Alex Daly, known as “The Crowdsourceress” for her success in crowdfunding, just launched a book with the same name. Here, she shares excerpts from the final chapter about becoming a startup founder. Alex also includes helpful tips for entrepreneurs who have just crowdfunded, or are starting a business of their own. Be sure to grab a copy of her book to learn more.
Crowdfunding advice, Kickstarter success stories and more
British Journal of Photography CEO Marc Hartog recently raised £400,000 on Crowdcube. Here’s his advice on equity crowdfunding:
For everything from documentaries to revivals of old corporate identity manuals and wearable devices, Kickstarter has become the key platform for securing financial backing. Having just run a successful campaign, Tim Malbon shares what he has learned
While BrewDog may have pioneered the concept with its Equity for Punks, a growing number of creative businesses are turning to equity crowdfunding as a means both to raise money and to grow their communities at the same time
With its workshop at the centre of its cutting-edge design practice, a love of materials drives each and every one of Map’s projects. Design director Jon Marshall talks to Mark Sinclair about how its collaborative approach brings thinkers and makers together
The Helvetica director is using Kickstarter to back “the world’s first feature documentary on legendary designer Dieter Rams” and help preserve his design archive
The Mover Kit is a wearable that reacts to activity: kids can code it to be a game, a bike light, a disco bracelet… or whatever they can think of