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Crowdfunding Badly Planned Can Look Like Fraud

In a recent round table, scientists discussed why robot crowdfunding campaigns fail. Some reasons were: unpredictability with components and timeframes; ┬ánew unpredicted constraints that occur after funding; lack of substantial planning before funding; and failure to plan for over subscriptions … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Crowdfunding Failure

TechCrunch discusses the how hardware crowdfunders can avoid failure by: not underestimating the move from prototype to production; planning what to do after the money raise; and providing a product that has staying power. http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/10/3-pitfalls-that-can-sink-any-crowdfunded-hardware-startup/

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Avoid Crowdfunding Disasters

Tips on how to avoid a crowdfunding disaster include: have a cynic on the management team who can anticipate how things will go wrong; double your budget for the cost of building your product (remember Murphy’s Law); triple the estimate … Continue reading

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