Alexandra Stiver is a social scientist interested in the intersection of business, digital technologies, and community, both online and offline. Her professional experience and research include business anthropology, qualitative methods, and social media strategy. She tweets @cansti.
In an age of austerity, activists are increasingly turning to crowdfunding to launch and sustain their work. In this instalment of the Briarpatch Toolkit: how to harness crowdfunding to agitate and mobilize.