mark, proving to the world ...
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Crowdfunded Startup Opening 30 Cafes On Same Day

Crowdfunded Startup Opening 30 Cafes On Same Day | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''New Perspectives Cafe, a start up company, is combining polling and crowdfunding to create a unique event. New Perspectives Cafe is opening thirty stores nationwide, at the same date and time, using a crowdfunding model of finance.''

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Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter

Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, yet another project crossed the $1m milestone in funding crowdsourced via Kickstarter. Yet, the platform only accepts projects from US residents, which means the rest of the world is left out.
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theNewerYork Lit Mag: We M∑§§ w/ Yoµr H£åd

We publish strange forms: glossaries, epigrams, lists, flashes. With innovative design and quirky narratives, it's weird by definition.

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What is Crowdfunding?

What is Crowdfunding? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
One of the easiest ways to explain “crowdfunding” is to look to a very casual definition of “crowdfunding” which is the street performer protocol.
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New website tests whether crowdfunding will work for college debt

New website tests whether crowdfunding will work for college debt | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Crowdfunded scholarships offered through the site fundscholars.org would help students each semester, reducing the amount of debt students have as they graduate.
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