Tagged: contest

Tilt Teams Up With The Chainsmokers For New #TILTTOUR

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced that it has joined forces with the music group, The Chainsmokers for the #TiltTour. Tilt shared: “The Chainsmokers wanted to create the first-ever fan-sourced tour and bring their music to where their fans are. College students across the nation… Read More

Crowdfunder & JCDecaux Launch Search For Britain’s 100 Hottest Tech Startups to Accelerate Growth Curve

On Monday, UK crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder announced that it has joined forces with outdoor advertising company, JCDecaux, to help rapidly scale up 100 startups across Britain. Nurture, JCDecaux’s new division, is now working with Crowdfunder to find start-up businesses who want to grow, to help… Read More

Hasbro Teams Up With Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to find the next hit face-to-face party game. As Hasbro continues to focus on connecting with the gaming community to discover and develop new games, the challenge will help identify one… Read More

Inkshares Announces Partnership With Sci-Fi/Fantasy Podcast The Sword & Laser For New Feature

Crowdfunded Book Publisher Launches “Collections” Feature with Science Fiction/Fantasy Publishing Contest Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced today a partnership with The Sword & Laser, an award-winning science fiction and fantasy podcast and community, to launch a feature called “Collections”—allowing third parties to run… Read More

Disney’s “Change the Game” Contest Partners with Indiegogo

Disney and crowdfunding platform Indiegogo are working together as part of a contest for “game changing ideas to help your community”. Disney’s Million Dollar Arm and Indiegogo are collaborating to recognize individuals who are making a difference in their local communities through the “Change The… Read More

RocketHub & FreshDirect’s “Next Big Food Thing” Ends, Over $70,000 Raised

RocketHub teamed with FreshDirect to launch the FreshDirect “Next Big Food Thing.” The initiative encouraged entrepreneurs and project creators with great ideas in the world of food to launch crowdfunding projects for a chance to win prizes of up to $10,000. The initiative just ended,… Read More

Philips Announces Finalists For $60,000 Prize In Indiegogo Partnership

Philips has partnered with Indiegogo and Bloomberg’s The Next Big Thing Summit to launch a crowdfunding-driven contest that will reward one of five finalists with $60,000 and a mentoring session with Philips executives. The contest is called the Philips Next Big Thing Innovation Fellows Competition. The four… Read More

Crowdfunder, Singularity University Launch Contest For Women-Led Tech Ventures

Southern California equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder has teamed with tech accelerator Singularity University to launch CROWDFUNDxWomen, a “competition to increase visibility and investment capital for women-led tech ventures.” In recent years, women led ventures have received only four to nine percent of professional investment capital. Crowdfunder and… Read More

Ouya Revamps #FreeTheGames Fund To Combat Criticism

The Ouya FreeTheGames fund has been a debacle of sorts. First Gridiron Thunder came under fire for a set of large donations early in the campaign. Then Elementary, My Dear Holmes was suspended by Kickstarter for another collection of seemingly dubious contributors. Finally, a campaign for Dungeons the… Read More

Las Vegas “Cookie Bar” Wins $10K In Fundable Contest

The Cookie Bar is a bakery that is known for alcohol-infused cookies and snacks. The company has just won a contest held in a partnership between the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and Columbus, Ohio-based crowdfunding… Read More

Avril Lavigne Launches Crowdfunding Campaign On Prizeo

Prizeo is a really interesting take on crowdfunding. The platform is a celebrity-focused charitable donation site. It offers backers the chance to support a cause and earn cool rewards from the celebrities they love, and it also encourages celebrities to use their profiles to raise… Read More

Russell Simmons, CrowdRise Team Up For #RiseToThrive Challenge

Russell Simmons may be best known for co-founding Def Jam Records with famed producer Rick Rubin. He also co-founded the RushCard, a prepaid Visa with a goal to “provide financial freedom and access long denied to an underserved population.” RushCard has now teamed with crowdfunding platform… Read More

Fundable Teams With National Association for the Self-Employed, SBE Council For Contest

To commemorate National Small Business Week, The National Association for the Self-Employed, the nation’s leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), an advocacy and research organization for entrepreneurs, have partnered with Fundable, a crowdfunding platform partner focused exclusively on startup… Read More

Crowd funding for medical research? U-M team wins national prize for innovative approach

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Crowd funding is all the rage these days, with everyone from charities to start-up companies offering ways for masses of people to kick in small amounts of money that together can make big things happen. But could that concept work for medical… Read More

White House Seeks Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs To Recognize As “Champions Of Change”

The White House has launched a program seeking crowdfunding entrepreneurs to recognize as “Champions of Change.” This May, the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event for entrepreneurs who exemplify the promise of crowdfunding to fuel the growth of… Read More

CrowdIt Promises $10,000 To Top Project In Launch Contest

CrowdIt has announced their CrowdIt Launch Challenge, a contest that will reward the most successful project on their platform with an additional $10,000 in funds. CrowdIt is a new platform that is set to launch on June 4th, 2013. Crowdfunders have to submit their projects by… Read More

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