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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.
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.
Crowdfunding has been growing substantially and billions of euros have been raised through the crowd.
Some people seem to believe that crowdfunding is an easy way to get funding for your business idea. However, more crowdfunding campaigns fail than succeed.
In this blog, you will learn more about why some campaigns fail or succeed, what questions you should ask yourself before starting a crowdfunding campaign, and why crowdfunding might not be right for your company. Read more at Business2Cummunity.com
News website Forum.tm recently completed Croatia's first-ever crowdfunding campaign for a media project, raising nearly double their original fundraising goal and attracting hundreds of backers. It's a success story that could be a helpful model for other small, independent journalism projects struggling with financial security.
Crowdfunding revenues for video game projects appear to have fallen in 2016. The decline is especially large on Kickstarter, where the revenue earned by successful projects was down nearly 60 percent.