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Crowdfunding
A brief history
In 1997 the rock band Marillion crowdfunded the tour which promoted their
seventh album, rais...
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Crowdfunding Handout

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Crowdfunding Handout

  1. 1. Crowdfunding A brief history In 1997 the rock band Marillion crowdfunded the tour which promoted their seventh album, raising $60,000 through the internet. This is believed to be the first online crowdfunded project. The first crowdfunding website appeared in 2001 and by 2012 there were 500 crowdfunding platforms online. That year marked a milestone, with the first £1m crowdfunded project. Crowdfunding websites Hubbub, where you can download a free Crowdfunding Handbook (just scroll down the page to find the link). https://hubbub.net/users/account/create/ Crowdfunding http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/ Bristol Woman is a current, local project, with a target date of 19 February http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/bristol-woman Kickstarter is aimed at creative projects https://www.kickstarter.com/ Indiegogo is ‘a welcoming, supportive community that embraces collaboration, fearlessness and authenticity.’ It has been helping people to raise funds since 2008. Fundsurfer is ‘UK’s newest and most innovative crowdfunding platform.’ It’s based in Bristol. https://www.fundsurfer.com/ This is not an exhaustive list, but if you take a look at these sites, you will get an idea of the types of projects which are looking for funding. Be inspired!

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