Crowdfunding

An alternative finance method of raising money from large groups of people, as donations, as a loan, or in exchange for company equity

How to Use Crowdsourcing in Financial Services

How to Use Crowdsourcing in Financial Services

The past 12 months of pandemic lockdowns and disruption to business through a mass of people working from home has posed a myriad of financial issues across all industries. Apart from internal financial struggles, companies might also be finding it difficult to gather...

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

A donations crowdfunding project launched by a former Google employee has exceeded its $130,000 target, with contributions from over 3,000 backers. A senior software engineer claims first-hand knowledge that Google has been exercising censorship, suppressing legal...

Top Insights to Successful Equity Crowdfunding

Top Insights to Successful Equity Crowdfunding

Our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding (27 August 2020) took a comprehensive look at both reward and equity crowdfunding with insights shared by international experts. This article sums up some key insights in to equity crowdfunding. The reward crowdfunding element...

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...

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...