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Airbnb Saved My Life
article Tools

Collaborative consumption pioneer Airbnb’s ability to transform an extra room into a steady income can be a life-changer. For me, the room-rental site provided the funds needed to bootstrap my iOS...

Jason RobbinsDec 03, 2012 10:11 am GMT1537 views
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Airbnb Saved My Life
Breathe Life Into Your Dream
blog Crowdfunding

We introduce to you to a different way of funding your dreams. Popularly known as crowdfunding, also called crowd financing, equity crowdfunding, crowd-sourced fundraising. Crowdfunding is a...

Fund My DreamJan 23, 2014 01:53 pm GMT564 views
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Breathe Life Into Your Dream
Fund My Dream
blog Crowdfunding

FundMyDream is one of India's leading crowdfunding platforms. It is a place where creative minds meet and make their dreams come true. We believe in bringing creators and supporters together...

Fund My DreamJan 23, 2014 01:25 pm GMT476 views
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Fund My Dream
Prodigy Network Spearheads the First Crowd-Designed and Crowd-Funded City
document Crowdfunding

With the challenges of urbanization facing cities across the globe, My Ideal City is equipt to fundamentally change city planning by democratizing the process through social media and civic...

Rebecca GutierrezSep 13, 2013 02:32 pm GMT1219 views
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Prodigy Network Spearheads the First Crowd-Designed and Crowd-Funded City
Community seeks life support for school edible programs
document Crowdfunding

The notion of a Kickstarter campaign was discussed. Alice Waters suggested in an interview with Berkeleyside last week that the crowdsourcing fundraising platform might be worth exploring, and...

Jayne AnnMar 31, 2012 10:23 am GMT1410 views
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Community seeks life support for school edible programs
Indiegogo to Launch Online Education Resource ‘Playbook’
Crowdfunding

Indiegogo, one of the best-known crowdfunding platforms around, announced yesterday afternoon the upcoming launch of “Indiegogo Playbook,” an online education resource that’s meant to help campaign owners succeed in funding their projects, as well as a “Global Crowdfunding Resource Network.”

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Anton RootDec 10, 2013 07:53 pm GMT1766 views
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Online Crowdfunding Works for Local Arts Projects
document Crowdfunding

The focused approach seems to work for Kickstarter which celebrated its 10,000th funded project in July. The site said its projects are seeing a success rate of about 44 percent with music and film...

Claire MackayOct 21, 2011 11:38 pm GMT2008 views
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Online Crowdfunding Works for Local Arts Projects
New Crowdfunding Website Dedicated To Helping Terminally Ill
document Crowdfunding

"People who find themselves in this circumstance in life have usually been drained financially. Medical bills, prescription costs, transportation costs to medical centers & appointments...

Jayne AnnMay 16, 2012 02:17 pm GMT1239 views
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New Crowdfunding Website Dedicated To Helping Terminally Ill
Fund Me, Fund Me: 12 Crowdfunded Projects Shooting for Success
article Crowdfunding

Here are the list of 12 film-related projects that might have a shot at success. Some are close to their fundraising goals, others have just begun their campaigns: 1."Through the Fire"...

Sebastian BlancaSep 12, 2012 01:04 pm GMT1318 views
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Fund Me, Fund Me: 12 Crowdfunded Projects Shooting for Success
Ouya CEO Stands By ‘Free the Games Fund’ After Allegations of Fraud
Crowdfunding

In the wake of fraud allegations surrounding two Kickstarter projects tied to the Free the Games Fund, Ouya’s fund-matching program for crowdfunded games headed to the console, Ouya founder and CEO Julie Uhrman is standing behind her company’s initiative.

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Eric BlattbergSep 12, 2013 11:32 pm GMT4629 views
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Crowdfunding is not always about money
blog Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has helped people from various walks of life to attracts fans and followers and gain a social quotient for their project thus helping them raise funds for their project in little...

Fund My DreamFeb 01, 2014 04:56 pm GMT2925 views
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Crowdfunding is not always about money
Crowd Control: Debating Abortion and Funding a Miracle
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is used to raise money for all sorts of projects, from the weird to the wonderful. This week, a couple used crowdfunding to bring new life into the world. The IndieGoGo Baby project (in which a Florida-based couple raised money for IVF treatment) brought to mind a case last year when a couple from Minneapolis sought the help of an online crowd to decide whether to abort their baby or not. Here’s a closer look at both of these baby stories.

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Debbie ToddDec 01, 2011 02:10 am GMT2080 views
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My Life Inside Big Data: Power Struggles in Information Security, Open Government, and the Real Time Milieu
video Distributed Knowledge

Special guest Sean Gorman, founder of GeoIQ, covers his voyage through these shifts - from navigating the threat of university collected open data being classified by the government, to starting...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 03, 2012 12:39 am GMT1147 views
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My Life Inside Big Data: Power Struggles in Information Security, Open Government, and the Real Time Milieu
Crowd funding brings Kinkajou to life
document Crowdfunding

“Named after the small South American mammal with big teeth the Kinkajou is a bottle cutter with a new twist,” Lehoux wrote on his website. “The cutters currently available on the market are...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 25, 2012 06:50 am GMT1053 views
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Crowd funding brings Kinkajou to life
Tell a Story, Crowdfund a Project [Part 1]
Crowdfunding

We feature the first part of our conversation with crowdfunding consultant Rose Spinelli of The CrowdFundamentals. Spinelli is a new (but not inexperienced) player in the field who loves to help entrepreneurs tell their stories. In this part, we learn how Spinelli got into crowdfunding and what services she offers to potential customers; the second half of our conversation will be up tomorrow.

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Anton RootOct 09, 2012 01:20 am GMT3637 views
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Vancouver's Fundrazr Hits $20 Million in Donations
article Crowdfunding

The range of causes highlighted by crowdfunding website-Fundrazr speaks to the needs it answers that Kickstarter and Indiegogo won’t.Kickstarter doesn’t allow charity,cause or "fund my...

Sebastian BlancaMar 01, 2013 01:29 pm GMT1411 views
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Vancouver's Fundrazr Hits $20 Million in Donations
James Franco on His ‘Palo Alto Stories’ Indiegogo Campaign
Crowdfunding

James Franco is not just an actor/director who recently appeared in the film Spring Breakers – he is also a published author whose book Palo Alto came out in June 2011. Now, Franco is combining his two passions to turn stories from his book into feature films, and he’s using crowdfunding to make it happen.

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Anton RootJul 09, 2013 08:52 pm GMT2474 views
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Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: The Future of thepresent, a Campaign in Two Acts
Crowdfunding

Rose Spinelli writes in with her regular tip of the week, this time highlighting a project that is returning to Kickstarter for follow-up funding. It's a relatively unexplored topic in crowdfunding, where project owners must create desirable rewards without giving off the perception of asking for too much.

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Rose SpinelliNov 11, 2013 05:05 pm GMT1887 views
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WorthWild Aims to Fund Environmental Projects, Inspire Future Generations
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

WorthWild is a new platform that weaves together crowdfunding and crowdsourcing for the good of the environment. Launched only a month ago, we caught up with the platform's cofounders to find out about WorthWild's mission and plans for the future.

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Anton RootJan 14, 2014 06:29 pm GMT1753 views
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Advantages of Crowdfunding
blog Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding helps you realize your dream and make it come to life. Crowdfunding has proved to be very advantageous. Money does matter Lack of money becomes a hurdle in the way of many...

Fund My DreamJan 25, 2014 11:53 am GMT779 views
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Advantages of Crowdfunding
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