Tag Archives: Amanda Palmer

Crowdfunded Film About Crowdfunding

The documentary film “Kickstarted” that was crowdfunded and is about crowdfunding on Kickstarter is now playing on Vimeo. After raising $87,000 for production costs, the filmmakers followed “a musician, a filmmaker and a pair of inventors as they pursue their … Continue reading

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Is There An Art To Crowdfunding?

The queen of crowdfunding continues to make a living off of asking people for money. Amanda Palmer, who raised over $1 million to fund her recent album, is now out with a book on how to ask people to give … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Can be Lucrative

Kickstarter founder Yancy Strickler notes, among other things, that: it was not wrong to feel betrayed if you donated to Occulus Rift just before it was sold to Facebook for $2 Billion and you didn’t even get your headset yet; … Continue reading

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Amanda F***g Palmer Crowdfunding Documentary

One of the issues that the SEC’s proposed crowdfunding regulations address is “use of proceeds.” The disclosure document to potential investors is supposed to state with some specificity what the issuer plans to do with the money it raises. Rewards-based … Continue reading

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The Shame of Crowdfunding

As noted previously, the crowd funding phenomena has created a new class of consultants who, according to a WSJ article, get 5% to 13% of the net take and have earned  $20-30,000 per year. These professionals create buzz about their … Continue reading

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Top 5 Most Controversial Kickstarter Projects

The top 5 most controversial Kickstarter projects. The video speaks for itself: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CA1_B5ebcj8

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The Crowd Will Set You Free

Give your work away and the crowd will support you. The Gospel According to Amanda Palmer: “So I fought my way off my label and for my next project with my new band, the Grand Theft Orchestra, I turned to … Continue reading

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