Crowdfunding, Past Campaigns

Retake Mass Effect Childs Play – Crowdfunding Campaign

The Retake Mass Effect movement was based on the dissatisfaction of fans with the ending of the third blockbuster game release and wanted it to be changed/modified so they would have more options about how the story ends. More about the game: Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect games are based

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Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing

Top 6 Crowdfunding Trends for 2017

Powered by tinkerers, inventors and dreamers all over the world, the crowdfunding industry is poised to make even more of an impact in 2017. Last year saw products spanning a wide range of categories, from the Pilot instant translation device and Paralenz 4K diving camera to the Montessori-inspired Cubetto coding

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Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding: Is it a Threat to VCs?

It’s difficult to make the case that venture capitalist (VCs) are threatened by the crowdfunding phenomenon. Incubators such as YCombinator and Techstars imply no shortage of entrepreneurs in the startup pipeline fiercely competing for the opportunity to draw from the vast coffers of their experienced, sophisticated, and wealthy VC mentors.

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Crowdfunding

The Inherent Dangers of the Crowdfunding Casino

I’ve been a fan of Kickstarter (and Indiegogo) for quite some time. I’ve backed some bigger project — as well as some smaller ones — and I’ve been generally happy overall. Like many that use crowdfunding, I understand the risks that come along with it — the promises that may be broken,

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Crowdfunding, Fintech

Trump’s Economic Plans Suggest New Opportunities for Equity Crowdfunding Business

Whether you like his political agenda or not, President Donald Trump has clearly altered and energized today’s business climate. His plan to deregulate the commercial capital sector suggests a host of new growth opportunities for entrepreneurs and early-stage business operators, who currently depend on crowd-based capital to move their projects

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