2,817 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
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.
In this end-of-week edition: EatWith raises $8 million to connect strangers over dinner; Airbnb's new tax a potential model going forward for the sharing economy; another Kickstarter-funded game stops production after failing to secure additional funds; Australian government crowdsourcing ideas for public housing; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Kickstarter lawsuit nearing decision; crowdfunding not a sure thing for small businesses; citizen scientists help biologists gather information on a stingless ray; the sharing economy and electricity, revisited; and more.
In this edition: crowdfunding advice for charities; Prefundia launches 'coming soon' crowdfunding pages; equity crowdfunding coming to Texas, state representative says; crowdsourcing subtitles for endangered languages; and more.
Eugene Leychenko, founder of CrowdfundingCode.tv, continues to explore the numbers behind successful Kickstarter campaigns. In the post below, he looks at two recent successful campaigns that saw a significant spike in pledges as they got closer to the deadline.
In this Crowd Coffee: enacted JOBS Act portions have mixed results thus far; Michigan helping to crowdfund an art center; McDonald's is crowdsourcing a new burger; how the Republicans can embrace the sharing economy; and more.
In this Monday edition: Australia considering equity crowdfunding rules; Kickstarter launches in Ireland; can we trust disaster relief crowdsourcing efforts; Germany's ban on Uber; and more.
In the following guest post, Gregory Parker, co-founder and CEO of IndieCrowdFunder.com, discusses equity crowdfunding in the context of film, and explains how filmmakers can finance their movies and TV shows in the existing regulatory environment.
In this edition: crowdfunding's taxing questions remain unanswered; another overfunded Kickstarter campaign has trouble fulfilling rewards; Nissan's crowdsourced car taking on Alaska; sharing economy cleaning service offers benefits and drawbacks to workers; and more.
Jack Telford, co-founder of Total Freelance, an online freelancer marketplace, writes in to discuss the growing number of freelance workers in western nations (specifically UK and US), and how that affects businesses.
In this edition: White says Dodd-Frank, JOBS Act priority for SEC; GoFundMe removes abortion campaign; why space crowdfunding campaigns are popular; crowdsourcing campaigns may be encouraging malicious behavior; sharing economy and politics; and more.
Eugene Leychenko, founder of CrowdfundingCode.tv, continues to explore the numbers behind the record-breaking Coolest Cooler campaign. In the post below, Leychenko explores where the campaign was shared, what perk levels were the most popular, and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: more filmmakers turn to crowdfunding; more DonorsChoose campaigns funded; new study says crowd wisdom can help pick rising stocks; negatives of the sharing economy; and more.
In order for a crowdfunding campaign to be successful, it needs to not only reach, but convince hundreds or thousands of people to donate money or pre-order a product. That may sound intimidating, even for those who think they have an idea for the next big thing. But the savvy crowdfunder will start by tapping into existing (and much smaller) social circles: friends and family members, who will be keen to help out.
In this edition: real estate crowdfunding landscape gets new member; RealityCrowdTV on a crowdfunding television series; SaaS and the sharing economy; India government asks for 'Aspirational' videos; and more.
In this edition: three experts discuss equity crowdfunding; KPMG members discuss crowdfunding pros and cons; crowdsourced wines let tasters create; sharing an umbrella with a person in need; and more.
As in years past, our goal is to continue to build the most reliable and factual source of information on the crowdfunding industry. Our 2013CF report was cited by prestigious organizations across the world like Bloomberg and Reuters, among many others, and we’re looking to ensure that through our efforts in collaboration with CFP operators, we can continue to provide valuable and unique market data.
In this edition: a profile of Wikistrat, the crowdsourced consultancy; Kickstarter releases numbers around Coolest Cooler campaign; Russia, India to host open innovation forum in Moscow; Daimler looks to get into ride-sharing with acquisitions; and more.
In this edition: how crowdsourcing helps NASA defend the planet from asteroids; crowdfunding platform launches for people from Kansas; the UK's Beyond Jobs project, and the sharing economy; and more.