Crowdsourcing Versus Venture Capitalist: Determining Goals

History is filled with examples of passionate people doing whatever it takes to turn their ideas into reality. That’s the concept behind crowdsourcing and crowdfunding, and they’re not going away. What does this mean for traditional venture capitalists?

Industry Connections: Kickstarter’s Unexpected Bonus

When you crowdfund your next project using Kickstarter, you may not realize that more than just your intended audience will be seeing what you’re building — and certain members of that audience may be of particular interest to you.

[Video] Kickstarter & IndieGoGo: Reducing the Need For Venture Capital

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Douglas Rushkoff weighs in on the potential for crowdfunding resources to reduce (or eliminate) a startup’s dependence on venture capital, gatekeepers and big corporations.