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News and Articles About Crowdfunding

10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

Whether you're looking to raise some funds or invest in a project, here are some things to know about platforms such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo .

States Charge Ahead With Their Own Crowdfunding Laws

Michigan is the latest in a series of states to make moves to pass intrastate equity crowdfunding legislation.

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.

How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

Don't let a little thing like a lack of funds hold your startup ambitions back.

How to Use Video to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Campaigns that use videos have a significantly higher success rate and raise more money than those that don't. Find out what your videos should contain to bring in the backers

Is Crowdfunding for You? (Infographic)

Before getting involved in crowdfunding, gather inspiration from big successes and learn from major scams.

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.

Fluffy Stuffed Animal Hits Apple's Shelves in Japan, Europe

Boulder, Colo.-based Ubooly has raised $2.5 million in venture capital money and just recently blown its second Kickstarter campaign out of the water.

Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

A DIY crowdfunding app cuts out the middleman.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

A Business Plan for the Startup Economy

Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there.

McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

The San Francisco-based publishing house known for its snark and devilish sarcasm has challenged the idea of what it means to succeed with a crowdfunding campaign.

How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is not a 'set it and forget it' proposition. Running a successful campaign requires being fearless in getting out and spreading the word about your venture.

10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

For our series College Treps, entrepreneur Dwight Peters gets 10 successful Kickstarter creators to open up about what made their campaign a hit.

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

Never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect.

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.

This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

Users of Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible can raise money for their venture using the online-only currency.

Indiegogo Co-Founder Says Become Obsessed With the Problem, Not the Solution

Danae Ringelmann decided that she had to democratize the way that money gets distributed. Everything else hinges off her commitment to solve that one problem.

How to Set a Crowdfunding Goal

It's very likely you'll need more money than you think to fund your business idea. Here's how to determine an amount that's not too high and not too low, but one that's just right.

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: 9 Successful Crowdfunded Startups

Crowdfunding, which started as a way to fund small projects, has become a serious funding machine.

How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money

An inside look at how these entrepreneurs got the crowd to fund their businesses to the tune of some big bucks.

Successful Crowdfunding Is About More Than Money

Indiegogo's co-founder Danae Ringelmann talks about two blockbuster campaigns that made our Top 100 list, the platform's biggest 'failure', and what success really means in the age of crowdfunding.

4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

As we celebrate the top 100 crowdfunded companies, we take a look at some of this year's biggest crowdfunding flops.

Pebble's $10 Million Crowdfunding Secret: Keep It Simple

The buzzed about smartwatch was floundering raising money. Then it streamlined its message and took to Kickstarter.
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