Fig, the gaming crowd funding site (founded by CEO Justin Bailey) has raised $7.84M Series A funding led by Spark Capital (Oculus, Tumblr, and Twitter) and Greycroft (Maker Studios, Scopely, and Venmo) to increase their ability to provide more game projects for investors and backers.
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The following is a blog post by John Burman about theCrowdfunding Your Vision: How to Achieve the Results You Want panel at 2013’s New York Comic Con. While the focus was on comics, the panel did a good job of being as broad as possible, because all the advice can easily be adapted for any purpose. Read the rest at examiner.com
Kickstarter is pretty well known for helping fund indie art projects. If you have a book you want to write, start a Kickstarter. If you have a game you want to develop, go to kickstarter. If you have a film series or web seriesyou need to fund, Kickstarter. Now, crowd sourcing has been adapted for a lot of industries, from project funding to news (examiner.com is pretty much built off the same model), but it might even be the next venue for investments. Read the rest at examiner.com.