Crowdfunding using sites like Kickstarter is a new way to raise money for an environmental project. The way Kickstarter works is that one sets up a page on the platform describing the project being funded, setting a minimal fundraising goal, establishing a deadline, usually a month and listing levels of contribution ranging anywhere from $1 to $10,000 and up. People pledge a certain amount of money toward the goal which is collected by Amazon payments. If the funding goal is
Looking at raising money for a start-up or any new tech is, to put it mildly, hair-raising. There are so many options such as bootstrapping, angel investors, VCs or begging friends and family. There is also another way called crowdfunding, and this is how you can raise money in a fairly low risk way. So, let’s explore how you can raise money for that new tech while you’re still in university.
30 Dec 2012
Crowdfunding is a great way to raise money, promote your project and network at the same time. This has become very popular among artists, filmmakers, musicians and entrepreneurs online. It used to be that raising money meant that you had to be well connected and have a network of private investors to support your work. Now you can simply go online and use a website like Kickstarter or Indiegogo to make your project come to life. Here are some things to know before you get started on your crowdfunding campaign.
05 Dec 2012
We all know how hard it is to coordinate schedules with a person who is so busy he just seems to never sleep. But it can be just as challenging to try to get a group of, say, three or four people together at the same place, on the same date, at the same time – even if these people are your close family. Now consider trying to coordinate a corporate sized get-together involving hundreds of people. All of these situations call for a common tool that can help you coordinate schedules. LetsMeetAtJoes (LMAJ) from eoMediaGroup is going to be that tool.
24 Nov 2012
We’ve all been there; you’re trying to plan a get-together with a handful of friends, co-workers or relatives. You’re the designated go between who has to juggle everyone’s schedules, preferences and whims. You’re finding a location that everyone can get to (and wants to come to), you’re calling and texting back and forth to verify the scheduling, and wracking your brain to make sure you remembered everyone and all the while just trying to stay sane. At this point in the scheduling process, you’re wondering, “why am I doing this again?”
Unfortunately, with all of the technological advancements available to us, all the social networks and plethora of web options how do you find the single solution that is flexible enough to work for a small group of 3 or your association of 500?
08 Nov 2012
Whether or not you’re a skydiver you’ve probably read about 43-year-old Austrian Felix Baumgartner’s record breaking skydive from a capsule 128,100 feet above the Earth. You probably already know that this 24-mile jump from the stratosphere meant he fell faster than the speed of sound, at 833.9 mph or Mach 1.24, and broke the sound barrier wearing only a space suit. And you’re probably chuckling to yourself about his choice of a landing site; where else but Roswell, New Mexico, a popular Earth destination for all our visitors from space.
05 Nov 2012
Paul, Sarah, Jose, and Tatiana are trying to schedule a time to go to a movie. The movie theater shows the movie at 4:00, 6:30, and 9:00 Monday through Friday. Sarah has Yoga Tuesday and Thursday all night. Two people can only do a matinee (4:00) on a weekday. Sarah can do any day, but Friday and Wednesday. And— EEK!
Let me stop you there, because I’m sure this is the kind of problem you thought you were done with when you said farewell to elementary school. But organizing scheduling has become a real world problem.