It's widely known as a crowdfunding record-breaker, but the painstaking work to recreate Hiroshima in a new anime film is a nod to its traditional roots.
Will equity crowdfunding work in Australia?
Investors will soon be able to invest A$10,000 in a start-up through a crowdfunding platform. But parts of the law are still too restrictive.
Interior of the ‘Great Hall’ at the old Fyansford Paper Mills.
Photographer: Donna Squire
The people of Geelong are connecting with their industrial past as the city undergoes a community-led creative transformation.
Budding entrepreneurs take note – here's how to raise money to fund your dream project.
The government could help small startups grow and innovate by allowing them to access crowd equity funding.
New sources of funding are posing a problem to the way we categorise companies.
The blockchain is software that stores and transfers value or data across the internet.
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Multiple use cases for the blockchain are currently being tested, so it's worth learning the basics.
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Archaeologists are launching a crowdfunded search for Lindisfarne monastery, famous for St Cuthbert and Lindisfarne Gospels.
Hat’s all folks.
The likes of Der Correspondent and Kickstarter raise the prospect of a new funding model for journalism. To some extent, we are kidding ourselves.
Crowdfunding has produced start-ups such as Oculus Rift and Pebble watches ... but it's not a success story for everyone.
The democratisation of finance isn't going quite to plan.
Looks like a razor, cuts like a laser?
Laser technology has come a long way, but not when it comes to razors.
Crowdfunding could impact the role governments play in the future.
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Civic crowdfunding is taking hold around the world, but there could be unintended consequences.
Amanda Palmer was the first to crack seven figures in crowdfunding. She won’t be the last.
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Back in 2012, Amanda Palmer was the first person to break US$1,000,000 in crowdfunding on Kickstarter. In doing so, and since, she's answered the question: what is the internet for?
Putting the power of the crowd to work could raise more money for scientific research.
Many Australian films have significant cultural capital that should also be considered when measuring their level of success.
Vincent O’Donnell speaks with David Tiley, editor of ScreenHub magazine, about financing film production in Australia and looking beyond box office numbers to measure a film's success.
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The taxi driver was mystified by the long queue waiting to go into Leeds Picturehouse cinema on a recent Sunday afternoon. He was clearly surprised when I explained that what turned out to be a capacity…
The Murray report has suggested a cautious approach to regulation around crowd sourcing, which offers both opportunities and risks.
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The Financial System Inquiry has taken a “slow and steady” approach to financial crowdfunding, despite perceptions that Australia is lagging behind in this area. While acknowledging the wide range of global…
How much for the return trip?
lunar mission one
A British-led consortium has announced an ambitious space mission named Lunar Mission One that plans to land a robotic probe in the southern polar region of the moon in about a decade. The announcement…
“Hi there, do you comet here often?”
For decades, space exploration remained a domain within reach of only government agencies, who could command huge pools of expertise and public funds. Now the means by which our space endeavours are funded…
Giving publishing power to the people.
A novel written in an invented “shadow tongue” to give the feel of Early Middle English has a place on the shortlist for the Goldsmiths book prize for innovative fiction. But the odd style isn’t why Paul…