Crowdfunding = Collective effort of individuals who pool resources to financially support the efforts of others
Also see: crowdsourcing
A philanthropic future – We often hear about the big donors like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett but new approaches to philanthropy, including crowd-funding, are making it easier for ordinary individuals to give.
The Best Crowdfunding Website? Build Your Own Phone – Whether it’s a brand new gadget or a bouncing baby, you can crowd fund anything these days. But which online service is the most likely to get your project to its funding target?
Crowdfunding – where next, how far, and what are the limits? – To mark the RSA’s launch into the world of crowdfunding, an expert panel gathers to consider the current and future challenges and opportunities for the sector.
Elsewhere on the Web
http://crowdfundingblog.com – https://twitter.com/CrowdfundBlog
Crowdfunding: the new capital raiser
The 30% rule of crowdfunding – Medium.com
To Crowdfund Research, Scientists Must Build an Audience for Their Work