e79. Crowdfunding Creative Culture

Technology has allowed us to live in the future. We live in a future where creators and artists can market their product directly to their fans, cutting out the middle man, by using innovative online software to… ummm… be a different middle man?!?! That can’t be right? But it sort of is. Between crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Patreon… and on demand publishing sites like Blurb, CreateSpace and KaBlam, it’s never been easier to be an independent content publisher and developer. But also it’s sort of never been harder. Wayne, Katya, Hannah and Mav get together to discuss the culture of crowdfunding… the good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in-between . Is it something new and innovative, or is it just the same old capitalism shined up and served with avocado toast to be palatable to millennials. Give it a listen and let us know what you think.

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4 Replies to “e79. Crowdfunding Creative Culture”

  1. I don’t have anything really to contribute aside from mentioning that I enjoyed the episode, but, I do have to mention that, as a fan of Metroid ever since the NES game came out in my youth, I am very amused that the name of the founder of a video game focused crowd funding company happens to be Justin Bailey. Do they go into boardroom meeting armed with an Ice Beam?

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