Tag Archives: Canada

Making A Living Crowdfunding

Can you earn a living through crowdfunding? It appears that at least Professor Jordan Peterson can. The controversial University of Toronto academic is apparently earning about C$50,000 per MONTH through crowdfunding his YouTube videos. Peterson made headlines last fall when … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding As A Blood Sport

Kickstarter just suspended a campaign that draws your blood as you lose a video game. The Blood Sport game hacks the Nintendo Rumble Pak gaming controller and an Arduino brain. When you take a virtual “hit,” the controller shakes and … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Portal Partners With Canadian Film Accelerator

Crowdfunding web portal Indiegogo has, according to Variety, partnered with Canadian Film Centre, the country‚Äôs premiere accelerator of professional film, TV, acting, music, and digital media talent, to provide CFC’ers with support and discounted crowdfunding fees. This continues IGG’s push … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Fraud Mitigation

U.S. state securities regulators may want to take a lesson from their Canadian counterparts. Provincial authorities will provide a free pre-filing review of a crowd funding offering memoranda to identify any significant issues before it is used. The National Crowdfunding … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding With Bitcoins

Crowd funders are now moving into the nether world of finance by asking for and accepting bitcoins. Recently, the producers of a biopic about the whistleblower/traitor (you decide) Edward Snowden, have abandoned their own pledge website for Kickstarter. They note … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding That Angers Canadians

I had to post this unusual article. It’s unusual because (i) it’s by an angry Canadian who (ii) says impolite things about rich Hollywood companies and actors that he believes are abusing the crowdfunding system that is meant for those … Continue reading

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To What End?

The crowdfunding infrastructure continues to grow as CNBC reports the organization of the World Crowdfund Federation consisting of crowdfunding associations in the United States, Canada, Nigeria, Australia, Israel, India and Brazil. Whether this group will be able to help issuers … Continue reading

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