The International Short Film Festival Winterthur launches a channel for projects that they find worthy of support. You can submit your idea between 3rd April and July 31th 2013 on wemakeit.ch. After this period, a team of the film festival will select 1 to 3 successful campaigns for further screenings in Switzerland and abroad. The … Read more

Fabian Biasio’s photo reportage about the execution of James Colburn in Texas has been awarded with the «Magazin Fotopreis» in 2004. Committed to sustainable journalism, Fabian intends to visit James’ sister ten years after the incident to complement the story with new videos, interviews and pictures: Diary of an execution – Audioslideshow.   Here, Fabio … Read more

  We met Roy Cremers, voordekunst.nl, last week in Zurich to exchange crowdfunding experience and ideas. Here are some insights we love to share with you:   wemakeit: You established the crowdfunding platform voordekunst.nl. Why did you quit your job at the Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst to become an crowdfunding entrepreneur? Roy: I was … Read more

Since going online on February 4, 2012, more than one million Swiss francs for a total of 254 projects have been pledged, 60% of the campaigns were a success. These numbers exceed by far our expectations.   Wemakeit.ch Facts & Figures (Up to date 28.11.2012) Total amount of pledges 1’036‘099 CHF Successful project campaignes 126 … Read more

The renowned music club Mascotte fosters new talent by welcoming on its stage those bands which bring out their first album of rock, pop, electro or urban music on wemakeit.   The three successful campaigns with the most backers by the end of February get a festival night of their own in April.   Among … Read more

A group of skateboarders (Betonfreunde beider Basel) took matters in their own hands and built their own dream skatepark in Basel.     The Port Land project managed to set two records in the young wemakeit-history. In only 27 hours, the project was fully backed. By the end of the campaign, backed with 10’370 Swiss … Read more