The Digital Campus

The Digital Campus

Crowdfunding Comes to Higher Ed!

Crowdsourcing is not new. It’s likely you have heard about Kickstarter and individuals raising funds from strangers to create stunning and sometimes outlandish products. Check out my favorite: the Ostrich Pillow.

Ostrich Pillow

Ostrich Pillow on Kickstarter: 1,846 backers | $195,046 pledged

According to industry reports, more than 450 crowdfunding sites exist today. Some of them focus on artists, entrepreneurs, and cause-funding efforts. Others in all three. Continue Reading →