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Double Fine's Massive Chalice runneth over as it surpasses its crowdfunding goal - VentureBeat

Double Fine's Massive Chalice runneth over as it surpasses its crowdfunding goal - VentureBeat | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
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Double Fine's Massive Chalice runneth over as it surpasses its crowdfunding goal
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Double Fine Productions' Massive Chalice is officially happening as the game's 20,000 backers pushed it over its $725,000 funding goal.
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Kickstarter Tops 100,000 Launched Projects

Kickstarter Tops 100,000 Launched Projects | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
Kickstarter announced Tuesday that it has passed a major milestone: More than 100,00 projects have been launched on the crowdfunding service.
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Donald Trump Launches FundAnything, a Kickstarter Clone Meant to Bring Crowdfunding to the Masses

Donald Trump Launches FundAnything, a Kickstarter Clone Meant to Bring Crowdfunding to the Masses | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
The Donald is here to help.

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BBC - Newsbeat - The Hangover cast talk about crowdfunding for films

BBC - Newsbeat - The Hangover cast talk about crowdfunding for films | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
The cast of The Hangover 3 explain the process of crowdfunding new films.

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Turkish Protesters Are Crowdfunding a Full-Page Ad in The New York Times

Turkish Protesters Are Crowdfunding a Full-Page Ad in The New York Times | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it

The Istanbul protesters who drew out riot police over the weekend have some overseas admirers, it seems. Inspired by the demonstrations against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a handful of New York-based supporters are raising money onlinefor a full-page ad, to be placed in either The New York Times or The Washington Post.


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GameLaunched | International Crowdfunding Platform for Games, Gamers funding Gamers

GameLaunched | International Crowdfunding Platform for Games, Gamers funding Gamers | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
RT @stevenmfoley: RT: http://t.co/VIo21TH8QF is the new home for #crowdfunding for #games, not #kickstarter or #indiegogo, but an all in one site, see why?
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Microsoft Debuts Crowdfunding Program For Student Laptops, Offers Office 365 Free To First 10K Participants | TechCrunch

Microsoft Debuts Crowdfunding Program For Student Laptops, Offers Office 365 Free To First 10K Participants | TechCrunch | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
Microsoft is introducing a new pilot project today called "Chip In," which sees the Windows-maker offering to help students crowdsource laptop purchases ahead of next school year.
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Home 3D printer for under $500 excites Kickstarter

Home 3D printer for under $500 excites Kickstarter | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
The dream of having an affordable, easy-to-use home 3D printer may come true in the form of the Buccaneer Kickstarter project. [Read more]    

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5 ways the booming crowdfunding ecosystem is changing in 2013

5 ways the booming crowdfunding ecosystem is changing in 2013 | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it

If you think that participating in crowdfunding simply means investing in smaller companies that launch games and devices on Kickstarter, think again. With crowdfunding volumes reaching $2.7 billion in 2012, it has emerged as a viable, scalable alternative to public and private finance across the globe.

 

 


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New Kickstarter Project Offers Backers A Credit Card-Sized iPhone Tripod

New Kickstarter Project Offers Backers A Credit Card-Sized iPhone Tripod | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
Numerous iPhone tripods are available online, however one new product promises to offer users a credit card-sized smartphone mount, which can support an iPhone in either landscape or portrait, and can rotate through a whole 360 degrees.

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Planetary Resources makes a giant leap in space crowdfunding | The Space Review

Planetary Resources makes a giant leap in space crowdfunding | The Space Review | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it

Raising funding has been difficult for space ventures over the years, given their high capital costs and limited interest, at best, from more conventional sources of investment, like venture capital firms. A few companies have, within the last year or two, turned their attention to a new form of fundraising called “crowdfunding” that allows them to raise money from individuals in exchange for rewards and, eventually, equity in those companies. Crowdfunding has, until now, looked best suited for small projects, but the impressive results of a campaign that started last week suggest it can do much more.


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CrowdIt combines crowdfunding with mentorship to churn out startup successes - VentureBeat

CrowdIt combines crowdfunding with mentorship to churn out startup successes - VentureBeat | Crowdfunding Industry News | Scoop.it
CrowdIt combines crowdfunding with mentorship to churn out startup successes VentureBeat Crowdfunding has become extremely popular over the past couple years thanks to platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo that enable people to fund their...
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