Wednesday, September 19, 2012

CrowdfundingNews 9/19/12


Crowdfunding News 9/19/12
How Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act Got Started, Told by the Guy Behind the ...
Crowdsourcing.org
The JOBS Act's crowdfunding exemption, along with its legalization of general solicitation, is a deep-structure re-engineering of securities laws that, to quote internet guru Clay Shirky, "isn't a new way to do the old stuff; it is a new model of the ...
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Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa beats crowdfunding record for film
The Guardian
Charlie Kaufman. Photograph: Danny Martindale/WireImage. A Charlie Kaufman-scripted stop motion film has raised a record $406,237 (£250,600) via the crowdfunding website Kickstarter, capitalising on a new route into raising finance for film production.
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The Guardian
Reuters on the Road: Crowdfunding fills cash void
Reuters
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Crowdfunding: risky but rewarding
VentureBeat
Last month, Amazon pulled the plug on the e-book crowdfunding site unglue.it and a number of other similar sites. Amazon says it is no longer able to support certain crowdfunding or social fundraising sites, despite the wild success of Kickstarter ...
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VentureBeat
The pitfalls of crowd funding, Financing their dreams has gotten easier for ...
Bend Bulletin
The project's creators raised close to $1.5 million through Kickstarter, a crowd-funding website, and promised to start shipping their Elevation Dock in April to those who had backed the project. But last week Apple announced a redesigned iPhone that ...
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Taking crowdfunding to the Philippines
Financial Times
When Melbourne University invited students to submit business plans for their annual entrepreneurship challenge (MUEC) in May, Justin Garrido, an MBA student studying at Melbourne Business School, felt confident about his entry – Social Project PH.
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'BlackSpace' Partners With NVIDIA, Seeks Crowd Funding
WorthPlaying.com
'BlackSpace' Partners With NVIDIA, Seeks Crowd Funding. by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2012 @ 6:14 a.m. PDT. BlackSpace is a unique form of real-time strategy, combining elements of action with an emphasis on economic and defensive efficiency. Players will ...
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Indiewire's Crowdfunding Market: Help Digitize 100 Miles of Old Film
Indie Wire
Indiewire's Crowdfunding Market scours Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and other crowdfunding sites to find awesome films looking for distribution and outreach funds and filmmaking tools that deserve your support. Because these projects will be for films and ...
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Creative Audio Archive crowdfunding 15-year archive of Chicago's underground ...
Tiny Mix Tapes
The Wire is spreading the news about a new crowdfunding initiative to help preserve 15 years worth of sound archives documenting the Chicago underground music scene from 1981 to 1996. Diligently compiled by Malachi Ritscher, a fixture at Chicago ...
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Bolstr Launches at Finovate - Brings Crowdfunding to Main Street
Crowdsourcing.org
The team at Bolstr launched the first investment-based crowdfunding platform for main street small businesses at Finovate – "a two-day showcase of the best new innovations in financial and banking technology." Bolstr takes a local approach to ...
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