Tag Archive: Kickstarter

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    by Angie Chang

    6 Tips to a Successful Kickstarter Crowdfunding Project

    After successful fundings for female-founded products like GoldieBlox, Roominate, Everpurse and OUYA, we wonder what are the reasons behind rocketship successes and quiet failures.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Recently, a Kauffman Foundation dissertation fellow released a paper titled “The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: Determinants of Success and Failure” examined almost 47,000 projects on Kickstarter which raised $198 million total via crowdfunding.

    The paper reports 6 commonalities in the successful Kickstarter projects, some

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    by Jessica Stillman

    8 MUSTS for Every Crowdfunding Campaign

    An entrepreneur with two successful crowdfunding campaigns under her belt explains what you need to make your crowdfunding effort a success. 

    By Linda Franco (Co-Founder, MACHINA)

    As an entrepreneur, crowdfunding is something you hear a lot about, but few take the plunge. After doing this twice I can understand why.

    I’ve been through two different crowdfunding campaigns on two different platforms, with two different products.

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Amanda Palmer: Ask Without Shame

    The singer and Kickstarter success story recently gave a TED talk on a topic close to the heart of many female entrepreneurs: why it’s difficult to ask for things and why you should do it anyway. 

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    The trouble with women, according to both cliché and research, is they often simply don’t ask for things. Which makes alt-rock musician Amanda Palmer’s recent TED talk on the “art of asking” essential viewing for those concerned with pushing more women to attain their full potential. Plus, it’s super entertaining.