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Crowdfunding Consultants Don’t Add Much

As more crowdfunding campaigns are failing to raise their targeted amounts (66% this year vs. 50% last year), more startups are turning to PR firms, Twitter masters and other types of “experts” who promise to raise the campaign’s profile to … Continue reading

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Pedophile Drug Crowdfunding Campaign Hits Wall

Scientists have been using crowdfunding to fund their research as government resources tighten. However, Swedish researchers have come up short of their campaign to raise funds for a new drug that they hope will stop pedophiles. The group has raised … Continue reading

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Pay to Play: New Rules for Crowdfunding Publicity

Scary! The number of horror films that are seeking crowdfunding and free publicity from horror fan websites such as HorrorNewsdotnet has gotten so large that the website is requiring any crowdfunder who wants a mention on the site to buy … Continue reading

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Advice For Startups

If you believe that following someone else’s path to success is helpful, then Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups may be worth noting. They include: be obsessed; know what you’re good at; keep your nose to the grindstone; no offices; … Continue reading

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