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Crowdfunding Portals Worry About Reputational Risk

Indiegogo and GoFundMe have pulled campaigns for police officers accused in publicized shootings recently due to “violations” of their terms of service or “failure to meet standards.” IndieGoGo won’t permit campaigns that “…raise funds for illegal activities, …cause harm to … Continue reading

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Does Spike Lee Deliver?

After taking a lot of flak from the film crowdfunding community for using his celebrity status to raise “other people’s money” to shoot his next movie, the film has recently premiered at the American Black ¬†Film Festival. (Here’s Mr. Lee … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know How Much Money I Have !

Spike Lee, who thought he was going to get a free 6 minute plug for his Kickstarter campaign, testily refutes Bloomberg reporters’ suggestions that he doesn’t need the money and is taking potential funding away from struggling film makers. Although … Continue reading

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