crowdfunding

Kickstarter – Funding to Turn Passions into Businesses

If you need funding for a business idea you have, you may have heard of Kickstarter.com; the crowdfunding platform, and if not you need to hear about it now. I myself am a fan; having spoken before of my own anticipated Kickstarter project. Not only do they make it possible for practically any new venture [...]

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Crowdfunding for Science and STEM Education

There is so much that scientists still don’t know – but there isn’t a lot of funding out there for research subjects that could be construed as obscure. Crowdfunding website RocketHub and their partner #SciFund Challenge aim to create resources for exactly this type of research. Inventors and entrepreneurs already benefited greatly from crowdfunding and [...]

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Crowdfunding for Makers and Artisans with IndieGoGo

Funding startups and new ideas has been historically difficult and notoriously so. IndieGoGo and the concept of Crowdfunding aim to change that. Salva Rubin tells me IndieGoGo is a commercial venture that brings together the collective resources of people who in turn help to fund efforts of others. Starting a cancer research charity at age [...]

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