Community funding and publishing platform Fig announced Tuesday it's teaming up with the Gygax Trust to develop video games based on unpublished intellectual property from Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons.
The two plan to find developers for Gygax's IP, launch Fig campaigns to raise money, and publish several titles.
AntVR, the Beijing-based company known for their 2014 VR headset Kickstarter, is launching a new crowdfunding campaign soon focusing on a hybrid AR headset called simply Mix. The makers are promising a bevy of bells and whistles, including the ability to integrate with the SteamVR platform so users can play VR games too, and all at only $500.
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Video games owe a great deal to Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons. In many ways, his game set foundations for the medium, and its mechanics and spirit branch out to all genres these days.
While Gary Gygax never did much more than dabble in video game development, the late Dungeons & Dragon creator had an unquestionable impact on the medium. That impact may not be entirely in the past tense, as the Gygax Trust has partnered with crowdfunding and investment site Fig to see some of the designer's original and unpublished intellectual property brought to video games.
There has never been a better time to start a subscription box service. It's easier than ever to start one, and the market is growing at unprecedented rates.
Mindgeek, the biggest company in adult entertainment, is adding crypto to its payment options. The owner of Pornhub and Brazzers announced Tuesday it was entering into a partnership with cryptocurrency Verge.
Big dogs like Valve, Stripe, and Reddit are all pulling the plug on cryptocurrency payments for the time being, but there is a new force gearing up to fill up the gap: Pornhub - and you won't believe who they're partnering up with.
The adult entertainment titan has announced it will now accept payments in anonymous cryptocurrency Verge (XVG).
Neufund, a Berlin based Blockchain equity crowdfunding platform, has announced it will establish a strong presence in Malta to support its rapidly expanding ecosystem. Neufund has taking an interesting approach by enabling the tokenization of equity and raising capital on the blockchain.
April 17, 2018
At 11 p.m.
On April 5, 2012, I had the distinct honor of standing behind President Obama during the signing of the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act).
What brought me to the White House Rose Garden on this auspicious occasion? My company, CareCloud, born in the depths of the economic downturn, was celebrating its third anniversary.
Today is the day, the 17th of April, time for Verge's apparently huge partnership announcement.
It was supposed to be yesterday according to Verge Dev's video, but oh well
What's happening so far?
So, we know the full press release is due at 10:00 EST, meaning it will hit the UK's shores at 15:00 this afternoon.
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.
minutesIn case you missed it, the Kickstarter campaign for the latest Cubetto adventure pack is live nowand it's a short campaign, so there's only about a week left.
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Decentralization is the buzzword du jour. Everything - from our currencies to our databases - are supposed to exist, immutably, in this strange new world.
Seattle esports betting startup Unikrn continues to grow and today announced another acquisition.
The company has swooped up Berlin-based ChallengeMe.
StartEngine, a full stack crowdfunding platform listing Reg CF, Reg D and Reg A+ offerings, has reported that Reg CF or Regulation Crowdfunding has now topped $100 million of successful funding (as of March 31st that number stood at $102.1M).
Patience isn't a virtue when it comes to crowdfunding, according to new research.
The worked carried out by academics at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge shows that entrepreneurs who show over-ambition and patience are less likely to succeed in their crowdfunding efforts.
In my newest book, The Business of Being a Writer, I devote an entire section to various ways you can earn money as a writer that don't involve selling books. (If you didn't know, most of my income is not related to book sales!)
Over the last month, I've been talking (and writing) about how to build a business model for your career that suits your particular strengths as well as the unique quality of your work.
A controversial plan to remove the chicks of endangered birds from their nests and rear them in captivity could be challenged in the high court after a crowdfunded campaign raised 25,000 in four days.
Wildlife campaigner and author Mark Avery is leading an application for a judicial review of the hen harrier brood management plan, in which chicks will be raised in captivity and released into the wild.