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Welcome to Sweden, Kickstarter. We have a gift for you!

Finally! You’re here! Now we are two major forces building awareness on crowdfunding in Sweden and The Nordics; Kickstarter.com and FundedByMe.com. If you want to read the story on how Kickstarter turned our idea down and why we started FundedByMe please read what Forbes writes here: “How Kickstarter’s loss became Sweden’s gain Ever since 2010 when Kickstarter, then still in a very infant stage, declined our submission to fund one of our ideas…

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Crowd Control: How Kickstarter’s Loss Became Sweden’s Gain

Read a great story on Forbes written by Alison Coleman: … Entrepreneurs are starved of investment alternatives. Investors are starved of investment alternatives. Crowd investing offers a solution for both, but even the most successful crowd platforms have funding issues of their own, and nowhere more so than in Europe. Sweden, like other Scandinavian countries, survived the global financial crisis and was attracting investors while the Eurozone teetered on the brink of…

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Virtuous Vodka: Swedish organic liquor, ready for a second round!

Thursday, 12 o clock, Snickarbacken 7, café Kaffeverket. We met up with Claes Stenmark to  interview him about Virtuous Vodka. The organic liquor brand had a campaign, 1 year ago, at FundedByMe and got a good head start with developing and taking the product to production. Now it is on the market, ready for a second round campaign and we want to know more about the brand and the values…

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Live Campaigns!

The Election in Sweden is around the corner, but our campaigns are much more fun! Thats why we listed some of the new live campaigns on our site to update you: Leksands IF Ishockey – Vision 2019 A vision to establish their club in the highest league and win the first gold medal before they celebrate 100 year as a club 2019 is Leksands IF Ishockey goal and to help…

First German Live Crowdfunding Event – 12.09.2014

FundedByMe Germany presents 6 promising Start-Up-Projects as part of the first german live crowdfunding campaign PROGRAM: 15.00h – 16.30h:  Our Premium Partners, service providers with huge experience introduce themselves: http://audalis.de/ http://www.quadriga-communication.de/ http://wearebattalion.com/ http://i-potentials.de/ http://www.lacore.de/ Starting 17:00h: The founders introduce themselves, their business models and their crowdfundig campaigns. After the official launching of the campaigns they will be running 8 weeks, possible to be watched on a Live Ticker! By campaigns kick-off…

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Indie Bars got new energy through crowdfunding

We met up with the founders of Indie Bars for a talk about energy, cranberries and the importance of hanging out at the right pool.  We are curious about how the idea of Indie Bars was born. What’s the history behind? Olle: I have a background in triathlon and have tested a lot of energy bars through the years. There are many alternatives out there but I experienced problems with the ones I…

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ALSIceBucketChallenge – FundedByMe accepted it!

  We were happy to be nominated for the ALSIceBucketChallenge by Sqore and accept the challenge! Between Hamngatan and Regeringsgatan, out in the public, proper camera and great smiles we poured the water on us.   Arno, Catherine, Daniel and Michal took the buckets and now we nominate Crowdfund insider, Företagarna and Lendico See the whole video  

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Equity Campaign: Lovetagged – A matchmaking service through Facebook

We have interviewed Christian Majgaard at the Copenhagen Crowdfunding Meetup and asked him about his crowdfunding campaign Lovetagged on FundedByMe.  Tell us a little about Lovetagged, what is it? I call Lovetagged a killer app, because no one has done this before. We have made a tool for matchmaking your friends’ friends on Facebook. Why do you see a potential in this field? The dating market is a 4 billion$…

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Stor-Jobal från Krokjala: A Comic book waiting to be released through crowdfunding.

Meet Emil Maxén, a freelance illustrator, who previously worked with the music artist Avicii, the swedish Julkalendern (Christmas calendar) “Barnen Hedenhös”, and now he is launching a campaign to crowdfund his upcoming comic book. Tell us a bit about yourself, for start, where did you grow up and what was your dream back then? I grew up outside of Sundsvall in Timrå.And my dream was pretty much what I am…