How crowdfunding platforms Kickstarter and Indiegogo are changing their business to prevent creators from never shipping their product.
"Investment crowdfunding platforms are looking to scale by becoming broker-dealers (...). Some may offer other affiliated investment banking type services or secondary trading platforms. Digital assets issued via blockchain based platforms may streamline securities offerings, reducing both friction and cost. There is hope on the horizon." (Crowdfundinsider on Indiegogo exiting equity crowdfunding).
"The UN and social entrepreneurs alike could tap into the market of global giving with a crowdfunding model modified for the SDGs, funnelling that money to help solve today’s toughest social problems." (Oxford University's Michele Scataglini on how to close the financing gap for SDGs)
How two friends are confronting inequality in film by using crowdfunding.
Called Humbition, the project is the brainchild also of Zocdoc founder Cyrus Massoumi
Interviewed by Coin Central, the founder of Indiegogo reflected on how crowdfunding is evolving.
Indiegogo’s goal is to ensure that only high-quality and strictly vetted tokens and other unique digital assets are available to investors.
“There is still a lot of learning to be done.”
The platform to shake up equity crowdfunding.
In 2014, more than US$16 billion were raised through crowdfunding worldwide, which increased to over US$34 billion in 2015 and is estimated to increase in 2016. Crowdfunding has proven itself very popular in the world in its short history. All the signs show that crowdfunding is poised to be the next big investment trend. Here are the 10 biggest fintech crowdfunding of all time.