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In this end-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: the story of North Carolina's crowdfunding law; Mumbai Film Festival crowdfunding to stay open; an ultra-local twist on the sharing economy in Zurich; Uber enters Seoul; and more.
Eugene Leychenko, founder of CrowdfundingCode.tv, looks at some of the numbers behind the record-breaking Coolest Cooler Kickstarter campaign, which is open to backers until tomorrow. He draws some conclusions and offers three tips to backers who want to replicate the success.
In this Crowd Coffee: why crowdfunding is the next big investing trend; some silly campaigns find surprise success on Kickstarter; Uber and Lyft fight for drivers; Rebecca Minkoff is asking the crowd to help pick out her next line; and more.
In this edition: wrinkle in Wisconsin law slows crowdfunding; crowdfunding leaders still urging SEC action on Title III; new crowdfunding bill in Kentucky introduced; sharing economy isn't just about sharing things; Tongal on crowdsourcing ads; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: with Title III still in limbo, CrowdCheck adapted to existing regulations; Kickstarter campaign raising money for a film about extreme Kickstarter backers; the sharing economy in Vancouver; using crowdsourcing to see where sick zones may be; and more.
In this edition: a look at intra-state crowdfunding laws; teachers crowdfunding classrooms ahead of new year; Levar Burton named 'Geek of the Year'; app that helps save lives expands reach; and more.
In this end-of-week edition: #ReleaseTheRules movement encouraging SEC to enact Title III of the JOBS Act; how to ensure your crowdfunding campaign meets its goal; peer-to-peer censorship prevention; crowdsourcing defense against roya fungus; and more.
In this edition: SketchFactor shows one of the downsides of crowdsourcing; enterprises increasingly turning to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding; protecting your property when making use of the sharing economy; crowdfunding real estate; and more.
Owen Andrew, a journalist with a background in ecommerce, writes in to discuss how crowdsourcing can aid the ecommerce efforts of large and small businesses alike.
In this Crowd Coffee: GroundFloor gets $1 million in seed funding; North Carolina equity crowdfunding bill dead for now; crowdsourcing competitions and trolls; NineSigma puts out white paper on open innovation and sports; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: three teens make an app to offer feedback on police units; Reddit asks journalists to seek permission when writing about original content; equity crowdfunding law not dead yet in North Carolina; and more.
In this end-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: women more likely to get Kickstarter funding than men; Samsung acquires SmartThings, a Kickstarter grad; Berlin blocks Uber; and more.
Paul Phelps, co-founder and vice president of culturebooster, a crowdfunding platform for educational purposes, writes in to discuss the benefits of running a crowdfunding campaign, and how it can help students learn the skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: JOBS Act filings show confused fund managers; Local Lift wants to help local businesses with their crowdfunding goals; PonoMusic crowdfunding for equity following Kickstarter campaign; how crowdsourcing affects Amazon delivery; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: SEC likely to increase threshold for accredited investor; ten lessons to learn from Kickstarter's finest; innovating, with the help of the crowd; America's safety net and the 'gig economy'; and more.
In this edition: crowdsourcing food prices in Africa to detect inflation; cops ask the crowd to submit footage of Kevin Ward's death; crowdfunding's big projects attractive to VCs; proposed rules would open equity crowdfunding in DC; the sharing economy in the UK; and more.
Clare Sidebottom of Britain’s Next Bestseller, a crowdfunding and pre-selling platform that lets authors put their manuscripts online, discusses when crowdfunding is right for your project — and when it isn't.
In this Crowd Coffee: crowdsourcing, open data, and sharing economy helpful during disasters; The Who crowdsourcing video, photos, doodads from the crowd; equity crowdfunding in New Zealand; students crowdfunding tuition; and more.