Sign up with Facebook
Sign up with Twitter
Sign up with Linkedin
I don't have a Facebook, a Twitter or a LinkedIn account
Start a free trial of Scoop.it Business
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.
Are you sure you want to delete this scoop?
Here are 10 Tips from independent film producers that were successful with their Kickstarter Campaigns...
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.
The Ninja Block is controlled with “if this then that” style tasks and connects your things to the web (Dropbox, Twitter, & more).
Crowdfunding - A Concept Whose Time Has Come?
An entrepreneur offers her take on the handful of Crowdfunding bills now on Capitol Hill.
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 ...
''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.''
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.
We publish strange forms: glossaries, epigrams, lists, flashes. With innovative design and quirky narratives, it's weird by definition.
One of the easiest ways to explain “crowdfunding” is to look to a very casual definition of “crowdfunding” which is the street performer protocol.
Crowdfunded scholarships offered through the site fundscholars.org would help students each semester, reducing the amount of debt students have as they graduate.
If you have just made a revolutionary invention, ideally you would want the invention to sell itself. Sadly, that is not how things go.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wind turbines made by Kenyans, for Kenyans. Power to the People.
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.
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.)...
Crowdcube.com celebrates it's 1st birthday with some impressive stats...
It’s been a lucrative week for crowd funding.
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...