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Kickstarter Coming to the U.K. this Fall
Crowdfunding

Kickstarter, the New York-based crowdfunding platform for creative projects, is coming to the United Kingdom this fall, the company announced via Twitter.

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Eric BlattbergJul 11, 2012 10:01 pm GMT3001 views
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document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding engines like Kickstarter are based on the concept that many small donations can add up to a lot of money. People pledge what they can, and only if the project meets its entire goal...

Archenette EvangelioNov 28, 2010 05:38 pm GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing your Theatre Production
Crowdcube
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

Established in 2009, CrowdCube is the first equity-based crowdfunding platform that allows people to do two things: invest in business ideas and raise finances for their business.

Benjamin FosselDec 19, 2010 09:25 pm GMT0 views
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iPod Nano Watch Project Makes Kickstarter History
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

With the help of Kickstarter and all of its project backers, Scott Wilson's product idea, the iPod nano watch kit TikTok+LunaTik, will be made possible. From the day this project was posted on...

Vince CooperDec 21, 2010 07:02 am GMT0 views
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iPod Nano Watch Project Makes Kickstarter History
Photojournalism site Emphas.is wants to leverage the crowd through the romanticism of its craft
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Tools

Emphas.is is good because: 1. It is a platform that looks to the crowd to fund photographers’ work in dangerous places around the world. 2. It is not a distribution tool meant to reach media...

Benjamin FosselJan 13, 2011 08:36 am GMT0 views
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Photojournalism site Emphas.is wants to leverage the crowd through the romanticism of its craft
Funding Lessons from a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

There are a lot of iPod Nano projects out there but the LunaTik/TikTok project made it bigger because: 1. The members of the team "told personal stories that created a connection to the...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 14, 2011 08:39 am GMT0 views
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Funding Lessons from a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
SeedUps
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

Launched in November 2010, SeedUps is UK and Ireland's first crowdfunding engine for entrepreneurs wishing to raise up to €250,000 from high net worth investors. Founded by Michael Faulkner,...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 16, 2011 07:34 am GMT0 views
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SeedUps
InDieGoGo Welcome Message
video Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

StartSomeGood connects budding social entrepreneurs with the financial and intellectual capital that they need -- all in a fun, engaging and community-driven way. The site taps into the power of...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 18, 2011 12:39 am GMT0 views
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InDieGoGo  Welcome Message
Start Some Good
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

There are lots of people with bigger and creative ideas but they just don't have sufficient resources. So, that's where StartSomeGood comes in. The group is composed of four UCLA Bruins...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 18, 2011 01:32 am GMT0 views
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Start Some Good
Music Groups Turn to Fans to Underwrite New Works
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Music groups have already seen and realized what their fans can do for them. Bay Area flutist Meerenai Shim is an example. She ran out of interesting music to play with her chamber ensemble, and...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 22, 2011 01:35 am GMT0 views
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Music Groups Turn to Fans to Underwrite New Works
Crowdfunding Investment for Social Enterprises
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Social entrepreneurs begin by applying to the 33needs investment committee, providing information and an introductory video to their project. If they are accepted then they can select a 30 or 60...

Archenette EvangelioJan 22, 2011 08:18 am GMT0 views
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Crowdfunding Investment for Social Enterprises
Crowdsourcing (Code RED Public Relations)
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

When you’re ready to increase your chances at success by proposing your project follow these suggestions: 1. Research what site is a good fit. 2. Know what it will cost you in revenue sharing...

Archenette EvangelioJan 31, 2011 03:11 pm GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing (Code RED Public Relations)
The Crowdfunder – an “adVenture Capitalist”
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Last week’s blogpost “Equity or Debt?” the Next step in Crowdfunding highlighted the three fundamental forms of crowdfunding platforms: 


  1. Crowdfunding as a method for sponsorship with a non-financial return 
  2. Debt-crowdfunding with a financial return (P2P-lending) 
  3. Equity based crowdfunding with a potential financial return and ownership
 
Whether you are a crowdfunder, an adVenture Capitalist, or if you have an initiative or you are an entrepreneur looking to raise money, it’s critical to have a good understanding of the models and the different types of initiatives they can support.

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Korstiaan ZandvlietFeb 04, 2011 03:52 pm GMT0 views
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8 Crowdfunding Websites That Will Help You Raise Funds!
document Crowdfunding

In this article, Matthew presented 8 crowdfunding websites that will help smaller companies and artists get the funding they need. The 8 crowdfunding websites are MicroVentures, IndieGogo, Quirky,...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 12, 2011 08:47 am GMT0 views
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8 Crowdfunding Websites That Will Help You Raise Funds!
9 Crowdfunding Websites to Help You Change the World
document Crowdfunding

In thsi article, Paul presents 9 crowdfunding websites to help you change the world and these are: KickStarter, RocketHub, Quirky, Fundbreak, Catwalk Genius, Fans Next Door, IndieGoGo, CoFundos,...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 15, 2011 04:34 pm GMT0 views
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9 Crowdfunding Websites to Help You Change the World
Crowdsourcing Social Enterprise: People-Powered Investment
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Through crowdfunding, 33Needs, along with other platforms like KIVA, Funding Circle, and UnLtd, are changing the way social enterprise is funded.

These platforms offer more efficient capital movement than traditional funding sources, and are able to significantly scale the social impact because, according to Josh Tetrick, Founder and CEO of 33Needs, it inherently builds up a community of people that become supporters since it creates a connectedness that is not possible through venture capital and angel investors.  The investor is excited about his or her investment and will work hard to spread the word and raise awareness through social media and their own personal network.

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Cristina CaineFeb 15, 2011 08:50 pm GMT0 views
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Small Biz 101: Tips, Resources on Crowd Sourcing
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

This document is a must read for women because it inspires women to achieve your goals and be a huge success! These women succeeded through crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. Find out how they did it...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 17, 2011 10:49 am GMT0 views
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Small Biz 101: Tips, Resources on Crowd Sourcing
Crowdsourcing Helps Area Get Funding, Support for Arts Projects
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

When Richard Davis wanted enough money to produce a play – and pay his actors – he turned to a website called Kickstarter.com. Within 24 hours, friends and strangers had pledged 100 percent of his...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 24, 2011 03:06 pm GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing Helps Area Get Funding, Support for Arts Projects
Is Crowdfunding Working? Here’s What We Know
document Crowdfunding

The popularity of the likes of Kickstarter and IndieGoGo may suggest room in the space for smaller niche platforms, which may well go on to support many more small creatives - but it’s not yet...

Luis Enrique MoralesMar 04, 2011 05:54 am GMT0 views
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Is Crowdfunding Working? Here’s What We Know
Crowdfunding: How Does The Scene Stack Up?
document Crowdfunding

The following crowdfunding sites were interviewed: KickStarter, IndieGOGO, SellaBand, RocketHub, Ulule, SlicethePie, Pozible, Pledge the Music, Feed the Muse, Artist Share, SonicAngel, and My Major...

Luis Enrique MoralesMar 04, 2011 08:17 am GMT0 views
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Crowdfunding: How Does The Scene Stack Up?
"Napoleon Dynamite" Star Jon Heder To Produce "Drained"
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Jon Heder will draw on his background in animation to serve as producer of this cautionary tale that combines stop-motion animation techniques and a digital background with live actors to tell the...

Fritz SchaeferMar 05, 2011 07:46 am GMT0 views
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