Crowdfunder.co.uk are a rewards based crowdfunding platform that is community focused. Their ‘mission is to help people raise the funds to turn their great ideas into reality.’ And they are successfully doing that. Since merging with Peoplefund.it in 2012 they have funded over £2 million of projects. Here’s a short video that highlights their great work in 2013.
6 Crowdfunding success tips by Anna Guenther, CEO of pledge me.
In a amusing and engaging Ted Talk, Anna starts of by explaining “what crowdfunding is.” To Anna, crowdfunding is a young industry that raises money for projects by having a set idea (of what the project is about), a set goal of the amount of money required and in a set time, that you can then put up on a website and ‘make it happen.’
Crowdfunding is a new and proven route for financing your business. It first drew the media and in turn public attention when Eric Migicovsky decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to fund his Pebble smart watch. The campaign went slightly better than the $100,000 initial target when it raised more than $10 million in two months from almost 69,000 backers!
Now please remember that the Pebble smartwatch is a landmark event and that it still ranks as the highest crowdfunding campaign ever. So if you’re considering a crowdfunding platform to raise much needed finance for your new business here are a three tips that will help you: [Read more…]