Kickstarted, a Kickstarter to Document the Crowdfunding Revolution — Kickstarted, a Kickstarter campaign for a documentary on crowdfunding, is one of our top crowd-based projects of the moment. It is the documentary film project of producer Jason Cooper and design pro Jay Armitage to tell the story of the crowdfunding movement. According to Cooper and Armitage: “Our goal is to present a truthful, exciting and inspiring look at what it means to be creative, independent and funded by the crowd.”
Crack Cocaine and Outer Space: The Crowded Room #25
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was allegedly caught on video smoking crack, and Gawker ran a “Crackstarter” to buy it from Somali drug dealers. Plus, Planetary Resources wants to launch a telescope into space, and has turned to the crowd for help. We discuss those stories and more in our 25th installment of the Crowded Room.
Waze Introduces Facebook Events Integration
Crowdsourced navigation app Waze released version 3.7 of its app earlier today. The update includes integration with Facebook Events. We take a look at the update, and the latest rumors.
2013CF: The Crowdfunding Industry Report
The only reliable and comprehensive insight into the size, composition and outlook for the crowdfunding industry, from massolution, the industry insider. 100 pages of in-depth analysis.