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New Crowdfunding Study Starting

You can help determine what makes crowdfunding tick. Prof. Ethan Mollick, a leading crowdfunding scholar at Wharton, is conducting a new study about crowdfunding hrough Kickstarter. Although he has listed a number of questions on his webpage, it appears that … Continue reading

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Established Sales Portal Turns to Crowdfunding

Etsy, the artsy website that permits people to sell their crafts and artwork, intends, according to the Wall Streeet Journal, to let their sellers use the portal to raise money to fund new projects. The site, which has 1.4 million … Continue reading

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Crowd-Filming?

Too far? Non-profit Borscht Corp, an open-source collaborative dedicated to telling Miami stories, is attempt to crowd-film a remake of Brian DePalma’s Scarface¬†(which they note is, itself a remake of Howard Hawk’s 1932 picture of the same name) by having … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Pioneer Interviewed

Crowdfunding pioneer Yancy Strickler, founder of Kickstarter, was interview last night by Charlie Rose. Kickstarter, founded in 2009, hit $1 Billion in pledges last week and continues to grow, but has eschewed equity crowdfunding. Strickler notes that a million dollars … Continue reading

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The Equity Crowdfunding Filter

Equity crowd funding platforms appear to be more discerning about which companies they will list than others. Kickstarter will list pretty much any creative project that doesn’t violate its guidelines. However, Seedrs in the UK carefully curates its listings. Due … Continue reading

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