Turkish Crowdfunding Takes Off with Fongogo

Turkish Crowdfunding Takes Off with Fongogo

A new market place for projects, fit for Turkey November 22, 2013, Istanbul Fongogo (www.fongogo.com) offers anyone from individuals to companies to NGOs a marketplace to fundraise, seek feedback, and marketing projects. Anyone who finds a particular project attractive gets the opportunity to be part of making it happen and gets a reward in return. It’s a new way for project creators and project contributors to connect and increase the chances...

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CROWDFUNDING RAMPS UP DOWN UNDER

The crowdfunding phenom is wrapping its game-changing reach around the globe and Australia is very much caught up in its embrace. Spurred on by the regulatory developments taking place in the States of late, the Aussies arecurrently reviewing their own legislation as it relates to crowdfunding. In October, the government’s Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) published a discussion paper that encouraged start ups and...

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Live crowdfunding tested out in Finland

Rami Korhonen, startup entrepreneur and CEO of the company Playmysong, is the third presenter on stage. He has exactly five minutes to impress investors with his presentation on a new-generation mobile jukebox service, which makes music interactive, for example, in bars and restaurants. — Through this app, customers can see a bar’s playlist and request songs for free. Our goal is to make the music experience fun and sociable everywhere in...

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18-Rotor Electric Helicopter Lands €600,000 in Crowdfunding

18-Rotor Electric Helicopter Lands €600,000 in Crowdfunding

  It seems Germans can’t get enough of electric helicopters. And who can blame them? Startup e-volo raised more than €600,000 ($814,794) to fund its two-person, lightweight, 18-rotor electrically-powered helicopter, or “Volocopter,” on thecrowd-funding website Seedmatch. The majority of the investments, ranging from €250 to €2,500, came from private donors. A few made more major contributions, amounting to as much as...

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Interpretations of existing regulation concerning crowdfunding in Europe, North America and Israel

Interpretations of existing regulation  concerning crowdfunding in Europe, North  America and Israel

Read the full report here Visit Europe Crowdfunding here: http://www.europecrowdfunding.org/2013/10/review-crowdfunding-regulation-2013/ The ECN Review of Crowdfunding Regulation 2013 considers the varying applications of the single market legislation to Crowdfunders across Europe both now and in the foreseeable future. Furthermore it takes a look at the Crowdfunding regulation in other relevant countries abroad. Published by: European...

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