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Funding Circle, one of the leading peer-to-peer lending platforms, announced earlier this week that it has launched a fractional loan marketplace in the US. The new marketplace allows lenders (currently, only accredited investors are allowed to participate) to diversify their loans, helping to reduce their overall risk. We speak with co-founder Sam Hodges about how the new product came to be, and what it means for lenders and borrowers on the platform.
In this end-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: first intrastate equity crowdfunding campaign in Wisconsin wraps up missing its goal; Freelancer announces record growth; NFL opens new round of the Head Health Challenge; and more.
Matthew Inman, the creator of the Oatmeal, is no stranger to crowdfunding — and it seems that every time he launches a campaign, he makes crowdfunding history. Inman’s latest crowdfunding project is Exploding Kittens, a card game, and yesterday it broke Kickstarter’s record for the campaign with the most backers.
In this Crowd Coffee: crowdsourcing data to show police killings in California; Wales launching crowdsourcing platform; Inman's latest campaign becomes most backed ever on Kickstarter; another new name for the sharing economy: the access economy; and more.
The annual Sundance Film Festival is a fantastic opportunity for independent filmmakers and actors to showcase their talents to the world, and crowdfunding is playing an increasingly large role in helping the films make it to the prestigious festival. We take a look at how crowdfunding is affecting this year's festival, and what platforms are doing to make themselves more appealing to filmmakers.
In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding real estate comes to the World Trade Center; Lockitron shares its crowdfunding story: the good, the bad, and the ugly; one firm is asking the crowd for future bitcoin price predictions; how to execute open innovation projects; and more.
Waze is known for helping its millions users worldwide to avoid traffic, find gas stations with the lowest prices, and point out any potential hazards on the road. The app also allows users to map police officers that they see while on their journey. That’s starting to become a point of contention, with some officers expressing concern that the feature promotes police stalking.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Massachusetts adopts state crowdfunding laws; 10 tips for launching a successful crowdfunding campaign; crowdsourcing is reshaping customer support; dark side of the sharing economy's jobs; and more.
Crowdfunding is quickly disrupting a number of industries, from video games to real estate investing. For this Rose Recommends column, though, crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli answers a question about a different industry that's also feeling the effects of the crowd: fashion. Read her latest column, and leave your own questions for Rose after the jump!
In this Crowd Coffee: real estate growing in Colorado; Singapore Exchange developing a crowdfunding platform; a furniture design crowdsourcing challenge in India; how the sharing economy makes us all entrepreneurs; and more.
Tongal, the video crowdsourcing company, enjoyed a strong 2014. The company grew its community by 120 percent, completed 270 projects, and saw five of its community-produced short films premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Tongal recently released an infographic showing some of its successes of the past year -- check it out after the jump!
The Royal Bank of Scotland announced yesterday that it's partnering up with two leading peer-to-peer lending platforms in the UK, Funding Circle and Assetz Capital. The deal brings further legitimacy to the P2P lending space.
In this Crowd Coffee: a crowdfunding platform that brandishes an 82 percent success rate; why TLC's crowdfunding campaign makes sense; crowdsourcing and the church; why 2015 is the year of the sharing economy; and more.
Crowdsourced Super Bowl ads are nothing new. Two years ago, it seemed like everyone was doing it and several brands are once again turning to the crowd to make a splash in America’s biggest annual television event. Perhaps the most innovative crowdsourced ad campaign this year belongs to Newcastle Brown Ale — a brewery based in the United Kingdom.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: are real estate crowdfunding platforms delivering on their promises; how crowdfunding can help female entrepreneurs access capital; crowdfunding campaign hopes to oust North Korea's regime; and more.
TLC, the legendary R&B and hip hop group, announced this week that they’re putting out a new, fifth album, which will also be their last. To help make it possible, the duo has turned to the crowd, asking for fans to pledge money toward the album on Kickstarter. The campaign is off to a fast start, having already collected $110,000 of its $150,000 target.
In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: TLC talks Kickstarter-funded album; why VCs are turning to crowdfunding; solving problems, with the crowd's help; New York City and the sharing economy; Alcatel OneTouch announces open innovation program; and more.
Ines Maione of clickworker, a crowdsourcing platform based in Germany, writes in to discuss how emerging startups can make use of crowdsourcing at various stages in order to minimize costs and gain valuable insights from the crowd.
In this Crowd Coffee: Brazilian crowdfunding platform expanding abroad; taking a close look at Kickstarter's top design projects; government agencies using crowdsourcing for data collection; why not everyone should crowdsource their resolution on Facebook, like Zuckerberg; and more.
In this latest edition of Rose Recommends, crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli takes a look at a crowdfunding campaign for a film, and helps the campaign owners to better understand how to tell a story. It's crowdfunding advice that can benefit anyone, so make sure to read it after the jump!