Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 20, 2013

SECCounselor@Law: Sliding scale income rules under Title III crowdfunding

The Counselor@Law blog takes an interesting look at the pros and cons involved with setting yearly maximums on non-accredited investors for the purposes of Title III crowdfunding. “Implementing and verifying that the annual cap (across all Title III deals) is not exceeded for each individual, that is going to be a tough task in and of itself.”

Pebble Watch Control Your MusicEngadget: Pebble’s Migicovsky: we’re focused on software, not hardware right now (video)

Pebble’s CEO recently attended an MIT hackathon and divulged some insight about Pebble’s approach to building their product. Now that hundreds of thousands of Pebbles have shipped, Migicovsky says that the team is focused on software. In that way the team can continue making the watch better even after the consumer has obtained his or her device.

Kotaku: Indie Studio Says Failed Kickstarter is Why Its Game Looks Incomplete [Update]

Dark Matter was released on Steam after a failed Kickstarter attempt, and the game has an abrupt ending that has left some gamers critical of developer InterWave. InterWave cites the failure of their Kickstarter game as the reason behind the lack of finish and polish on the final product.

ignitiondeck-logoWordPress Jedi: 5 WordPress Crowdfunding Themes for IgnitionDeck

IgnitionDeck is a great, low-cost way for crowdfunders to skip the fees of traditional platforms and roll their own solutions. Here WordPress Jedi shares five themes that are compatible with IgnitionDeck, making a rollout even less painless.

Columbia University: Indiegogo is visiting Australia!

A friendly reminder from Columbia University: Indiegogo will be doing sessions in the Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane starting on October 29th. Think of it as a primer on how to be successful at crowdfunding. It’s probably a must attend for interested crowdfunders in this region.


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