2,912 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Sony launches new product on its First Flight platform; crowdsourcing is not sustainable for media, says one executive; the sharing economy for boats; and more.
Andrew Adcock, the chief marketing officer at Crowd for Angels, writes in to discuss why equity crowdfunding makes sense for startups, compiling some of the most popular arguments for the new funding model.
In this Crowd Coffee: another big firm turns to crowdfunding; predicting how the recent global market fluctuations will affect crowdfunding; a look back at Tomnod's crowdsourced MH370 plane search; and more.
In this mid-week Crowd Coffee: US startup crowdfunding for its jet business; equity crowdfunding regulation in Asia as a whole...; ...and concerns about it in India; crowdsourcing anti-corruption in Brazil; and more.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: meet the students crowdfunding their education; how the global stock market dive may affect crowdfunding; eBay's crowdsourcing best practices; the sharing economy in Ontario; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Vietnam the latest Asian nation to consider crowdfunding regulations; Egypt crowdfunding to save ancient statue; crowdsourcing tips from top journalists; the sharing economy in Germany; and more.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Neil Armstrong campaign surpasses goal; Andy Murray has invested through Seedrs; defeating breast cancer through crowdsourcing; growing pains in the sharing economy; and more.
In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: successful Kickstarter game creators launch own site; Kickstarter and the board game renaissance; crowdfunding solar in China; the era of open innovation; and more.
Nate Nead, director at CrowdFund.co, a ‘non-traditional investment banker,' writes in to discuss the costs and benefits of equity crowdfunding for individuals and institutions, focusing on potential challenges for the nascent equity crowdfunding industry.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: New York crowdfunding firm courts investors; crowdfunding culture in Canada; Vatican Museums introduces crowdfunding app; NASA's crowdsourcing projects; awareness of sharing economy continues to grow; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Thailand considering equity crowdfunding regulation; Tendr rebrands as OFF3R; six trends in crowdfunding; crowdsourced investigation gone right, for once; an interesting look at the sharing economy; and more.
Sean Roche, founder of the crowdfunding platform Lawfunder, writes in to explain what he sees as a key problem in accessing the legal system, and how the crowd may be able to help. Let us know what you think of his idea in the comments below.
In this Crowd Coffee: the various elements of crowdfunding; a group of architects is crowdfunding Minas Tirith; crowdsourcing identification of toxic compounds; how government can help the sharing economy; and more.
We feature a guest article from Jesper Juul Andersen, CEO of BetterNow, a P2P fundraising platform for charities. "Crowdfunding is a term that is tossed around very liberally among charities, and it is often confused with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising," Juul Andersen thinks. "The concepts are often used interchangeably, with one term being used instead of the other. This is an attempt at clarifying what the differences are and in what situations it makes sense to leverage these two fundraising methods."
Thomas Vass, a registered investment advisor, and a regional economist, who manages a crowdfunding platform called The Private Capital Market, writes in to tell of North Carolina's entrepreneurial history, and explains why he thinks it's wrong to focus on startups and their exits, without looking at company innovation more generally.
In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: how crowdfunding brings diversity back to business; Paul Niederer unhappy with Australian equity crowdfunding rules; how to avoid crowdfunding scams; NASA wants to know if its open innovation campaigns are working; and more.