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Kickstarter Allowing Canada-Based Projects Beginning This Summer | TechCrunch

Kickstarter Allowing Canada-Based Projects Beginning This Summer | TechCrunch | Living | Scoop.it
Kickstarter just announced via its Twitter account that it will be opening up its crowdfunding platform for Canada-based projects as of “later this summer.” Thus far, that’s as specific as the company is getting, but anyone interested in finding out more can sign up at Kickstarter’s Canada launch page with their email and project category of interest to get an alert when things go live.

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:::: Picti.US ::::'s comment, July 1, 2013 8:10 AM
but KS wants also that ... You are a permanent US resident with a Social Security Number (or EIN). You have a US address, US bank account, and US state-issued ID (driver’s license). You have a major US credit or debit card.
Ken Taggart's comment, July 1, 2013 8:30 AM
I am a UK citizen, UK bank acc & address. But you can try this http://bit.ly/129pUyR
:::: Picti.US ::::'s comment, July 1, 2013 8:38 AM
thanks Ken
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5 Great Tips from Kickstarter: Boost Tomorrow's Business - Forbes

5 Great Tips from Kickstarter: Boost Tomorrow's Business - Forbes | Living | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Kickstarter or crowdfunding? You soon will. Crowdfunding is an alternative way to raise capital to get a venture off the ground.
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Investigators Probe Shady Crowdfunding Sites

Investigators Probe Shady Crowdfunding Sites | Living | Scoop.it
The JOBS Act paved the road for new crowdfunding portals. Now regulators are sussing out the potential fraudsters.
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10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012

10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012 | Living | Scoop.it
As the year draws to a close, let's take a look at the trends that have proven important in the world of tech startups. Don't forget to take a look at our other lists as we tie 2012 ...

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How to Leverage Crowdfunding For Your Small Business

How to Leverage Crowdfunding For Your Small Business | Living | Scoop.it

Fans of crowdfunding say the resource model unlocks the ability for people who could not raise capital in the last five years to launch their dream. While high-tech projects like Pebble’s E Paper Watch, who raised $10 million on Kickstarter earlier this year and have yet to deliver one watch, come to mind when discussing crowdfunding, most of the campaigns raise less than $10,000


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Faveoly Crowdfunding Project of the Day: PandaBot (by @PandaRobotics)

Faveoly Crowdfunding Project of the Day: PandaBot (by @PandaRobotics) | Living | Scoop.it

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Why Crowdfunding Will Explode In 2013 - Forbes

Why Crowdfunding Will Explode In 2013 - Forbes | Living | Scoop.it
The world of entrepreneurial finance is changing rapidly; we are at a tipping point that will make what seems like a vibrant part of our global economy today seem small in one year’s hindsight.
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The Crowdfunding Promise

The Crowdfunding Promise | Living | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is not going to replace existing financial services any time soon,but it is going to complement and support the existing infrastructure.It will help companies and projects through donations,loans,pre-sales and equity to smooth income...
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Crowd Funding...The short story...Think Church.!

Crowd Funding...The short story...Think Church.! | Living | Scoop.it

Like Church crowdfunding offers a gathering of like mind belief, and allows you to build your following out from that collective belief. You create a project and offer it first to your community, who in turn pass it on to other members, who deposit in the basket which comes back to you. The rewards passed on to the community are not just the rewards you offer but also the rewards of community, by understand why people are part of a group and what your success means to all is a big part of what makes for a winning project. Building a project into a community rally is work plus work and should not be confused with other projects that you believe are successful because of the platform or creativity, even the best presented projects can fail without the belief or understanding of the project by the community.

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Localizing Kickstarter: Mapping Mashup Helps Keep Cash Close to Home - Technology - GOOD

Localizing Kickstarter: Mapping Mashup Helps Keep Cash Close to Home - Technology - GOOD | Living | Scoop.it
ThingsWeStart brings geo logic to Kickstarter data with mapping and alerts for potential donors of nearby projects.
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Got Funding? 7 Things to Do Now

Got Funding? 7 Things to Do Now | Living | Scoop.it
It's too easy to lose focus after reaching this all-important milestone. Stay the course post-funding with these tips.
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Surviving the 3 Stages of Founder Growth

Surviving the 3 Stages of Founder Growth | Living | Scoop.it
Founders tend to go through three stages as their companies grow. To get through the second, you'll need a founder whisperer.
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Crowdfunding research not yet a crowd pleaser

Crowdfunding research not yet a crowd pleaser | Living | Scoop.it
Academic researchers are one of the few professionals who have to spend a large amount of time throughout their entire career begging for money just to keep the (RT @restokin: My autism intervention project will be in the next round of Scifund's crowdfuning.)...

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Faveoly Crowdfunding Project of the Day: 1:Face Watch (@1FaceWatch)

Faveoly Crowdfunding Project of the Day: 1:Face Watch (@1FaceWatch) | Living | Scoop.it

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We will all get old. Welcome to

We will all get old. Welcome to | Living | Scoop.it
As we age memory loss is not always noticed by the person it is happening to,in most cases it is detected by our loved ones.Most forget the time medication was taken, or when it should be taken and the small print on the medication along with...
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HOW TO CONQUER 3 OF YOUR MOST LIMITING CAREER FEARS

HOW TO CONQUER 3 OF YOUR MOST LIMITING CAREER FEARS | Living | Scoop.it
Whether you’re looking to start your own business, are a recent college grad looking to embark on a more traditional career path, or are un(der)-employed and looking for a fresh start, we all face the same obstacles.
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Local Food Lab Is Helping Foodie Entrepreneurs Get Cooking - Business - GOOD

Local Food Lab Is Helping Foodie Entrepreneurs Get Cooking - Business - GOOD | Living | Scoop.it
Food entrepreneurs typically don't get the same support as tech startups. But a new business accelerator in Silicon Valley aims to change that.
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