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5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers
Etsy

Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers

The Brooklyn-based online craft marketplace is testing out a pilot program that allows makers to raise money for production costs.
Catherine Clifford
Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.
Inventions

Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.

Forget leaning in. It's time to lean back. With this recliner behind you, you can slouch on the job like you mean it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In Landmark Move, FTC Takes Action Against Kickstarter Campaign Fraud
Crowdfunding

In Landmark Move, FTC Takes Action Against Kickstarter Campaign Fraud

A project creator was charged with using 'unfair or deceptive acts' to raise more than $120,000 on the crowdfunding platform, which he allegedly spent on personal expenses.
Laura Entis
Don't Drink Enough Water? This Water Bottle Will Remind You.
Technology

Don't Drink Enough Water? This Water Bottle Will Remind You.

HidrateMe has been called 'the most pointless Kickstarter project yet,' but we think it's a brilliant. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Maker of This Invention Kit Wants You to See the World as Your Playground
Inventing

The Maker of This Invention Kit Wants You to See the World as Your Playground

Jay Silver's first Makey Makey invention kit raised more than half a million dollars on Kickstarter. His second kit, called the Makey Makey GO, has raised more than $120,000 so far.
Catherine Clifford
This New Virtual Reality Headset Tracks Your Eye Movements
Virtual Reality

This New Virtual Reality Headset Tracks Your Eye Movements

FOVE has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production and manufacturing of its headset.
Catherine Clifford
This Is the Teeny-Tiny Phone That Wants You to Leave Your Real Phone Behind
Smartphones

This Is the Teeny-Tiny Phone That Wants You to Leave Your Real Phone Behind

The Light Phone is a credit-card sized phone that does basically nothing.
Catherine Clifford
This Aromatic Alarm Clock Wakes You Up to the Sweet Smell of Money
Far Out Tech

This Aromatic Alarm Clock Wakes You Up to the Sweet Smell of Money

Rise and shine to the sweet smell of success ... and croissants.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Crazy Awesome Tech Products on Kickstarter Right Now
Kickstarter

6 Crazy Awesome Tech Products on Kickstarter Right Now

From a $9 computer to a ridiculously smart trash can, here are the coolest projects on the crowdfunding platform right now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
These High-School Students Found a Way to Make Any Headphones Wireless
Kickstarter

These High-School Students Found a Way to Make Any Headphones Wireless

Wireless headphones have been around for awhile, but the Spiro X1 allows people to turn any old pair into a wireless set.
Carly Okyle
Forget Glitter Bombs: Here's a New Passive-Aggressive Way to Shame Your Bad Neighbors
Kickstarter

Forget Glitter Bombs: Here's a New Passive-Aggressive Way to Shame Your Bad Neighbors

Go on. Stick it to your naughty neighbors like the coward you are.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Tiny $9 Computer Blazed Past the Million-Dollar Mark on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

This Tiny $9 Computer Blazed Past the Million-Dollar Mark on Kickstarter

C.H.I.P. is a credit card-sized computing powerhouse that does quite a lot for so little.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Reading Rainbow's New Website Launched Today (And It's Totally Adorable)
Crowdfunding

Reading Rainbow's New Website Launched Today (And It's Totally Adorable)

LeVar Burton raised $6.4 million in a Kickstarter campaign and set a record for the most number of campaign backers to create a new, digital version of the beloved children's brand.
Catherine Clifford