Crowdfunding

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

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.
Laura Entis
5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of
Crowdfunding

5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of

Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns.
Sally Outlaw
Before You Scale Your Business Decide on the Life You Want
Scalability

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
Rohan Ayyar
Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success
Crowdfunding

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.
Kendall Almerico
Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.
Catherine Clifford
The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Planning, attention to detail and plenty of work are necessary for crowdfunding success. Like everything else.
Christopher Hawker
'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter
Kickstarter

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.
Laura Entis
8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop
Crowdfunding

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.
Jodi Helmer
Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?
Culture

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding Generates More Than $60,000 an Hour (Infographic)
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Generates More Than $60,000 an Hour (Infographic)

A look at the eye-popping growth of the crowdfunding industry.
Catherine Clifford
Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley
Raising Capital

Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurs have lots of financing options beyond checking out venture firms in California. Here are six techniques to try.
Michael Howse
This Is Why You Should Be Excited for the 'Internet of Bikes'
Technology

This Is Why You Should Be Excited for the 'Internet of Bikes'

You can't really get lost on this super connected GPS-enabled bike, which also tallies calories burned and other stats.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Far Out: Radiation-Blocking Underwear Also Protect Men's Fertility
Far Out Tech

Far Out: Radiation-Blocking Underwear Also Protect Men's Fertility

Sorry, dudes. Your smartphone, tablet and laptop are hurting your manhood. You can help protect yourself with these high-tech undies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow