News and events

Maltese Crowdfunded Film Nominated for an Emmy
10 Apr 2017 - 13:00
Author: Times of Malta
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 - 12:56
News item

A film produced by a Maltese national studying in the US has been shortlisted for an Emmy award, a prize cherished by directors across the globe.

video game crowdfunding culture
10 Apr 2017 - 11:30
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 - 11:30
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In development since 2011 and slated to be out some time this year, Cloud Imperium Games' Star Citizen recently passed $146 million in

A World Tour of Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns
9 Apr 2017 - 12:45
Author: Crowdfunding Insider
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 - 12:40
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Nathan Rose is the Director of Assemble Advisory, an agency which specializes in helping businesses raise equity through crowdfunding. Originally from New Zealand, Nathan constantly crisscrosses the planet and speaks to entrepreneurs from around the world who have had success with equity crowdfunding.

Here's how to spot a fake crowdfunding page crowdfunding culture
4 Apr 2017 - 11:00
Author: BBC
Posted: 4 Apr 2017 - 11:03
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More needs to be done to protect people from fraudulent crowdfunding pages, the Fundraising Regulator has exclusively told the BBC.

Policy Action proposals to facilitate the use of Crowdfunding for Culture
3 Apr 2017 - 16:00
Author: Crowdfunding4Culture
Posted: 3 Apr 2017 - 16:13
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On 9th March 2017, Crowdfunding4Culture invited members of the public, crowdfunding platforsms as well as creatives and cultural organisation to join a public consultation on the use of crowdfunding for culture in Europe.

Crowdfunding to become de-facto funding method for councils
2 Apr 2017 - 16:00
Author: Catapult Future Cities
Posted: 2 Apr 2017 - 16:03
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A report released by Future Cities Catapult claims that in the future, crowdfunding will become the de-facto method to assign council resources and budget to local projects.

30 Mar 2017 - 12:00 to 4 May 2017 - 22:00
Author: Crowdfunder UK
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 - 22:11

Crowdfunder and Origin Housing are bringing people together to build stronger communities in North London and Hertfordshire. 

The fund is primarily for projects that work directly with Origin customers or communities. Whether you are looking to raise £100 for some new gardening tools, or £5,000 to start a new community library, you’re in the right place.

29 Mar 2017 - 15:00
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 - 23:23
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“You can coddle your rage, or you can fully engage.”  ― Tony Cleaver

At midnight on March 31st 2017 the European Commission public consultation “Policy Actions for Cultural & Creative Crowdfunding” will come to an end.

27 Mar 2017 - 19:15
Author: Pocket Gamer
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 - 19:12
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Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has now helped 10,000 games acquired funding since it first launched in 2009.

The platform states that $613 million has been raised across the projects by 2.46 million different people. Of those people, 1.45 million had backed more than one project.

27 Mar 2017 - 19:00
Author: The Star
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 - 19:04
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Crowdfunding sites have been great sources of some of the most innovative products in recent years.

Many people who successfully funded their projects on ­crowdfunding sites have actually gone on to form fairly successful companies – case in point is Peak Design, a company that started out on Kickstarter but has now gone on to successfully retail camera bags and photography accessories.