Crowdfunding is democratizing funding for pretty much everything BUT the kitchen sink. The power of crowdfunding lies in its ability to allow anyone to raise money without extensive risk. So who should use crowdfunding? Whether you need to raise funds for an unexpected medical bill, funding your creative work, or starting that dream business, there really isn’t a reason why you shouldn’t crowdfund.

Here’s why.

You’re already doing it, just not for you

Here’s an interesting note, you’re already crowdfunding, you just don’t know it. When we go out and buy lunch from our favorite sandwich shop we’re conducting a form of crowdfunding. The sandwich shop uses all…


What is Experiment about?

Something we do as a platform is constantly seek innovative ways for project creators to push project donations. In our first experiment, we created an in-home magazine with a goal of finding innovative ways a project creator could drum up local support. This experiment, we’re looking into GeoFence Marketing for crowdfunding projects. Our goal? To see if project creators can conduct highly targeted advertising campaigns without breaking the bank. To iterate from our last experiment, our strong belief is that a crowdfunding platform should undergo extensive R&D to find innovative and cost effective ways for project creators to raise awareness.


Behind every crowdfunding campaign is a person with a story. Ultimately, we connect to these people and their projects on a crowdfunding platform but before they go live, a lot of behind the scenes work takes place. CrowdView, a new series, where we will interview epic crowdfunders and tell their stories. With the goal of providing insight and tips to fellow crowdfunders.

This episode we interview Tracy Osborn who has crowdfunded on three occasions. Tracy is always up to helping others and it’s an honor to interview her and learn her story but also get some helpful tips future crowdfunders…


Behind every crowdfunding campaign is a person with a story. Ultimately, we connect to these people and their projects on a crowdfunding platform but before they go live, a lot of behind the scenes work takes place. CrowdView, a new series, where we will interview epic crowdfunders and tell their stories. With the goal of providing insight and tips to fellow crowdfunders.

To kick off CrowdView, we interviewed the beloved Dom Perry. Dom was once a stranger to us, but now he feels just like family, he’s kind, insightful, and has an undying love for creating amazing tabletop role-playing games…


Funding on any crowdfunding platform has a bell curve. You will see a large influx of donations in the first and last days of your funding period but the middle may sag. The middle is the stress point, the time when you will see donations twittle and engagement slow down. We call these the sleepless curve nights because it’s a jarring experience. The good news is you can survive and keep donations rolling during the sleepless nights if you play your hand right. First, pre-plan for this to happen and have a game plan. However, This isn’t always going to…


What is Experiment about?

Something we do as a platform is constantly seek innovative ways for project creators to push project donations. So we made a magazine. An in-home magazine printed from your standard 8.5 x 11 printer. Our goal? To see if project creators could increase their local awareness in a cost-effective professional manner. Our strong belief, after all, is that crowdfunding platforms should undergo extensive R&D to find innovative cost effective ways for project creators to raise awareness.

What we did

We created a total of fifty 20-page magazines and probably ten magazines worth of dummy runs. We started out with an in-home printer and…


Have you ever wished you had not done something–but did? Say make a bad judgment call on a firm or business? Unfortunately, it’s something we hear about almost daily in the industry and with marketing in particular. We always hear about project creators who pick up these excellent marketing companies promising 20 million views for 50 bucks. You may get those 20 million views, but that won’t matter if they’re not interested in what you’re doing. You should avoid marketing firms that give out unrealistic numbers, Here’s why:

It’s impossible to promise a number

Marketing is a mesmerizing industry; you’re trying to predict human behavior, to…

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