Date of publication: 28 March, 2017 - 08:15

Cine-Regio is a network of regional film funds in Europe. The network is continuously expanding and today this network embraces 43 regional film funds from 12 EU Member States, in addition to Norway and Switzerland.

The network's members display a series of support schemes and services to the film sector with the aim to support film culture, encourage social cohesion and build regional infrastructure. 

Indeed, regional film support is essential to foster and...

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Date of publication: 28 March, 2017 - 08:15

Vele Kleintjes is an online toolkit for crowdfunding in the cultural sector. For those who consider going into crowdfunding, this guide can help them fund projects in a quick and easy manner. 

This handbook is based on practical experiences from the Flemish Heritage Library with its own platform; Boekensteun. Project holders gained some knowledge about what works and what doesn't in crowdfunding; and Vele Kleintjes is responsible for spreading those insights to the...

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Date of publication: 27 March, 2017 - 21:45

While the crowdfunding phenomenon has attracted considerable practitioner and scholarly attention, existing research predominantly reflects a U.S.-centric perspective. This article examines crowdfunding platform creation in 15 European countries. Despite the omnipresent reach of the internet, national boundaries shape the evolution of the European crowdfunding industry. Specifically, crowdfunding platform creation varies across countries and distinct national patterns emerge for crowdfunding...

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Date of publication: 17 March, 2017 - 11:00
Author: TEDx

Anna Guenther is Cofounder of PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. She recently finished her Masters in Entrepreneurship with a focus on crowdfunding and shares her story here.

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Date of publication: 6 March, 2017 - 13:00
Author: KHAN Accademy

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar. The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others learn the secrets of great storytelling – for free, in partnership with online education provider Khan...

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Date of publication: 24 February, 2017 - 14:30

ASTER is the Consortium among the Emilia-Romagna Regional Government and regional education research and business actors (universities, reserach centers, union of the chambers of commerce). 

The Consortium facilitates the regional research system’s participation in networks and partnerships for international collaboration and joint participation in EU funded projects. ASTER helps enterprises in accessing EU funds and innovation funding, in protecting and exploiting intellectual...

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Date of publication: 16 January, 2017 - 09:00

Crowdfunding minimizes business risk-taking and increases entrepreneurship mind-set, which is why an unused crowdfunding potential represents a huge challenge especially in the eastern parts of central European countries. CROWD-FUND-PORT aims thus to improve skills and competences of all relevant stakeholder groups to prepare them for taking advantage of the crowdfunding phenomena. Change will be visible in improved financial conditions for start-ups fostering...

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Date of publication: 3 January, 2017 - 09:00

Culture Agora, a free-accessible wiki platform dedicated to arts, culture and creative industries, is one of the largest long-term sustainable projects managed by CUMEDIAE, Culture and Media Agency Europe. Culture Agora is a premium, easy-to-use, online meeting place for cultural organizations, professionals and many others interested in the arts and the creative sector. It facilitates the...

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Date of publication: 20 December, 2016 - 09:00
Author: International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts

IETM, International network for contemporary performing arts, released the toolkit "To sell or not to sell?" that aims to introduce and clarify some key concepts around the topic of busines model innovation for cultural managers and other arts professionals interested in increasing the resilience of their organisations.  The toolkit takes a practical approach, combining short texts and various other types of content...

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Date of publication: 19 December, 2016 - 09:00
Author: The European Digital City Index

The European Digital City Index (EDCi) describes how well different European cities support digital entrepreneurship.

It was produced by Nesta as part of the European Digital Forum, which exists to support digital entrepreneurship and digital startups across Europe. The European Digital Forum is run in collaboration with the European Commission's Startup Europe initiative.

For startups and scale-ups...

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