Building Something Bigger: Crowdfunding Solar Power

image credit martin jakobsen via flickr Crowdfunding campaigns cover a variety of causes: from the quickey multitool, a pocket device that'll tackle everyday tasks, to saving a classic drive-in theater. There's [...]

Building Something Bigger: Crowdfunding Solar Power2021-02-19T06:01:15+00:00

Learning From Successful Kickstarter Campaigns

Kickstarter reports that to date, $903 million has been pledged in support of more than 52 thousand Kickstarter projects. While that's exciting news, the flip side is that more than [...]

Learning From Successful Kickstarter Campaigns2021-03-02T19:22:21+00:00

Veronica Mars: Crowdfunding By Numbers

Let’s talk a little about crowdfunding history.  It was made last week and was enormously gratifying if you were a television nerd of my ilk. Yes, I’ll admit that I’m [...]

Veronica Mars: Crowdfunding By Numbers2021-03-02T20:08:10+00:00

First Kickstarter Film to Win an Academy Award

In the vital and exciting mood of SXSW and the invigorating artistic spirit that thrives there, I’d like to share the film that won best documentary short subject: Inocente. It [...]

First Kickstarter Film to Win an Academy Award2021-03-02T20:11:54+00:00

Emojis are Now in the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has now included a crowdsourced and crowdfunded project, the results of which are called Emoji Dick. Originally launched as a publishing project on Kickstarter, Emoji Dick [...]

Emojis are Now in the Library of Congress2021-03-02T20:12:09+00:00

Crowdfunding Comics

With crowdfunding platforms proliferating in every industry (from publishing to aerospace), it is no surprise that the comic book industry would launch their own crowdfunding platofrm. This month, iVerse Media [...]

Crowdfunding Comics2021-03-02T20:53:32+00:00

Keeping Our Schools Running with Crowdsourcing

Even as our country continues to manage its way out of some tough economic times, everyone continues to be effected and find new ways to solve old problems. Including students [...]

Keeping Our Schools Running with Crowdsourcing2021-03-02T20:56:30+00:00

What We Can Learn From Amanda Palmer

If you’re a part of my family, then you are familiar with the musician Amanda Palmer – whose musical artistry has long-inspired my musician brother. But, in case you’re not, [...]

What We Can Learn From Amanda Palmer2021-03-02T21:02:19+00:00
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