Author Archives: Andrew Freeman

{VIDEO} Kevin Harrington of As Seen on TV on Crowdfunding

            Late last week, As Seen on TV chairman Kevin Harrington went on the TheStreet.com to discuss the brand’s forthcoming crowdfunding platform. As he explains in the video, the Launcht-powered portal will be a way for … Continue reading

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The State of Crowdfunding in the Media

It was not that long ago that a term like “social media” required a hefty explanation in mainstream media. Similarly, up until very recently, the use of a term like “cloud computing” would be followed by qualifiers, examples and clarification. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding and Taxes

Disclaimer: The following is not, nor should be interpreted as, legal or tax counsel. If you have any questions or concerns about your tax liabilities or status, please seek professional assistance. Benjamin Franklin is famously quoted as saying that only … Continue reading

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Interview with Maeve McBride of 350 VT

350.org is a leading organization fighting climate change, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions. By using a diverse mix of lobbying, activism and civil disobedience, they are working to stabilize atmospheric carbon levels at 350 parts per billion. This … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Lisa Eatough of College Beyond Cancer

We’re excited to bring you a post from our friends at College Beyond Cancer. CBC is dedicated to keeping higher education opportunities available to students fighting against cancer. Here, guest blogger and CBC founder Lisa Eatough discusses the power of … Continue reading

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Deleware Enacts Benefit Corporation Legislation

Last week Delaware enacted legislation to allow businesses to register as benefit corporations. The bill’s passage this past April made Delaware the 19th state in the Union to such a law. Benefit corporation (or B Corp) legislation is particularly significant in … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Build a Crowdfunding Movement with Help from TedTalks

At their core, all crowdfunding campaigns are movements. Some have big ambitions, like reforming campaign finance, or promoting medical research. Others are just great solutions for everyday living. Regardless, the principles for building a movement and building a successful crowdfunding … Continue reading

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Tile™ and Error: Kickstarter Veteran Learns There’s a Better Solution

Nick Evans knows a thing or two about successful crowdfunding projects. Early in his career he worked on the Pebble Watch, a project that went on to set the benchmark for crowdfunding success. But soon, he ran up against the … Continue reading

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Build a Better CSR Strategy With the Crowd

In the United States, consensus is hard to come by; in most political elections, a 60-40 majority is considered a landslide. So it means something when 91% of Americans agree that, “Companies should not only invest socially but also operate … Continue reading

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2013 Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report – Themes and Takeaways

Here at Launcht we just finished pouring over the 2013 Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. The report, released in late June, is geared toward prospective crowdfunding platforms. It offers insight on major topics and questions that any new portal … Continue reading

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