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Future of Money TV Series

A project in Los Angeles, CA by heathervescent

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Exploring the positive forces in the evolution of money to help us prepare for and take advantage of change.
Backers: 302
Average Pledge Per Backer: $123

Funded: $37,235 of $35,000
Dates: Sep 20th -> Nov 1st (42 days)
Project By: heathervescent
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Latest News

Keen On… The Future of Money: Kickstarter and the Bitcoin Climax

November 27th - via:
Having raised over $37,000 on Kickstarter to make a TV show about the future of money, Heather Schlegel knows a thing or two about both social and financial value. “I ate my own dogfood,” she explained why she used Kickstarter – which she intriguingly describes as an “ATM to tap our social capital” - to finance a pilot for her TV show. (Read More)

We Did It!

October 31st - via:
A positive wildcard is a low probability, high impact event that changes your life for the better. I believe in Positive Wildcards. And that's what just happened. This is just a quick note to say.... WE DID IT! Thank you so much. This has been such a... (Read More)

Crossed $30k - the final push

October 31st - via:
As I was drinking my coffee this morning, we crossed over $30k! I took a moment of quietude to sit on my front porch. The window was open. I breathed the cool California air. I could hear the burbling of my fountain, the birds, dogs on their morning... (Read More)

32 hours to go & TechCrunch TV

October 30th - via:
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3 days to go

October 28th - via:
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Crowdfunding: Heathervescent ‘s Future of Money TV Show Will Cover Digital Currencies, Privacy Issues, More!

October 24th - via:
Help futurist and filmmaker Heathervescent (aka Heather Shlegel) create The Future of Money TV series. This video series explores the history of money and projects some positive futures in the evolution of money and other systems of exchange. The series explores the evolution of money by interviewing experts in financial innovation and showing futuristic “reenactments” which are based on both current facts and theories about the future evolution of cash. (Read More)

A Geodesic Dome? Fun and Games? $16k in 10 days!!!

October 21st - via:
Hello Monday! More Press Coverage! The Futurist: Interviews Heather Schlegel on the Future of Money  Inspired Economist: Disrupt the Financial Industry, Back the Future of Money  Bitcoin Magazine: The Future of Money New Backer Levels!  (tell... (Read More)

Two Weeks to Go!

October 18th - via:
Hello and Happy Friday! We're consistently plugging away with press coverage in Bitcoin Magazine and Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence (and others are planned for next week). There's been lots of activity on Twitter and Facebook too. 136 of us... (Read More)

io9, 100+ & $5 to Disrupt the Financial Industry

October 10th - via:
Good Morning! Two big things happened yesterday... 1. We crossed over 100 backers! 2. George Dvorsky posted a great article at, Here's How You'll Make and Save Money in the Future. You'll want to check it out. In it, I talk about my... (Read More)

Here's How You'll Make and Save Money in the Future

October 9th - via:
The way we deal with money is constantly changing -- as is the nature of money itself. You can absolutely expect your money to change over the coming decades. In fact, the world of finance is on the cusp of revolutionary change. (Read More)

Grateful, 45%, American Banker, $5 Friends & Cannes, France

October 7th - via:
Greetings Amazing Friends! I have LOTS of news for you today... please read on.  We're at 45% with over $16,000 pledged and 79 backers! WOOT! This morning I was listening to a song by the Grateful Dead: Help is on the Way... (Read More)

Funding for Future of Money Series Sought (Where Else?) Online

October 3rd - via:
Talk about living your subject matter. Heather Schlegel wants to make a documentary about the where the payment system is headed, and she s using a crowdfunding website to raise funds for it. (Read More)

You Are Awesome!

October 1st - via:
Wow! I am blown away! It's been one week since I went public with the Kickstarter and we are 36% funded! I am humbled. I am amazed. You are amazing!  Whether you backed with $1, $7000 or something in between - you are making this happen. Each time... (Read More)

Future of Money TV

October 1st - via:
Futurist and past Innotribe member, Heather Schlegel aka @heathervescent, has announced an ambitious project: The Future of Money TV Series. Happy to offer her a guest post on my Petervan blog. We had great times together, and she is worth your attention. (Read More)

Future of Money, A Docu-Series That Explores the Positive Forces in the Evolution of Money

September 26th - via:
Noted futurist and financial transactions expert Heather Schlegel (aka Heathervescent) is working on a television docu-series titled Future of Money which will explore the “evolution of money in six major aspects: Payment Transactions, Banking, Bartering, Credit Lending, Money Making and International Monetary System.” She says, “It’s based on my research since 2010. I’m tired of the doom and gloom fear based mentality expressed about our economy. We live in abundant times, the future can be even more abundant if we let it be.” (Read More)

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