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BEST OF: Crowdfunding 201

on Thursday, Dec. 26th

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We do a lot of crowdfunding coverage around here, and some of our favorite coverage comes in the form of the occasional “Crowdfunding 201” column from filmmaker Lucas McNelly.

Here’s a few of the columns that you might have missed over the course of the year.

A New Model from Seed & Spark (Note: first appearance of Seed & Spark on Turnstyle!)

How to (Not) Fail

Not as Simple as it Looks

Jon Reiss Puts (your) Money Where his Mouth is

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To Build The VR Education of Tomorrow One Scholar Turns To The Past

There are plenty of folks in the education technology field who are excited about virtual reality as the next great educational tool.



We’re Closer To Our Photorealistic VR Future Than You’d Think (INTERVIEW)

A look into the virtual world of tomorrow with USC researcher Paul Debevec.


Prepare Yourselves For The Personal VR Video Revolution

Virtual Reality is rapidly approaching a watershed moment.

Ralph Echemendia

Spoiler Alert: Hollywood Isn’t Taking Cyber Security Seriously (LA Film Fest)

Tonight at the Los Angeles Film Festival, squeezed in between movies and red carpet events, a symposium on Cyber Security is being held at the Grammy Museum.

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Rent Video Straight From Social Media Via Gumroad

The people who brought the “Buy Now” button to Twitter are going all-in on film distribution.