With news that Amazon Payments stopped supporting crowdfunding payments (Kicksarter excepted, for the time being), some of the latest research on GigaOM Pro looks at the present state of the crowdfunding market and opportunities for further growth. The future of Research in Motion — as device manufacturer or as a licensing entity — and monetization opportunities for the tablet market were also popular topics this week. Here’s a look at some of the newest and most interesting research content published on GigaOM Pro.
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« Crowdfunding’s rapid growth and future opportunity » (David Bratvold)
Kickstarter has established itself as a household name in the crowdfunding market, launching high-profile projects that raise thousands (and in some cases, millions) of dollars through its online platform. While the overall effectiveness of crowdfunding…
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