Tagged: susan wilson

The Top 10 Crowdfunding Stories Of The Last Year

Today marks one year to the day since we launched Crowdfund Insider. We launched with a simple goal: to help educate people from all walks of life about the crowdfunding space. Whether you own a crowdfunding company, have launched a project or are just passing through,… Read More

WATCH: The 5 Most Controversial Crowdfunding Campaigns

Kickstarted, the crowdfunding documentary currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, has released a video on YouTube running down the top 5 most controversial crowdfunding campaigns. Can you guess which campaign is number one? Kickstarted has raised just $21,000 of an $85,000 goal to date with a little… Read More

Retrospective: Susan Wilson’s Kickstarter Success And Resulting PR Fiasco

Now that the dust has settled regarding the Kickstarter campaign to send a 9 year old girl to “RPG Camp,” I think it is extremely important to reflect on what happened, digest the events and see if there is anything to learn. To allow something… Read More

This Infographic Explains Why The Crowd Is Asking So Many Questions About Susan Wilson’s Campaign

In short, some of what has happened with Susan Wilson’s now-famous Kickstarter campaign seems to be completely at odds with Kickstarter’s guidelines. This has a lot of folks in the proverbial crowd seeking answers. This infographic explains the conflicts in a very visual way. Click… Read More

Susan Wilson Responds To Crowd’s Outrage

Here is the entirety of the response posted today by Susan Wilson, the woman who launched the project to fund her 9 year old daughter’s trip to RPG STEM camp. Check back tomorrow for our take on the matter. 1. The campaign launched late Thursday… Read More

4chan, Reddit, Other Forums Provide Crowdsourced Due Diligence On Suddenly Controversial Crowdfunding Campaign

Yesterday the crowd came up with some of the most compelling due diligence in the short history of crowdfunding. In turn, they surfaced possibilities that may have been overlooked by publications like Business Insider, CNET, The Next Web and more. The story I am referring… Read More

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