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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 GMT2770 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.

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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...

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iPod Nano Watch Project Makes Kickstarter History
Pioneer One = Television Industry 2.0
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith's Pioneer One project is incredible because many have backed up its first episodes and many are still doing whatever they can to help these fellows complete the...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 26, 2010 08:08 am GMT0 views
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Pioneer One = Television Industry 2.0
Crowd Control: Imagine a biz where everyday Internet users were your focus group—and financiers!
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

According to Steinberg, "ventures like Kickstarter and Local Motors are compelling, but they only allow generous donors to play patron to the arts or gifted grease monkeys to satisfy their...

Cristina CaineDec 30, 2010 06:03 am GMT0 views
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Crowd Control: Imagine a biz where everyday Internet users were your focus group—and financiers!
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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KickStarter's Best of 2010 is Super Inspiring
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

From the KickStarter Best of 2010 Collection, Marshall chose three of his most favorite videos, such as: 1. Musical Robots are Ready for the Next OCTANT (Release on Vinyl by Matthew Steinke) 2....

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 14, 2011 06:56 am GMT0 views
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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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KickStarter: The Science of Crowdfunding (Infographic)
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding is unique because KickStarter requires a minimum threshold. In other words, users searching for funding from a KickStarter campaign have to meet a minimum goal in order to get the...

Archenette EvangelioJan 17, 2011 03:43 pm GMT0 views
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KickStarter: The Science of Crowdfunding (Infographic)
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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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
“Equity or Debt?” The Next Step in Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Last year it became clear that Crowdfunding is becoming big business. With the rise of Crowdfunding platforms all over the world, it seems valuable to take a closer look at the future of the industry and the way Crowdfunding can contribute to a healthy entrepreneurial climate. In my opinion it all comes down to what all these platforms actually deliver to project owners or nascent entrepreneurs.

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Korstiaan ZandvlietJan 26, 2011 11:22 am GMT0 views
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SUNDANCE: How 'The Woods' ' Unique Financing Model Could Shake Up the Festival
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Several cast and crew members attended the film's Friday night premiere at the Holiday Village Cinema dressed in the colorful, early 1990s-inspired clothing that the collective wears in the...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 27, 2011 01:05 pm GMT0 views
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SUNDANCE: How 'The Woods' ' Unique Financing Model Could Shake Up the Festival
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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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!
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This is a very informative article that makes it easy for people looking for crowdfunding options to find them in just one place. The eight sites that have been listed can open many doors for...

Ruth BaxterFeb 08, 2011 12:48 am GMT0 views
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8 Crowdfunding Websites That Will Help You Raise Funds!
Is Crowdfunding Working? Here’s What We Know
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The success that Kickstarter has had and continues to have in the past is proof that collective funding is paving the way for innovation and development. There are also other websites that are on...

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Is Crowdfunding Working? Here’s What We Know