2013CF: The Crowdfunding Industry Report: Chat Live with massolution’s Founder and Research Director — To learn more about the report and what went into creating it, plan to attend a live video chat via a Google+ Hangout On the Air this Thursday, April 18th at 2pm EDT (6PM GMT). The event will be streamed live on Google+ in the Hangout, on Crowdsourcing.org, and on our YouTube channel.
This report sets a new standard for comprehensive, reality-based assessment of the crowdfunding industry, based on data gathered from 308 funding platforms worldwide and analysis from massolution’s industry-leading brain trust.
Following multiple bomb blasts near the end of the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed two and injured dozens, Google and local authorities are looking for help from the crowd to connect people with their missing loved ones, and to gather information on what is now being called a terrorist attack.
We catch up with Nathan Hangen, co-founder of WordPress crowdfunding plug-in IgnitionDeck. We talk about the company’s successful Robert’s Space Industries campaign, it’s plans, and self-run crowdfunding campaigns.
In the Crowded Room this week: massolution’s 2013CF: The Crowdfunding Industry Report makes headlines around the world by putting real-world numbers and data to the rapidly growing Crowdfunding market, plus new crowdsourcing plans from GE and Walmart.
Thomas Vass, owner and manager of The Private Capital Market, a fee-based subscription crowdfunding site, writes in to discuss Wassily Leontief’s economic theories in the context of the crowdfunding ecosystem.