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Wealth Migrate is a global, self-service, crowd sourced property solution, which takes advantage of local property markets, through best of breed partners and collective buying power. The...
As crowd-powered business models prove to be more effective, they are piquing the interest of companies, governments, and organizations that have not yet worked with the crowd. Crowdsourcing.org and Massolution founder and CEO Carl Esposti recently presented a grounding speech at the CrowdFunding Asia Thailand Summit 2015. Among other topics, Esposti discussed different ways of engaging the crowd, presented use cases of large enterprises making use of crowdfunding, and offered projections on where the crowdfunding space is moving, based on the upcoming 2015CF Crowdfunding Industry Report.
Wealth Migrate, a South Africa-based real estate crowdfunding platform, is working on an ambitious project to create a more sustainable and better planet for all. The company is leading the Wealth Movement, working with crowdfunders around the world, 21st century businesses and governments to help an extra one billion people to become investors in real estate over the next five years. Find out more about the project after the jump.
In this Crowd Coffee: Ireland's P2P lending laws years away; Colorado latest state considering intrastate crowdfunding; FlowHive looks to set platform crowdfunding records; Lego's crowdsourcing initiatives; open innovation going into the future; and more.
We’re pleased to announce the date for release of Massolution’s new 150+ page in-depth report on crowdfunding within the high-growth category of real estate investments. With less than one week before its publication, you have only a few more days to pre-order 2015CF-RE Crowdfunding for Real Estate Report at a 50 percent discount off next week’s release price!
The Pebble team, responsible for the highly successful Pebble smartwatch campaign that was Kickstarter’s first seven-digit project, is back on Kickstarter, and it's offering backers the chance to pre-order its new Pebble Time. The campaign, which launched yesterday, has topped $9 million in pledges, and has already broken one record, according to Kickstarter.
In this Crowd Coffee: Kickstarter project claims copyright infringement; with new Pebble success, is Kickstarter just a store; BBB outlines crowdfunding best practices; Amazon's Kindle Scout picks first ten digital books; and more.
Jared Fletcher and Jessica Engel of Arise Virtual Solutions write in to discuss the way crowd-powered companies are changing the business of travel, focusing specifically on Uber and Airbnb.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Virginia looking to implement crowdfunding laws; six biggest challenges for real estate crowdfunding; crowdsourcing for women in STEM subjects; is venture capital helping or hurting the sharing economy; and more.
Anyone running a crowdfunding campaign can attest to the fact that gathering influencers to endorse or promote a campaign is key to successful crowdfunding. In her latest Rose Recommends column, crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli discusses best practices when it comes to attracting the attention of the those influencers. Read her advice, and leave your own questions for her in the comments!
In this Crowd Coffee: the case against celebrity crowdfunding; what the crowdfunding landscape will look like in five years; more brands turning to crowdsourcing; crowdsourcing politics in the Philippines; and more.
Exploding Kittens, a card game from Elan Lee, Shane Small, and the Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman, wrapped up its record-breaking Kickstarter campaign with a total of $8.78 million dollars raised. The campaign more than doubled the previous record (held by Reading Rainbow) for the number of backers, finishing with nearly 220,000; it is also the third most funded campaign on Kickstarter, behind only the Coolest Cooler and the Pebble smartwatch.
In this end-of-week edition: final Canadian crowdfunding laws may be published by summer; crowdfunding and digital marketing; crowdsourcing ideas for the next MacGyver; Yelp for cops; and more.
Crowdfunding is finally reaching the mainstream, with campaigns regularly making the news, breaking and re-breaking old records, and introducing innovative products to market. But the new way of funding projects and companies is only beginning to tap its potential. In the US and in much of the world, for instance, equity crowdfunding is just starting to take shape. Where does crowdfunding (of both financial and non-financial nature) stand now, and how far can it go? That was the topic of a panel at the Crowdfunding Asia Summit, which recently took place in Bangkok.
In this Crowd Coffee: small businesses and crowdfunding; picking equity crowdfunding investments; crowdfunding the oil sector in Texas; ridesharing startup for long trips gets $11 million investment; and more.
The third annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference is taking place in just over two weeks, on March 5 and 6, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. This year’s conference is titled ‘The Rise of Alternative Finance.’ The topics discussed will range from equity crowdfunding on the global level and real estate crowdfunding, to the effect of digital currencies on crowdfunding.
In this Crowd Coffee: real estate crowdfunding and IPOs; Penn State fans crowdfunding coach's fine; how Amazon MTurk may be damaging academic research; Uber's place in the sharing economy; TATA Steel launches open innovation platform; and more.
CloudFactory, the crowdsourced labor platform, announced on Friday that it’s received a $2 million Program Related Investment from the Rockefeller Foundation. The investment will go toward expanding the company’s SpeakerText service, which enables customers to get video and audio files transcribed. CloudFactory had previously secured a $3 million in a Series A round in October.
In this Crowd Coffee: Singapore's proposed crowdfunding regulations get mixed response; the top crowdfunding projects on Indiegogo and Kickstarter; Crowdcube expands; sharing economy lessons for marketers; and more.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published today a consultation paper that sets out the basic framework for a potential equity crowdfunding regulation in the country. The authority is now soliciting comments from interested parties; the comment period will end on March 18.
It should be well-known by now that crowdfunding takes a lot of work, both pre- and post-launch. In her latest Rose Recommends column, crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli shows a struggling campaign how doing more research pre-launch could have helped it stand out. Read her latest advice, and ask your own questions in the comments!
In this Crowd Coffee: Mississippi and equity crowdfunding; equity crowdfunding platform launches in Michigan; UNDP looks to the crowd to survey east Ukraine damage; Uber's brash executives; and more.