Wednesday, September 26, 2012

CrowdfundingNews 9/26/12

Crowdfunding News 9/26/12
How to make the best crowdfunding pitch
Washington Post (blog)
The Securities and Exchange Commission is drafting regulations for crowdfunding – a not yet legal practice allowing companies to sell stakes to large numbers of small investors, potentially online. Startups looking to pursue those dollars will need to ...
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National Crowdfunding Association Partners with Equity Advertising Ventures to ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Crowdfunding Association today announced that it has partnered with Equity Advertising Ventures, a San Diego-based marketing and communications firm, to create enhanced marketing campaigns in ...
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Gambitious Launches, Brings Equity and Donation Crowdfunding to Video Games
Crowdsourcing.org
While pledges can be made by anyone over 18 years old, the equity crowdfunding model is open primarily to individuals in the European Union. The platform's FAQ section stresses that all potential investors outside of the E.U. must first conduct the ...
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Crowdsourcing.org
Kickstarter Will Not Save Artists From the Entertainment Industry's Shackles
Slate Magazine
Just like Wikipedia redefined the process of creating an encyclopedia, this poster child of the crowdfunding revolution could redefine how dreamers raise funds for their next gadget or film—and perhaps even beget a cultural renaissance. All of this ...
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Slate Magazine
Silicon Valley Debates the Do's and Don'ts of Equity Crowdfunding
Xconomy
Crowdfunding may be familiar to you in the form of existing websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the online forums where artists or inventors can appeal for financial support from people who like their ideas. In return for their dough, contributors ...
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Napa Chamber's October summit to highlight crowdfunding
Napa Valley Register
What on earth is crowd funding? According to Wikipedia, "Crowd funding or crowdfunding (alternately crowd financing, equity crowdfunding or hyper funding) describes the collective effort of individuals who network and pool their resources, usually via ...
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Scientist Ethan Perlstein Wants To Crowdfund A 'Meth Lab'
TPM
But Ethan Perlstein, an evolutionary pharmacologist and independent research fellow at Princeton University in New Jersey, is about to launch a crowdfunding effort asking online donors for a collective sum of $25,000 to fund what he calls his own "meth ...
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TPM
Ticketing News: Artful.ly Open Sources, Picatic Crowdfunds, Eventbrite x Apple ...
hypebot.com
Fractured Atlas recently open sourced their nonprofit-oriented ticketing, donations and contacts platform Artful.ly. Picatic is now offering a crowdfunding feature called EventTilt to test for event demand. And Eventbrite is helping mainstream mobile ...
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Five healthcare startups that should have crowdfunding pitches on MedStartr
MedCity News
Health startups are always looking for money so what better solution than a crowdfunding site that understands the complexity of the industry. These five startups are good candidates for MedStartr campaigns. If you need help getting started, check out ...
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