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Star Citizen passes $20 million in crowd-funding

Cloud Imperium Games' crowd-funding campaign just keeps on giving Chris Roberts' Cloud Imperium Games has announced that its crowd-funding campaign for the PC space-sim Star Citizen has surpassed $20 million in funding. $10 million of that total was raised in the past four and a half months....

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The crowdfunding caveat: Most campaigns fail

In April 2013, Dustin Driver looked like a poster boy for Kickstarter success. His tech-savvy backpack venture, Packswell, exceeded its funding goal by 33 percent. He had done his homework in advance, lined up materials and local manufacturing, and produced a great prototype. With more than...

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What Is The Next Crowdfunding Evolution?

It’s been said that crowdfunding is less of a straight-forward investment and more like buying wine futures. You’re essentially paying a discounted rate for next year’s crop. And, just like wine, once you’ve put your money in, you can only hope that the weather is good, the...

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The Crowdfunding Economy Is About to Pop

Crowdfunding has enabled millions of people to donate money to make prototype products a reality and support artistic projects, among other proposals. In exchange, supporters have received free gifts, verbal thanks, even hugs. Now the stakes are about to increase dramatically thanks to a law paving the...

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