CRUCIAL Crowdfunding is an ERASMUS+ supported project, designed to better inform all the different stakeholders who can potentially benefit from this innovative means of funding business ventures. The project will gather information on the current market conditions regarding the almost exponential growth of Crowdfunding.
After a receiving 16 rejections from traditional publishers, and still very much believing in the story, novelist Johnny Ruin, decided to try crowdfunding. The book funded in just nine days and is scheduled for release in Spring 2018.
Now, the author shares his experience with crowdfunding and provides tips and tricks on running a successful campaign.
In October 2014 we ran a crowdfunding campaign to fund the minimum amount of development time needed to deliver our new artistic app Karen.
Thanks to our incredible audiences, old and new, we successfully hit our target.
"We learnt a lot from this experience and wanted to try to squeeze it all into a guide that would help people who are about to embark on a similar endeavour."
Presentation and analysis of successfully completed crowdfunding projects as best practice: what are the success factors, what are the learnings?
The projects presented here are intended to exemplify the manifold application possibilities of crowdfunding and to provide inspiration for the design of a crowdfunding campaign of its own.