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Democratizing Opportunities

This week StartWise had the pleasure to get some insights on crowdfunding and investing in startups from Hana Yang, co-author of “Impact With Wings: Stories to Inspire and Mobilize Women Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs… 625 more words

WLFS Trailer

So here it finally is,  the trailer for our feature length film With Love From Suffolk.  The whole thing was done on under 7 grand with a LOT of input and love from local businesses. 36 more words

General Blogs

Kickstarting a Rubber Stamp Archive

Kickstarter Corner! The Minnesota Center for Book Arts is trying to raise money for a rubber stamp archive. “By uniting the extensive private collections of Scott Helmes and William “Picasso” Gaglione under one roof, the H/G Archive is one of the largest repositories of rubber stamps and stamp-related materials in the world. 57 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

This Thing of Paper (with bonus stitch pattern)

When I went to library school, one of my favorite classes was about the history of books and libraries. I thought it was fascinating, both in terms of the changing ways that information has been conveyed in text throughout history, and in terms of the kinds of physical objects that can be described by the word book. 1,336 more words


“Innovation in pop culture has almost always risen from the bottom to the top, not from the aristocracy that now rules much of the media.” Ian Brennan, grammy-winning producer.


This is the biggest campaign in the journalism category in the history of Kickstarter. And it's gorgeous!

Kazoo — a new print magazine for girls that will eschew princess tropes and offer 5-to-10-year-old girls comics, experiments, interviews, and more — has reached its fundraising goal and then some. 73 more words


Should I bootstrap, crowdfund or raise capital for my startup?

(Source: e27.co)

Suddenly, a lightbulb goes off. A brilliant idea to make a difference in the world through tech innovation.

People with the entrepreneurial spirit, might probably fall for the sharing economy hype and kick start an online business right away. 790 more words