Check out the articles Crowdtilt has recently been featured in!
Our April Fools’ Day joke was a hit this year! A group of incredibly ambitious entrepreneurs and architects launched a $25MM crowdfunding campaign to build “Silicon Island”: a modern live/work space 65 miles off the coast of California in international waters. Perks included food dropped in by drones, hourly Uber ferries, and more…check out the site we created http://siliconisland.crowdtilt.com/. We were witty enough to be included in TIME’s The Best April Fools’ Pranks of 2014 as well as round ups in CBS News, TechCrunch, Engadget and NBC News.
Fast Company released The World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2014, their annual guide to the businesses that matter most. Crowdtilt is honored to be included on The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Crowdfunding list for enabling crowdfunding between friends!
Crowdtilt was also featured in VentureBeat’s The 5 Coolest Startup Jobs of the Week. Our viral content marketing manager position was highlighted as one of the “first jobs of it’s kind.” We’re growing incredibly fast and looking to continue our build out of smart, humble, curious, inspired people to join our family. If that’s you, apply here: Crowdtilt.com/jobs.
Crowdtilt and Crowdtilt Open campaigns also saw the love this past week. KitTea, San Francisco’s first cat tea house tilted at $50,000 and was featured in Jezebel. The tea house plans to open summer 2014 and you can purchase your advanced tickets here. Lainie’s Way, a toy and game shop in Port Jefferson, New York, was very close to shutting their doors for good after 10 years but was able to raise over $90,000 from their community to stay afloat. Check out the full story: Through Crowdtilt, Lainie’s Finds a Way.
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