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VC Unicorn Crowdfunds News Operation

Would you donate to a crowdfunding effort by a Silicon Valley Unicorn? BuzzFeed News, a private venture capital backed company valued at over $1.7 Billion, is, according to the Wall Street Journal, planning to ask readers to donate “between $5 … Continue reading

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Get A Crowdfunding Certificate!

How do you make money from crowdfunding without crowdfunding? Teach about crowdfunding. Raindance, a UK, educational-production company, notes that 60% of all film crowdfunding campaigns fail. To “help” struggling artists, it is offering a GBP249 course on how to do … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Based On a Higher Authority

Based on the Buddist model of unconditional giving called “dana,” a new crowdfunding web portal is launching for filmmakers and artists known as dana.io. The portal is NOT charging a fee to crowdfunders, but instead is asking for contributions. ¬†Kickstarter, … Continue reading

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Proof of Equity Crowdfunding Concept

While Kickstarter had another incredible year, with 3 million people ¬†pledging $480 million, that site is a different model than one that does equity crowdfunding. Kickstarter is essentially a pre-sale model for folks who want some sort of product, be … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Myths Explained (Sort Of)

IndieGoGo has published its “Top 10 Myths About Crowdfunding,” trying to debunk a number of recent criticisms. Because most campaigns do not reach their funding goal, IGG explains that this isn’t failure, it’s a learning experience. While its been proven … Continue reading

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