Posts Tagged ‘crowdfunding’

Heidemarie Schwermer, has voluntarily been living without money for 16 years. She started this “Sterntalerexperiment” to raise awareness about the problems of our modern society where money is so dominant. In 2010 Line Halvorsen directed a documentary about her life. The film paints a heartwarming portrait of a kind and willful woman who tries to […]


A book review Scott Thomas wrote a book about the 2008 presidential campaign of Barack Obama called  “Designing Obama”. “Designing Obama” is a special book, if only because it was one of the first to come into place trough crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Also, Thomas played an important role in the design of the Obmama campaign, […]


As February featured both the bankruptcy of sellaband.com and the kick-off of its bookish equivalent tenpages.com, the crowdfunding business model has been in the center of attention again. Is the bankruptcy of SellABand a sign the business model that helped Obama become president is flawed? Is the model still viable once the newness wears off? […]