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Mark Kelly on the Origins of Crowdfunding

Was there crowdfunding before Kickstarter? You better believe it.
Jul | 15 | 2013

Article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Click here to read it there.


Crowdfunding is all the rage these days. Sites like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, and hundreds of others make it easy-or, easier at least-to launch new products.

But more than a decade ago Mark Kelly of the English band Marillion beat Kickstarter to the punch. In this TEDx talk, Kelly explains the origins of crowdfunding and offers some tips for those about to go down that path.

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