Title of Presentation

Kickstarting Your Ideas: A Look at Crowdfunding

Presentation Type

Presentation

Description

Rock bands looking to fund their new album, inventors hoping to raise money to produce a new product, and nonprofit groups seeking support for their causes have all found success using crowdfunding websites. As these sites have matured and entered the mainstream, however, many are asking probing questions about accountability and sustainability. This session will explore the practical, legal, and ethical issues that might be involved with crowdfunding for library projects and initiatives.

Conference Track

Other

Start Date

8-2-2013 1:15 PM

End Date

8-2-2013 2:00 PM

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20039

 
Feb 8th, 1:15 PM Feb 8th, 2:00 PM

Kickstarting Your Ideas: A Look at Crowdfunding

Rock bands looking to fund their new album, inventors hoping to raise money to produce a new product, and nonprofit groups seeking support for their causes have all found success using crowdfunding websites. As these sites have matured and entered the mainstream, however, many are asking probing questions about accountability and sustainability. This session will explore the practical, legal, and ethical issues that might be involved with crowdfunding for library projects and initiatives.