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4 Reasons Inventors Are Using Crowdfunding | Vinu Shankar

4 Reasons Inventors Are Using Crowdfunding | Vinu Shankar | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
If you have just made a revolutionary invention, ideally you would want the invention to sell itself. Sadly, that is not how things go.
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IgnitionDeck WordPress Crowdfunding Plugin | Crowdfunding On Your Terms

IgnitionDeck WordPress Crowdfunding Plugin | Crowdfunding On Your Terms | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
IgnitionDeck is a crowdfunding platform for WordPress that allows you to fund projects on your own terms. Whether you’re looking for a Kickstarter alternative outside of the US, or simply looking to get more control over the funding process, IgnitionDeck is designed to help you do one thing and do it well – raise money in order to create something amazing
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‘Gambitious’ To Launch In March: Equity-Based Crowdfunding For Indie Developers | The Indie Game Magazine

‘Gambitious’ To Launch In March: Equity-Based Crowdfunding For Indie Developers | The Indie Game Magazine | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
A new portal has just been announced for indie developers to find funding for their projects – unlike others though, the investors actually take a share of the profits depending on how much money they put forward.
Gambitious is a fusion of “games” and “ambitious”, although we immediately thought it was “gamble” and “ambitious”. The guys behind this new start-up, just announced today, were quick to correct us on that one.
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Crowdfunding a documentary: 'You can get a lot of money from a lot of people very quickly'

At this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest, film-makers and producers including Charlie Phillips, Marketplace Director at Sheffield Doc/Fest, and Slava Rubin from IndieGoGo share their tips and thoughts about getting an audience to fund your film – before you've even shot it
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BOULD

BOULD | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
100s of Entrepreneurs from 60 countries are competing for 25 spots at the Unreasonable Institute. They narrowed it down to 50 finalists and now the 1st 25 Finalists to raise funds from 100s of people will be accepted!

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IndieGoGo Blog: IndieGoGo Interviews COMMON Co-Founders Rob Schuham & John Bielenberg

IndieGoGo Blog: IndieGoGo Interviews COMMON Co-Founders Rob Schuham & John Bielenberg | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
COMMON is an umbrella brand geared towards social change, created in January 2011 by three highly prolific visionaries eager to provide a collaborative platform for entrepreneurs.
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Indie businesses: startups without the crunch - Boing Boing

Indie businesses: startups without the crunch - Boing Boing | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''Bryce Roberts thinks aloud about "indie" businesses -- high tech startups that eschew the fast path to sale and exit and opt for slower, self-financed growth. He calls them "indie" businesses, comparing them to musicians who build their careers without labels, and who, if they join up with a label later, do so on their own terms.''

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On The Record - Innovation and the live music fan

On The Record - Innovation and the live music fan | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
We write a lot about innovation here. At a time when the music industry is chopping and changing like never before, there are a lot of new ideas, plans, schemes and notions around the place.
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Independent producers launch first British movie crowdfunding initiative | News | New Media Age

Independent producers launch first British movie crowdfunding initiative | News | New Media Age | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Instinctive Film and Itchy Fish Film producers have kicked off a crowd-funding project for The Bromley Boys movie, which will give investors a chance to appear in a cameo role.
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Ugivia.com for crowd funding

Ugivia.com is an online gaming community made of real-life charitable projects. Through Ugivia.com players will experience the trials and tribulations of working through out the globe in the non-profit sector.
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Mimoona Crowdfunding, a new Israeli Crowdfunding Platform.

''Mimoona provides a fully adaptable Crowdfunding platform for individuals, businesses and organizations to maximize their funding potential.''

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UKIE to Release Crowd Funding Report Feb. 17 | GamePolitics

UKIE to Release Crowd Funding Report Feb. 17 | GamePolitics | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''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.''

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Outgoing Twisted Metal Creator Would Consider Kickstarter Funding for His New Projects, Too

Outgoing Twisted Metal Creator Would Consider Kickstarter Funding for His New Projects, Too | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
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.
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Sponsored Entry: Opening the door for crowdfunding | Legal Post | Financial Post

Sponsored Entry: Opening the door for crowdfunding | Legal Post | Financial Post | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has just launched a new campaign in support of changing Canadian securities laws to permit crowdfunding.
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Crowdfunding and the Mystery of the Missing Stigma | Startup Grind

Crowdfunding and the Mystery of the Missing Stigma | Startup Grind | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''If you read any tech news last week, you’d have been hard-pressed to miss the news of the video game/documentary film project “Double Fine Adventure” quickly racking up $1M in pledges over at Kickstarter. As I type this, that project is funded to the tune of $1.689M with 29 days to go in its fundraising campaign. We’re witnessing crowdfunding turning the corner and the beginning of a change in the game''

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What would a crowd-funded future look like?

What would a crowd-funded future look like? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Could a future games industry dominated by crowd funded titles produce a sea of clones that is even more conservative than the line-up delivered by today's big publishers? Do we need to beware of giving the audience what it actually says it wants?

 

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The President Favors Crowdfunding, But Is It Good Enough?

The President Favors Crowdfunding, But Is It Good Enough? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The current proposals on the table, including the President’s, fail at what I am calling the “simplicity test.”...
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Investment Crowdfunding Perspective: Crowdfunding’s Impact | Funding Launchpad

Investment Crowdfunding Perspective: Crowdfunding’s Impact | Funding Launchpad | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''The following question was recently posted on Quora: What will happen if the SEC chooses to permit crowdfunding? Below is our response (posted by Co-Founder Dave Milliken). Please share your predictions about investment crowdfunding?

 

Needless to say it is hard to predict the future. In addition to many of the previous suggestions becoming reality, here are some of the outcomes I anticipate after the legalization of investment crowdfunding:''

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[Crowd Leader: David Alan Grier] Understanding the Crowdfunding Bill

[Crowd Leader: David Alan Grier] Understanding the Crowdfunding Bill | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
I've been watching various bits and pieces of news come across the wire that deal with the Crowdfunding Bill currently in front Congress. Several of them claim to present all you need to know and present a bright future for the Bill. I thought it would be worthwhile for the community to have a deeper picture of the Bill to understand where it is and what they might do if they are interested in seeing it become law.
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How to harness the power of the online audience to finance, promote and distribute your film. | EFM

How to harness the power of the online audience to finance, promote and distribute your film. | EFM | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''The panel looks at the benefits and pitfalls of going to the Internet for financing and examines different models of crowdfunding: from online sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to European crowd-sourced success stories Iron Sky and Hotel Desire which combined online investment with traditional film funding.''

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Government to drop bank lending targets to small and medium-sized enterprises

Government to drop bank lending targets to small and medium-sized enterprises | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The Bank of England will publish the final Merlin project figures, which will show that net lending by the five main banks fell by £9.6 billion in 2011 from £179 billion in 2010.
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Tell the Senate to Legalize Crowdfunded Securities on the Back Page of Politico

Tell the Senate to Legalize Crowdfunded Securities on the Back Page of Politico | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
To demonstrate public interest (as well as the power of crowdfunding), we are launching a campaign to take out a full back-page ad in the Washington D.C. newspaper Politico, which is distributed in printed form to Congressional staffers and other DC types.
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What to do when your succesfull crowdfunding project is over and losing its momentum?TinyLightbulbs

http://www.TinyLightbulbs.com - Shedding light on the biggest ideas of tomorrow.
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Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million | @SilkCharm | Laurel Papworth

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million | @SilkCharm | Laurel Papworth | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
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?
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