NMEU 43 – Anthony de Souza – Crowdfunding for Podcasters

Anthony de Souza talks about crowdfunding, the four types of crowdfunding, various crowdfunding platforms, and what to expect from him at New Media Europe....

Anthony Lovell de Souza
Anthony Lovell de Souza
is a teacher, author, editor and publisher. He is a crowdfunding strategist and specialises in online marketing and digital publishing. He is also the editor of Crowdfunding Focus magazine.

Anthony will be speaking at the New Media Europe conference on Crowdfunding with New Media.

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Top Quotes from Anthony de Souza:

  • “Crowdfunding is an old concept that’s just been given new life with the arrival of the Internet.”
  • “It’s an alternative form of what is now referred to out there as ‘democratic finance’.”
  • “It’s a case of reaching out to the crowd and getting them involved and excited about what you’re doing.”
  • “A recent study says that women are more successful at rewards-based crowdfunding than men.”
  • “The secret is working through a launch strategy long before you hit the launch button.”
  • “You need to reach out to people and to engage people and communicate with people long before you launch.”
  • “The secret to crowdfunding is in the name.”


Key Timestamps:

  • [spp-timestamp time=”00:28″] – Host Izabela Russell introduces and welcomes the episode’s guest and New Media Europe speaker, Anthony de Souza
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:14″] – Anthony shares what he does on a day-to-day basis
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:55″] – How Anthony would describe crowdfunding to someone who is not familiar with it
  • [spp-timestamp time=”03:45″] – Anthony’s favourite thing about crowdfunding
  • [spp-timestamp time=”04:57″] – Anthony’s favourite crowdfunding platform
  • [spp-timestamp time=”06:23″] – What donations-based crowdfunding is
  • [spp-timestamp time=”06:43″] – What rewards-based crowdfunding is
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:16″] – What equity-based crowdfunding is
  • [spp-timestamp time=”08:02″] – What peer-to-peer lending or debt-based crowdfunding is
  • [spp-timestamp time=”09:13″] – Anthony shares a few of his recent crowdfunding projects
  • [spp-timestamp time=”12:35″] – On how crucial new media is to crowdfunding
  • [spp-timestamp time=”14:27″] – Blogs and podcasts that Anthony recommends
  • [spp-timestamp time=”15:40″] – What to expect from Anthony’s speech at New Media Europe
  • [spp-timestamp time=”17:26″] – People that Anthony is looking forward to meeting at New Media Europe
  • [spp-timestamp time=”18:35″] – Anthony’s drink of choice
  • [spp-timestamp time=”19:55″] – On how Anthony discovered his very unique drink of choice
  • [spp-timestamp time=”20:49″] – Where to find Anthony online
  • [spp-timestamp time=”20:59″] – Izabela thanks Anthony and wraps up the show

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