The Golden State Warriors: How to bring success as a team

Where it all begins Last Monday night the Golden State Warriors completed a comeback for the ages. Down 3-1 in the series against Oklahoma City Thunder, the Warriors won three games in a row. Those victories earned the team the opportunity to defend its NBA Championship against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson (otherwise known as “The Splash Brothers”) turned up big time, proving yet again they are a unique and powerful combination. MAKEACHAMP team campaigns also provide an opportunity for individual athletes to combine their efforts to get remarkable results.   While no one in the League compares...

Ghana's First Female Olympic Judoka

  My StoryI am not your average judoka, I am going to the Rio Olympics this summer and I am representing Ghana. This is my 3rd MAKEACHAMP campaign, so you can say crowdfunding is not new to me. I am the first female Olympic judoka in the country’s history. It’s funny because I am bringing two cultures together, my Hungarian side and my newly acquired Ghanaian side. I am discovering a whole new side of myself. Ghana is known for athletics and football, so judo is a new frontier. Ghana is growing and a country to watch out for sports wise....

Marie-Claude Méthot: Comment réussir dans votre campagne de Socio-Financement

Marie-Claude de Montréal, Québec, Canada est une athlète en Taekwando depuis l'âge de cinq ans et qui vient de réussir sa campagne de crowdfunding (socio-financement) sur MAKEACHAMP. Sa campagne est à 236% de son objectif de campagne, un pourcentage record. Elle a amassé $2,362 en un mois et demi. Nous avons interviewé Marie-Claude pour savoir ce qui a bien marché pour la réussite fulgurante de sa campagne. .Pourqoui une campagne de socio-financement? Marie-Claude a fait une campagne de socio-financement parce qu’elle avait tout simplement besoin de financement pour participer à la coupe du monde. Elle devait tous payer elle-même, donc...

Athlete Sponsorship + Crowdfunding = More Wins

In the hopes of revolutionizing the way athletes, teams and organizations are funded, we've added a new possibility for MAKEACHAMP users to add corporate or company logos to their fan-pages and campaigns. This functionality bridges the gap between sponsorship and crowdfunding in a way that everyone wins.Here is the logicCrowdfunding provides athletes and teams with unprecedented online exposure. This type of exposure can now be leveraged to get sponsors. If a corporate sponsor decides to put their logo on the campaign not only will they benefit from the exposure but they will also improve their brand-image by being seen as...