Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing

What is Crowdsourcing?

With modern corporate operating conditions toughening by day, businesses are obliged to step up their game on various levels to keep up with the pace. Hiring the best marketers, equipping the workforce with contemporary skills and improving public relations can work the magic, but sometimes that’s far from all staying

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Crowdfunding, Fintech

A Look at Kickstarter: CEO Strickler on Success Beyond Successful Crowdfunding

Yancey Strickler, one of the co-founders and current CEO of the largest online crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, argues that crowdfunding may be in crisis, but founders should not be discouraged by failed projects. Yancey grew up on a farm in the state of Virginia, US. He worked as a music critic

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Crowdfunding

How to Gain Targeted Crowdfunding Supporters – The Ultimate Guide

Reality Check 101: Crowdfunding is a $16 billion industry now, and it is just beginning to take shape. But while crowdfunding money can give that extra push you initially need to launch your idea and make it a reality, it’s your pre-crowdfunding marketing that can make or break your campaign.

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Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Guide – Models, Major Players and Success Stories

Crowdfunding is a modern method of funding projects as well as business ventures by raising capital from a large number of people often through Internet-mediated sites. However, crowdfunding can also be executed via mail-order subscriptions and benefits events. The financing strategy is based on three major types of actors. They

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Crowdfunding

6 Easy Ways To Boost Your Pre-crowdfunding Campaign Using Social Media

A major strength of using crowdfunding as your main source of fundraising is the capability of leveraging social media so as to generate extensive support for your project. Even though most pre-crowdfunding campaigns start with the people closest to the project’s creator, social media remains the best strategy for reaching

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Crowdfunding, Fintech

23 Tools and Ideas For A Tight Crowdfunding Budget

“Marketing your crowdfunding idea starts long before you try to launch it.” Attention creators! What is so exciting in a card game about kittens, laser beams, explosions and sometimes goats, and what has it to do with you? In case you missed it, it is a model for successful crowdfunding—right

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Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing, Fintech

8 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes During Prelaunch And How to Avoid Them

Essentially, it goes without saying that the pre-crowdfunding period is the most critical period before taking your campaign online. It is the time when you’re supposed to be drumming up support for your project and building momentum – especially considering that there is not much time for creators to do

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Crowdfunding, Past Campaigns, Wearables

Top 5 Crowdfunded Projects That Tanked Big Time

People usually refer to crowdfunding projects as “campaigns”, and they do so for a good reason. They require meticulous planning, rational resource allocation, consistent execution, and the awareness that even the best-laid plans may not live to realise initial contact with customers. Indeed, there are many successful crowdfunding campaigns that

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Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing, Fintech

Crowdfunding Industry so Big, It’s Mainstream Now

Investors agree that scale is what determines how profitable a crowdfunding platform should be; and considering that many have recorded steady and even remarkable growth since the beginning of the concept in the early-to-mid 2000s – targeting multiple industries, implementing different types of funding models, new platforms launching across the

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Crowdfunding, General, News

Top 10 Child Inventors Who Had the World at Their Feet

The innocence, mystery, and wonder of children, combined with the absence of adult responsibilities that gobble up mental space, are just some of the things that make children amazingly imaginative and resourceful. But some kids are born with a unique outlook that goes beyond imagination, and in some cases, they

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