9 crowdfunding websites to help you change the world. – Webdistortion

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18th20109 crowdfunding websites to help you change the world.

posted in: Business by: Paul Anthony

For many people, the thought of taking significant financial risk holds them back from jumping head-long into launching the idea that has been stuck in the recesses of their head. This little collection of crowdfunding websites and web applications are designed to take the risk out of that creativity and innovation, allowing even the little guy to do something amazing.

Who needs venture capital funding to get their idea off the ground? If you’ve been holding back because of it, you might just find there’s help out there, fueled by the community, and managed by some of these fantastic sites, which can help you fund your idea, business startup or music project.

KickStarter

URL: http://www.kickstarter.com/

KickStarter has received quite a bit of publicity recently for its efforts. Most notably the open source facebook alternative Diaspora managed to raise $10,000 in just 39 days, proving that the concept had legs, and that crowdfunding as a concept has the community well and truly behind it. It’s not just software projects that the site caters for, out of all the current activity on the site, software is probably the most dull – as creatives around the world have embraced it as a way to realise spectacular dreams. With everything from life sized mousetrap games to one man’s cultural journey across Mexico KickStarter has clearly captured the imagination of its audience.

As far as the rules for funding goes, KickStarter keeps things simple. In order to receive the funding needed, a project must reach or exceed its funding goal or no money changes hands. If you do manage to reach your goal, 5% is taken from the

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Spend a night in a Hub at CityHub Beta – Crowdfunder

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Founder:Sem and Pieter

Funding target:£ 10,000

Days Left:24

Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands

Category:Inventions

Reference number:P 329

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CityHub is opening its first pilot location in Amsterdam!!! For this we need the help of new generation travellers. Your pledges allow us to further develop the HUB and create CityHub Beta, a fully operational mini hotel, in our own apartment in the centre of Amsterdam. This pilot version will contain four Hubs, a nice lounge area and already makes use of our interactive platform. The lounge will be decorated in CityHub’s warm, hip and informal style, where you will find us as your host. To reward you for your support we invite you to come over and experience CityHub. HELP FUND CITYHUB and see what stuff we offer in return!! To find out more about CityHub read below!

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