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TED Interview: Crowdfunding Creative Projects (Video)

Recently TED corralled a group of crowdfunding cognoscenti including Yancey Strickler, Amanda Palmer, Tim Schafer (Double Fine), Ivan Askwith (Veronica Mars), Neil Gaiman, Max Temkin and several others to talk about crowdfunding their creative projects. This is an interesting discussion as each participant shares their… Read More

Watch: TED, Skype Host Epic Roundtable On Creative Crowdfunding & Kickstarter

Meet Frank Bell. The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter is trying to blaze a path to success, and for artists like Bell that path increasingly includes crowdfunding. As part of a joint effort between TED and Skype, Bell recently had the chance to ask questions of a panel… Read More

Watch: Haytham Nasr Talks Crowdfunding At TEDxAUB

Haytham Nasr is a co-founder of mygroup.me, an entertainment group based in Beirut, Lebanon. In an equity crowdfunding raise, he and his team crowdfunded a “million-dollar bar” in Lebanon called mybar. The bar was a huge success initially, and within a year of opening investors… Read More

The Ultimate Tip For Building A Great Crowdfunding Campaign

Anybody who knows my work probably associates me with my regular yammerings about the importance of good storytelling to make your crowdfunding campaign memorable enough that others want to contribute or share it. A good story may not be enough to take you to the… Read More

WATCH: RocketHub’s Alon Hillel-Tuch On Crowdfunding At TEDx Navesink

Alon Hillel-Tuch is a co-founder and the Chief Financial Officer of RocketHub. In a recent talk at TEDxNavesink, he outlines the ethos of the crowdfunding space as a disruptive technology based on a need in the market. He says that “some of the ebst innovations… Read More

Don’t Make Investors Buy Crowdfunded Securities, Let Them

The Economist recently took note of Amanda Palmer’s viral TED video where she outlines how she has funded her music throughout her career by building relationships with an increasingly large and affectionate crowd following.  The Economist has noticed Ms. Palmer’s fundraising activities before after she successfully used a crowdfunding project to… Read More

TED Radio Hour: ‘The Power of the Crowds’

Watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. This past May, the TED Radio Hour explored the fascinating ideas behind mass collaboration. Crowd-based actions on the Internet, collective improvisational pranks on the streets of New York, open-source city building, virtual music composition and performance… the journey into… Read More