Sunday, October 16, 2016

Crowdfunding Girl Power: Books, Magazines & Toys

People are fed up with stereotypes.  We can see this in the record breaking numbers from indie makers (women & men) who push forward without traditional publishers and create their own vision and brand.

 Good Night for Rebel Girls, an illustrated book byElena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo tops $1M in crowd funding, the largest to date. ($1,112,079 on Kickstarter & Indiegogo)

Augie and The Green Knight, A Children's Adventure Book by Zachary Weiner.  ($384,410 on Kickstarter)

The Princess Who Saved Herself by Greg Pak. ($111,759 on Kickstarter)

Kazoo, a new kind of magazine for girls, by Erin Bried ($171,215 on Kickstarter)

School of Doodle, a free online high school for imagination - for girls, by girls. ($107,129 on Kickstarter)

Hello Ruby, a children's book that teaches programming by Linda Liukas. ($380,747, on Kickstarter)

GoldieBlox: The Engineering Toy For Girls. ($285,881 on Kickstarter)



Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding Is A female Founder's best Friend
Kids' Book for Rebel Girls Makes Crowdfunding History
Good Night Stories for rebel Girls is Dream Kickstarter Success
I Wanted To Disrupt The Pink Aisle
Picture Books That Draw The Line Against Pink Stereotypes of Girls

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