Crowdfunding

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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

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

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

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.

Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money

The video-sharing website is testing out a panoply of new features, including the ability for fans to 'tip' video creators directly through the site.

Is 'Crypto-Equity' the Next Big Thing in Raising Money for Your Business?

If the team behind Swarm gets its way, its Bitcoin-based crowdfunding platform will be seen by entrepreneurs as 'Kickstarter on steroids.'

3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding

While crowdfunding has become a popular means of raising investment by giving rewards, there are some emerging platforms that want to take crowdfunding one step further.

Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter released a manifesto that explores why campaigns involving wallets, money clips and card holders are so popular on the site.

How to Stay Sane During a Crowdfunding Campaign

Raising funds on a platform such as Kickstarter can drive you a little crazy. Here are four things to keep in mind so that doesn't happen.

Crowdfunding Can Be Really Effective -- If You Know What You're Doing

This source of raising capital can secure significant cash for a startup as well as publicity and contacts.

Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money.

Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says

An analysis on the relatively new world of crowdfunding provides many answers to common questions.

Kickstarter Adds Two New Categories for Crowdfunding Projects: Journalism and Crafting

The crowdfunding platform has officially created homes for two of its popular project areas.

Crowdfunding Platform Raises $4 Million to Fund Its Own Growth By -- You Guessed It! -- Crowdfunding.

Equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest just completed its Series A round of funding by reaching out to investors through its own platform.

This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella

A Canadian company has developed a printer attachment called a ‘paste extruder’ that makes it possible to 3-D print with materials that were previously off limits.

6 Tips From Kickstarter on How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

A roundup of useful tips and best practices for creating a campaign that meets or exceeds its funding goal.

5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of

Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns.

Before You Scale Your Business Decide on the Life You Want

Taking your business to the next level is first about knowing what sort of life you want to lead

Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success

Those 140-character posts are perfect for driving traffic to your campaign because of their reach and speed in sharing news.

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.

The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Planning, attention to detail and plenty of work are necessary for crowdfunding success. Like everything else.

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.

8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop

It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed.

Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 150 new words, many of which have been around for a surprisingly long time.

Richard Branson, Max Levchin Get Behind Crowdfunding With Investment in Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding site plans to use its most recent cash infusion to improve its global reach and mobile experience.

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