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21 Feb 2017 - 11:00
Author: Europeana
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 - 11:04
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Does your creative project need funding? Can you harness the power of the crowd to deliver educational outcomes from the re-use of Europe’s rich cultural heritage content?

21 Feb 2017 - 10:15
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 - 10:21
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Crowdfunding has fast become a popular way to raise money, but increasingly crowdfunding platforms are being used by big brands as marketing platforms. Read full article on how to use crowdfunding for marketing below. 

17 Feb 2017 - 15:00
Author: De Standaard
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 - 15:08
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More and more projects and companies leave the traditional investment path and speak directly to a wider audience in order to finance their activities. Last year 29.9 million euros alone were raised through crowdfunding in Belgium . That's three times higher the amount raised in 2015 (10.2 million euros). Read more on De Standaard below (Dutch only).

1 Feb 2017 - 12:30
Author: Financiment Participative France
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 - 12:34
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Crowdfunding in France grew with 40% from 2015 to 2016. Read the full report from Financiment Participative France.

13 Jan 2017 - 14:45
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 - 14:51
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There's some serious hype around crowdfunding for creative businesses. But can we all make a fortune off Kickstarter? Here's what it is and how it works. Check ou the advice from Cultural Enterprise UK below.

13 Jan 2017 - 14:45
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 - 14:41
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Read an interesting example coming from the Sydney Opera House on the use of crowdfudning. Find our more at Architecture and Design website below.

11 Jan 2017 - 14:30
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 - 14:27
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Less than two weeks after ringing in the new year, Kickstarter reflected on its crowdfunding platform’s 2016 successes. The funding portal revealed that more than 3.5 million of its community members from all over the world supported tens of thousands of independent creators. Read more on Crowdfunding Insider below.

6 Jan 2017 - 13:00
Posted: 8 Jan 2017 - 13:02
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Over a series of articles last year we examined several issues surrounding the complicated notion of copyright and originality in the 21st century. A recent court case over a Star Trek fan film has again raised this thorny issue, asking who really owns the cultural objects we consume?

3 Jan 2017 - 22:00
Posted: 4 Jan 2017 - 22:10
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Best way to find out how to run a crowdfunding campaign is to hear the experience of other artists who have raised funds via crowdfunding. Here a musician shares his view on running a crowdfunding campaign 4 music. Read more below. 

2 Jan 2017 - 11:30
Posted: 3 Jan 2017 - 11:39
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The past 12 months have been very eventful in the world of alternative finance. While some pundits question the true impact of Fintech or whether it is just a mirage, the migration of all forms of finance to the internet marches along unabated. Fueled by global geopolitical events, 2017 has the potential to drive the most dramatic change in financial innovation yet as traditional finance embraces change instead of fighting it. Read more on Crowdfunding Insider below.