Tagged: entertainment

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

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