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Fantasy fans crowdfund record £17m for author Brandon Sanderson’s new novels
Bestselling writer insists he won’t forsake his publishers after dramatic overnight success on Kickstarter

David Barnett

06, Mar, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Even Keanu Reeves is doing it: why are comics going to Kickstarter?
The crowdfunding platform has boomed in the year of coronavirus, with indie mavericks joined by Hollywood royalty

David Barnett

08, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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'It's reawakened something': creative ambitions blossom for lockdown 2
Online education providers are witnessing a rise in registrations for art and language courses

Amelia Hill

07, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Kickstarter's employees want a union. Will the company continue to oppose them? | Nathan Robinson
If Kickstarter became a union company, it would be the first of the major tech companies to do so. The company has a chance to show which side it’s really on

Nathan Robinson

21, Oct, 2019 @2:02 PM

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From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter
A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaigns

Tim Adams

04, May, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Don’t stop at The Departed’s rat: six other movie scenes that should be cut
The car visible in the background in Braveheart? Kevin Spacey in Baby Driver? The money must be raised via Kickstarter to excise these and other crimes against film-making

Stuart Heritage

20, Feb, 2019 @1:31 PM

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Will you lose out if you back a venture on Kickstarter?
After complaints about a project called Zen Blanket, we look at the pros and cons of crowdfunding

Rupert Jones

15, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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How do I get my book published? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Katy Guest
Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Freelance editor Katy Guest answers one of the commonest queries

Katy Guest

25, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The rise of Patreon – the website that makes Jordan Peterson $80k a month
In five years, online membership service Patreon has attracted two million patrons supporting 100,000 ‘creators’ to the tune of $350m – including nearly $1m a year for rightwing psychologist Jordan Peterson. So what’s the secret of its success?

Alex Hern

14, May, 2018 @12:45 PM

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Back to the darkroom: young fans reject digital to revive classic film camera
Photographers relish the return of 35mm film and a crowdfunded SLR camera in a medium they say has more ‘soul’ than digital

Robin Stummer

28, Jan, 2018 @12:04 AM

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Net neutrality: Amazon among top internet firms planning day of action
Exclusive: Etsy, Kickstarter and other leading companies to fight FCC plans to neuter 2015 rules in July protest backed by ACLU, Greenpeace and more

Dominic Rushe in New York

06, Jun, 2017 @11:00 AM

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How 80 forgotten 1930s cycleways could transform UK cycling
Between 1934 and 1940 the UK built 280 miles of cycle paths with Dutch guidance. A Kickstarter campaign to rescue these lost cycle paths needs support

Carlton Reid

09, May, 2017 @10:18 AM

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