Crowdlending Creativity

Crowdfunding is overtaken by niche artistic endeavors

Implications - Crowdfunding is growing in popularity for many reasons, one being that it allows those who may not otherwise get funding to invent and create. The openness of crowdlending has attracted many looking to launch niche artistic endeavors. This shows the versatility of crowdfunding, which previously was seen as something specific to the business-focused entrepreneurial crowd.
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Digital Water Color Printers - The WaterColorBot Painting Robot Replicates Art in Water Color
SCORE: 7.2
V. Hot 14,762 Clicks Pub: Dec 9, 14
Digital Water Color Printers
The WaterColorBot Painting Robot Replicates Art in Water Color
The result of a successful crowdfunding campaign, this painting robot combines water color paints with traditional printing technology. The WaterColorBot is a collaborative project between Evil Mad... [More]
Decorative Spice Pens - The CinniBird Food Presentation Tool Makes Drawing on Food Easy as Pie
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 4,029 Clicks Pub: Dec 1, 14
Decorative Spice Pens
The CinniBird Food Presentation Tool Makes Drawing on Food Easy as Pie
This food presentation tool brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘playing with your food.’ Designed by Balazs Oltvai of the Hungary-based OLIARTS Studio, the CinniBird spice pen lets... [More]
3D-Printed Soldering Irons - The Solderdoodle is a Portable and USB-Powered Soldering Iron
SCORE: 5.1
Hot 3,105 Clicks Pub: Jul 21, 14
3D-Printed Soldering Irons
The Solderdoodle is a Portable and USB-Powered Soldering Iron
The Solderdoodle is a piece of soldering equipment designed for techies and geeks constantly on the go who need to be able to do a bit of soldering every once in a while, without being burdened by... [More]
Personalized Photo-Realistic Fashion - You Can Turn Your Favorite Pictures Into Customized Clothing
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 2,935 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 14
Personalized Photo-Realistic Fashion
You Can Turn Your Favorite Pictures Into Customized Clothing
This new app turns your Instagram photos into customized clothing. Currently seeking finances on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, the SnapShirt app was developed by RageOn creator Michael Krilivsky.... [More]
Crowdfunded Skateparks - This Crowdfunding Effort Hopes to Build the Parasite DIY Skatepark in NOLA
SCORE: 1.8
Untested 436 Clicks Pub: Mar 13, 15
Crowdfunded Skateparks
This Crowdfunding Effort Hopes to Build the Parasite DIY Skatepark in NOLA
The Parasite DIY Skatepark is a New Orleans skateboarding community initiative currently raising funds to build the city’s first public skatepark. The Parasite DIY Skatepark crowdfunding... [More]