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Why Invest in a Royalty Crowdfunding Campaign?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As mentioned in the past Royalty Crowdfunding post, royalty crowdfunding consists of buying a fraction of future income from a business, rather than buying a percentage of equity or debt. This is...

CrowdClanAug 23, 2014 02:06 am GMT438 views
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Why Invest in a Royalty Crowdfunding Campaign?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As mentioned in the past Royalty Crowdfunding post, royalty crowdfunding consists of buying a fraction of future income from a business, rather than buying a percentage of equity or debt. This is...

CrowdClanAug 23, 2014 02:06 am GMT438 views
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Why Invest in a Royalty Crowdfunding Campaign?
How to Calculate a How to Calculate a Royalty Crowdfunding Offer
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Startups in need of capital commonly depart with 10% to 30% equity. Sundry factors determine where in this range a startup falls, but the minority-majority dynamic almost always comes into play....

CrowdClanAug 22, 2014 07:50 pm GMT298 views
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How to Calculate a How to Calculate a Royalty Crowdfunding Offer
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Hi y was contacted by Eduaro Jezierski, I would like to arrange a meeting with you en Buenos Aires, he told me that you have an office here. Can we arrange it. thanks. Sonia

Sonia JohannesAug 22, 2014 06:37 pm GMT193 views
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Creating the ULTIMATE Crowdfunding Campaign Page
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The Ultimate Crowdfunding Campaign Page Guide

Kathy RollerAug 22, 2014 05:40 pm GMT577 views
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Creating the ULTIMATE Crowdfunding Campaign Page
Crowd Coffee: August 22
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this end-of-week edition: #ReleaseTheRules movement encouraging SEC to enact Title III of the JOBS Act; how to ensure your crowdfunding campaign meets its goal; peer-to-peer censorship prevention; crowdsourcing defense against roya fungus; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 22, 2014 03:46 pm GMT465 views
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GoGetFunding Launch Pad!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Within its first three years, GoGetFunding attracted the support of several major press publications, including CNN Money, Lifehacker, Entrepreneur and NBC, all of which advertise the portal as a...

CrowdClanAug 22, 2014 03:06 am GMT728 views
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GoGetFunding Launch Pad!
uBiome Raises $4.5M from Andreessen Horowitz, Angel Investors
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

uBiome, the company that’s sequencing microbiome with the crowd’s help, has raised $4.5 million from VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and angel investors, according to TechCrunch. It’s big news for the company, which has previously received funding from 500 Startups and Y Combinator. It first caught our eye when it was looking to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo; it ended up raising $350,000.

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Anton RootAug 21, 2014 09:29 pm GMT1278 views
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Managed Services, Grand Challenges, Innovation Contests and Multiyear Programs Propel NineSigma's Growth
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

NineSigma, the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, today forecast strong global growth for 2013-2014, resulting from demand for its managed services, Grand Challenges, Innovation...

sadie smithAug 21, 2014 09:13 pm GMT2146 views
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Managed Services, Grand Challenges, Innovation Contests and Multiyear Programs Propel NineSigma's Growth
Co Founder of Headfunder Nolan Thompson Speaks on Social Crowdfunding.
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In our opinion they are 100% compatible and go hand in hand. We feel that if someone is doing a crowdfunding campaign, they most likely want to raise awareness through social media, which is where...

CrowdClanAug 21, 2014 08:18 am GMT968 views
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Co Founder of Headfunder Nolan Thompson Speaks on Social Crowdfunding.
WikiWand makes Wikipedia beautiful
article Distributed Knowledge

WikiWand is the handiwork of Lior Grossman, who co-founded the startup back in 2013 before recently tying up $600,000 in funding to build the Wikipedia of the Future. Available as an extension...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 21, 2014 06:21 am GMT327 views
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WikiWand makes Wikipedia beautiful
How to Set Your Crowdfunding Goal!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Every project requires a realistic crowdfunding goal. For equity crowdfunding, slapping a round number on the listing scares investors away – true budgets go down to the decimal. Rewards-based...

Crowdfunding EssentialsAug 21, 2014 04:40 am GMT403 views
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How to Set Your Crowdfunding Goal!
What Crowdfunding Model Is Best For You?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Wrapping up 2012, five hundred and thirty-six active portals existed worldwide, a number that has since skyrocketed due to an enormous amount of media attention and a Western push towards equity...

Crowdfunding EssentialsAug 21, 2014 04:38 am GMT308 views
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What Crowdfunding Model Is Best For You?
Debt Based Crowdfunding or Equity?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

To date, this is a prevalent and successful model in Europe and the UK. Instead of trading rewards for capital, businesses instead sell equity to investors, assembling a backbone of professional...

Crowdfunding EssentialsAug 21, 2014 04:37 am GMT292 views
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Debt Based Crowdfunding or Equity?
Crowdfunding levels the financial playing field for women, says Hebrew University research
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Now, new research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that crowdfunding could level the playing field for women wishing to raise capital for their ventures, and in some cases even give...

Philip ChenAug 21, 2014 02:33 am GMT952 views
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Crowdfunding levels the financial playing field for women, says Hebrew University research
The Crowdfunding Industry is Still in Its Infancy!
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Market forecasters see crowdfunding as an industry in its infancy. Despite drastic growth over the past few years, it still holds massive potential. As long as someone needs capital, crowdfunding...

CrowdClanAug 21, 2014 02:30 am GMT398 views
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The Crowdfunding Industry is Still in Its Infancy!
Crowdsourcing and Ecommerce: Do The Two Go Together?
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Owen Andrew, a journalist with a background in ecommerce, writes in to discuss how crowdsourcing can aid the ecommerce efforts of large and small businesses alike.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 20, 2014 08:39 pm GMT1909 views
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Crowd Coffee: August 20
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: GroundFloor gets $1 million in seed funding; North Carolina equity crowdfunding bill dead for now; crowdsourcing competitions and trolls; NineSigma puts out white paper on open innovation and sports; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 20, 2014 02:35 pm GMT828 views
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Crowdfunding Perks: Your Key to Campaign Success!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

When designing crowdfunding perks, ask yourself, “What does my project have to offer?” The most successful projects promise tangible rewards, but depending on the campaign, this does not always...

CrowdClanAug 20, 2014 07:26 am GMT758 views
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Crowdfunding Perks: Your Key to Campaign Success!
Fundrazr Launch Pad!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Since its inception in 2008, FundRazr has earned numerous awards and accolades, including a spot on Forbes’ list of top crowdfunding portals for startups, charities and individual projects in 2013....

CrowdClanAug 20, 2014 04:26 am GMT690 views
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Fundrazr Launch Pad!
Listing a Strong Debt Crowdfunding Campaign!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As the crowdlending industry matures, competition grows fiercer between applicants and investors. This means that candidates must do more than just apply for an online loan; they need to market...

CrowdClanAug 19, 2014 05:45 pm GMT790 views
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Listing a Strong Debt Crowdfunding Campaign!
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