Category

Mafia Review

Popular Graphic Designer

Crowdfunders Are Making A 71,017 Square Foot Mosaic of Nicolas Cage’s Face

By | #MafiaApproved, Mafia Review, Project of the Week | No Comments

Graphic designer Thom Malone is running a Kickstarter campaign to break the Guinness World Record for the largest mosaic in existence – it will be 71,017 square feet of Nicolas Cage’s face. A mosaic is a picture produced by arranging together smaller pieces of art. In this case, it will be a NFL Stadium sized picture of Cage’s face produced by arranging together small pics of fans. Malone initially put this campaign on…

Read More

A Few of the Most Gripping Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2014

By | Mafia Review | No Comments

As the year comes to an end, we thought it would be appropriate to take a trip down memory lane and highlight a few success stories to come out of the crowdfunding world in 2014. This isn’t a list based simply on the most money raised, featuring all the projects you already know about. Instead, this list shines light on just a few of the most spellbinding crowdfunding campaigns of 2014. 3….

Read More

5 Reasons Why Great Ideas Fall on Deaf Ears

By | Mafia Review | No Comments

It’s No Secret– We hear a lot of business ideas–it’s the best part of my job. Getting to listen to all the creative, audacious, and downright awe-inpiring innovations from all of you is why I get up every morning and eat my gluten-free wheaties, strap on my messenger bag and pedal to the CFM HQ. That Being Said– The sheer volume of concepts, business models, innovations, and strategies we hear also means…

Read More

Selling In: How Stone Brewing is Staying True to their Craft Beer Community via Crowdfunding

By | Mafia Review, Mafia-Blog | No Comments

Crowdfunding campaigns come and go, but something special is happening with today’s Indiegogo launch from Stone Brewing Co. The 10th largest craft brewery in the U.S. just announced they will be the first American craft brewer to own and operate a brewery in Europe. With this announcement, they have launched a crowd-participation campaign in which they hope to raise at least $1 million to help expedite the construction of the…

Read More

Body Dryer Hits 100K in Under 7 Days–Sets Stretch Goal, Upgraded Features

By | Mafia Review, Mafia-Blog | No Comments

Like a Dyson AirBlade, for your Entire Body The result of a two year-long effort, the Body Dryer has made a huge splash on popular crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, surpassing its goal earlier this week. The Body Dryer is an innovative air-drying appliance that you stand on, kind of like a scale.  Just step on it after a swim or shower, and clean, warm air blown at strategically placed angles will dry…

Read More