Tagged: entertainment

Legion M Live @Wefunder: Aiming to Unite 1M Shareholders/Fans

Legion M continues to be a fan of fintech, having fundraised on Reg CF, Reg A+,  Reg D exemption to raise growth capital and self-hosted a campaign earlier in November. The San Francisco-based fan-owned media company has returned to crowdfunding — reportedly its fifth crowdraise–… Read More

Trailblazing Legion M Gathers Fans & $1.4+ on Wefunder: Still Time to Invest

Readers may remember that last March, after receiving keen investor interest for its Reg CF offer, Legion M launched a Reg A+ crowdfunding round to raise a minimum amount of $500,000 on Wefunder, the first Reg A+ offer to be listed on the prominent investment… Read More

Seed&Spark Announces Entertainment Initiative #100DaysOfDiversity

Seed&Spark, the independent film crowdfunding platform, announced on Wednesday the launch of its latest entertainment initiative, #100DaysofDiversity, which is described as a movement that’s joining creators, audiences, brands, festivals, and organizations to actively increase representation in entertainment in 100 days starting January 20th. The crowdfunding platform… Read More

Betty White Fan Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Protect Entertainer From 2016

Following the deaths of iconic actress Carrie Fisher and musician George Michael, a South Carolina man named Demetrios Hrysikos launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise funds to protect 94-year-old entertainer, Betty White, from 2016. Fisher and Michael are the latest celebrities who passed away… Read More

Owen Prell: Movies & Equity Crowdfunding

With equity crowdfunding on the rise, more and more companies from various industries have decided to use the funding method as a way to attract investors. Thanks to Title II (Reg D 506c), III (Reg CF), and IV (Reg A+) of the JOBS Act, accredited… Read More

OhMiBod’s Lovelife Collection Named STOREROTICA Awards’ Luxury Line/Range of the Year

On Monday, Indiegogo alum OhMiBod announced its Lovelife Collection, named STOREROTIC AWARDS’ Luxury Line/Range of the Year. The tenth annual award show was hosted by adult trade journal STOREROTICA Magazine and was held late last month.  According to OhMiBod, the collection has received various awards since its debut, including the… Read More

Brief: Legion M, One Of World’s First Fan-Owned Entertainment Companies, Launches Today

Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company, launches today, offering fans one of the first opportunities to invest and have a voice in the creation of new films, TV shows and other entertainment projects according to the company’s press release. Using the fundraising superpowers recently… Read More

Doppler Labs Secures Over $400,000 in Less Than Two Weeks on Kickstarter; Announces Investments from Live Nation Entertainment, WME & Universal Music Group

Earlier this month, Doppler Labs launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $250,000 for its new first in-ear system, the Here Active Listening System. The system is designed to let users instantly control and personalize your live audio environment. Here consists of two wireless, in-ear buds and a connected smartphone app that give… Read More

Alchemiya Becomes First Sharia’h Compliant Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider reported on Alchemiya, a premium online subscription-based video on demand platform for Muslim entertainment, which launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £60,000 so that it may expand its already growing services. It was known as the first Muslim media company… Read More

Alchemy Global Announces First Three Engagements on Its Crowdfunding Platform

Alchemy Global, known as the first investment crowdfunding platform in the sports and entertainment market that matches accredited investors with growth companies, announced on Wednesday Storelli Sports, 110% Play Harder and Apera as its first three client companies on the portal. The three established companies will use… Read More

Alchemy Global Launches Sports & Entertainment Crowdfunding Platform for Accredited Investors

Alchemy Global, the first crowdfunding platform in the sports and entertainment market that matches accredited investors with growing companies, announced on Monday it formally launched with the closing of its investment round. The platform brings a powerful blend of experienced brand and company builders along with… Read More

Brief: Securities Regulators In India Set To Release Crowdfunding Guidelines

Crowdfunding may be coming to India according to recent statements made by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman U. K. Sinha. We are coming out with guidelines on crowd-funding soon, because we want to encourage young entrepreneurs to raise capital. Our aim… Read More

Alibaba Enters Entertainment Crowdfunding Arena With New Financing Play

Alibaba.com is a giant in China, and the company has now launched a crowdfunding play for entertainment-related projects. It’s called Yu Le Bao, or “Entertainment Treasure,” and it allows anyone to invest in entertainment projects like films and games in amounts as little as 100… Read More

Today In “Should Celebrities Use Kickstarter?”

As we saw with the Veronica Mars project, the Internet at large is opining on whether or not Zach Braff should be using a platform like Kickstarter to launch his new movie. Two examples today… Kickstarter Abuse: Why Are You Giving Your Money to Wealthy… Read More

Why Kickstarter Can’t Usurp the Hollywood Entertainment-Industrial Complex

These are the facts that we need to reconcile: Netflix, which recently touted its House of Cardsstrategy of original content released all at once, just surpassed cable giant HBO in number of subscribers. Kickstarter crowdfunded $5M for a Veronica Mars that would not otherwise get made. (This isn’t just one big outlier: it… Read More

10 Tweets from Today’s #CrowdFilmChat You Need to See

As an investor, where can you get more info on the prospects of investing in film? EarlyShares will release their own educational site soon. @crowdfundinside EarlyShares.com & soon @earlyshares University will have courses to explain the process #CrowdFilmChat #Crowdfilmchat — EarlyShares (@EarlyShares) December 12, 2012… Read More

Songkick’s new Detour project could help artists crowdfund gigs

Electronic artist Tycho recently played a gig to 500 people in London. Which doesn’t sound particularly interesting, but the way the concert came together is very interesting indeed. Songkick co-founder Ian Hogarth has written a blog post about the concert, which the company helped to fund. Well, helped… Read More

Kickstarter Will Not Save Artists From the Entertainment Industry’s Shackles

To see how the highly decentralized world of social media could disrupt the hegemony of established taste-makers in music, design, or fashion, look no further than Kickstarter. Just like Wikipedia redefined the process of creating an encyclopedia, this poster child of the crowdfunding revolution could… Read More

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