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Crowd Funding: Three Secrets to Success (Zombies Included)
document Crowdfunding

There are a lot of crowd funding projects that be successful with flying colours (and even exceed their funding targets)…but there are just as several that fail miserably. The trick is to know what...

Jayne AnnOct 23, 2011 02:46 pm GMT2942 views
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Crowd Funding: Three Secrets to Success (Zombies Included)
How To Make Crowd Funding More Effective
document Crowdfunding

A new website specializing in crowd funding for technical innovation or research is http://www.fundageek.com. This resource has been created especially to focus on helping people with technical...

Fritz SchaeferJan 13, 2012 08:43 pm GMT1842 views
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How To Make Crowd Funding More Effective
Crowd-funding pushes lone startup into spotlight
document Crowdfunding

Nick Essame and Martin Ras are two established businessmen with a common goal — to launch their resource-pooling initiative. According to Essame,Crowd-funding.co.za will be “slightly different,...

Adam FrazerFeb 17, 2012 07:17 am GMT2153 views
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Crowd-funding pushes lone startup into spotlight
Crowd funding proves fruitful for small and start-up businesses
document Crowdfunding

After Marillion fans got the crowd funding idea under way back in 1997, the concept was adopted by charities, through sites such as Justgiving and ­Indiego-go. But it has really taken off in the US...

Harshida PatelAug 12, 2012 12:36 pm GMT1134 views
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Crowd funding proves fruitful for small and start-up businesses
The case for Equity Crowd Funding
article Crowdfunding

Equity Crowd Funding has come under scrutiny before it's even a reality in the US. We look at the problems and perceived pitfalls inherent to risk and market participation while pondering the...

JulsListDec 26, 2012 06:40 pm GMT2726 views
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The case for Equity Crowd Funding
Crowd-fund your Music Tour with Shareagift
blog Crowdfunding

One of the band members was invited to a Shareagift Page for a friend's birthday - he and a group of friends chipped in to buy him an awesome birthday gift. Having used the free site, they...

Tessa PettmanJun 28, 2013 11:00 am GMT886 views
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Crowd-fund your Music Tour with Shareagift
Crowd-funding or crowd-fleecing?
document Crowdfunding

The mechanics of investor crowd-funding are still being worked out. The SEC has about nine months to write regulations. What's known so far: Entrepreneurs will be able to raise up to $1...

Claire MackayApr 22, 2012 02:48 pm GMT2946 views
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Crowd-funding or crowd-fleecing?
New Crowd Funding site Fundable to Challenge Kickstarter
document Crowdfunding, Tools

The model looks very familiar to others in this space such as Kickstarter in that it is an all or nothing funding model and that there is a time limit involved, and if the funding does not make it...

Jason RobbinsMay 24, 2012 02:01 pm GMT996 views
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New Crowd Funding site Fundable to Challenge Kickstarter
‘Crowd Funding’ Gets Green Light For Start-Up Businesses
document Crowdfunding

The crowd funding legislation has safeguards including limiting the amount of money investors can put in so nobody will lose their life savings.

Fritz SchaeferJun 09, 2012 01:57 pm GMT1608 views
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‘Crowd Funding’ Gets Green Light For Start-Up Businesses
Crowd funding under spotlight as City watchdog considers regulation of the market
document Crowdfunding

The Government has shown an interest in promoting crowd funding, but with the wider peer-to-peer lending market now worth £250million the Financial Services Authority is keen to ensure the sector’s...

Jayne AnnJun 24, 2012 11:18 pm GMT1292 views
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Crowd funding under spotlight as City watchdog considers regulation of the market
Eureeca.com brings crowd funding investment model to Middle East
document Crowdfunding

Founded by former investment bankers and entrepreneurs, Chris Thomas and Sam Quawasmi, Eureeca harnesses the power of the web - and a potential investor audience of over 2.2 billion internet users...

Pablo BracciniJun 28, 2012 11:08 pm GMT2783 views
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Eureeca.com brings crowd funding investment model to Middle East
Crowd funding - A panacea for startups in India?
document Crowdfunding

Though the potential for crowdfunding to change the investment landscape in India and provide a cheap and effective form of investment for small start-up companies is very high, unless the...

Pablo BracciniJul 26, 2012 11:02 pm GMT1411 views
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Crowd funding - A panacea for startups in India?
Crowd Funding Tips For African American Artists
document Crowdfunding

Darryl Wharton-Rigby shared 10 tips that can help create a successful online crowd funding campaign: 1) Choose the Proper Platform, 2) Prepare Your Campaign, 3) Create An Engaging Pitch, 4)...

Jason RobbinsAug 05, 2012 01:44 pm GMT1247 views
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Crowd Funding Tips For African American Artists
Crowd funding's dark side
document Crowdfunding

Despite the theoretical allure of allowing consumers to fund such early-stage companies, though, lessons from crowdfunding’s very early days shows the risks, including: -Large chance of...

Adam FrazerAug 20, 2012 05:23 am GMT1033 views
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Crowd funding's dark side
Bankrupt, Crowd-Funded SellaBand Acquired by German Investors
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

The following are the possible reasons why Sellabound went bankrupt: 1. They had to raise $50,000 or so from the crowd before releasing a record. 2. Sellaband aimed to make albums the major...

Fritz SchaeferMar 15, 2011 01:17 am GMT3481 views
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Bankrupt, Crowd-Funded SellaBand Acquired by German Investors
Crowd Funding Gets Local Girl on the Ice
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

To help her daughter get to the regionals, Kate researched this new idea called crowd funding. Basically by using social networking sites and special software she is sharing Michelle's story...

Fritz SchaeferApr 19, 2011 01:20 am GMT2155 views
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Crowd Funding Gets Local Girl on the Ice
‘Startup America’ Embraces Crowd-funding
document Crowdfunding

With credit from banks and other traditional lenders still tight in the wake of the financial crisis, small-business owners have been increasingly turning to alternative sources of seed capital....

Archenette EvangelioApr 25, 2011 01:10 am GMT2712 views
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‘Startup America’ Embraces Crowd-funding
Hot Docs Supports Online Crowd-funding
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

The Hot Docs curated page on Kickstarter currently showcases crowd-funding campaigns of select pitch projects from the upcoming 12th annual Hot Docs Forum, the Festival’s renowned international...

Marco TorquatiApr 29, 2011 02:51 pm GMT2701 views
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Hot Docs Supports Online Crowd-funding
Buy! Sell! Crowd-funding Helps Boost Cannes Films
document Crowdfunding

The success of "Habemus Papam" and "Polisse" at the Cannes film festival hints that crowd-funding -- or raising cash online from many small investors -- could give fans a bigger...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 22, 2011 05:30 am GMT3834 views
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Buy! Sell! Crowd-funding Helps Boost Cannes Films
Shivajee Chandrabhushan: Why Crowd Funding?
document Crowdfunding

Shivajee Chandrabhushan, director of the National Award winning film Frozen, had turned to crowd funding on indiegogo.com for his next project “One More” because: - they tried getting funds...

Benjamin FosselJun 04, 2011 02:27 pm GMT1825 views
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Shivajee Chandrabhushan: Why Crowd Funding?
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