Posts Tagged ‘crowdfunding’

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – February 2016

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – February 2016
The crowdfunding campaigns keep on rolling in 2016. This month brings quite the variety from apps to urban farms. Two campaigns root for year-round produce in Central Ohio. A website wants to make the job search process easier. Fun comes in many forms, from a party app to a card game. Perhaps you will...
February 1st, 2016 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Blackland Crafting Luxurious Safety Razor

Blackland Crafting Luxurious Safety Razor
An idea that started out as a bike part, a successful Kickstarter campaign, a little inspiration from a fighter jet and a move to Columbus all played a role in establishing razor company Blackland. “We’ve made an incredibly high-end, precisely-machined razor that will literally outlast its owner,”...
January 27th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – January 2016

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – January 2016
Hopefully you aren’t sick of crowdfunding yet…In case you missed it, we did a year-end crowdfunding report analyzing the general results for Columbus-based campaigns, and dug a little deeper into industry and business stage trends. (Plus, there’s an awesome infographic to go along...
January 4th, 2016 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Infographic: Crowdfunding in Columbus

Infographic: Crowdfunding in Columbus
Click here for a larger image. *All data was gathered by The Metropreneur. Each campaign was analyzed for did it hit its funding goal – YES/NO, amount requested and amount raised as of 12/11/2015. 
January 1st, 2016 | Trendspotting | Read More

Crowdfunding Report: Why a Business Raises Funds Has a Big Impact on Success Rate

Crowdfunding Report: Why a Business Raises Funds Has a Big Impact on Success Rate
In part one of our crowdfunding report, we looked at some general averages – percentage of successful and failed campaigns, average asks, average percentages funded – and left you with a little cliffhanger. For part two, we’re looking at things differently. Why are businesses turning...
January 1st, 2016 | Trendspotting | Read More

Crowdfunding Report: Columbus Crowdfunding Campaigns See Marginal Success

Crowdfunding Report: Columbus Crowdfunding Campaigns See Marginal Success
Thirty-two percent. Would you do something if it had a thirty-two percent success rate? While those odds aren’t the worst — they aren’t overwhelmingly reassuring. That percentage is the number of business-based or business-related crowdfunding campaigns from our monthly roundups that were...
December 31st, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns in Columbus 2015

Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns in Columbus 2015
Columbus had its fair share of business-based crowdfunding campaigns this year, with 73 different campaigns making our monthly roundup – that’s more than one a week! Today, we take a look at some of the most successful campaigns for the year. We’ve tallied up the most funded campaigns...
December 28th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Tee Originals Helping Fundraisers Design their own T-Shirts

Tee Originals Helping Fundraisers Design their own T-Shirts
Crowdfunding takes a new twist with Tee Originals. Launch-promote-fund-ship is the name of the game that allows groups, organizations and even aspiring designers to create custom t-shirts and parlay those designs for funds – and do it for free. Tee Originals Owner Michael Beckman recently answered...
December 1st, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More