Massolution Releases the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software & Solutions Report

 

2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report — Earlier today, Massolution published its 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. It is a definitive guide to available crowdfunding software and solutions providers. This clear and concise report will guide you to the choices for building the platform you want, whether it is for donations, rewards, lending, equity, or royalty; whether it is a new site, an addition to an existing one, or a single campaign; whether you do it yourself or hire a provider.

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Sharing Economy Gets a Moral Boost from US Mayors

 

Amid a backdrop of unpleasant regulatory rulings against sharing economy companies like Airbnb, Uber, and Lyft, mayors of several major U.S. cities threw their support behind the trailblazers.

Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Statista, The Statistics Portal

 

Rose Spinelli, a crowdfunding consultant who runs The Crowdfundamentals, writes in with her second Tip of the Week, a series exclusive to Crowdsourcing.org. Check out her thoughts on Statista, a company that can help campaign owners visualize data around their crowdfunding initiatives.

Crowdsourcing as Part of a State Policy 

The Malaysian government recently engaged our CEO Carl Esposti to speak at an event on crowdsourcing and how it can be used within the scope of the country’s ‘Digital Malaysia’ initiative. We take a look at the program, how it got started, and how crowdsourcing will be used to create jobs for the “bottom 40” percent of the population.

An Overview of Crowdfunding Models in the U.K.

 

Nick Moules of rebuildingsociety.com, a peer-to-peer lending platform for businesses in the U.K., describes the three major investment crowdfunding models that are currently operating in the U.K. and provides some context to these models.

Author of Controversial Book Funded on Kickstarter Plans a Rewrite

 

A highly controversial book that received over $16,000 through Kickstarter has been the topic of heavy discussion in crowdfunding circles. We recap the debacle and suggest what lessons Kickstarter should and should not draw in the aftermath of the campaign.

2012-13 Crowdfunding All Stars [Part I] 

Crowdfunding has taken off in 2012, and is continuing its rapid rise in 2013. To commemorate some of the best crowdfunding campaigns of 2012-13, the team behind the documentary Kickstarted has created trading cards for “Crowdfunding All Stars.” We feature the first eight (of 24) here.

Amazon Launches Crowdfunded Gift Cards Feature on Facebook

 

Amazon recently unveiled a new crowdfunding-like feature that allows Facebook users to pitch in small sums towards an Amazon gift card for a friend’s birthday.

 

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Enterprise Crowdsourcing: Calculating the Cost Savings

Lionbridge’s Arnold Koh writes in to explain how his company is able to pay crowdworkers competitive wages, but still help enterprises save money. Hint: The answer comes in numerous smaller savings that only the crowdsourcing model allows.

2012-13 Crowdfunding All Stars [Part II]

Crowdfunding has taken off in 2012, and is continuing its rapid rise in 2013. To commemorate some of the best crowdfunding campaigns of 2012-13, the team behind the documentary Kickstarted has created trading cards for “Crowdfunding All Stars.” We feature the second eight (of 24) here.

The 2013CF Crowdfunding Market Analysis and Outlook Reports

Recently, Massolution released the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market Analysis and Outlook reports, providing comprehensive assessment of the crowdfunding industry and where it’s going. The two reports are based on the 2013CF Crowdfunding Industry Report, which was widely acclaimed and cited in prestigious publications.