The HeritaGE lOTTERY fUND offered a match of 25% of National Lottery support towards heritage projects between £4,000 and £40,000 in size. However, one year on from the announcement of the pilot programme.
A container of plastic garbage pulled into Stockholm a couple of weeks ago. Then the garbage was dumped onto the floor of the National Museum of Science and Technology, in a big dusty pile. On purpose.
And a global crowdfunding campaign helped pay for it.
Two Brittany communes have called on residents to help fund works by joining crowd-funding campaigns which give a double benefit: a project that boosts the town and a financial bonus for the residents who invest.
In a move designed to firmly establish the credibility of the investment crowdfunding sector in Germany, the German Crowdfunding Association announced that its 21 member platforms have adopted common, and quite stringent standards for reporting to investors. These definitely raise the bar for crowdfunding standards internationally. Read more on Crowdfunding Insider below.
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) issued guidance regarding the regulatory treatment of lending- and investment-based crowdfunding models last fall. The guidance meant to provide an overview of the conditions and circumstances under which the crowdfunding platform operator, investors or project sponsors seeking financing might fall in a regulatory or licensing requirement.
The annual NICE Award,aims to promote innovations from the cultural and creative sectors, especially those that spill over into the wider economy and society. The winners are decided by an independent jury.
The deadline for the online submission of all applications is 30th April 2017 midnight.
The 2017 jury consists of:
• Anne Stenros, Chief Design Officer Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (Head of Jury)
In just about every cultural medium, whether movies or music or books or the visual arts, digital technology is letting in new voices, creating new formats for exploration, and allowing fans and other creators to participate in a glorious remixing of the work.
Millennials, the generation born roughly between 1980 and 1994, are coming of age and becoming more financially secure.
On today's Crowdfunders: how equity crowdfunding is getting on abroad, there's a new portfolio evaluation service on Seedrs, and a big crowdfunding conference is on the horizon. Find out more on below.
The media industry is still trying to find a sustainable business model in an era of massive changes. Legacy media outlets and newer ventures alike can struggle to find funding for new projects. Many media entrepreneurs and journalists have been trying to raise funds through alternative methods. One of the most popular yet daring ways to do so is crowdfunding. Read more on International Journalist Network below.