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29 Dec 2016 - 22:15
Posted: 2 Jan 2017 - 22:23
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Here are some tips to help you maximise the potential of your crowdfunding campaign.

25 Dec 2016 - 18:45
Posted: 25 Dec 2016 - 18:49
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In order to “Kickstart the Crowdfunding Community for the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS)”, the Crowdfunding4Culture team formulated 28 recomendations for potential action at EU level. Based on stakeholders interviews and research,  the recomendations were shared with the public via a crowdsourcing tool on 11 November 2016. 

19 Dec 2016 - 14:15
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 - 14:15
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Over the last year you’ve probably seen a variation of the headline, “Anyone can now invest in startups!” Equity crowdfunding allows the average person to back companies for profit instead of just for product or perks. While exciting, this development is fraught: Many will get drawn into the tempestuous world of startup investing without a plan, a budget, or a full understanding of its pitfalls.

15 Dec 2016 - 08:45
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 - 08:55
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Here are some tips to help you maximise the potential of your crowdfunding campaign. Read more via

8 Dec 2016 - 12:15
Posted: 9 Dec 2016 - 12:12
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European Parliament is looking to adjust the prospectus requirement for small companies raising capital. This policy shift can directly impact the amount an issuer can raise using investment crowdfunding – across Europe.

28 Nov 2016 - 17:30
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 - 17:31
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Crowdfunding has been growing substantially in the recent years. Thousands of cultural organisations across Europe have used crowdfunding for community engagement, audience development, marketing as well as for funding. However, research shows that lack of awareness and understanding of this tool are among the main reasons why actors in the cultural and creative sectors (CCS) do not make use of it.  

8 Nov 2016 - 20:15
Posted: 8 Nov 2016 - 20:28
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Julia Elliott Brown, a crowdfunding consultant with a background in the fashion industry, shares her views on using crowdfunding for fashion and touches upon its impact on branding, marketing and customer engagement. Read more at The Industry.

17 May 2016 - 16:15
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 - 16:43
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There is a bit 'of confusion on the numbers that revolve around Crowdfunding in Italy. Although below the average in other developed countries, the domestic market is experiencing a good momentum of growth , with the proliferation of platforms and a renewed interest in large companies and institutions . Read more below.

24 Feb 2016 - 11:45
Posted: 19 Nov 2016 - 11:56
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The internet offers digital spaces that can connect creators and service or content providers with consumers, and with new work, business or financing possibilities. In the sphere of arts and culture, this offers new opportunities for fundraising for events and projects, and for developing collaborative projects among artists, sometimes with public participation.

16 Crowdfunding Sites that Web Designers and Freelancers Need to Know About, crowdfunding4culture, IDEA Consult, design, funding, start up, entrepreneurs
15 Nov 2015 - 21:15
Author: Vandelay Design
Posted: 7 Jun 2017 - 21:21
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Do you have a dream of selling an app you designed? Maybe you want to publish a book about web design? Maybe you’d like to turn your freelancing design business into a full-fledged agency?