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crowdfunding report; 2017; IDEA Consult; Reshaping the crowd's engagement in culture; main findings; cultural and creative sector;
5 Aug 2017 - 11:00
Author: IDEA Consult
Posted: 5 Aug 2017 - 11:04
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Below you can find a few infographics capturing the some of the findings deriving from the study "Reshaping the crowd's engagement in culture". To access the full report, please click here








crowdfunding4culture; report; final study; 2017; crowdfunding; access to finance; alternative finance; business models; audience development; crowdsourcing; co-creating; marketing; community building; IDEA Consult; European Crowdfunding Network; fundraising; matchfunding; engagement; cultural and creative industries;
31 Jul 2017 - 13:30
Author: IDEA Consult, European Crowdfunding Network & Ecorys on behalf of DG EAC
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 - 13:26
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Reshaping the crowd’s engagement in culture - Study

31 Jul 2017 - 07:30
Author: ENVATO
Posted: 9 Aug 2017 - 07:35
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So you’ve taken the first steps to creating a crowdfunding campaign. You’ve read the resources, planned out a budget, put your draft together and now it’s time to film your pitch video.

29 Jul 2017 - 21:30
Author: Business Inquire
Posted: 1 Aug 2017 - 21:26
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While men continue to dominate the business sector, women are able to start their business from the ground through crowdfunding and are more successful at this method than their male counterparts.

In 2015 and 2016, PricewaterhouseCoopers conducted an analysis of 450,000 seed crowdfunding campaigns in 205 countries. Examples of seed crowdfunding include sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter where people can pitch their entrepreneurial plans and raise the necessary capital for it.

26 Jul 2017 - 15:30
Posted: 1 Aug 2017 - 15:38
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Imagine you're an innovator with a big idea but not a lot of cash to bring the idea to fruition. You spend some of your own money up front to design a cool demo, and then you've got to figure out a way to come up with the rest.

24 Jul 2017 - 09:30
Posted: 8 Aug 2017 - 09:27
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CrowdfundRES is a group of policy recommendations to improve the regulatory and market framework to boost investment in renewable energy across the European Union.

24 Jul 2017 - 09:15
Author: Realnoe Vremya
Posted: 8 Aug 2017 - 09:20
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Russian scientists have successfully launched a new satellite, which is supposed to become the ''brightest star in the night sky'', reports Mirror. The spacecraft named Mayak is the result of a $30,000 crowdfunding campaign by the Moscow State University of Mechanical Engineering (also known as Moscow Polytech).

Identifying the risks of crowdfunding; crowdfunding4culture; risks; investment; IDEA Consult; City AM;
23 Jul 2017 - 15:30
Author: City AM
Posted: 1 Aug 2017 - 15:32
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As with all investments, putting your money into any type of crowdfunding entails a certain level of risk.

But the market offers a wide range of models and terms, risks, and potential returns, so you can take as much risk as you’re comfortable with.

It’s vital that you get familiar with the different areas of crowdfunding before making a decision.

23 Jul 2017 - 09:15
Author: The market Mogul
Posted: 8 Aug 2017 - 09:24
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The alternative finance market in Italy could be at a turning point. The statistics, data and trends of the past 12 months, included in the second Italian report on crowdinvesting, prepared by the Osservatorio del Crowdinvesting of the Politecnico di Milano School of Management, that has been presented on July 12th by Giancarlo Giudici, look all positive. 

23 Jul 2017 - 09:15
Author: Crowdfunding Insider
Posted: 8 Aug 2017 - 09:17
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From almost any standpoint, crowdfunding is one of the most misunderstood subjects in modern history, if people know what it is at all.  Far too many people approach crowdfunding with the mentality of a prospector off to the gold mine to make their fortune; they operate under the mistaken notion that all they need to do launch their campaign and immediately start raising money day and night.

Just a few of the many subsets of this thinking include: