In april 15th, the Co:Funding in Berlin presented how crowdfunding is currently perceived in Germany. Which political and economic significance will this instrument stand for in future? The crowdfunding platform Startnext invited guests to the Quatsch Comedy Club which was moderated by Dirk Kiefer and Ela Kagel.
2010LAB.tv spoke with organisers and panel members of the conference. While Ibrahim Evsan (founder of sevenload and United Prototype) promotes a wide commercial opening of the contents, Sebastian Dresel (Responsible for culture and creative industries for the City of Mannheim) sees potential problems in the care for culture. Could this new opportunity finance arts and culture or does it kill some of the old and protected seedlings?
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