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The Key To Crowdfunding Success: Be An Attractive Woman

If life isn’t unfair enough, The Atlantic noted that beautiful people attract more crowdfunding money than those that are not. Thin, white attractive women gain more donations than heavier, darker women or men. Men who donate to attractive women tend … Continue reading

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Free Film Crowdfunding Handbook

Film financing is a big crowdfunding category. It was the first category on Indiegogo and is the second largest category on Kickstarter, raising over $209.5 million for more than 35,000 projects to date. “Filmmmakers who used Indiegogo to crowdfund their … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Hollywood

Remember the sh*tstorm surrounding Zach Braff’s crowdfunding venture for his film Wish I Was Here? Braff spent as much time defending the fact that he was using donations (as opposed to giving his “investors” some upside) as he did making … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding for a Cause

Movie star Karen Black (“Easy Rider,” “Five Easy Pieces”), 73, was first diagnosed with ampullary cancer in November 2010. With little savings and living on a pension, she has turned to the crowdfunding website GoFundMe to raise up to $22,000 … Continue reading

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