Tim Schafer on Kickstarter and the Future of Crowdfunding

Complete video available for free at http://fora.tv/2012/05/20/Creative_Cash_Makers_Tap_into_Crowdfunding

Tim Schafer, founder of Double Fine Productions, discusses his views on the future of crowdfunding. He explains that while his first foray into Kickstarter was wildly successful based on fan support alone, projects may need to begin offering financial incentives in order to attract investors.


Crowdfunding is a powerful new way for makers to fund their projects, attract interest, externalize expectations, and solicit expertise. Learn how to do it successfully and float your ideas with a panel of crowdfunding experts, including Will Haines (IndieGoGo), David Harvilicz (When You Wish), Alon Hillel-Tuch (RocketHub), Tim Schafer (Double Fine Productions), Paul Spinrad (MAKE), & Hiroshi Wald (Stanford-MIT VLab).



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