victoria tamberrino artwork

Kickstarter and the Trend of Crowdsourcing Funding for Creative Projects

By Communications, Social Media

Kickstarter was big news last year — I mean, $272 MILLION raised for projects is incredibly significant. That trend should continue in 2013, and we’re seeing a lot of segmentation with other crowdsourced funding platforms popping up to serve specific niches.

I talked with Coy Barefoot on Newsradio WINA about the trend and three local projects that are using crowdsourced funding to get projects off the ground. One I want to send you to today — my young friend Victoria Tamberrino has launched a site to sell her artwork and photography — with the goal of raising $1,300 so she can participate in her church’s mission trip to Haiti. What a great, enterprising idea — and great, talented artwork, as well. Here’s her site:


And here’s where you can listen to the radio broadcast: http://www.wina.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=6193494