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YouTube Creators Can Now Receive 'Tips' Directly From Fans

YouTube Creators Can Now Receive 'Tips' Directly From Fans

The feature, which was announced earlier this summer, has quietly launched.
Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)

Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)

Here's a statistical breakdown of all of the completed campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter as of early August.
7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever

7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever

The first time Ryan Grepper took his tricked-out cooler idea to Kickstarter, he failed to make his $125,000 goal. The second time, his cooler became the most funded project in Kickstarter history. Here’s what he learned.
A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads

A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads

Heads up, riders. This Android-powered skull protector is driving motorcycle safety into the digital age.
8 Steps to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

8 Steps to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Meticulous planning and plenty of hard work are the keys to crowdfunding the capital you need to launch.
Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club

Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club

This startup has entered an elite and growing group that has raised seven figures on the popular crowdfunding site.
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site’s history.
This Mosquito-Repelling Wristband Might Just Save Your Summer

This Mosquito-Repelling Wristband Might Just Save Your Summer

Invisaband, a mosquito repellent band that lasts for 120 hours, is seeking to raise $10,000 on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.
Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding

Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding

What you may not know about this emerging industry could be keeping you back from opportunities.
Leverage Video to Cut Through the Crowdfunding Clutter

Leverage Video to Cut Through the Crowdfunding Clutter

A picture is worth a thousand words but a good video can be worth a lot of dollars.
Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Don't fall into these traps when organizing and launching your crowdfunding campaign.
What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding company Circle Up announces a partnership with the behemoth Johnson & Johnson.
Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

James Proud, a former Thiel Fellow, has come up with a sleep-tracking system that is getting lots of love from the crowd.
This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding

This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding

Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif.
This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo

This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo

The Ritot team set out to raise $50,000 through crowdfunding and has earned it almost eight times over.
Crowdfunding's New Self-Serve Options and Tools

Crowdfunding's New Self-Serve Options and Tools

New tech solutions enable companies to launch campaigns on their own portal when raising money.
Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.

Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.

The crowdfunding platform got organized and made its lunchtime team-building routine into a few lines of computer code.
Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon

Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon

Entrepreneurs' drive to be on the edge of innovation is leading to a new market for super-food slurries that aim to revolutionize eating as we know it.
4 Kickstarter Campaigns You Won't Believe Actually Succeeded

4 Kickstarter Campaigns You Won't Believe Actually Succeeded

Zack Danger Brown’s ludicrous $72,000 potato salad isn’t the weirdest and wackiest dud in the crowdfunding bunch to strike gold.
Potential Game Changer for Funding Awaits Final Approval From SEC

Potential Game Changer for Funding Awaits Final Approval From SEC

Provision of JOBS Act could change how businesses raise capital. But it faces regulations that could make it useless.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

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.
Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet

Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet

A good cause + nostalgia + that song = over 100,000 backers who have raised nearly $5 million dollars for the project on the platform so far.
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