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This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
'Future of Now': The Convergence of Social Media, Crowdfunding and Tech

'Future of Now': The Convergence of Social Media, Crowdfunding and Tech

An interview with Social Media Week founder Toby Daniels.
This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch

This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch

Kickstarter project Flag will print and send you physical copies of your digital photos at no cost, but there's a small catch.
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it?
Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million

Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform secured a hefty pile of cash which it will use to grow globally and make its platform more mobile-friendly.
Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate.
Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project.
Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.
Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.
Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. CrowdsUnite aims to cut through the confusion by providing a comprehensive review site of all the available options.
Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

Good companies are always desirable, but the level of demand right now is unprecedented.
If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion

If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion

While Indiegogo CEO and co-founder Slava Rubin has made a successful business out of giving his fellow entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their work, he has had his fair share of missteps in achieving that mission.
You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

With 'Indiegogo Outpost,' you can raise money from the crowd without having to direct any web traffic away from your own website.
Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.
How to Get Publicity for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Get Publicity for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Media coverage for your crowdfunding project will help attract backing and build brand awareness. Learn how you can get the press interested in your project.
10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

Whether you're looking to raise some funds or invest in a project, here are some things to know about platforms such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo .
States Charge Ahead With Their Own Crowdfunding Laws

States Charge Ahead With Their Own Crowdfunding Laws

Michigan is the latest in a series of states to make moves to pass intrastate equity crowdfunding legislation.
Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

Don’t let a little thing like a lack of funds hold your startup ambitions back.
How to Use Video to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Use Video to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Campaigns that use videos have a significantly higher success rate and raise more money than those that don't. Find out what your videos should contain to bring in the backers
Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)

Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)

Before getting involved in crowdfunding, gather inspiration from big successes and learn from major scams.

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