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Top Tips for Successful Rewards Crowdfunding

Top Tips for Successful Rewards Crowdfunding

Attendees at our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding (27 August 2020) heard an array of advice and tips from some leading global experts. Here is a round-up of some of those valuable insights in to successful Rewards Crowdfunding, from modest cause-related projects...

Crowdsourcing for the Evolution of a Decentralized Web

Crowdsourcing for the Evolution of a Decentralized Web

This article summarises the development of the internet to the current scenario where so many interactions are dominated by dealing with global tech giants. As data has become a more and more valuable commodity, those giants are fuelling a roaring trade using our...

Three Ways Crowdsourcing Boosts the Take-up of Cycling

Three Ways Crowdsourcing Boosts the Take-up of Cycling

Governments the world over are encouraging more people to use bicycles, and various forms of crowdsourcing are used to support their efforts. This article looks at co-creation to map popular cycle routes in a city; automated sensors and data collection to monitor...

BOLD CEOs Who Are Spreading Positivity

BOLD CEOs Who Are Spreading Positivity

It is widely accepted that crowdfunding can deliver a startup business with much more than just money to invest. Successful projects demonstrate customer traction, deliver product validation, show a willingness to work hard - because crowdfunding is hard work - and...

Crowdfunding the Future of Air Travel

Crowdfunding the Future of Air Travel

Governments the world over are grappling with the task of deciding where it's safe for its citizens to travel to, whether to impose isolation sanctions on overseas visitors and people returning home, or just implement an outright ban on travel to and from certain...

Our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding – the Euro-Crowd

Our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding – the Euro-Crowd

Our 11th June one-day Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding received great praise from the attendees. It was structured in three parts: Parts 1 and 2 focused on Europe, first Rewards Crowdfunding and then Equity Crowdfunding; Part 3 featured speakers from North America...

The Coronavirus Impact on UK Crowdfunding

The Coronavirus Impact on UK Crowdfunding

Ahead of our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding on June 11, this is an overview of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown on crowdfunding activity in the UK.  For generic background, a report from the research company Beauhurst on the overall impact of...

What Problems Does Bitcoin Solve?

What Problems Does Bitcoin Solve?

Bitcoin’s halving, its third, on May 11 2020 put it back in the news - as if it’s ever far away - and means Bitcoin miners now receive 6.25 bitcoins. We decided to use this event as an opportunity to remind ourselves of the fundamental tenets of this cryptocurrency...