Do you remember the old “whip-round” we used to have amongst classmates to buy a present? Well, compare that to the viral potential of digital technologies, to Internet platforms and social media, to solidarity projects, to research or entrepreneurial initiatives looking to raise funds. If you add a few zeros at the end you will get the number of people reachable online in the digital crowdfunding or fundraising for non profit or profit projects. A funding channel available all over the world offering visibility to a world of startuppers, researchers, musicians, designers, video-makers, writers and voluntary organisations. Sometimes even local administrations can be involved through neighbour crowdfunding, the so called civic crowdfunding for the collective funding of p...