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A member of parliament from the Green Party of New Zealand recently introduced a draft of a bill on internet rights and freedoms. He hopes the crowd will come in and offer feedback, before presenting the final version to a vote.
Andrew Koved of FEDU.org writes in to discuss why he thinks backing a crowdfunding campaign isn't unlike investing in a startup, and provides three important tips inspired by entrepreneurs pitching to investors.
In this mid-week edition: celebrating JOBS Act anniversary a few weeks late; why Kickstarter doesn't fit well with content creators; crowdsourcing legal research, again; a look inside Samsung's open innovation center; and more.
We feature an infographic created by CrowdsUnite, the Yelp for crowdfunding platforms. Which platforms came in tops in customer service, funding from strangers, and ease of use? Read on to find out.
In this Crowd Coffee: equity crowdfunding in Denmark may be on the horizon; why using Kickstarter to buy the Wu-Tang album makes little sense; Thomson Reuters and internal crowdsourcing; GE and Saudi Aramco put on an open innovation challenge; taxing the sharing economy; and more.
Over the past few months, we’ve been showcasing presentations from Massolution NYC 2013, and today we post the final video of the conference. This presentation by Carl Esposti, CEO and founder of Massolution and Crowdsourcing.org, doesn’t introduce any new content, but instead reminds the viewers of some of the most interesting points from the conference.
Rose Spinelli writes in once again with her tip of the week, this time highlighting the crowdfunding platform TapRaise, which can help individuals raise cash from the crowd for ongoing causes, not just one-time projects.
Lending Club, one of the leaders in the peer-to-peer lending space, announced yesterday that it has made its first acquisition.
Ruby Au of Empowered.org, a crowdfunding platform that focuses on humanitarian causes, writes in to give some practical advice to campaign owners looking to fund their project.
In this Friday edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding journalism in China; more thoughts on why investors like crowdfunding platforms; crowdfunding the Wu-Tang album; Tongie season is here; the crowd making wishes come true; investing in the sharing economy; and more.
At Massolution NYC 2013, Mike Andrews, director of SecureTask at DST Systems, spoke to the audience about how other enterprises are using SecureTask, and how DST Systems itself makes use of the solution. Check out his presentation after the jump.
There have been a number of announcements in recent weeks about VC firms investing in real estate crowdfunding platforms for accredited investors. Why the enthusiasm? We spoke with Hrach Simonian of Canaan Partners, which recently invested $9 million in Realty Mogul.
In this Crowd Coffee: SEC interprets parts of the JOBS Act; crowdfunding in Asia; crowdfunding and democracy; more thoughts on the sharing economy from WSJ; crowdsourcing science; crowd-aided surveillance; and more.
We take a look at Crowdnetic's latest report, which showcases some of the numbers around private issuers publicly raising cash. Unsurprisingly, real estate is doing well.
The venture capitalist's preference for software over hardware seems to be melting away. There are a number of factors that have contributed to this change in mentality, and one of them is the ability to show market validation via crowdfunding. It's much easier for a VC to sign off on an investment when the startup in question is already scheduled to ship out hundreds or thousands of pre-orders.
In this edition: JOBS Act, two years on; Pono ends up third on Kickstarter's top funded; sharing economy, a pro perspective; crowdmapping sexual harassment incidents in India; and more.
For large enterprises that are used to doing things a certain way, change can be hard to accept. This is true for many companies, but perhaps especially so for banks, which have a reputation of being rather boring. But that doesn’t mean all those who represent the banking industry are resistant to change. One of those adventurous individuals is Arthur van de Graaf of ABN AMRO, a Dutch bank. The bank made a splash in mid-2012 when it announced the Seeds.nl initiative, a crowdfunding platform that van de Graaf manages.
Los resultados de la investigación han sido capturados en un informe gratis de 114 páginas titulado Crowdfunding en México: Cómo el poder de las tecnologías digitales están transformando la innovación, el emprendimiento y la inclusión económica. Este ha sido compartido con nuestros lectores a continuación en Inglés y en Español. Como parte de la investigación, Massolution desarrollado una metodología única para apoyar la consideración de los numerosos factores que afectan crowdfunding en México y para dirigir la formación de un conjunto específico de recomendaciones, acciones y tareas entre los grupos de interés clave.
In this Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding TV show in the UK; India regulators considering crowdfunding; Strickler responds to slowdown question; sharing economy thoughts from a number of sources; Shell launches open innovation platform; and more.