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Crowdfunding Success Explained

If you read between the lines of this article about the co-founder of Kickstarter, you’ll see that the company has made had net income of about $175 million in the last 9 years. Not bad for a guys who started … 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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Crowdfunding Site for Writers

A new crowdfunding site helps authors do two things at once: pre-sell their novel and get noticed by publishers. Although some writers have made a lot of dough (Fifty Shades of Grey has earned over $500M in all of its … Continue reading

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Good Idea?

Proving that any good idea, like crowdfunding, can be abused. http://www.vocativ.com/news/285010/fans-try-crowdfunding-to-get-kanye-west-out-of-53-million-in-debt/

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Crowd Funding Quiz

Crowd funding quiz: What is the most successful fund raising art form on Kickstarter? (A) Film; (B) Music; (C) Dance; or (D) Transmedia? According to the Washington Post, it’s (surprise!) dance, where more than 70% of campaigns succeed. http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/kickstarter-for-dance-choreographers-could-be-a-gold-mine/2012/08/23/62329816-ea6c-11e1-a80b-9f898562d010_story.html

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