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Objective: The consultation aims to gather comments and perspectives on the relevance of the Creative Europe programme's objectives, the effectiveness of the measures taken to achieve them and the efficiency of their implementation. Thus, the consultation aims to establish the added value of the Programme in relation to the challenges and opportunities of cultural and audiovisual sectors, compared to what could be achieved by Member States only.
The Crow Data Centre, a data resource company on crowdfunding based in London, published figures on the use of crowdfunding in 2016. Read more on Crowdfunding Insider below.
The European Commission (through a communication and two reports) and the European Parliament (through three resolutions) have taken an active interest in this form of financing. As a result, the Commission recently conducted a study on the state of the European crowdfunding market.
There's some serious hype around crowdfunding for creative businesses. But can we all make a fortune off Kickstarter? Here's what it is and how it works. Check ou the advice from Cultural Enterprise UK below.
Read an interesting example coming from the Sydney Opera House on the use of crowdfudning. Find our more at Architecture and Design website below.
Less than two weeks after ringing in the new year, Kickstarter reflected on its crowdfunding platform’s 2016 successes. The funding portal revealed that more than 3.5 million of its community members from all over the world supported tens of thousands of independent creators. Read more on Crowdfunding Insider below.
Finland’s Ministry of Finance has published an update on the nascent Finish crowdfunding industry. According to their report, Finland’s crowdfunding market more than doubled in size during 2016. The Finish government estimates the total amount raised during 2016 stands at €153 million in contrast to the year prior (€70.5 million) the amount has more than doubled. Two years ago the market stood at €52 million.
Over a series of articles last year we examined several issues surrounding the complicated notion of copyright and originality in the 21st century. A recent court case over a Star Trek fan film has again raised this thorny issue, asking who really owns the cultural objects we consume?
The Heritage Lotery Fund in the UK is providing up to £10,000 - from a total funding pot of £125,000 - to organisations that are able to raise 75% of their target funding. Projects must raise a minimum of £4,000. The deadline for applications has now been extened. Read more on how to use crowdfunding 4 heritage below.