an increasing number of platforms offering customers the ability to
feedback on the services they enjoy. Some even offer customers and
0 replies - 728 views - 07/16/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Last month I covered
the growing number of sites that are aiming to help students to fund
their university education. Foremost amongst such platforms...
0 replies - 681 views - 07/11/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The future of manufacturing has been a hot topic recently. With many western economies looking to re-calibrate after the financial crash, the likes of...
0 replies - 1775 views - 07/06/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Sure crowdfunding is a great tool that has helped fund a Siberian Animal Shelterand a youth leadership group promoting green living, but did you know it’s...
0 replies - 2481 views - 07/06/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
This week Crowdfunder
announced an ambitious project called the “Crowdfund Cornwall
Campaign”. The principle behind the scheme is to run 100...
0 replies - 663 views - 07/01/13 by Daniela Castrataro in Articles
Just two months in and Spacehive's partnership with Experian and ATCM is already fuelling a host of town-brightening projects.
We've seen pledges from £500...
0 replies - 955 views - 06/30/13 by Chris Gourlay in Articles
[by Tim Wright, twintangibles] A little while back I was asked by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
to provide the closing keynote to the inaugural CROWD...
0 replies - 2294 views - 06/28/13 by Daniela Castrataro in Articles
The date is March 23rd,
1983. Former President Ronald Reagan had just delivered his “Star Wars”
missile defense speech, a project to shoot down any...
0 replies - 491 views - 06/25/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
You have a dream. A goal. A
vision. A labor of love. You have the tenacity to see it through,
attract the right team of people to make it happen and the...
0 replies - 656 views - 06/24/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
is stretching its tenticles into an ever increasing array of areas.
One area of particular interest is that of student finance. ...
0 replies - 612 views - 06/19/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
going for a nice, long run this morning, I realized that my usual
workout has similarities to crowdfunding. I also realized I need new
0 replies - 1138 views - 06/17/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
Last week we were invited in Brussels to give a
presentation at a major event organised by the European Commission, DG
Internal Market and Services...
0 replies - 1120 views - 06/12/13 by Daniela Castrataro in Articles
Recently I wrote about the seemingly unstoppable rise of civic crowdfunding platforms. A directory of such sites operating in the UK counted 31 platforms...
0 replies - 814 views - 06/11/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
A creative way to finance an adventure
Have you ever wanted to talk philosophy in the Latin Quarter? Sip wine in Vienna’s ravishing vineyards? Investigate...
0 replies - 1261 views - 06/11/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
Whilst it could be argued that crowdfunding a new skyscraper in Colombia is pretty cool, I think it’s fair to say that by far the coolest crowdfunded project...
0 replies - 856 views - 05/31/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Crowdfunding is undoubtedly in the midst of a wave of publicity at
the moment, be it through commercial sites such as Kickstarter, or the
0 replies - 542 views - 05/23/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
I wrote about a novel project being run in Bogota, Columbia that is
attempting to crowdsource the funding of a new skyscraper. The Prodigy...
0 replies - 566 views - 05/22/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
A short while back we wrote The Complete A-Z of Crowdfunding,
which received some very positive feedback so we thought hey, why not
make it a permanent...
0 replies - 1153 views - 05/21/13 by Dan Salganik in Articles
Crowdfunding has really taken off over the past year, with the likes of Kickstarter building on the work done by the microfinance industry to create a...
0 replies - 930 views - 05/16/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The move away from obtaining finance from mainstream sources has been
a constant one over the past decade. We’ve seen the microfinance
0 replies - 749 views - 05/13/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles