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Press kit

Communiqué de presse de la levée du 11 février 2016 : téléchargez le PDF

The history of the site KissKissBankBank: download the PDF

Press contact: presse@kisskissbankbank.com

The three founders: download the photos

Vincent

Vincent Ricordeau

Self-made entrepreneur since the age of 18, Vincent has also run major media and sports marketing advertising network (VNU Publishing and Sportfive). Vincent has been one of the crowdfunding world pioneers since 2008 as he launched 3 crowdfunding platforms: KissKissBankBank in 2009, hellomerci in 2013 and LENDOPOLIS in 2014. KissKissBankBank & Co is the French crowdfunding leader.

He's promoting drastic change in the way our society is ruled based on peer to peer networks. His crowdfunding vision - based on collective intelligence - has to build a renewed finance, ethic, transparent and popular.

Ombline

Ombline le Lasseur

Co Founder at KissKissBankBank, Ombline is one of the crowdfunding pioneer. Experienced optimistic and highly intuitive, with a passion for music, art, culture, and innovation, she is a furious advocate of collective intelligence to free creativity. DREAM IT / MAKE IT / SHARE IT !

After 10 years in the music industry, where she played several roles such as music supervisor for films and ads, executive producer, and new business manager, she had the idea to develop a market place between artists and public to scale artistic projects.

She designed KissKissBankBank alongside Vincent Ricordeau and Adrien Aumont to introduce artists to a new experience, one that is founded with exchanges, feelings, and creation.

More than €56 millions were pledged on KissKissBankBank for more than 22,000 creative & innovative projects from all around the world. She also cofounded a platform for personal projects or small businesses hellomerci.com, and a third one for French SME’s lendopolis.com.

Adrien

Adrien Aumont

It all started very early for Adrien. As he left school at the age of 14, he has worked in cinema and TV shows. Then, he has created a buzz marketing agency called epidemiK, which led him to become creative-executive in the ad industry.

Always been passionate for music and fascinated for the recent mutations happening in this industry, he decided to take part in these day-to-day changes.

On KissKissBankBank, he invites you to also be part of this ongoing mutation. His role is to help every creator to enhance their projects.

The Crowdfunding’s posters: download the posters

Liberty
Cassavetes
Obama

The logos of KissKissBankBank : download the logos

When crowdfunding redefines the economy !

Book-cover

Crowdfunding has become quite popular and that is because it is willing to take advantage of the power of the internet and social networks. Its own way of doing so is to appeal to users, to reach the creations and some of the most various and eclectic projects : startups launching, music, film, video games, books, scientists research, humanitarian causes and activism, citizen journalism etc. Vincent Ricordeau, a leading role model in this sector, decrypts every mechanism of this new way of financing, based on other criteria than the pursuit of profit. He explains the origins of crowdfunding. Its different forms (donations, loans, investments) and reveal every right way to successfully fund your project during the campaign. He also shows that this trend of collaborative economy, is before all things, an experience of shared social capital. This book is essential for a better understanding of the major transformations of our business and economy. Like a tool that favors the emergence of creative and innovative projects.

To buy the book, click here.

Our selection of projects

Movies

"l'Hôpital, la France et la révolution" : versions internationales

Dive in the heart ot the lybian revolution alongside doctors and nurses from the Benghazi Hospital. They have decided to risk their lives to supports the rebels.

Fashion

Very Monkey

T-shirts and headbands collection.

Movies

Jusqu'à l'ultime seconde, j'écrirai

A documentary by director, Denis Robert on François Cavanna, author and creator of the review Charlie Hebdo and Hara Kiri.

Food

Fabuleuse conditionneuse pour yaourts fermiers

Philippe has financed the purchase of a Conditioner Yogurt to develop his farm.

Design and innovation

Les ceinturons PAPA

Simple, strong and quality belts by PAPA.

Movies

Paroles de conflits

10,000 km, 10 months, 42 faces and 1 bike for a documentary that has an input on the present memory.

Photography

Ma grand-mère des Annapurna

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Music

The Red Goes Black - 1er album !!

The great small band based in Douarnenez is recording its 1st album !

Movies

LES MARCHES DE LA LIBERTÉ

A Rokhaya Diallo documentary that questions the french identity through the eye of young american leaders.

Fashion

FOULARDS MASOMENOS

Silk scarves collection. Organic, geometric, friendly-chic, raffined and urban.

Photography

100 photos de Ai Weiwei pour la liberté de la presse

For the publishing of the new Ai Weiwei photo album / Reporters Sans Frontières.

Photography

Périphérique, Terre promise

Six photographers from Babel Photo collective, a geographer and a sci-fi author to make us dream of a ring road in metamorphosis.

Food

Street Food à la Française

French gastronomy Food Bike

Photography

Sadhus

Photographic documentary on the indian ascetics that aspire for spiritual awakening.

Music

"Protest" : une fiction musicale / a musical fiction

The magical artist has financed the direction of his next fictional musical : Protest.

Fashion

Sakina M'Sa sur les podiums

The well-known Paris fashion designer from La Goutte d’Or neighborhood has raised funds for her runway show during Paris Fashion Week in october 2013.

Design and innovation

Dualo du-touch, un nouvel instrument de musique

A new intuitive music instrument, playful, complete and portable, for pros and beginners.

Movies

Il faut sauver Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

The family company, Ciné-Tamaris, has financed the restauration of this legendary movie.

Food

thank you, my deer

Gluten free café in rue Saint Maur, Paris.

Music

CAANDIDES LP: WINTERS

After their 1st EP ”Before The Art”, Caandides has financed their 1st album “Winters”.

Design and innovation

Lunettes de soleil en bois - handmade in Haute Savoie

Wood shades, handmade in Haute-Savoie.