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Kickstarter to Update Terms of Use
Crowdfunding

Kickstarter, the Brooklyn-based crowdfunding platform, announced on Friday that it’s updating its terms of use. The new terms will go into effect on October 19. While there are no drastic changes that the platform is making to the terms, it is making a more subtle tweaks, wrote CEO Yancey Strickler in a company blog.

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Anton RootSep 22, 2014 06:55 pm GMT794 views
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How to Show Backers Your Respect and Your Value Proposition
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli continues to answer your questions about raising cash from the crowd! In this week's 'Rose Recommends' column, Rose discusses how often campaign owners should update their backers, and whether companies can use inventory as perks.

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Rose SpinelliSep 22, 2014 04:22 pm GMT477 views
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Crowd Coffee: September 22
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this edition: crowdfunding for Australians, in New Zealand; crowdfunding funeral costs; Jim Beam announces crowdsourced competition winners; why the sharing economy is here to stay; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgSep 22, 2014 03:17 pm GMT659 views
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Democratizing Entrepreneurship: Women in Crowdfunding [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has often been touted as a democratizing force, and while the fundraising model is only now starting to enter the mainstream, the early results suggest that there's some truth to the claims. Perhaps the clearest example of this thus far is crowdfunding in the context of gender equality. Hubbub, a crowdfunding platform that caters to students, recently put together an infographic that neatly shows the expanded role of women in crowdfunding.

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Anton RootSep 19, 2014 04:55 pm GMT1193 views
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Indiegogo's New Feature Allows Campaigns to Raise Funds Indefinitely
Crowdfunding

Earlier this week, Indiegogo decided to introduce a new feature that aims to add a new layer to the accepted crowdfunding model. Select successful campaigns on the platform have been allowed to keep their campaigns open to pledges. If the experiment proves successful, all will be able to keep pledges coming in past deadline.

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Anton RootSep 19, 2014 04:04 pm GMT923 views
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