Definition of crowdfunding in English:


Line breaks: crowd|fund¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkraʊdfʌndɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • The practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet: musicians, filmmakers, and artists have successfully raised funds and fostered awareness through crowdfunding
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    • Crowdfunding is not for everyone.
    • As crowdfunding has matured from a series of one-off efforts into something reproducible, the money has followed.
    • He is painting a mural in Pike Place Public Market and is using crowdfunding to obtain the funds to complete this colorful project.



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  • There are two issues with crowdfunded sites that also have volunteer journalists, however: who's going to pay for it and who's going to write it.
  • I've always been a collaborative filmmaker and so, on a whim really, I became a backer to a crowdfunded project.
  • Last week, I initiated an experiment in crowd-funded journalism with this blog post.

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