BIG DATA ANALYTICS FOR DEVELOPING UNDERSTANDING OF CROWDFUNDER CONTRIBUTION BEHAVIOUR

BIG DATA ANALYTICS FOR DEVELOPING UNDERSTANDING OF CROWDFUNDER CONTRIBUTION BEHAVIOUR

A recent industry report indicates that crowdfunding, as a whole, helped raise more than $2.7B last year, a number expected to exceed $5.1B in 2013 (Massolution 2013). With hundreds of platforms now operating globally, local legislators and policymakers have focused their attention on crowdfunding, which culminated in President Obama’s signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, in April of last year. However, while policy...

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Green & Pleasant’s Guide to Crowdfunding

Green & Pleasant’s Guide to Crowdfunding

Fleur Emery from Green & Pleasant, who raised £122,950 through Crowdcube earlier this year, was asked to talk about her experience of crowdfunding by AXA Business Insurance as part of a series of video interviews to provide help, advice and insight for other early stage businesses. Check out the video below to see what Fleur had to say of her experiences – it’s well worth a watch.   Source:...

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Breaking Down The 2013 Crowdfunding World Summit

Breaking Down The 2013 Crowdfunding World Summit

Mark Perlmutter is organizing the 2013 Crowdfunding World Summit, a two week online event that will bring crowdfunding experts from all over the world together for a comprehensive series of interviews discussing the history, current context and future path of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding enthusiasts and interested parties can register for the event at CrowdfundingWorldSummit.com.   Registration is free. The event will begin on August 25th at...

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Crowdfunding – The Scottish Perspective

Crowdfunding – The Scottish Perspective

This morning a report, commissioned by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, was released at a breakfast event in Society M in Glasgow. Called “Crowdfunding – The Scottish Perspective” the report was produced by twintangibles and sets out the findings of a comprehensive review of the Scottish business communities awareness of, and attitude to, crowdfunding and how well it might fit the finance shortfall that persists post the financial and...

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Crowdfunding Is ‘Bigger Than the Internet’

Serial entrepreneur Scott Purcell says crowdfunding is “bigger than the Internet” when it comes to creating meaningful work and wealth. Best known as the founder of Epoch Networks, one of the earliest Internet service providers in the U.S., and the creator of a trust company that surpassed $1 billion in assets, Purcell is now the chief executive of FundAmerica in San Francisco. FundAmerica plans to let business owners raise money from...

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