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Crowdfunding Fraud Is Funny

This must be the ultimate FU to crowdfunding donors: 3 guys who crowdfunded more than $70,000 to make a movie, then blew it on luxury goods, trips and women. And filmed it. Actually, that’s the plotline of “It’s All Good” … Continue reading

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If It’s A Hit, Crowdfunders Get Zero

Another celebrity Kickstarter movie is going to hit theaters shortly. It’s Zach Braff’s (Scrubs, remember?) “Wish I Were Here” that raised over $3.1 million and was bought by Universal’s (Comcast) Focus Features for a reported $2.75 million. Don’t know if … Continue reading

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Amanda F***g Palmer Crowdfunding Documentary

One of the issues that the SEC’s proposed crowdfunding regulations address is “use of proceeds.” The disclosure document to potential investors is supposed to state with some specificity what the issuer plans to do with the money it raises. Rewards-based … Continue reading

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A Little Crowd Funding Schadenfraude

For those seeking some crowd funding schadenfraude, 90’s TV star Melissa Joan Hart (“Sabrina, The Teenaged Witch”), closed her $2.0 million crowd funding project early after garnering only $51,000. Unlike Zach Braff, Hart was unable to raise the funding for … Continue reading

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