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Crowdfunding For Buggy Whips

Will the crowd support any idea? Like buggy whips, video stores have been relegated to the dustbin of history, and yet, one in Florida is crowdfunding so you can still have access to “Song of the South, Krampus, Life of … Continue reading

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Ransomware Crowdfunding Scam: BEWARE!

BEWARE of a new ransomware that is “crowdfunding” bitcoins, claiming to be a charity. The The so-called “Global Poverty Aid Agency” is a group of theives masquerading as a non-profit and encrypting computer files thinly disguised as a non-profit trying … Continue reading

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Fans Crowdfund To The Top of the League Standings

Forget crowdfunding for uniforms. Lincoln City in Ireland crowdfunded to buy the contract of free agent striker Nathan Arnold (IP30,000). The investment has paid off handsomely as Arnold has scored 10 league goals this season putting Lincoln at the top … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Moving Up Film Crowdfunding

The Sundance Film Festival saw another raft of crowdfunded films. Most came from Kickstarter (18), but Indiegogo is now in the race (with 3). Indiegogo said that film funding jumped 123% last year, while Kickstarter’s film business dropped 2%. Don … Continue reading

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D.C. Intra-State Crowdfunding Finds Success

Two talented bakers, a lease and a dream.The remaining ingredient is startup capital. In D.C., the secret sauce may be the EquityEats’ funding portal where any resident or business can ante up fto $10,000 to buy a piece of Bluebird … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Success Breeds Success

Success breeds success. At least that’s what’s happening on the large crowdfunding sites. Kickstarter notes that while first time successful campaigns happen only 38% of the time, those that hit their goals the first time are twice as likely to … Continue reading

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Documentary Filmmakers Discuss Crowdfunding Success

The “Do I Sound Gay” documentary filmmaker and two others on the DOC NYC panel gave hints on their successful crowdfunding campaign, including: if you’re not charismatic, stay off-camera, limited time offers help fuel the “middle” of the campaign when … Continue reading

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