Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Crowdfunding News


Crowdfunding 
News 9/4/12
 
Crowdfunding initiative for innovative small companies
Pharmacy Europe
The outlook for the UK economy remains flat and innovative SMEs continue to face a squeeze on funding. The BioIndustry Association (BIA) today publishes a new report detailing a scheme to enable the British public to support the innovative businesses ...
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5 Tips From a Kickstarter's Rising Star: A Space Nerd
Inc.com
Last week, an unconventional Kickstarter project gained Internet fame and soared past its funding goal within days of launching. Its mission? A lunar elevator experiment simulating a two-kilometer climb from the moon's surface into space. The project's ...
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Inc.com
When A Kickstarter Campaign Fails, Does Anyone Get The Money Back?
NPR (blog)
Crowd funding began as a way to support the arts on the Internet. Artists could go online to pitch a new album, for example, in the hope that thousands would give small amounts. But now it's expanded to entrepreneurs, and the rules aren't quite as clear.
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BIA says crowdfunding scheme could 'create 1500 jobs a year'
PMLiVE
The BioIndustry Association (BIA) has called on the UK government to introduce tax concessions for individuals who wish to invest in innovative national businesses. The Citizens' Innovation Funds (CIF) would "unlock the patriotic potential" of UK ...
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Cafe Green and Java Green turn to crowdfunding model to pay off back taxes
Bizjournals.com
D.C.-based restaurants CaféGreen and Java Green owe more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes, and after being shut down by the District's Office of Tax and Revenue on Aug. 21 for being delinquent on taxes dating back to November 2010, the restaurants' ...
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Meet Outgrow.me, the marketplace that puts completed Kickstarter projects back ...
The Next Web
Of course, for a site like Outgrow.me to work, there still need to be risk-takers funding the latest and greatest ideas, but it's fine proof that the Kickstarter concept does work despite the (admittedly warranted) pessimistic coverage of crowdfunded ...
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The Next Web
GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY ...
Film Threat
Want to see your campaign here? Submit via our Crowdfunding Widget! Follow @FilmThreat. Recent Posts. GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – DISTRIBUTING WITHOUT DISTRIBUTORS, PART 2 · CONNECTED ...
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The Financialist: 'The role of crowdfunding'
MindfulMoney
Investors need to remain wary of involving themselves in IPOs · The Financialist: 'The role of crowdfunding' · Eurozone PMIs – Reasons to be cheerful? Is Goldman Sachs to blame for everything? The Financialist +:'What does Bernanke's Jackson hole ...
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UInvest Announces a Crowdfunding Conference
MarketWatch (press release)
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sep 4, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- via PRWEB - Today UInvest ( http://www.uinvest.com.ua ) has announced the keynote speakers for the UInvest International Conference 2012 - "Building Connections" that will take place ...
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