Saturday, August 25, 2012


Crowdfunding News
Will the Real Crowd Funding Model Please Stand Up?
Business Insider
The new hot topic for entrepreneurs these days is crowd funding, which is anticipated to at least supplement, if not replace, the slow and mysterious process of current Angel and venture capital investors. The problem is that crowd funding means ...
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Crowdfunding a Success for Dance Choreographers
Yet they were able to achieve it through Kickstarter, the most prominent of the "crowd funding" websites. Since its 2009 debut, Kickstarter has allowed independent filmmakers, budding recording artists and other creative types to shake down Web surfers ...
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Crowd-Funding Merger Points to Ambitions in Latin America
New York Times
SAO PAULO — Buenos Aires-based crowd-funding site Ideame has acquired Brazilian company Movere, in a deal that may prompt more consolidation in this sector in Latin America. One-year-old Ideame said it had acquired 100 percent of Movere's shares ...
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So the movie you crowdfunded bombed. Now what?
To help us in our discussion of crowdfunding, we consulted with entrepreneur and independent film investor Rizwan Virk. Virk is the author of the book Zen Entrepreneurship: Walking the Path of the Career Warrior and blogs at the site Zen Entrepreneur ...
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New KickStarter Success Stories Prove Relevance of Crowd Funding Formula
The KickStarter success stories recently released show not only the viability of crowd funding as a way to raise money for startup businesses, but also the results for companies that use this platform the right way. CNBC released an article Monday ...
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And... The Bureaucrats Begin Spreading FUD About Crowdfunding
We've been waiting patiently for quite some time now to see the SEC's "rules" for equity crowdfunding. As you hopefully recall, earlier this year, the JOBS Act became law, and one part of that was the legalization of certain forms of crowdfunding for ...
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An iPod Nano Pocket Watch Crowdfunding on Kickstarter is Designed and Not ...
Two such designs, PodKit Watch™ + ClipClok™, are iPod nano® watch accessories currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. An American-Taiwanese industrial designer, Simon Kwan, is amongst the coming wave of independent designers and smaller brands ...
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Luminopolis launches to crowdfund civic projects
Silicon Prairie News
Aside from working with existing clients — Luminopolis isn't currently taking on new accounts — the company's main project is, a civic crowdfunding platform. The service launched last month and, according to Wilson, aspires to "help ...
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Silicon Prairie News
Second crowd-funding outing for Drone DMND iControl Bluetooth game controller
That's precisely what the team at Evolution Controllers is doing as it embarks on its second crowd-funding campaign aimed at bringing its Drone DMND Bluetooth controller to market. The slick-looking portable gaming device tips a design nod to classic ...
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