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Ralphi – the design underbunny

Lauren, aka Ralphi, recently won an AUT short graphic prize for her ‘Bunny’ comic strip, and wanted to learn a bit more. She found a comic workshop to attend, and decided to try to crowdfund the cost. She managed to […]

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Why some projects don’t work

Some awesome projects just don’t work out. We’ve seen it time and again on PledgeMe, and trust me – it’s pretty heart breaking on this end too! We thought it might help to share some tips/learnings to help you succeed: […]

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And they all stood up!

Stand Up came to us via twitter last week, and truth be told – we thought the goal was a bit audacious. $10,000 in 5 days was a big ask – but they did it and more (and, overloaded our server […]

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Best of the Best

We’ve seen some great things so far with PledgeMe, and I thought I should take the time to share some of the Best of the Best with you potential project creators and pledgers out there. Best Rewards – Mangle and […]

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Dregs Success

The team behind the Dregs Street Art Documentary really amaze me. They’re so fun to work with, laid back, but passionate about what they’re doing. And, if you saw my blog, the doco is something that the PledgeMe team really […]

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Copper *shows off proudly*

I think Copper is just a real feel good project – they were very minimal in their needs. All they wanted to do was be able to feed their cast and crew during the filming of their short about a […]

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Tip #5 – Weird is wonderful!

A workmate tipped me off to the lovely Jessica Hagy, a contributor to Forbes Magazine. She wrote an entire article about how weird is wonderful (with self drawn graphics, as above) to prove her point. Here’s my favourite quote: Weird […]

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Not Broke but Still Sexy

The broke but sexy girls did it! They funded the post production costs for their documentary film on kiwi artists in Berlin (including the likes of Ladi6, Cat Ruka, Josh Rutter, Goeff Pinfield and more!), and made a few new […]

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Tip #4 – You need a team

Crowdfunding is all about tapping into your social networks. And, that is way easier when you have a team! Why? 1) You have an in built support network and cheer-leading squad 2) Your reach is doubled/tripled/quadrupled by the number of […]

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