Crowdfunding sites offer a variety of services tailored to a startup’s particular needs and objectives.
Part two in a six part series from Tucker Max about how crowdfunding is going to change everything, especially when it comes to startups
In part one of a six-part series, Tucker Max explains how crowdfunding will change everything.
If you’re thinking about turning to crowdfunding to raise money for your project, you may have questions about where to start and what you can do to ensure that your campaign is a success. Earlier this month, we sat in on a crowdfunding panel at VidCon to glean some advice from experts. Check out their tips after the jump.
Last week, Kickstarter responded to criticism over its handling of a controversial “seduction guide” that seemed to advocate violence against women by apologizing and donating $25,000 to the group RAINN.
Kickstarter has faced allegations of elitism for its aggressive curation of projects hosted on its crowdfunding platform, but this week the company is apologizing for facilitating the funding of a crass guide for straight men to get laid.
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Press coverage of Donald Trump’s foray into crowdfunding with FundAnything has said Trump wants to open crowdfunding up to the masses. Which got us thinking about which crowdfunding sites have the most favorable terms for users.
Can Silicon Valley Beat Poverty with Crowdfunding? (SocialTimes)
Benevolent, a crowdfunding site that helps economically needy individuals pay for one-time items they need to work, is expanding beyond a Chicago beta into several additional markets including Detroit and Silicon Valley. While Silicon Valley tech workers are well compensated, the tech industry has brought many transient workers to San Jose, where the cost of living is 50 percent higher than the national average.
Benevolent, a crowdfunding site that helps economically needy individuals buy one-time items, is expanding beyond a Chicago beta into several additional markets including Detroit and Silicon Valley.