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Jumpstarter Crowdfunding interview with Hashtag Radio

Jumpstarter Crowdfunding Chief Operations Director, Derek Whitehead, is interviewed by Hashtag Radio on the growth, success and advice for effective engagement with your crowd!

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10 Tools to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign Effectively

A crowdfunding campaign is time-consuming, no matter how well designed it is. Find out about some great resources that will help you streamline and automate your efforts!

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In order for your crowdfunding campaign to be successful, you will have to reach out to as many potential backers as possible. This involves a lot of work across many channels, so your efforts need to be coordinated at all times. One of the most effective ways to achieve your goal is to set up a plan dividing your campaign into stages: Continue reading

Gus Brown Band radio interview & Jumpstarter success

Gus Brown band speak with Hashtag Radio on the correct approach to their Jumpstarter campaign success on reaching and exceeding their funding goal by 127%!

Correct payments with cards – 3D secure verification

There are times when some of the Jumpstarter customers are having issues with completing a donation payment with their credit/debit cards.

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The reason that some of these payments fail was unfortunately due to 3D secure.

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10 Things You Should Know For Your Crowdfunding Campaign

You have a great idea, and now you want to present it to the general public to get market validation and funding!  Here’s ten pointers that you should keep in mind throughout your crowdfunding campaign!

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10 Fresh Tips for Your Jumpstarter Marketing Strategy

If you’re running a Jumpstarter project, it’s important to market your idea to get the maximum number of backers. However, before you even get started with your project, you should plan ahead.

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I intend for this blog to expand upon some of the tips mentioned and to provide new guidance.
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Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing has become very popular in recent years, but it has actually been around for quite a while. Used to design the Australian flag, the Sydney Opera House, and even the Icelandic constitution, there is a lot about crowdsourcing you may be surprised to learn.

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7 Things to Consider BEFORE you Launch your Crowdfunding Project

We get many requests to help with crowdfunding campaigns. We’ve refined a “best practices” list that to share with you! What you’ll read here, and hopefully in the future, is what we’ve found to work. But at the end of the day, two things are really all that’s required: a good idea and A LOT OF HARD WORK. Ok, maybe three – a decent network that supports what you do!

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Using Crowdfunding, Fashion Designers Can Remove Risk Without Changing Style

Being in the fashion crowdfunding industry and creating a crowdfunding campaign allows readers to peruse your offering for free! That being said, if exposure for you happens in the process of teaching readers how to be better crowdfunders — great.

The fashion crowdfunding industry is growing in popularity, largely due to the fact that most of us have a personal style and though we may lack the talent to make the clothes we want to wear, we know our fashion sense perfectly in our minds — if not reflected in our closet!

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Also fashion crowdfunding as a vertical is gaining traction in crowdfunding because of how well suited it is to utilizing the “sourcing” piece of crowdfunding. Continue reading

European Crowdfunding Association Wants to Better Shape the Industry

With crowdfunding continuing to grow in Europe, a new industry body, the European Equity Crowdfunding Association (EECA), formed in late May to represent specifically equity- and debt-based crowdfunding industries. Recently, EECA held its first board meeting, so we caught up with the organization’s General Counsel and Manager Alessandro Lerro to find out more about the association.

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Crowdsourcing.org: What is the association’s mission?

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