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Amanda Palmer: “Funds From My Patreon Campaign Will Not Go Towards My Baby”

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Hoping to clear the air of recent accusations concerning her Patreon campaign, former Dresden Dolls songstress, Amanda Palmer is ready set the record straight and put an end to the gossip. Back in 2012, singer and songwriter Palmer hit Kickstarter for not only her first… Read More

Singing Sensation Amanda Palmer Talks Label Breakup & Crowdfunding Success

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Last month, singer and songwriter Amanda Palmer launched a crowdfunding campaign on Patreon to raise funds for her upcoming projects, which consists of making new art and traveling to Berlin, Germany to record an album in German. The new projects surfaced just two years after she captured… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Amanda Palmer Launches Patreon Campaign For New Music Project

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Back in 2012, singer and songwriter Amanda Palmer hit crowdfunding giant Kickstarter for not only her first studio album, but also a tour and art book. Originally seeking $100,000, Palmer took home over $1 million thanks to nearly 25,000 backers/fans. Now, Palmer is back to… Read More

Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer Talks The Ups & Downs of Her Crowdfunding Campaign

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In 2012, Dresden Dolls bandmate, Amanda Palmer, took to Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for a new record; her new book, The Art of Asking; and a tour. Not only did she surpass the initial goal, by the end of her crowdfunding campaign’s run on the platform, she… Read More

Watch: TED, Skype Host Epic Roundtable On Creative Crowdfunding & Kickstarter

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Meet Frank Bell. The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter is trying to blaze a path to success, and for artists like Bell that path increasingly includes crowdfunding. As part of a joint effort between TED and Skype, Bell recently had the chance to ask questions of a panel… Read More

UPDATED: Kickstarted Documentary Meets Funding Goal

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UPDATE: Funding successful! The documentary was fully funded overnight and the project is a go. Kickstarted, the Kickstarter documentary crowdfunding on Kickstarter, is teetering on the edge of missing a funding goal with less than 24 hours left in the campaign. We first reported on… Read More

Documentary Crowdfunding on Kickstarter Features Crowdfunding Revolution

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Just launched on Kickstarter is a crowdfunding project for a documentary film entitled “Kickstarted“.   In a poetic fashion the film is chronicling the meteoric rise of crowdfunding and the revolutionary change this innovation is bringing to entrepreneurs everywhere.  Organized by filmakers Jason Cooper and… Read More

Kickstarted: Documentary Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

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Kickstarted is the first documentary feature about the crowdfunding revolution that tells the inspiring and dramatic stories of the artists, makers and entrepreneurs who are harnessing the crowd to achieve the impossible. Jason Cooper and Jay Armitage have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their documentary about… Read More

RANKED: 31 Million-Dollar Kickstarter Projects

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Updated: Click here for the most recent version of this list… You may remember that we recently did this list on December 31st of last year. In just short of six months we have added 14 more campaigns to the list of Kickstarter raises that have… Read More

Don’t Make Investors Buy Crowdfunded Securities, Let Them

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The Economist recently took note of Amanda Palmer’s viral TED video where she outlines how she has funded her music throughout her career by building relationships with an increasingly large and affectionate crowd following.  The Economist has noticed Ms. Palmer’s fundraising activities before after she successfully used a crowdfunding project to… Read More

What Andrew Sullivan and Amanda Palmer have in common: a fanatical devotion to users

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Both Andrew Sullivan — the conservative blogger who recently announced that he is going independent — and former Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer are taking the same approach to media: connect with your fans, and then ask for help. In many ways, conservative blogger Andrew… Read More

Three Signs Crowdfunding Has Reached a New Level

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When Kickstarter announced it received $35 million in pledges for music projects in 2012, it seemed crowdfunding had gone mainstream. Amanda Palmer’s record-setting $1.2-million take certainly turned some heads. But there are signs that crowdfunding is becoming even more mainstream. 1. Bjork launched a Kickstarter campaign… Read More