Tagged: art

Stock Exchange of Art: Monart Seeks to Tokenize Art, Provide Secondary Trading in Tokens

Paris based but regulated in Malta, Monart has launched a blockchain-based marketplace to tokenize art. Monart recently held an opening event in Paris at the offices of Beaux-Arts Magazine. According to a company release, Monart is targeting a market estimated at $67 billion annually. After… Read More

ICONLOOP Applys Blockchain Service Broof to Co-Purchasing Art Service Platform ARTnGUIDE

ICONLOOP, a blockchain enterprise based in South Korea, announced on Tuesday it has apply its blockchain-based certificate issuance service, which is called broof, to ‘ARTnGUIDE’, an online service platform in Korea for co-purchasing works of art operated by Yeolmae Company. ICONLOOP reported it has signed… Read More

Update: Rise Art’s Latest Equity Crowdfunding Round Nears £700,000 During the Final Days on Crowdcube

Rise Art, a UK-based online gallery marketplace, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with nearly £700,000 from more than 330 investors. The latest funding round comes just a little over two years after securing £520,000 in funding through its first Crowdcube… Read More

Overfunding: Rise Art Surpasses £650,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

With just a little over a week before its latest equity crowdfunding campaign is set to close on Crowdcube, online gallery marketplace Rise Art has successfully secured its initial £650,000 funding target.  The initiative has so far attracted nearly 250 investors.  As previously reported, Rise Art was founded… Read More

Crypto-Tokenized Shares of a Warhol for Sale: Buyer Beware

“The millionaire is changing,” says glamorous London art dealer and Georgian noblewoman Eleesa Dadiani, and that millionaire needs a novel way to invest in art. Even the sub-millionaire can get involved now that Dadiani’s London Gallery has partnered with ‘decentralized’ gallery Maecenas Fine Art. Together… Read More

Codex Blockchain Registry for Arts & Collectibles Receives $5 Million from Pantera Capital

Codex, a Blockchain based decentralized title registry for arts and collectibles, has received a $5 million investment from Pantera Capital, a prominent investment firm targeting blockchain tech. Codex reported that Pantera Capital’s co-Chief Investment Officer, Joey Krug, has joined as an advisor to the company…. Read More

UK Art Exhibition to Sell Works only Paid in Cryptocurrencies

Labeling it a “world first,” sales of art at an forthcoming Mayfair art exhibition will be conducted solely in cryptocurrency. Requiem for the Emblem of Power by British artist Paul Wager will commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War will be holding… Read More

Overfunding: 3D Studios & Artist Rendering Platform YellowDog Secures £600,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Round

YellowDog, a UK-based platform for rendering 3D studios and artists, has successfully secured its initial £600,000 funding target from more than 350 investors on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Founded in 2015 byGareth Williams, the company stated that it securely harnesses underutilized computer power, enabling organizations… Read More

Update: Jonty Evans Secures £500,000 in Order to Keep Olympic Horse

Last month, Irish Olympian Jonty Evans launched a self-running crowdfunding campaign to raise £500,000 in order to keep his beloved horse, Cooley Rorkes Drift (AKA Art). Within a matter of a couple weeks, the initiative successfully secured its initial funding target thanks to nearly 3,500… Read More

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans Seeks £500,000 Through Self-Running Crowdfunding Campaign to Keep Beloved Horse Art

Jonty Evans, an Irish equestrian, has launched his own self-running crowdfunding campaign to raise  £500,000 for his beloved horse, Cooley Rorkes Drift (also known as Art). The campaign’s description reads: “Nations cup, Olympics, Badminton – the success that Art and I have achieved has not gone unnoticed,… Read More

Famous Cartoon Artist Lisa Frank Teams Up With Glamour Dolls to Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Makeup Collaboration

Glamour Dolls Makeup, a New Jersey-based cruelty-free and vegan cosmetic company, has teamed up with famous cartoon artist Lisa Frank to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The duo is currently seeking funds for their new makeup collaboration. Glamour Dolls revealed it is looking to… Read More

UK’s Rise Art Seeks £150,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Online Marketplace

Rise Art, an online marketplace for contemporary art, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000 as it prepares to expand. The company allows art lovers to easily buy or rent artwork. Its description reads: “We’re changing the way consumers find and own original… Read More

New York City Subway Station Posters Quickly Gain Over $70,000 During Kickstarter Campaign

Earlier this week, New York City couple Alex Daly and Hamish Smyth hit crowdfunding giant Kickstarter with a mission to raise $29,800 for their “Big Apple” subway station posters. As a Kickstarter exclusive, the posters are 11 Pantone sport color limited and are licensed by… Read More

New Equity Crowdfunding Platform Arthena Backs the ‘Startups’ of the Fine Art World

Equity crowdfunding platform Arthena is mixing crowdfunding and fine art to create a modern masterpiece. Founded by 27-year-old Harvard alumna Madelaine D’Angelo, Arthena offers casual investors to fund undervalued, modern artists who are creating art pieces that could quickly appreciate in value, as a recent story in Upstart Business Journal notes…. Read More

Brief: Baltimore’s Non-Profit Organization Section1 Launches Series A Funding Round.

Earlier this week, Baltimore non-profit organization, Section1, opened its new Series A funding round in hopes of revitalize a 3.5-acre abandon site in the city’s art scene under Jones Falls Expressway ready for public view. The organization is dedicated to transforming, vacant, underutilized, or derelict sites… Read More

Metal Sculpture Kit Poligon Surpasses £15,000 in Only Two Days on Kickstarter; Reaches £25,000

Offering up a new way to create art, London-based Poligon has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its self-titled sculptures. The foldable metal sculptures are known to be inspired by the animal kingdom. Explaining the cool art kit, the Poligon team noted, “We’ve created a… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Bluecup Nespresso Capsules, Franken Edison Light & bleep

As we move into the fall it seems like crowdfunding campaigns are picking up. We have recently received many cool crowdfunding campaigns and I would just like to remind everyone that data shows that your probability of success jumps dramatically if you have over 30%… Read More

Brief: Lucie Foundation Launches Crowdfunding Platform for Photography

Honoring its mission to discover and cultivate emerging photography talent, non-profit organization, Lucie Foundation, has launched a brand new crowdfunding platform that is exclusively for photo-based projects, Fotofund. Media Bistro reports that Fotofund was created “to provide financial backing to photographic projects through online contributions… Read More

Disney Veteran Animators Hit Indiegogo To Finish 2D Short Film

Although 2D films are a thing of the past, according to Disney, a group of animators from the production giant have launched a $80,000 crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their steampunk-themed short film Hullabaloo to life. Within a few days, the project surpassed its initial goal and… Read More

Creators of Scribble Pen Cancel Kickstarter Campaign After Backers & Crowdfunding Platform Ask Questions

Earlier this week, San Francisco-based Scribble launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its self-titled pen. After immediately surpassing its initial goal and reaching $366,566 from 1,959 backers, the project was shut down. Now speculation has finally surfaced as to what really caused… Read More

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