Tag Archives: Wired

Crowdfunder Gets Amazon Buyout

Another crowdfunder has hit it big, leaving its donors in the proverbial dust. Blink, one of the first wireless security cameras, raised $200,000 in a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign back in 2014, later to raise up to $1 million there pre-selling … Continue reading

Posted in accredited investor, balance, checkbook, Congress, Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Legislative Intent, Small Business, technology, VC, Venture Capital, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

British Crowdfunding Favourites

(Note the spelling of the title). UK Wired’s favorite crowdfunding stories from 2013 include: 3 Doodler, a $50 pen lets you draw three-dimensional shapes using a special plastic ‘ink’ that hardens almost as soon as it is released from the … Continue reading

Posted in Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Small Business, Uncategorized, Venture Capital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crowdfunding Secrets Revealed !

In this edition of CROWD FUNDING NEWS, I interviewed Corey Rosen, Director of Creative Marketing for Tippett Studio (www.tippett.com), a visual effects studio for major feature motion pictures (Ted, Breaking Dawn, The Smurfs). Tippett Studio, located in the San Francisco … Continue reading

Posted in Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Film, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Small Business, Uncategorized, Venture Capital, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robotic Crowdfunding

Yes, you can raise money by crowdfunding, but is it the best way to do that? A recent Wired article suggests that some companies may be missing out on the strategic value add that comes from a respected VC team … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, FINRA, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Legislative Intent, SEC, Small Business, Venture Capital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tipping or Evolving?

An article in Wired today wonders if crowdfunding is at a tipping point of either fizzling out or becoming endemic. One the one hand, Kickstarter is the big dog in the yard and few sites (perhaps Indiegogo) really compete head … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Film, FINRA, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Legislative Intent, SEC, Small Business, Venture Capital, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment