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Total Global Crowdfunding To Nearly Double in 2012 to $3b (massolution Research Report)
Crowdfunding

LOS ANGELES, California – May 8, 2012 - massolution™, a research firm specializing in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding solutions, released its first comprehensive Crowdfunding Industry Report. After collecting data from more than 170 crowdfunding platforms (CFPs) and other sources, the results revealed that CFPs raised almost $1.5 billion and successfully funded more than one million campaigns in 2011 and will raise nearly $3b in 2012. The majority of these campaigns were in the donation-based category totaling 1,067 campaigns, and North America was the largest market for fundraising at $837 million.

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Carl EspostiMay 08, 2012 12:39 pm GMT12400 views
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Our Global Crowdfunding Report Makes Global Headlines
Crowdfunding

It's been a week since Crowdsourcing.org's sister company, massolution™ -- a research firm specializing in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding solutions -- released its first comprehensive Crowdfunding Industry Report. In those past seven days, the report and some of the insights within it have made the rounds in the global business and technology press, including the New York Times and the Washington Post among many others.

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Eric MackMay 16, 2012 12:40 am GMT7067 views
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Senator Touts Crowdfunding at Packed Seminar

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet told a packed conference room at the University of Colorado at Denver on Friday that the crowdfunding provision of the JOBS Act "is going to be incredibly important for Colorado's entrepreneurial community and small businesses."

To help make his case, Bennet cited Crowdsourcing.org's recent Crowdfunding Industry Report that details the billion dollar global crowdfunding industry.

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Eric MackJun 11, 2012 02:45 pm GMT3864 views
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What Can Crowdfunding Bring to Latin America?
Crowdfunding

Juan Sebastian Torres, director of Colombian platform La Chèvre, writes in to discuss how crowdfunding can help the region advance. He specifically looks at increasing internet penetration rates, promoting a culture of collaboration, and the legal challenges to online payment systems, which are key to crowdfunding.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 19, 2012 06:39 pm GMT4233 views
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Our 2013 Crowdfunding Industry Survey Is Open!

We've opened up our 2013 crowdfunding survey only yesterday, and we're looking for your help in compiling the most comprehensive and accurate report on the crowdfunding industry! In return for answering questions about your platform, we're offering several cool perks -- read on to find out what they are.

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Anton RootJan 08, 2013 06:40 pm GMT3338 views
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2013 Crowdfunding Industry Survey Under Way
Crowdfunding

Our 2013 industry-wide crowdfunding survey opened two weeks ago, and the early responses have been great. With just a week and a half left before it closes, we’re reminding crowdfunding platform operators to complete the survey.

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Anton RootJan 21, 2013 02:49 pm GMT4178 views
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Developing Social Impact Through Crowdfunding in Latin America
Crowdfunding

Georg Neumann, a communications specialist at the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Interamerican Development Bank, recently previewed a workshop being organized by the MIF and massolution (a Crowdsourcing.org sister company) on the potential of crowdfunding in Latin America. We share it here with the author's permission. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 29, 2013 12:57 pm GMT5437 views
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The Crowdfunding Industry in 2013 and Beyond

In this guest post, CrowdsUnite CEO and founder Alex Feldman predicts the shape and scope of the crowdfunding industry in the coming years.

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Alex FeldmanFeb 03, 2013 10:36 pm GMT8195 views
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Crowdfunding Industry Survey Deadline Extended

The deadline for our 2013 industry-wide crowdfunding survey has been extended until February 18th! 

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Anton RootFeb 05, 2013 10:55 pm GMT3787 views
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The State of Crowdfunding Worldwide
Crowdfunding

A look around the world at the growth of crowdfunding, from Latin America to Europe.

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Crowdsourcing.orgFeb 11, 2013 05:07 pm GMT9271 views
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'Third-Level Survivorship' in Crowdfunding

The Inter-American Development Bank recently engaged the research and advisory firm massolution to explore the possibilities of crowdfunding in Latin America. We feature some insights from the resulting workshop.

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Crowdsourcing.orgFeb 25, 2013 02:55 pm GMT5645 views
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The 2013 Crowdfunding Industry Survey A Resounding Success
Crowdfunding

The 2013 industry-wide crowdfunding survey closed this week. We share the survey's success and when the resulting Crowdfunding Industry Report will be published.

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Anton RootFeb 22, 2013 08:56 pm GMT11299 views
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Four Models for Engaging the Crowd
Cloud Labor, Crowdfunding

We continue our look at industry-leading research by our sister organization massolution. In this edition, we look at the four underlying models of engaging the crowd, and what makes them possible.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 07, 2013 08:36 pm GMT6524 views
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Our Latest Crowdfunding Industry Report Just Days Away

There's just a few more days until the release of our comprehensive report on the state of the global crowdfunding industry.

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Eric MackApr 03, 2013 08:39 pm GMT3529 views
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