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New Zealand MP Launches Crowdsourced Internet Rights Bill
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

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.

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Anton RootApr 23, 2014 09:12 pm GMT435 views
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Top Crowdfunding Platforms According to User Reviews [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

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.

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Anton RootApr 22, 2014 07:51 pm GMT1222 views
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Lending Club Announces Springstone Financial Acquisition
Crowdfunding

Lending Club, one of the leaders in the peer-to-peer lending space, announced yesterday that it has made its first acquisition.

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Anton RootApr 18, 2014 09:13 pm GMT1084 views
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What VCs See In Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms
Crowdfunding

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.

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Anton RootApr 17, 2014 09:21 pm GMT2152 views
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Crowdnetic Releases Q1 Crowdfunded Securities Report
Crowdfunding

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.

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Anton RootApr 16, 2014 10:17 pm GMT1276 views
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Crowdfunding Wearables [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

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.

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Anton RootApr 16, 2014 04:55 pm GMT2215 views
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The Advantages of Crowdsourced Testing
Distributed Knowledge

We reached out over email to Markus Steinhauser, the marketing and PR manager at Testbirds, to find out how the crowdsourced software testing company got its start, where it is heading, and the advantages of crowdtesting.

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Anton RootApr 14, 2014 08:34 pm GMT1297 views
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Kickstarter by the Numbers [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

Check out this great infographic about Kickstarter and the different project categories it has funded, courtesy of CrowdFund Productions.

 

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Anton RootApr 11, 2014 07:52 pm GMT1654 views
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Harvest Funders Hopes to Power Agricultural Campaigns
Crowdfunding

While most of the popular crowdfunding campaigns are glitzy gadgets or creative projects, the new funding method can be used for much more. We profile Harvest Funders, a crowdfunding platform for agriculture. 

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Anton RootApr 10, 2014 09:38 pm GMT1686 views
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Top Project: The Micro 3D Printer
Crowdfunding

We feature the latest Kickstarter campaign to captivate the crowd: the Micro 3D printer. 

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Anton RootApr 10, 2014 06:26 pm GMT1441 views
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Ride Sharing Company Uber Announces Manhattan Courier Service
Cloud Labor

In a blog post published yesterday, Uber introduced the new UberRUSH, a courier service. For now, the service is limited to parts of Manhattan, though if it works there, the company may consider rolling out the feature in more cities.

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Anton RootApr 08, 2014 09:27 pm GMT933 views
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Indiegogo Introduces New Logo, Website Redesign
Crowdfunding

Indiegogo announced this morning that it's beginning to roll out a website redesign, which features a new logo. The dynamic logo will showcase campaigns that the platform has hosted; every time a user refreshes the page, a new campaign will be featured.

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Anton RootApr 08, 2014 07:30 pm GMT1789 views
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Kickstarter Opens Up to Creatives in the Netherlands
Crowdfunding

Kickstarter announced yesterday that it's opening up to creatives from the Netherlands. It's a big step forward for the platform, which had previously only been available to those in several English-speaking countries.

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Anton RootApr 08, 2014 02:48 pm GMT1694 views
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Kickstarter Releases Q1 Funding Numbers: Signs of a Slowdown?
Crowdfunding

Kickstarter released its Q1 funding totals yesterday, showing that the company raised $112 million in the January – March period. That's not a bad tally, but it puts the company on pace for $448 million raised for the year, less than 2013's $480 million mark.

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Anton RootApr 03, 2014 06:03 pm GMT1998 views
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Crowdfunding Video Best Practices
Crowdfunding

We feature a Q&A with Sarunas and Kc Daugirdas of ElevantProductions, a company that helps crowdfunding campaign owners create their pitch videos. They talk about some of their favorite videos, and what makes them effective.

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Anton RootMar 31, 2014 06:48 pm GMT4792 views
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Rewarder Partners with eBay Classifieds
Distributed Knowledge

Rewarder, a “marketplace for knowledge and expertise,” announced this morning that it’s partnered up with eBay Classifieds. The partnership enables users on eBay Classifieds to post “Wanted” ads, connecting those in need of answers to the 750,000-strong Rewarder community of experts.

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Anton RootMar 27, 2014 08:14 pm GMT722 views
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Crowdfunding in the Land of the Rising Sun
Crowdfunding

There's been a lot of attention on equity crowdfunding regulation in the UK, New Zealand, France, and elsewhere, but one country that's quietly working on its own crowdfunding rules is Japan. Indeed, the cabinet recently approved a bill that paves the way forward for equity crowdfunding to take root. To find out a little more about the existing crowdfunding industry in Japan, we reached out via email to Kaz Ohmae of CrowdBank, a crowdfunding platform, and Crowd Securities Japan.

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Anton RootMar 24, 2014 08:25 pm GMT3197 views
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Vroombank Wants Open Up Auto Finance Industry to the Accredited Crowd
Crowdfunding

We profile Vroombank, a new platform that (thanks to Title II of the JOBS Act) lets the accredited crowd invest in auto finance.

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Anton RootMar 21, 2014 07:31 pm GMT1380 views
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Crowdfunding for Non-Profits [Infographic]
Crowdfunding

Non-profits are constantly cash-strapped, spending hours applying for grants and attending industry events in search of wealthy philanthropists. Crowdfunding can be a great tool to help ease their fundraising burdens.

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Anton RootMar 20, 2014 05:27 pm GMT2451 views
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JOBS Act, Title III: A Brief Update on What's Happening Behind the Scenes
Crowdfunding

The last important date around Title III of the JOBS Act was Feb. 3, the deadline to submit comments on the proposed rules. What's going on behind the scenes? We speak with CrowdCheck CEO Sara Hanks, who used to work at the SEC, to find out.

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Anton RootMar 19, 2014 09:17 pm GMT3280 views
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