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The Top 10 Crowdfunding Stories Of The Last Year

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Today marks one year to the day since we launched Crowdfund Insider. We launched with a simple goal: to help educate people from all walks of life about the crowdfunding space. Whether you own a crowdfunding company, have launched a project or are just passing through, we hope we’ve been able to accomplish that goal for… Read More

Jilted Kickstarter Backer Neil Singh Is Now An Assistant Attorney General Of Arizona

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A small, albeit interesting, Monday morning blurb: Neil Singh is now an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, defending the state against civil lawsuits in state and federal courts. Who is Neil Singh? He took the crowdfunding world by storm after pursuing legal action against Seth Quest, whose Kickstarter project for the Hanfree… Read More

Allegations of Fraud Plague Stalled Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign

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Promises Made An individual identifying himself as Michael Waller of Syracuse, NY launched a Kickstarter campaign in the summer of 2012. The project was called the “MD-Pen,” or “minimal and durable pen.” It is an aluminum housing compatible with many off-the-shelf pen cartridges. Pre-orders were offered starting from $29. 321 Kickstarter backers contributed to Michael Waller’s… Read More

Neil Singh Sets Record Straight on Kickstarter Lawsuit

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Earlier this month we caught wind of the story of Hanfree, Seth Quest and Neil Singh as first reported by Eric Markowitz in Inc. It is supposedly the first time a Kickstarter backer had sued a project creator, and it eventually led to our story on crowdfunding being “serious business,” even on Kickstarter. Quick summary:… Read More

Crowdfunding is Serious Business, Even On Kickstarter

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Neil Singh didn’t understand Kickstarter or rewards-based crowdfunding when he donated to the Hanfree campaign in late 2011. He isn’t alone. This kind of crowdfunding isn’t anything like your typical preorder. If you were to land on a Kickstarter campaign page without having any experience in crowdfunding, you may assume your “purchase” is guaranteed. It isn’t…. Read More