2,815 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
In this Crowd Coffee: Star Citizen continues to get pledges; live crowdfunding could be the next big thing; Zach Braff not thinking crowdfunding in the future, due to criticism; GE awards open innovation contest winners; and more.
In this edition: crowdfunding continues to grow; Fundrise gets cash injection from big-name investors; crowdsourcing for science, and wildlife in Africa; the sharing economy under pressure in America; open innovation considerations for firms; and more.
To help facilitate the growth of the real estate crowdfunding market, and to provide the most up-to-date and necessary information on real estate crowdfunding, Massolution will soon publish the first substantial report on the subject – 2014CF Crowdfunding for Real Estate. To ensure the information is comprehensive and accurate, we are asking all active or pre-launch real estate crowdfunding platforms to take part in a brief survey.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: more teachers turning to crowdfunding for classrooms; FundRazr campaign stopped because of threats; crowdsourcing flu symptoms near you; UK orders sharing economy review; four packaging innovation ideas to come out of open innovation; and more.
In this end-of-week edition: Tilt's Beshara on crowdfunding trends, company's future; Oatmeal launches new campaign to build Tesla museum; sharing economy doesn't mean end of retail; crowdsourcing and creative agencies; and more.
In this edition: beer company first to use equity crowdfunding exemption in Wisconsin; tips for crowdfunding success; White House embracing crowdsourcing, open innovation; crowdsourcing search for best burrito; the sharing economy and environment; and more.
Eugene Leychenko, founder of CrowdfundingCode.tv, continues to explore the numbers behind Kickstarter campaigns. In the guest post below, Leychenko looks at what time of year may be best for launching a campaign.
In this mid-week edition: San Francisco is crowdsourcing ideas for a new Market Street; how crowdsourcing can be used to improve data accuracy; crowdmapping helping the fight against Ebola; intrastate equity crowdfunding laws gaining in popularity; Paul Niederer not happy about equity crowdfunding rules proposed in Australia; and more.
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.