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Fine For Posing as Jesus Paid Through Crowdfunding

Draw your own conclusions about this: A man in Spain posted a picture of himself on social media posing as Jesus and was sued by a religious brotherhood. The poster “pleaded guilty to a crime against religious sentiment, and was … Continue reading

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Worst Crowdfunding Reward: A Hug?

Crowdfunding rewards have run from a cool new high tech product to a DVD of a horror film. But those who 4,765 backers who donated $661,452 to the Kickstarter campaign for the Marina Abramovic¬†Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art … Continue reading

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Portal Patreon Cuts Back On NSFW Content

A “patron” is a person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, cause, or activity. Patreon is a crowdfunding portal that permits people to make subscription payments to artists that they want to support. While¬† its terms … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Lessons From Success

Chris Robley, a musician who crowdfunded his latest album, gives an honest assessment of what he would have done differently in his successful crowdfunding campaign, including: build in more time for the lead up to the campaign; don’t spend a … Continue reading

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Another Hollywood Crowdfunding Campaign

If you want a chance to work with Bill Murray, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum and other stars in a new Wes Anderson animated film, you may want to donate to Anderson’s crowdfunding “raffle.” The donations will be used to preserve … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding As Coca Cola Capitalism

Who says Coca Cola capitalism doesn’t work? At this point, there’s really nothing new about a video game company trying to raise capital via crowdfunding. Unless that company is in Cuba. The independent development studio, Empty Head Games, is using … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Helps Anime Hair Salon

Slow news day, so you should know about OFF-Kai (which means “a real-life get-together between friends who primarily interact online”) the new anime hair salon in Tokyo that raised Y300,000 via crowdfunding. The beauty parlor caters to young men/women who … Continue reading

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