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Editor’s Note: Thinking about starting a crowdfunding campaign but don’t know where to begin? Check out the tip below from Rose Spinelli, a crowdfunding campaign consultant who runs The Crowdfundamentals. This is the lastest post in a series of tips, suggestions, and best practices Spinelli is writing exclusively for Crowdsourcing.org. If you have any suggestions of your own, feel free to post them in the comments below!
Our social reach may be global, but too often crowdfunding efforts don’t traverse that distance. Here is a short but sweet tip about one way technology- and product-driven crowdfunders can reach out to the global market.
Faveoly, which is headquartered in the Netherlands, has a simple mission. Each day, the site features an active crowdfunding campaign that “you could be funding.”
Think of it as Cool Hunting for the crowdfunding set: beautiful design, and revolutionary technology, but with one added benefit. This is not just eye candy to be perused, it’s possibly money in a campaigner’s pocket, not to mention a formerly untapped audience now lending their social influence.
Faveoly has echoes of Kickstarter in that the team won’t just spotlight any campaign. Submissions are selected by a jury of crowdfunding enthusiasts, and your product must be available to funders worldwide to get featured.
Faveoly, however, doesn't just troll for projects that are breaking funding goal records. Their focus is simply on product integrity and winsomeness. If it passes the test, it doesn't matter if you've already exceeded your goal or your project is struggling. That, by the way, may no longer be the case if you make it on their homepage, like this project did: