Tag Archives: YouTube

Alt-Right Sites Help Crowdfunders, Others

If you think that the Silicon Valley liberals are overreaching, then there are alternatives to go to. For example, if Kickstarter has banned your product, crowdfund on Hatreon. Other alternative sites, catering primarily to “right minded” folks include: Real(dot)Video that … Continue reading

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YouTube Insists Crowfunders Monetize First

Google’s YouTube is clamping down on filmmakers and game companies that want to link to their own crowdfunding sites like Patreon. YouTube has recently changed its policy and now requires that the video posted permit YouTube approved advertising before YouTube … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding YouTube Celebrity Screws Fans

Here’s another way to get screwed via crowdfunding: A YouTube celebrity in Japan with over 2.2 million fans, Hikaru, sold “shares” in himself on a platform called Valu. Fans paid cash for tokens on the Valu exchange called VA’s. The … Continue reading

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Studio Backs Away From Suing Crowdfunder

Star Trek director J.J. Abrams disclosed that Paramount Pictures will soon be dropping its lawsuit against a crowdfunded fan film. The Kickstarter funded ($600,000) to-be-produced movie was being sued for copyright infringement, which got Paramount a lot of bad publicity … Continue reading

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Cynical Crowdfunding or Good Marketing?

Want to sell more products? Get behind a public policy issue and set up a crowdfunding site so donors can buy your stuff for a cause. That’s what Wolfcom Body Cameras has done. Working off the outcry for fair policing, … Continue reading

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Where To Find Accredited Investors

Crowdfunders who advertise or solicit publicly need to find verified accredited investors. If you want to reach Ultra High Net Worth investors (having a net worth of between $5 million to $25 million) with your crowdfunding campaign, where do you … Continue reading

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False and Misleading? April Fools Joke Results in Stock Moves

When is a joke actionable? How about the folks who bought 400,000 shares of Tesla right after it issued a press release about its new product the Tesla Model W? Although it was an April Fools joke, the buyers who … Continue reading

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