January 24, 2017 by  
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How Partnering With A Nonprofit Can Boost Your Crowdfunding Success

John Lee Dumas is one of the most successful podcasters on iTunes. Last year, when he decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign for his “Freedom Journal,”  he partnered with Pencils of Promise. He raised $453,000 on Kickstarter and donated $75,000 to the nonprofit. Now he’s at it again.  Dumas boasts over 1 million listens to his “Entrepreneur on Fire” podcast every month. You wouldn’t think he “needs” to partner with Pencils of Promise in order to be successful with his campaign. Dumas is a savvy entrepreneur. He’s clearly figured that this is an important part of the strategy.

http://buff.ly/2j06IIC

 

Explaining the GOGO Factor

How to make your fortune through crowdfunding:

The advent of crowdfunding has given entrepreneurs who have an idea the opportunity to raise capital from strangers who share their passion.

In 2015, Indiegogo visitors raised $800 million for projects including hardware, technology, media and social impact. Co-founder Danae Ringelmann, 38, says this is where the “Gogofactor” comes in – an algorithm that helps to promote causes that are proving popular and direct them to those who are most likely to be interested.

Read more here:

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/tastemakers-indiegogo-dane-ringelmann

1/23/17 This Week in Crowdfunding Refund for Space Case and Help for a sick boy

January 20, 2017 by  
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Here is a refund policy at Indiegogo that can help you in certain circumstances but this lady took a different route!
Thanks NBC 6 Miami, South Florida Helps get her money back!

Singaporean strangers save Pakistani boy’s life via crowdfunding

A group of strangers pooled together the funding required for a 10-year-old Pakistani boy’s treatment, who has registered a strong recovery after almost succumbing to his condition. 
https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/180330-Singaporean-strangers-save-Pakistani-boys-life-via-crowdfunding

 

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Dr. Wright on Crowdfund Beat’s 2017 Who’s Who List

I am so excited to announce that I am on the 2017 Crowdfunding World list by Crowdfunding Beat
The full article is here!

http://crowdfundbeat.com/2016/12/29/2017-whos-who-of-crowdfunding-industry-professionals/

Crowdfunding has grown and changed so much since I started working with it. I love teaching and look forward to seeing
YOU sometime while I am on the road!

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