Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Catherine Clifford
Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?
Crowdfunding

Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?

Don't let a crowdfunding calamity happen to you.
David Salinas
Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter
Pebble

Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter

It's the fastest-funded project and also the most funded -- by far.
Jason Fell
Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores
Security

Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores

Canary has officially completed the journey from crowdfunding platform to mainstream retailers.
Carly Okyle
Crowdfunding in the Days Before Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding in the Days Before Kickstarter

The act of raising money is nothing new. And on some days, it can feel like you're running a marathon naked.
John Brubaker
SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'
Jobs Act

SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'

Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
Kendall Almerico
These High-Tech High Heels Change Color With the Click of an App
Wearables

These High-Tech High Heels Change Color With the Click of an App

If the shoe fits, work it. Heck yeah, chameleonic electronic 'ink' tricked out stilettos look as cool as they sound.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Tips to Smash Your Kickstarter Goal in a Single Day
Crowdfunding

6 Tips to Smash Your Kickstarter Goal in a Single Day

With a little strategy, you can raise capital and brand awareness -- fast.
David Wolfe
At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles
SXSW

At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles

Before the SXSW panel Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges, panelists share a few insights on the benefits and limitations of new, innovative fundraising models, as well as how to survive in a heavily regulated industry.
Laura Entis
Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo

The Flow Hive honey tap raised $5.3 million on the San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
Crowdfunding

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Nina Zipkin
Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History
Crowdfunding

Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History

The crowdfunding campaign for the new smartwatch raised more than $13.3 million, toppling the previous record set by the Coolest Cooler.
Nina Zipkin
Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year
Crowdfunding

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Set to Top $2.5 Billion This Year

With crowdfunding, investors are able to pool their resources to buy or finance both commercial and residential real-estate investments and purchases.
Catherine Clifford
Angels, Venture Capitalists or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?
Funding

Angels, Venture Capitalists or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?

The availability of capital for entrepreneurs is not the issue anymore, but rather how to access these funds from the angels, VCs or the crowd.
David Drake