Article about crowdfunding in Jornal de Negócios (daily economics newspaper), with an interview to Pedro Domingos.
"This solution enables an initial market test and allows seed-capital raising to ventures that can resort, afterwards, to tradicional financing sources".
The subject of this week's edition of Falar Global, a SIC Notícias TV series about technology, was crowdfunding and entrepreneurship.
Crowdfunding started in Portugal about one and a half years ago and the cultural area is the most popular. Artist Frankie Chavez asked for financial support to the internet crowd and raised five thousand euros for his next album. With the crisis settled, is this the future?
Article in cultural section of weekly newspaper SOL about crowdfunding, PPL and Frankie Chavez case.
2012 edition of EXIT magazine, promoted by Dianova association, includes an interview to Pedro Domingos which touches topics such as:
The full digital edition can be read here or at Dianova's website.
Program Este Sábado, from Antena 1 (Portuguese public radio broadcast), made a story about PPL and crowdfunding.
The 13 minutes program is available on demand here (in Portuguese only).
Radio program The World released a story about crowdfunding in Portugal.
Interview to PPL's Paulo Silva Pereira and composer Luis Tinoco, who recently completed the funding for his latest work through PPL.
Journalist Monica Campbell mentions that "While Kickstarter made crowdfunding mainstream in the US, it’s still new to Portugal. That’s because artists here are used to institutional funding". However, with Europe’s economic crisis dragging on, "key arts supporters, including the culture ministry, dissolved. Major foundations and commissioners retreated".
Check one of the possible solutions in the complete story.
Paulo Silva Pereira was one of the guest of "Bem-vindos", a RTP Africa program, and he talked about PPL, crowdfunding and the two Ant JUJU projects.
The video is available on RTP website at: http://www.rtp.pt/play/p857/e90789/bem-vindos
Canal Superior published an interview to two of the PPL founders: Yoann Nesme and Pedro Domingos.
Initially filmed in the end of 2011, the final interview was recently reviewed and published in the new Start Up topic of Canal Superior's new website.
You can check the full interview (only in Portuguese).
Pedro Domingos, from PPL, and Abel Beja, from Primitive Reason, were in Curto-Circuito program at SIC Radical, presenting crowdfunding and how it worked in the case of the Portuguese band, that crowd-financed their next album "Power to the people".
"Crowdfunding is an alternative to implement projects."
Pages 2 and 3 from Destak (daily free newspaper) are dedicated to explaining crowdfunding and give a special highlight to PPL and some of its success stories.
Interview to Pedro Oliveira about the workshop «Endeavor and Innovate in Austerity Periods». Highlight for the role of crowdfunding to promote entrepreneurship.
Several success companies were born precisely in austerity periods. Or, like Pedro mentions, "the winners reveal themselves in uphills".
«Endeavor in austerity periods is possible»
Article in Vida Económica about the workshop "Endeavor and Innovate in Austerity Periods". More than 50% of innovative products were created in circunstance of great peril. Highlight for the crowdfunding example of Paulo Silva Pereira.
«How to be entrepreneur in times of crisis»
Article in Diário Económico about the workshop "Endeavor and Innovate in Austerity Periods", with five guest speakers, including Paulo Silva Pereira from PPL.
"Crowdfunding is a good solution for a young entrepreneur because it allows, for example, to do a first test to the market and then go for a traditional investment with vast support and market recognition"
Article in Visão about the workshop «Endeavor and Innovate in Austerity Periods», with the participation of Pedro Oliveira and Paulo Silva Pereira.
«PPL: Collaboration and innovation» - article about crowdfunding and PPL in Jornal de Negócios
Report in SIC television about crowdfunding, PPL and photo exhibition Owitho, a project crowdfunded in this platform.
«Portuguese crowdfunding: Exploring new entrepreneurial shores» - Editorial by Paulo Silva Pereira for the reference website in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding industries.
Interview to Paulo Silva Pereira and all the PPL team
News report about two of the published projects in PPL.
«Lisbon Hosts First Portuguese Crowdfunding Event» in the reference portal of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. Highlight for the first international crowdfunding event in Portugal, organized by PPL, Catolica Lisbon - School of Business and Economics and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, September 28th.
Article in Universia about the international event and an interview to PPL founders:
Pedro Oliveira interviewed by Alberta Marques Fernandes, in the noon news of RTP.
Article and audio of Pedro Oliveira about crowdfunding, PPL and the first crowdfunding international event in Portugal, organized by PPL in partnership with Catolica Lisbon Business School and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
Interview to PPL team by Cátia Mateus, from Expresso emprego. Published on the printed version of Expresso Emprego of September 10th and also online.
Article in weekly newspaper Sol about PPL and the Patagonia project.
Interview to Paulo Silva Pereira by Teresa Cotrim, from Sapo Notícias. Read the full article.
Interview to Yoann Nesme in "Edição da Manhã" of SIC Notícias, where he briefly explains how crowdfunding works and presents our PPL platform.
Two articles in the economics section about crowdfunding and the research that "our" Pedro Oliveira is undertaking in that subject.