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Social Crowdfunding

Goods are now being crowd financed via niche online communities

Implications - With the popularity of crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and RocketHub growing fast, these virtual marketplaces have had an enormous impact on entrepreneurship, consumerism and the way we think about business as a whole. Consumers are now eager to become more involved -- on a more public, shareable platform -- with the companies they purchase their goods from.
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Featured Examples

play_circle_filled Crowdfunding Apps
Crowdfunding Apps
SellanApp Lets Anyone Gain Funding and Connect with Developers
Have you ever had an amazing idea for an app, but lack the skills to bring it into reality? Or perhaps you lacked the funding to pay someone to do it for you? SellanApp is a crowdfunding platform... MORE
Neighborhood Crowdfunding Websites
Neighborhood Crowdfunding Websites
Spacehive is a Fundraising Platform for Public Space Projects
Spacehive is an online crowdfunding platform based in London that aims to make community projects as easy as online shopping. similar to Brickstarter, Spacehive wants to make community projects an... MORE
Crowdfunded Social Innovator Sites
Crowdfunded Social Innovator Sites
‘StartSomeGood’ Grows Purpose-Driven Initiatives
It’s great to see more and more initiatives popping up like StartSomeGood that support social entrepreneurs around the world. StartSomeGood is a platform for crowdfunding that is tailored specifically… MORE
Social Crowdfunding Platforms
Social Crowdfunding Platforms
The Buzzbnk App Helps Ventures Gather Support and Raise Funds
Buzzbnk is a crowdfunding platform that aims to help social startups build a following of supporters and raise funding. Founded in 2009, Buzzbnk offers a chance for positive individuals to become... MORE
Curated Crowdfunded Marketplaces
Curated Crowdfunded Marketplaces
Outgrow.me Offers Consumers Kickstarter & Indiegogo Products
Outgrow.me is a one-of-a-kind digital marketplace that provides consumers access to successful products launched on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. These crowdfunding websites have helped jump start the... MORE
Community Funding Platforms
Community Funding Platforms
Smallknot Helps You Invest in Small Businesses in Your Neighborhood
Smallknot is a project aimed at crowdfunding investment for local small businesses operating on an all-or-nothing funding platform, similar to Kickstarter and Brickstarter. Smallknot aims to provide... MORE
play_circle_filled Crowdfunded Computer Development
Crowdfunded Computer Development
'Sell An App' Offers Critiques and Donations to Budding Designers
Sell An App is a new startup that offers financial support and helpful critiques to budding app makers. Sell An App gives prospective app designers a place to share their designs with a community dedicated… MORE
Crowdfunding for Social Start-ups
Crowdfunding for Social Start-ups
'33needs' is a Website Helping to Start Companies with Purpose
Almost a year ago, Tech Crunch inadvertently gave 33 needs the most ideal and clickable slogan: “Kiva meets Kickstarter.” What that means, is that this website offers a platform for... MORE

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