Kickstarter's campaign compedium has an agregartion of useful information on how to plan and run a creative campaign.
While crowdfunding can be a valuable new source of finance, those considering raising money through it need to be aware it is not an easy process. Failure rates on some platforms are high, (for example, only 43 per cent of kickstarter campaigns succeed) and it is important to work hard on your campaign ensuring you do everything in your power to make your raise a success. Here some tools to help you with budgets, platforms, story telling, communication strategy and more.
Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.
Useful ideas from anyone for everyone
USEFUL IDEAS: We believe that innovation - the creation and use of new ideas – is the primary source of human progress.
It drives economic growth, greater well-being, a richer culture and the prospects of a more sustainable planet. Nesta exists to stimulate more and better innovation – helping to understand how it happens across the world and in all sectors, how it can be supported, and how promising ideas can be put to use.
Crowdfunding4Culture wants to reach as many cultural and creative professionals, crowdfunding platforms, donors and investors, and policy makers with an interest in crowdfunding in cultural and creative sectors. To learn from each other, to share knowledge and experiences, and to connect.
Tell your network about the Crowdfunding4Culture project! Communicate about the online platform crowdfunding4culture.eu through social media, your own website or newsletters.
Like all OMC reports, this report has several target groups. First and foremost, the report targets political decision makers at European, national, and sub-national level. It also targets financiers, CCS companies and professionals, and others interested in CCS financing. The report’s objective is to inspire investors to explore the obvious investment opportunities that creative SMEs offer by further deepening the target groups’ understanding of specific issues related to CCS financing; in particular where there are gaps or bottlenecks in the financial ecosystem.