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Crowdfunding Urbanism – Breaking New Ground in Civic Participation

Places.

by Valentin Schipfer

To be honest, I have never parted with Euros for any crowdfunding project until today. I suppose ideas on www.kickstarter.com , www.indiegogo.com or similar platforms have not yet convinced me enough. Probably I did not enthuse and identify myself sufficiently. Lately though, I have crashed into various crowdfunding projects which definitely caught my attention. Each of them substantially contributes to the urban development of city quarters and manages to forgo investors or real-estate tycoons. In this blog entry I am going to demonstrate how some of the first civic crowdfunded projects become reality through consumers who collectively invested in the same idea.

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One comment on “Crowdfunding Urbanism – Breaking New Ground in Civic Participation

  1. valentinschipfer
    Monday, 23 November 2015

    Thanks for Re-Blogging, Jorge!

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