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Rocket Hub teamed up with Ovation TV for “ Creative Studio”, a TV special coverage. Top 3 contenders, to be chosen by a panel of judges, will each get $5,000 and will be featured in the TV special. interested in crowdfunding to make their dreams a reality can apply starting now until 4th September 2015.


by Catherine Clifford

There are hundreds of online crowdfunding platforms, but this fall, crowdfunding gets a new : .

Crowdfunding platform RocketHub, which was recently acquired by entrepreneur network EFactor for $15 million, has partnered with independent network Ovation TV to launch a TV special about creative people raising money to fund their dreams through crowdfunding.

The TV special, which does not have a name yet, will be available to a potential audience of 50 million strong. (The Ovation TV network includes subscribers from Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS, Charter Communications, Bright House Networks, and a handful of other smaller providers.)

The television special will feature three artists and will tell their story, what they are working on and what it is like to raise money on a crowdfunding platform.

“Ovation is committed to empowering the next generation of artists. We are inspired and motivated by the level of talent in the independent artistic community,” says Charles Segars, CEO of Ovation, in a statement announcing the initiative, which has been dubbed “Creative Studio.” “Creative Studio addresses a very real obstacle that many artists face in obtaining funding for their projects.”





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