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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...
With thousands of crowdfunding platforms having launched in the past several years, and new ones popping up on a weekly basis, it’s increasingly difficult for new platforms to stand out. But Funderbuilt, which opened to the public this summer, has managed to do just that with its low fee structure and a process that guides project owners on how to create campaigns that have the best chance at reaching their goal. Read all about it, after the jump.
In this Crowd Coffee: top ten equity crowdfunding campaigns of the year; how to become a 'Staff Pick' on Kickstarter; crowdsourcing entertainment ideas; sharing economy and risk; and more.
In October 2014, Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Najib Razak, announced new Digital Malaysia initiatives to further extend the benefits of the "digital economy" to the B40 and to deepen the economic impact of niche sectors. One of the key initiatives is to enhance the standard of living of the B40 community by accelerating existing efforts under Digital Malaysia to help the poor earn new income via crowdsourcing.
Silk, a company that enables users to visualize data using interactive charts and maps, recently published a page highlighting the technology projects that were successfully funded on Kickstarter in the first 11 months of 2014. It’s an interesting look back at the year for some of Kickstarter’s biggest projects, including the Pono music player, which went on to raise millions more on Crowdfunder, and LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow.
In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding and journalism to be discussed; another crowdfunding platform launches; India's government continues to use crowdsourcing; sharing economy and why it went bust; and more.
Owen Andrew, a tech journalist, writes in to discuss what technologies and processes can help to supplement crowdsourcing, and how he sees them developing in the near future.
Indiegogo, one of the leading crowdfunding platforms around, announced today the launch of Indiegogo Life, a program that cuts fees on personal crowdfunding campaigns. Though Indiegogo is dropping its fees, there will still be payment processing fees of three percent that users will need to account for. Typically, the platform charges four percent on all successful campaigns, and nine percent on flexible funding ones that don’t meet their goals.
In this latest Rose Recommends column, crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli writes to discuss crowdfunding campaign launch parties. It's an underutilized tool to help campaigns get off to a fast start, Rose writes, but only if done properly. Read her latest advice, and submit your own questions for Rose to answer!
In this Crowd Coffee: Gaza Sky Geeks finds crowdfunding success; equity crowdfunding in Australia; crowdsourcing and the workplace; Britain and the sharing economy; and more.
NASA is typically known for its exploits in space — it is the aeronautics and space agency, after all. But for its latest initiative, it’s looking much closer to home, and it’s asking the crowd for help.
What are some common crowdfunding mistakes? How to make sure you don't commit these blunders? Find out after the jump! (Hint: it involves a lot of planning.)
In this end-of-week edition: Mary Jo White on SEC's crowdfunding rules delays; Julian Assange is crowdfunding a statue of himself, Chelsea Manning, and Edward Snowden; eYeka says big brands are increasingly turning to crowdsourcing; is Uber even a sharing economy company; and more.
In this guest post, David Drake, founder and chairman of New York-based Victoria Global with divisions LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft Media Group, looks ahead to the new year, and makes guesses about what the year 2015 will (and will not) bring for crowdfunding.
In this Crowd Coffee: more thoughts on SEC's equity crowdfunding delays; researchers look at crowdfunding success factors; crowdsourcing helps to fight epilepsy; 'sharing economy' makes list of most loathsome business words; and more.
Crowdlending has been a hot topic for some time now, but it is especially so with LendingClub's IPO taking place in mere hours. It's an important event for the crowdlending industry, as it validates the business model and the crowdlenders' claims that their platforms are truly disrupting the way individuals and businesses receive loans. Why are individuals and businesses are turning to the crowd? We share an infographic by InvestNextDoor.
In this edition: why crowdfunding worries some; two news outlets embrace the crowd; Los Angeles not thrilled with Uber; Airbnb says global recession helped to spur the sharing economy; and more.
LendingClub, one of the learning crowdlending platforms around, is going public this Thursday. Joseph Hogue of Peer Loans Online recently put together the following infographic, showing some of the numbers around LendingClub, and how much he believes the company is worth. Check it out after the jump.
Nick Rojas, a business consultant and writer, offers advice on Search Engine Optimization, which can be useful for anyone running a crowdfunding or crowdsourcing campaign. Have any more tips? Share them in the comments!
In this Crowd Coffe: SEC comments on JOBS Act crowdfunding delays, sets a deadline; meanwhile, equity crowdfunding in Australia inching closer; crowdfunding bootcamp begins in Ahmedabad; crowdfunding campaigns becoming increasingly expensive; new crowdsourcing initiative to help typhoon relief effort in the Philippines; and more.