Platform Launches to Crowdfund Agricultural Campaigns

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Harvest Funders Hopes to Power Agricultural Campaigns — While most of the popular crowdfunding campaigns are glitzy gadgets or creative projects, the new funding method can be used for much more. We profile Harvest Funders, a crowdfunding platform for agriculture.


The Advantages of Crowdsourced Testing

We reached out over email to Markus Steinhauser, the marketing and PR manager at Testbirds, to find out how the crowdsourced software testing company got its start, where it is heading, and the advantages of crowdtesting.

Crowdnetic Releases Q1 Crowdfunded Securities Report

We take a look at Crowdnetic’s latest report, which showcases some of the numbers around private issuers publicly raising cash. Unsurprisingly, real estate is doing well.

What Does Crowdfunding Mean to Large Financial Institutions? [Video]

For large enterprises that are used to doing things a certain way, change can be hard to accept. This is true for many companies, but perhaps especially so for banks, which have a reputation of being rather boring. But that doesn?t mean all those who represent the banking industry are resistant to change. One of those adventurous individuals is Arthur van de Graaf of ABN AMRO, a Dutch bank. The bank made a splash in mid-2012 when it announced the initiative, a crowdfunding platform that van de Graaf manages.

Kickstarter by the Numbers [Infographic]

Check out this great infographic about Kickstarter and the different project categories it has funded, courtesy of CrowdFund Productions.

Q: What is Jelly?s Role? A: Whatever You Want It To Be

Rose Spinelli writes in once again, this time to highlight Jelly, a new app that can be used by crowdfunders and entrepreneurs to test ideas and put eyeballs on their projects.

Top Project: The Micro 3D Printer

We feature the latest Kickstarter campaign to captivate the crowd: the Micro 3D printer.

Crowdfunding en Mexico: Como el Poder de las Tecnologias Digitales Estan Transformando la Innovacion, el Emprendimiento y la Inclusion Economica

Como parte de la investigación, Massolution desarrollado una metodología única para apoyar la consideración de los numerosos factores que afectan crowdfunding en México y para dirigir la formación de un conjunto específico de recomendaciones, acciones y tareas entre los grupos de interés clave.

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From the Vault: Crowdfunding is White-hot on Capitol Hill – Will it Survive the Fire?

The following comes to us from contributing expert William Carleton, who has been following the different bills to legalize crowdfunding in the U.S. Congress for us for months now. This post was originally published on his blog. Carleton is a Seattle attorney with experience as a startup lawyer and angel investor.

2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report

Massolution recently published the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. It is a definitive guide to available crowdfunding software and solutions providers. This 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.

Massolution NYC 2013 Presentations: Crowd as an Engine for Enterprise Innovation

At Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd Powered Business, the crowdsourcing conference we hosted in midtown Manhattan last week, we heard from dozens of companies and thought leaders about how the crowd is transforming the business ecosystem for major enterprises. If you couldn’t make it to the conference, check out these presentations to see what you missed!


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