On Wednesday 25th September the Autumn conference of the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) took place at the London Offices of Ernst and Young or E&Y as...
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we make the transformation from traditional fundraising to online
crowdfunding, it’s always entertaining to take a walk down memory lane…
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over 300 or so crowdfunding platforms operating around the world,
turning to the crowd for finance is a rapidly growing area. Alas, the...
0 replies - 516 views - 09/19/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
DIY Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly popular choice for those
seeking to raise funds for the organisation or project. In this process
0 replies - 876 views - 09/14/13 by Daniela Castrataro in Articles
What happens when you say goodbye to your routine and do what you have been wanting to do for a very long time? This playful video shows how this dynamic duo...
0 replies - 556 views - 09/13/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
The rise of crowdfunding, coupled with the emergence of Bitcoin, has made a significant dent in the way we interact and use money online.
A new report by...
0 replies - 824 views - 09/09/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
After the tremendous success of last year’s event, we’re back with another edition of Crowdfuture,
the biggest Italian event on crowdfunding. Crowdfuture...
0 replies - 507 views - 09/09/13 by Daniela Castrataro in Articles
Last month I wrote about an Australian site
that was aiming to crowdfund medical procedures for users of the site.
As a concept I didn’t think it...
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Musk is well known for his sense of flair. The owner of SpaceX and
Telsa outdid himself last month however with plans for his Hyperloop...
0 replies - 742 views - 09/05/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Few weeks ago the news came out that ATB Financial, a Canadian bank, has joined the crowdfunding market, launching a reward-based crowdfunding platform called...
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In recent days Indiegogo have been indulging in a bit of mischievous disinformation. Their announcement that the Ubuntu Edge campaign
had “broken the world...
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buildOn Breaks the Cycle of Poor Education
Step 1: Watch this video
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These are the facts:
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people around the western world are struggling to cope with life after
the credit crunch. Youth unemployment is incredibly high, which...
0 replies - 774 views - 08/18/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
On Tuesday I was in Edinburgh to attend the RunRev
crowdfunding seminar where Kevin Miller, CEO of RunRev, went through in
detail the steps involved with...
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that long ago stories would regularly emerge around the supposed death
of the high street. The narrative would usually go that big
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Funding Circle – a UK based Peer 2 Peer crowdlending platform – has announced
that it is expanding the type of organisations it will broker loans
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seems at the moment that there are crowdfunding sites popping up all
the time. Earlier this year, UK innovation group Nesta created a
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sites have spread their tentacles into ever wider areas, whether that’s
funding civic projects or university education. An interesting...
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The sharing economy has grown massively over the past few years, with companies such as Lyft and AirBnB making big waves in their respective...
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has been one of the social stories of 2013, both for the funding of
private projects and civic ones. Indeed crowdfunding has even...
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