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How Kickstarter might shake up the gaming world. Tek Goblin, 07 July 2012

Kickstarter: Future of art funding
. The Advertiser.com, 15 April 2012

Eyebrows raised as Kickstarter touts its increased funding of the arts
. Public Radio International, 15 March 2012


Online Giving to Nonprofits Grew 13 Percent in 2011. Virtual Strategy Magazine, 16 Feb 2012


The venture capital revolution: Will Kickstarter , a popular culture fundraising site, change the world'? The Week, 15 Feb 2012

Africa: Crowdsourcing Finance for Films - Maybe Local TV Programmes Should Follow
. AllAfrica.com, 02 Feb 2012


The company Artprice has set up an online “market place” where dealers, artists and members of the public can put their works of art up for sale, based on an auction system. Art Media Agency, 19 Jan 2012


Artprice Launches Online Auctions and Eyes China Art Market. Artprice is setting up white labels for auction houses that will use Artprice and its Standardised Marketplace as their technical host for online auctions, thereby providing Artprice - which is not an auctioneer - with another source of income. Auctionbytes.com, 04 Jan 2012

Kickstarter – A Leader in Funding 'Creative Independence' through Crowdsourcing
. Technology Profiles, 29 Dec 2011


Create, share, fund, review: the new online world of culture. The Irish Times, 29 Dec 2011


Digital Art Marketing: launch of new website selling high-end art. The site, which isdedicated to selling digital editions of art, was founded by top art dealers and offers the works of top artists, including Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, to download for "affordable" prices. The Guardian (blog), 22 Nov 2011.


Micro-Arts Funding Initiative Earns $1-Million

United States Artists has funded 125 projects with over 7,000 donations since the inception of an online micro-philanthropy effort last December. Los Angeles Times, 13 Sept. 2011

Swiss artist to set up a crowd-funding platform for the creative industries in Switzerland (in German). Startupticker, 31 Aug. 2011


A New Trend in Culture! Crowd Funding

A new culture of sponsorship is rising in Korea. Arirang (Korea’s Global TV), 25 July 2011, Korea


Crowd-funding for the arts?

"Kickstarter has been around online for just over two years, and various artists, filmmakers, musicians, writers and designers have used the site to raise more than $75 million for 10,626 'creative projects,'…”.The New York Times 08/07/11