Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding in the United States

Almost four years after President Barrack Obama enacted the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), the most highly awaited provision of this act finally came into force in May 2016. Like Canadians, Americans can now contribute to equity crowdfunding campaigns. As is the case in Canada, the practice is however strictly regulated.

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Failing After Having Received Funding

It’s not because you reach your objective for your crowdfunding campaign that your project is guaranteed to succeed. Sometimes, after several months or years of sustained effort, entrepreneurs are forced to pack up their bags. It happens in the case of both reward-based and equity crowdfunding.

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Case Study: He Hated Pigeons

When a crowdfunding project becomes a creative quest and marketing tool, and drives a tight-knit, vibrant community...

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Ten Thoughts on Communities and Crowdfunding

Building and maintaining a community to support a crowdfunding project is not only recommended but also essential if the intended goal is to maximize the chances of success of one’s campaign. Here are ten thoughts regarding communities and crowdfunding.

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Statistics: Crowdfunding in Canada in 2015

With an average of 24 new projects launched each day, Canada is one of the leading countries in the world when it comes to setting up a crowdfunding campaign. Overview of the main statistics concerning this type of funding, from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.

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Out with Dad

The award winning Canadian series about a girl and her single dad, at a time when she's coming of age and coming out.

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How to create media buzz for your crowdfunding campaign

The media can be an important part of any successful crowdfunding campaign. Just one article posted in the right place can drive thousands of people to your crowdfunding page and make the difference between missing your target and reaching your goal. Here are five tips that can get the media to notice your project.

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Wuxia the Fox

Wuxia the Fox case study: an ambitious children’s book project becomes an interactive story through a tablet app. 

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Crowdfunding and Public Funding: A Winning Combination in Sweden

The Swedish platform Crowdculture combines crowdfunding and public funding to provide creators with a unique solution that represents the best of both worlds.

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Bublcam: a successful hardware crowdfunding campaign

Toronto’s Bubl Technology raised almost four times its initial $100,000 target, but it was only the start of a long road, paved with unsuspected delays.

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