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BrewDog bang drum for crowdfunding at Holyrood

IT’S the self-proclaimed “punk” brand that likes to fly in the face of convention, but beer maker BrewDog pitched up at Holyrood yesterday to bang the drum for crowdfunding. Appearing in front of the Scottish Parliament’s economy committee, BrewDog finance director Neil Simpson said the Ellon-based...

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Rural Crowdfunding

One reason that economic development in rural America lags behind its urban counterpart is the persistent lack of venture capital for rural entrepreneurs. Geography deserves much of the blame, as angel investors and venture capitalists tend to live and work in metropolitan areas on the...

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Crowdfunding: Outsource your way to success

Editor’s Note: Thinking about starting a crowdfunding campaign but don’t know where to begin? Check out the tip below from Rose Spinelli, a crowdfunding campaign consultant who runs The Crowdfundamentals. This is the latest in a series of tips, suggestions, and best practices Spinelli is writing exclusively...

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Crowdfunding an in vitro meat cookbook

Eindhoven's Next Nature Lab is running an IndiegOgO fundraiser for a "Meat the Future Cookbook" -- a piece of design fiction setting out recipes we might be able to prepare when in vitro meat-growth is the norm. There's meat grown from your own flesh, cultured in a...

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