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In this Crowd Coffee: Star Citizen continues to get pledges; live crowdfunding could be the next big thing; Zach Braff not thinking crowdfunding in the future, due to criticism; GE awards open innovation contest winners; and more.
Kickstarter, the Brooklyn-based crowdfunding platform, announced yesterday that it’s coming to London later this month for a series of events, culminating with a special screening of Kickstarter Film Fest. The events are taking place all over London and include sessions for both specific industries, as well as more general discussions.
To help facilitate innovation around the industry, the recently-launched platform CrowdFundingPays, UC Irvine’s ANTrepreneur Center, and Blackstone LaunchPad are hosting a crowdfunding hackathon from October 10 to 12 in Irvine, California. The free event, titled FundHack, promises “interesting speakers, prizes, and knowledgeable mentors, who will coach participants through the process of their choice.”
In this edition: crowdfunding continues to grow; Fundrise gets cash injection from big-name investors; crowdsourcing for science, and wildlife in Africa; the sharing economy under pressure in America; open innovation considerations for firms; and more.
With news stories emerging daily about crowdfunding for real estate, more and more individuals in the US and abroad are taking note of the new way of investing their money in property. While real estate investing may seem best suited for local opportunities, a recent deal conducted by the international real estate crowdfunding platform Wealth Migrate, founded in South Africa, demonstrates how crowdfunding can open up real estate investing on a global scale.