Tag: crowdfunding

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Kickstarter: ‘We take accountability very seriously…’

The buzz around crowdfunding is also sparking some tough questions for Kickstarter, particularly around what happens if someone running a Kickstarter project fails to deliver on their promises.
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US crowdfunding for startups edges closer… with restrictions

JOBS Act provisions eases restrictions, up to issuers to make sure investors are accredited.
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Murder By Death: Kickstarter is about more than funding

Musicians were among the first to crowdfund projects on Kickstarter, although Palmer's $1.2m campaign has given the idea greater prominence.
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Dizzyjam merch service turns to crowdfunding to raise £100k

"We feel that crowdfunding really suits what we’re doing and is an ideal way for us to raise the investment we need to help grow our business," says MD Neil Cocker in a statement.
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Dizzyjam merch service turns to crowdfunding to raise £100k

"We feel that crowdfunding really suits what we’re doing and is an ideal way for us to raise the investment we need to help grow our business," says MD Neil Cocker in a statement.
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Crowdfunding wasn’t a $1.5bn business in 2011

A report from the Crowdfunding.org website claiming that crowdfunding sites raised $1.5bn in 2011 has spawned numerous headlines.
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Ginger Wildheart raises £200k on PledgeMusic

The phrase 'Ginger Wildheart triple album' may not trip off the tongue - although we loved the Wildhearts in their heyday - but that's what the band's frontman is working on. Read more...
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Ginger Wildheart raises £200k on PledgeMusic

The phrase 'Ginger Wildheart triple album' may not trip off the tongue - although we loved the Wildhearts in their heyday - but that's what the band's frontman is working on.
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Indiegogo raises $15m to fuel its crowdfunding ambitions

Kickstarter may seize most of the crowdfunding headlines in 2012, but there are rivals out there. Indiegogo has just announced a $15m funding round (yes, from VCs rather than its users) which represents a big step up from...
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Amanda Palmer hits $1m

With a few days to spare, Amanda Palmer has sailed past $1m in crowd funding for her new album project.
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Amanda Palmer closes in on $1m in Kickstarter funding

With just three days to go before her May-long Kickstarter round closes, Amanda Palmer has raised $950,000 on the funding site.
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Kickstarter promises better project discovery features

Kickstarter crowdfunding has been exploding in prominence this year, but finding projects can still be a challenge.